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Mt.Everest fetches 361 million this season

Kathmandu,26 May : The government has raised the royalty of Rs 361million from those climbing the world’s highest peak, Mt Everest this season. The climbing season gaining pace from this mid May lasted till now. In this short period of Spring, more than 400 people climbed the Mt Everest. Compared to …

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Poet Ghimire recuperating

Kathmandu, 26 May : National Poet  Madhav Prasad Ghimire has witnessed gradual improvements in his health, reports RSS. Ghimire, who is being treated at Medanta Hospital in New Delhi of India, is gaining health, shared his daughter Usha Adhikari. “Internal bleeding from small intestine has stopped since Thursday evening” she told …

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Korean film festival kicks off

Kathmandu, 26 May : The 14th Korean Film Festival began in Lalitpur on today.The festival which was inaugurated by South Korean Ambassador to Nepal Park Yong-Sik is being held under the Korean Week that started on Friday with the aim to promote Korean art and culture. Organised by South Korean Embassy …

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Muslim community stages Chakkajam demanding holiday

Kathmandu, 26 May: Local Muslim community staged chakkajam [wheel strike] for one hour in Biratnagar on Friday demanding holiday during their holly festivals such as Eid, Bakra Eid, Ijrat Paigamber Muhmmud Anniversary and Moharam Festival. After reciting Nawaj on Friday, the Muslim community had staged protest at Biratnagar Main Road. …

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Former King in Rautahat

Kathmandu, 26 May: Former King Gyanendra performed special pooja on Friday at the Durga Mandir in in Matsari, Durga Bhagawati Rural Municipality in Rautahat. Annapurna Post daily reports that a large number of local people gathered on the way to the temple had greeted the former King. When they knew …

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MPs absent in Parliament lambasted

Kathmandu, 25May : The elected members of the Federal House of Representative who remained absent during the deliberations and discussions on Thursday are criticized by the people. Many media of today have raised this issue and have reported that the MPs just turned up at the parliament for attendance that …

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Sri Lankan food festival starts

Kathmandu, 25 May:  With an aim to  introduce the Sri Lankan cuisine to Nepal, which comprises of various curry concoctions, sea food and variety of dishes that are popular across the globe, Sri Lankan food festival has kicked off in  capital from today. The week long event is being hosted at the …

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When impunity triumph…

Kathmandu, 24 May: Maoist leader and murder convict Bal Krishna Dhungel is almost certain to get released on the Republic Day as per a recommendation from the Department of Prison Management under the Ministry of Home Affairs. Dhungel will be granted Presidential pardon. Nagarik daily has reported that Presidential amnesty …

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Suspected smuggler demands !

Kathmandu, 24 May : The alleged gold smuggling racketeer Chudamani Upreti alias Gore has made a demand that he be kept under the observation of the Human Rights Defenders. According to Nepal Samacharpatra daily he made a written appeal to the  Morang District Court that he was at risk of …

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