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Nepal elected in two UN bodies

By Our Reporter Nepal has been elected as a member of the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) for the term 2019-2021. Nepal will be serving in that capacity for the first time since its creation in 2010. Together, Bangladesh, India, …

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UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs completes Nepal Visit

By Our Reporter United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča completed his visit to Nepal on April 16. He met with the Speaker of House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali, the Chief of Army Staff General Rajendra Chhetri, former Prime Ministers Pushpa Kamal Dahal …

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Police launches campaign against rape

By Our Reporter Police in Siraha have launched a three- month-long public awareness campaign against rape bearing in mind the growing cases of rape in the district for the past few years Training to school students (class 8-10), public interaction on the issues with the participation of women, rally, street …

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HBL and IFC ink a pact

By Our Reporter Himalayan Bank Limited (HBL), a leading private sector commercial bank of Nepal and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group, have entered into a Mandate Letter agreement last week in which IFC would be providing financial resources to provide financial access to ‘Banking on Women Program’ …

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China for trilateral economic corridor

Kathmandu, 18 April: China has said that Nepal needed both China and India’s support for her development. China has also stated that there must be common consensus between Beijing and New Delhi in assisting Nepal’s developmental endeavors. Online Khabar has just reported that Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Yi, in course …

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Transportation workers not to join entrepreneurs’ agitation

Kathmandu, 18 April: At a time when transportation entrepreneurs have announced nationwide agitation programme against the government decision to end syndicate system in transportation sector, drivers, helpers and transportation labours have said that they are not going to take part in the agitation launched by vehicle owners. In the past, …

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Nationwide transportation strike

Kathmandu, 18 April: Along with the government decision to end syndicate in public transport sector, the public transport entrepreneurs have warned to launch transportation strike nationwide. According to Ratopati news portal, the transport entrepreneurs organised a press conference on 17 April informing that they are going to launch nationwide transportation …

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Unification uncertain

Kathmandu, 18 April: Unification between CPN-UML and CPN-MC has become uncertain owing to deep differences between the top leaders of both the parties. The unprecedented unity between KP Oli and Madhav Kumar Nepal has greatly troubled Prachad – the reason behind prolongation of party unification. Ghatana Ra Bichar vernacular weekly …

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No citizenship to Dhirendra’s daughter

Kathmandu, 18 April: Former prince Dhirendra Shah’s daughter Shreya Rajya Laxmi Shah has been deprived of Nepali citizenship, reports Ghatana Ra Bichar vernacular weekly. 30 years old former member of the then royal family, Shreya Rajya Laxmi Shah has made sentimental expression: “I was born as a Nepali, I want …

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‘Maoist will end up’

Kathmandu, 17 April: Liquor entrepreneur and Manager of Surya Nepal Rabi KC has claimed that Maoist will end up sooner or later and the fate of federalism would be the same. His claim is based on the illegal activities of Maoist Center leaders’ rampant involvement in abduction, corruption and extortion. …

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