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Election in April impossible now

By Our Reporter At a time when Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and his deputy and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi, who is believed to be the main architect behind the formation of the government, have been reiterating that the government will be holding local polls by April this year, Local …

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Rawal’s information

By Our Reporter Former DPM and former minister Bhim Rawal was informed through his sources that the Indians have planned to destabilize Nepal by using some Tarai centric parties along with some armed forces in Tarai districts. Rawal, senior UML leader, is learnt to have briefed this information to the …

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Chinese and Nepali think tanks pledge to work in sync

By Sharachchandra Bhandary With a view to further strengthen cooperation between the Chinese and Nepali think-tanks-institutions and enhance bilateral relation to a newer height, a two-day “China-Nepal Think Tank Conference 2017” concluded in capital yesterday. The conference was jointly organized by Xinhua News Agency, Kathmandu Bureau and Nepal Study Centre …

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Infrastructure Summit to herald avenues for development

By Sharachchandra Bhandary With an intention to give impetus to slow-moving infrastructure development, the country is gearing up to host infrastructure summit in capital next month heralding avenues for development. The Second Nepal Infrastructure Summit, in association with government of Nepal and development partners to be hosted by the Confederation …

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Appointment of high court judges dragged into controversy

By Our Reporter Appointment of 80 judges in the vacant posts of the seven high courts on Thursday night has been dragged into controversy as 27 of the judges were selected on the basis of their political leanings and even junior lawyers were made to the post of judges. A …

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How far is the government friendly with China?

By Our Reporter It has been almost two weeks since the Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police seized 33 kg of gold from Pingansthan and arrested three carriers. But the police have not yet traced the main persons involved in the smuggling. The delay in making public the big fishes …

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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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