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Manibabu no more

By Our Reporter Pioneer journalist, editor of the Samaj vernacular daily, ManirajUpadhaya (Manibabu), 94, passed away on 11 January in the evening due to sudden cardiac arrest. He was rushed to SahidGangalal Hospital, where, he was declared dead. His last rites were performed at the PashupatiAaryaghat on 12 January. People’s …

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Late Govinda Biyogi remembered

By Our Reporter 2 Magh (15 January) was observed as the Govinda Biyogi memorial day by the Editors’ Society of Nepal (ESON) by organizing a program here. Eleven years ago, on the same day, senior journalist Govinda Biyogi, founding chairman of ESON passed away at the ESON office while chairing …

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Change of CEO likely to further delay reconstruction works

By Our Reporter The present coalition government of Nepali Congress and the Maoist Centre has once again proved that they are little bothered about the plights of the people. They are interested more to take revenge against the CPN-UML, the main opposition party that has been trying to foil their …

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Nepal’s flag carrier to take delivery of Chinese-made planes

KATHMANDU, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) — The Nepal Airline Corporation (NAC), the national flag carrier of Nepal, said on Sunday that a four-member team departed for China to bring two of the four Chinese-made aircraft on order. As per an agreement signed between Nepal’s flag carrier and Chinese supplier – AVIC …

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How far is the government friendly with China?

By Our Reporter Bimalendra Nidhi, deputy prime minister and home minister is of the view that Nepal should enhance relations with India by discouraging relations with Nepal’s northern neighbour China. Time and again, he has advised PM PushpakamalDahal saying that there is no need to look towards the north. This …

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3rd Bangladesh Expo kicks off

By Our Reporter With a view to further enhancing the existing excellent trade and business relations between Bangladesh and Nepal and to introduce and familiarize the Nepalese entrepreneurs and consumers to the wide variety of products that are Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Embassy has organizing a five-day single country trade fair, …

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“Agreed to disagree”

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal has said that the constitution amendment bill was tabled after the meeting with UML chair KP Oli. As per the agreement the amendment bill was tabled on 8 January, said Dahal. He however clarified that Oli had agreed to disagree the bill. Dahal …

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Building Bridges

As Nepali politics in its exclusionary travails of impudent organizational gains continues to breach national unity resulting in precarious national divisions bordering structural collapse, it seems it takes none less than a king to resort to building bridges for the nation’s sake. Amidst undercurrents of controversy whether former king Gyanendra …

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Kathmandu: Dustmandu or Maskmandu?

By Our Reporter Kathmandu, which is said to be the capital city located in the most beautiful landscape in the world, has now virtually turned into Dustmandu, thanks to the inefficient government. Air pollution of the valley has already crossed the dangerous points at several places of the capital city. …

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Tibet leads in China’s electricity consumption growth

LHASA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — Tibet reported the fastest growth in electricity consumption across China last year as its economy continued to grow at a double-digit rate for a 24th consecutive year. Tibet consumed 4.18 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in 2016, up 21.4 percent, according to an industry report. …

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