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Dispute over Ram Dev’s Patanjali

Kathmandu, 12 June: The internal dispute between Ram Dev, the Indian Yog Teacher and his Nepali business partner Upendra Mahto has adversely affected the future course of Patanjali Ayurved Pvt Ltd that was established a few years ago in Prasuni of Bara district. According to a news report published by …

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New norms afoot for ambassadorial appointment

Kathmandu, 12 June: The Government is amending existing Diplomatic Code of Conduct that it issued seven years ago in a bid to introduce new criteria for the appointment of ambassadors and other diplomatic officials, reports Nayapatrika daily. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is preparing to amend the old Code of …

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MBL CEO Sharma assumes office

Kathmandu, 12 June:  Suman Sharma of Machhapuchchhre Bank Limited (MBL) has taken the rein of the bank as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from yesterday. Sharma brings with him a 21-year-long experience in Nepal’s banking sector. Sharma had started his banking career from Nepal SBI Bank Ltd. Earlier he served …

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Ambassador Bhattarai off to China

Kathmandu, 12 June : Ambassador Sundar Nath Bhattarai, officiating Chairman of China Study Centre, left Kathmandu today to attend the 6th China – South & South-east Asian Think Tank Forum (CSSA-TTF), organized by The People’s Government of Yunnan Province of the People’s Republic of China and Yunnan Academy of Social …

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Menstruating teenager dies

Kathmandu, 12 June : Yet in another incident of death in chhaugoth, a special under-facility shed where menstruating girls and women are forced to stay in far-western Nepal, an 18-year-old girl died of snakebite in Turmakhand Rural Municipality-4 of Achham district, according to Kantipur daily of today. The front page news …

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People’s reps defy rule

Kathmandu, 11 June: As many as 1,600 people’s representatives at the local level have failed to submit their property details to the concerned government authority. Subsequently, they have faced action, reports Nagarik daily. The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has given them one month time to submit …

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Bold decision to shut the shutters of UNDPA

Kathmandu, 11 June: Government of Nepal has decided to shut down the Nepal office of United Nations Department of Political Affairs (UNDPA), reports Nagarik daily. Earlier, the office was set up as a liaison office at the Office at the United Nations Resident Coordinator after the United Nations Mission to …

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China building friendship bridges

Kathmandu, 11 June:  Almost all media of today have reported that China has proposed to build two cross border bridges to connect to Nepal. The Chinese government has sent the proposal to the Nepal government and the meeting of the Council of Ministers held yesterday endorsed the offer of constructing …

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CIAA promoting corruption!

Kathmandu, 10 June: The anti-corruption constitutional body the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is planning to defer registration of the case thereby letting suspects of multimillion rupee land purchase scam of Nepal Oil Corporation get free, reports Nagarik daily. Earlier, the anti-corruption constitutional body had launched …

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Victims grill Prachand

Kathmandu, 10 June: Victims and their family members affected by the decade-long armed conflict on Saturday held a joint meeting with Nepal Communist Party Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachand under whose leadership then Maoist guerillas had launched the war against the state, and asked what his new party would …

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