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‘Realign the human soul with spirituality’

By our Reporter Former King Gyanendra Shah has said that the challenges faced by humankind can be overcome by realigning the human soul with spirituality. Addressing a religious function in Orissa of India last week he said artificial intelligence and smart gadgets had undoubtedly made life much more comfortable. He …

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Owner of Everest Hotel Lari and actor Khadgi arrested

By Our Reporter Owner and chairman Mashkoor Ahamad Lari of the Hotel Everest was arrested last week. Lari, who was in the most wanted list of the Nepal Police under alleged illegal drug trading business staying here from Nepal to abroad, was arrested by a special police squad in Maharajgunj. …

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ADB to provide Rs 10b for rural connectivity project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide US$ 100 million (approximately Rs. 10 billion) for Rural Connectivity Improvement Project. An agreement to this effect was signed and exchanged at the Ministry of Finance, Kathmandu, on Monday. Shankar Prasad Adhikari, Secretary at the Ministry of Finance and Mukhtor Khamudkhanov, …

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CIAA chief Basnyat retires

By Our Reporter Chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Deep Kumar Basnet retired on the age ground on Monday. The CIAA bid farewell to Basnet on Monday by organising a function. Basnyat was heading the CIAA after the Supreme Court dismissed the appointment of …

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History Records, Doesn’t Forget

By P. Kharel Founding monarch of the Shah dynasty in Gorkha in the mid-16th century, Drabya Shah’s statue was installed at Paslang Chautara in Gorkha district the othefr week amidst an impressively attended function. Drabya Shah was coronated in September 1559. Ironically, instead of Dr. Baburam Bhattarai who won a …

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Experts bat for national security, ‘neighbourhood first’ on foreign policy

Sharachchandra Bhandary A team of experts has stressed national security and neighbourhood policy as top priority of Nepal’s foreign policy. The experts were also for mainstreaming the economic diplomacy. A High Level Task Force on Foreign Policy, comprised of foreign relations experts, professionals of international relations and security practitioners, urged …

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NA election held, door opened for new government

By Our Reporter The National Assembly (NA) election held peacefully on Wednesday in all temporary headquarters of six provinces to elect 32 of the 56 NA members. No election held in Province-2 as all eight NA members from the province were elected unopposed. Out of the total number, 24 candidates, …

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Nepal’s former king on ‘Wow Cow Mission’ to save Indian cows

By Anil Giri Nepal’s last monarch Gyanendra Shah travelled to Odisha on Monday to participate in an event dedicated to saving India’s indigenous cows. Shah, who stepped down in 2008, will attend the International Gau Sambardhana Mahotsav and a ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the Gomata Mandir at …

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Committee formed to observe former Queen’s birthday

By Our Reporter To observe the 68th auspicious birthday of former Queen Komal Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah a 2568 member Birthday Celebration Committee has been formed under the chairmanship of Rukmini Nepali. The Committee has decided to observe the former Queen’s birthday by organizing different programmes for three days from …

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Dhurmus Suntali Foundation hands over their 3rd integrated settlement

By Our Reporter The settlement constructed by the Dhurmus Suntali Foundation at Santapur, Chandrapur Municipality Ward No 8 was handed over to the locals on Tuesday. It was the third integrated settlement constructed by comedians Sitaram Kattel aka Dhurmus and Kunjana Ghimire aka Suntali. President Bidya Devi Bhandari handed over …

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