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Petroleum products progress in privy

Kathmandu, 3 July: The Department of Mines and Geology (DoMG) has said that it would keep progress made in mining of petroleum products in Panchakoshi of Dailekh secret. “Everybody knows that exploration is going on in Panchakoshi area. But we will keep findings of this exploration secret because of the …

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‘No IIFA awards in Kathmandu’

Kathmandu, 3 July: The International Relations and Human Rights Committee of the Federal Parliament has directed the government not to host the International Indian Film Academy Award (IIFA) in Kathmandu. The meeting of the committee held on Tuesday decided to instruct the government to abort the event after thoroughly going …

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Sumargi’s source of income being probed

Kathmandu, 3 July: After a hiatus of more than one year, the Department of Money Laundering Investigation has resumed its investigation into the alleged money laundering of Rs20 billion by controversial businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi. A senior official at the Prime Minister’s Office, under which the department operates,  said the …

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Chaudhary Group inks $100m deal with telecom giant Huawei

Kathmandu, 3 July: Chaudhary Group (CG) has signed a deal worth about $100 million with China’s Huawei Technologies to bring 4G phone services to the country, CG’s chief executive said, shrugging off US security concerns about Huawei’s products. Aiming to shake up Nepal’s mobile phone market as Reliance Industries Ltd’s Jio …

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Unidentified group loots 463 thousand rupees

Kathmandu, 2 July: An unidentified group on motorbike has looted 463 thousand rupees by opening fire in Gaidhawaha, Rupandehi. Reshamkumari Malla of Gaidhawaha village municipality was looted by the group. She had withdrawn the money from the Agriculture Development Bank in Lumbini. People’s News Monitoring Service  

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4,35,200 applications for 9,162 posts

Kathmandu, 2 July: The Public Service Commission (PSC)  is all set to move forward with the recruitment process for  9,162 local level staffers.According to the PSC 4,35,200 job seekers have applied for the post so far. The PSC  is mulling  hold examinations in August, September and October. Interviews are scheduled …

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33 Kg gold smuggle case: High court Judge fired

Kathmandu,2 July: The Judicial Council has dismissed justice of the Biratnagar High Court Umesh Kumar Singh. According to the council  Singh has been removed from the position for not acting in accordance to the law and decorum while hearing the application of those accused of smuggling 33 kilograms of gold …

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Nepal: Safe heaven for foreigners

Kathmandu,2 July:A Russian national who was found staying illegally in Nepal has been arrested from Pokhara. A team from the Tourist Police Office arrested Nikckolay Olegovich Voronov from Khahare of Pokhara-6. He failed to produce official documents concerning him such as citizenship and passport before the police. He owns a …

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Protest in front of Sriankan embassy

Kathmandu, 2 July: Various organizations including the Amnesty International Nepal have launched peaceful protest against Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s signing on June 26 a decree for executing death sentence to four people convicted of drug offense. Along with AI Nepal, Advocacy Forum, Accountability Watch Group, Jury Nepal and Common …

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Supreme Court paves way for recruitment

Kathmandu, 1 July:The Supreme Court has refused to issue an interim order on the petition to halt the process of recruiting 9,161 staffers at the local units, announced by the Public Service Commission (PSC). The session bench of Justices Hari Krishna Karki and Ananda Mohan Bhattarai has refused to issue …

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