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Gold smuggling record from TIA

Kathmandu, 4 May: According to the statement given by the smugglers to the probe committee, in five years, they had smuggled gold via the Tribhuvan International Port for 421 times. Within five years, gold worth 17 billion 180 million rupees was smuggled, reports Annapurna Post daily. Some other newspapers have …

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Again Indian bullying in Kanchanpur

Kathmandu, 3 May: Again, Indian bullying was witnessed in Punarbas Municipality in Kanchanpur. At a time when broad-sheet dailies, television networks and FM radios are heavily loaded with reports on Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming Nepal visit, the report on Indian bullying in Kanchanpur didn’t get small space in …

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Sheer negligence in reconstruction

Kathmandu, 3 May: In a sheer negligence of concerning quarters wooden logs salvaged from the 17th century Kashthamandap Temple, which collapsed during the magnitude-7.6 earthquake on April 25, 2015, are decaying as concerned authorities have failed to reconstruct the Temple using the same materials, states today’s Kantipur daily. A dispute …

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Cases filed against alleged smugglers

Kathmandu, 3 May: The Morang district police, having concluded their investigation, has filed cases against those alleged in smuggling and disappearance of 33.5 kg gold and a subsequent murder of its porter in consultation with the Office of District Attorney. All print and online news portals of today have published …

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Fast track DPR in two weeks

Kathmandu, 3 May:  The Nepal Army says it will select a consultant to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) for the construction of Kathmandu-Terai fast track within next two weeks, reports Kantipur daily. A total of 17 companies, one domestic and 16 international have expressed their interest to prepare the …

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“New Nepal” smugglers’ haven

High ranking police officials in gold smuggling By Our Reporter More high level police officials have been dragged into the mysterious gold smuggling case when the probe committee formed to investigate into the case started it work. By this week as many as 28 persons, including alleged gold racketeers and …

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Sugatratna’s hanky-panky business

By Our Reporter Sugatratna Kangsakar, general manager of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), who is giving big talks for introducing wide body aircraft of the Airbus company, which will be a historic moment in the Airline, is involved in mal-practice while purchasing the two wide-body Airbus. To share of the …

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NC leaders divide over election debacle

By Our Reporter The protracted Central Committee meeting of the Nepali Congress called to discuss the humiliating defeat of the party in the three-tier elections concluded with divided views. While the faction led by Ram Chandra Poudel blamed party president Sher Bahadur Deuba for party’s defeat in the polls, the …

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Syndicate everywhere

By Our Reporter Although the present government has applied all its strength to end syndicate in the transportation sector, it has done nothing to end syndicate prevalent in other sectors. Of course, the entrepreneurs have imposed illegal syndicate and cartel in almost all service sectors ranging from fuel to hospitals …

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Raw: Background and introduction

By Prof Dr Shastra Dutta Pant (Continued from previous week) RAW ultimately wants to keep its neighboring countries in its grip, initially through bilateral treaties. Its initial strategy to annex small neighboring countries did not succeed until 1975. So the KGB assisting group revised its strategy to hatch conspiracies against …

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