Wednesday , June 26 2019

News

Parliament endorses budget

By Our Reporter The Federal Parliament has endorsed the Appropriation Bill of the fiscal year 2019/20 with majority votes. Minister for Finance Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada had tabled the bill for its endorsement in the House of Representatives seeking its approval. The endorsement of the bill on Tuesday opened the path …

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NA withdraws controversial Guthi Bill

By Our Reporter The Guthi Bill-2019 that had pushed the government into unexpected crisis, was unanimously withdrawn from the National Assembly meeting on Tuesday. Minister for Land Management Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Padma Kumari Aryal tabled a proposal to withdraw the bill. The bill has drawn severe criticism from several …

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Chained Resham Chaudhary in Bir

By Our Reporter The government which has drawn public flak for the Guthi Bill, Media Council Bill and killing of Kumar Paudel has also been criticised for chaining up lawmaker Resham Chaudhary in hospital. When a photo showing chained Chaudhary receiving treatment at Bir Hospital was made public, the government …

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US tightens visa process

By Our Reporter The US has tightened the process to grant visa to almost all foreigners, including Nepalis. The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. It’s a vast expansion of the Trump administration’s …

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Tribute to Prabhakar S Rana

By Our reporter Pravakar Shumsher Rana, Chairman Emeritus of the Soaltee Crowne Plaza, passed away last Thursday, 30 June, while undergoing treatment at a rehabilitation center in New York, USA. Rana, 84, a pioneer in hotel and tourism industry in the country, had undergone an unsuccessful back-bone surgery last year …

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Japan supports construction of public toilet, facilities

By Our Reporter Ambassador of Japan Masamichi Saigo handed over a public toilet and other facilities constructed at the premises of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Complex, Satdobato, Lalitpur. Karma Tsering Sherpa, President, ANFA, was also present at the ceremony. Japan provided financial assistance of USD 71,581.00, to the …

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Biplav makes strong presence in Kathmandu with several blasts

By Our Reporter Netra Bikram Chand Biplav, whose party was banned by the two-thirds majority government led by KP Sharma Oli, had suddenly shown its strength by exploding several bombs in Kathmandu and Patan on Sunday evening and imposing a general strike across the country. Four cadres of the group …

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TIA international hub of criminals, smugglers

By Our Reporter There are above three dozen government agencies deployed at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Are they doing their duty properly or are they all in a money making spree? Last week, nearly 80 million worth fake Indian currency was recovered by the Nepal Customs Office and the Police …

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PM Oli’s junket to European countries

By Our Reporter How much the country benefited from Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s recent visit to Vietnam and Cambodia, we don’t know. However, President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s recent China visit was a milestone and a historical breakthrough as India locked Nepal got access to the Chinese sea-ports to trade …

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