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Industries deny to pay

Kathmandu, 8 May: The industrialists have accused the Nepal Electricity Authority of having billed them ‘illegally’ for the past three years for using regular electricity supply through dedicated feeders and trunk lines. They have denied to pay the bill amount as well. The state-owned power utility said that certain factories …

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Baluwatar belongs to three families

Kathmandu, 8 May: Over 25 ropani land in Balwatar is under the name of Shobakant Dhakal, Raj Kumar Subedi and Bhatbhatini Super Store owner Min Bahadur Gurung, according to Kantipur daily.  Gurung  bought land in his company’s name and his family. The three names are common in all the land …

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Appointment of TJ officials uncertain

Kathmandu,8 May: The process initiated to recommend officials of two crucial transitional justice (TJ) bodies has further prolonged after a committee formed to recommend office bearers of the TJ bodies said the applications from aspirants were incomplete, reports Republica daily. Around half of the applicants have not submitted several crucial …

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Ncell tax dispute in SC full bench

Kathmandu,8 May: The dispute regarding the due payment of capital gain tax by Malaysian company Axiata and Ncell Nepal for the purchase of Nepal’s largest private telecom provider, Ncell is to be presented before the full bench of the Supreme Court for a final verdict. A joint bench of justices …

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Supreme Court citizenship verdict

Kathmandu, 8 May: The Supreme Court has stayed the circular of the Ministry of Home Affairs to the 77 district administration offices to issue citizenship certificates by decent to children of citizens by birth. This order has come in less than two weeks after the apex court issued an interim …

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Nepal elected CND member

Kathmandu, 8 May: Nepal has been elected as a member of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), one of the functional commissions of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the central drug policy-making body within the United Nations system, from the Asia-Pacific region for the term 2020-2023 …

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PM Oli goes discourteous

Kathmandu, 7 May: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has criticized Prime Minister Khagda Prasad Oli for using indecent remarks in the parliament. Issuing a press statement on behalf of the party, chief whip Bal Krishna Khand has reacted over the impolite remarks used by PM Oli while replying to …

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Polices and programmes endorsed

Kathmandu, 7 May: The meeting today of the House of Representatives has been endorsed with a majority the policy and programs presented by the government for the fiscal year 2076/77. The policy and program was tabled before the joint session of both the houses of the Federal Parliament on May …

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NMB Bank signs MoU to support returnee migrant

Kathmandu, 7 May:  NMB Bank has signed a tripartite agreement with National Youth Council and Returnee Migrant Nepal with the objective to promote youth entrepreneurship and to provide subsidized loan to returnee migrants in predominant sectors – agriculture, tourism, forestry, medicinal herbs, minerals, hydro and science and technology. The three …

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Prime Minister to visit Viet Nam and Cambodia

Kathmandu, 7 May:  At the invitation of the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Samdeh Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli is paying an official visit to Viet …

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