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Protest against fees hike

Kathmandu, 24 April: A joint student unions’ meeting has announced programmes of fresh protests against the decision of private schools to increase fees in the academic session. A meeting of the union held in capital  on Tuesday the All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) accused private schools of augmenting …

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KMC settles all cases

Kathmandu, 24 April: The judicial committee under the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) led by its deputy Mayor Hariprabha Khadgi has settled all cases filed in KMC. According to National News Agency, the committee so far has settled 60 cases since last April 2017. She informed that about five to seven cases …

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Prachand is eyeing something else….

Kathmandu, 24 April: The helmsman of Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) Prachand is looking for an opportune moment so that he can act accordingly and remain in power. The main reason behind prolonged party unification is power sharing, among others, writes Rabindra Shrestha in Dristi vernacular weekly. Political analyst …

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Doubts on BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu this year

Kathmandu, 24 April: Doubts have surfaced on the fourth BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu this year. Currently, Nepal is the chair nation of the BIMSTEC and she should host the Summit, however, Nepal has not started primary preparation for the Summit, reports Tika Bandhan of the Nepal Samacharpatra vernacular daily. It …

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Korea to conduct feasibility study

Kathmandu, 24 April: The government is all set to award a feasibility study contract to a Koran company for the construction of Kathmandu-Birgunj electric railway. According to Dristi vernacular weekly, a South Korean company has been selected to conduct the feasibility study. The company was selected through international bidding. People’s …

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Endemic in United Academy

Kathmandu, 24 April: The Lalitpur-based United Academy, a private institute has experienced a severe health problem. According to Dristi vernacular weekly, more than 55 residential students fell ill owing to carelessness of management in supplying pure drinking water. Some students are reported to have infected by hepatitis and other serious …

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Nepal elected as Chair in the UN

Kathmandu, 24 April: Nepal has been elected by acclamation as Chair of the Committee on Conferences, a permanent subsidiary organ of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), for the year 2018. According to Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, Nepal was appointed by the President of the General …

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Be aware doctors ! 

Kathmandu, 24 April:  If you are a practicing medic and your handwriting is impossible to read, you may land in problem. According to Kantipur daily, the doctors will be suspended if their prescription is illegible. The Ethical Committee of Nepal Medical Council has issued a notice that in case the …

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‘People remain the same, leaders enjoy gain’

Kathmandu, 24 April:  Today is twelfth Loktantra Diwas (Democracy Day). On this special day, Kantipur daily has devoted its editorial and opinion pages in highlighting the plight of Nepal, the selfish leaders and weak Nepalis in every walk of life. It has also published a front page news story where …

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International Buddhist Conference

Kathmandu, 23 April: Buddhist intellectuals of 38 countries are set to participate in the International Buddhist Conference  to take place in, Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha on 28-29 April 2018. According to  Vice-Chairperson of Lumbini Development Trust Abadhesh Kumar Tripathi , Minister for Culture and Religion from 15 countries …

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