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NA endorsing regulation

Kathmandu, 10 June : Two days after the House of Representatives got its regulation, the National Assembly (NA) is likely to approve its regulation today, completing the process to form 16 parliamentary committees in the federal parliament. Most of the news media of today have highlighted this news. The regulation …

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UNDP and JICA funding in Supreme Court

Kathmandu, 10 June: The Supreme Court of Nepal (SC) is reported to have enjoying funding from United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). According to Nayapatrika daily, the SC accepted funding for the speedy passing of verdicts that have piled up since long. It has failed …

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Diplomatic intervention sought

Kathmandu, 8 June : Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Beena Magar has urged Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali to take efforts from diplomatic channel after the contractor of Melamchi Drinking Water Project, CMC Revena dillydallied regarding the construction of the project in the stipulated time, reports Gorkhapatra …

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Donation dependency derogatory

Kathmandu, 8 June : The Federal Parliament Secretariat is seen heavily dependent on foreign grants and donations for its various activities and other necessary paraphernalia, reports Kantipur daily. The issue has now come to surface as the Secretariat recently organised a training programme for members of Parliament with the assistance …

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Unruly Paras turns spiritual

Kathmandu, 8 June:  Former Crown Prince Paras Shah, notorious for his unwary and aggressive activities and behaviour, seems to have turned quite spiritual and teetotal over past few months as he visited a number of shrines last month, writes Nepal Samacharpatra daily. Shah currently lives at an apartment in Anamnagar of Kathmandu …

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BIMSTEC members positive

Kathmandu, 8 June : Member states of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) are positive about holding the fourth summit of regional grouping  in Nepal in August last week or September first week this year, reports  Nepal Samacharpatra daily. Nepal, the current Chair of BIMSTEC , …

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Nepal becomes foreign Pharma’s lab

The foreign pharmaceutical ccompanies have been using Nepali hospitals and patients as laboratories to test the effectiveness of their products including vaccines and  other medicines, reports Nayapatrika daily. Citing data maintained by Nepal Health Research Council, the news report sates that more than 500 organisations obtained their approval to conduct research …

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Nepal’s crown in exhibition

Kathmandu, 7 June : A crown with the title ‘Nepal’s Royal Crown’ is currently being exhibited at a cultural expo in Beijing , the capital of China . The crown looks like the royal crown used by Nepal’s former monarchs; however, whom the crown belonged to and how it reached Beijing …

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Nepal and Burundi establish diplomatic ties

Kathmandu, 7 June : Ambassadors  Durga Prasad Bhattarai and Albert Shingiro, the Permanent Representatives of Nepal and Burundi to the United Nations (UN) respectively, signed a Joint Communiqué establishing formal bilateral diplomatic relations between the two countries in New York, on Wednesday. They also signed a joint letter informing the …

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US Ambassador lands in controversy

Kathmandu, 7 June:  American Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B. Teplitz whose tenure here has almost come to an end has landed in controversy for breaching the diplomatic code of conduct. According to the latest edition of Sanghu vernacular weekly, ambassador Teplitz paid a surprise visit to Rasuwa Custom Office situated …

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