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Kanchanpur unrest

By Our Reporter Tension had run high in Kanchanpur for almost a week as the police dillydallied in initiating investigation into the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta, a school girl in Bhimduttanagar Municipality in the district. When locals suspected the involvement of powerful persons in the raping and killing …

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Prime Minister Oli holds meeting with chief-editors

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Monday held a meeting with the chief editors of broadsheets and shared his views on different aspects ranging from the newly enforced criminal code and the 4th BIMSTEC Summit. According to news published in several dailies on Tuesday, the Prime Minister …

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Simple Economics

Let us assume the government is right when it expresses alarm at the enormous imbalance between imports and exports. Let us express sympathy with government when it acknowledges that agricultural production has radically decreased since the agricultural population has been denuded of labor attracted by opportunities outside the country. We …

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BIMSTEC Ministerial level meeting kicks off

Kathmandu, 29 August: BIMSTEC foreign minister level meeting started this morning at the Hotel Soaltee, BIMSTEC summit venue. Foreign ministers from all the member countries have arrived Kathmandu for the meeting. Myanmar’s president Win Myint arrived Kathmandu on 28 August to attend the BMSTEC summit taking place on 30 and …

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No entrance to visitors at TIA

Kathmandu, 28 August: Since VIPs and VVIPs have started to arrive to attend the BIMSTEC Summit, security has been made tight at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). From today, the security has not allowed to enter the TIA premises to the visitors. Only the passengers can enter there. Accordingly, all …

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Curfew lifted in Kanchanpur

Kathmandu, 28 August: Since situation becomes normal in Kanchanpur, the local administration has lifted curfew from 5 am today. The local authority had imposed curfew after locals were agitated when the Police presented a mentally disabled person on the suspect of Nirmala Pant’s murder one month ago. After lifting of …

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Court orders to present Bishwakarma within 24 hours

Kathmandu, 27 August: The Supreme Court on Sunday ordered to present Khadga Bahadur Bishwakarma at the Supreme Court within 24 hours. Bishwakarma’s brother Birendra Bishwakarma had filed a writ petition claiming Bishwakarma’s arrest was illegal. Responding Birendra’s petition, the Court has asked to present Bishwakarma at the court within 24 …

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Kerung-Kathmandu railway possible

Kathmandu, 26 August: Recently conducted feasibility study has confirmed that the Rasuwagari-Kathmandu railway line is technically possible. According to Madhusudan Adhikari, secretary at the Transportation and Physical Infrastructure Ministry, who has just returned after attending the bilateral meeting held in China on construction of the railway line, the Chinese side …

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NAC to face “iron gate” before flying to South Korea

Kathmandu, 25 August: Nepal Airlines Corporation has to clear air safety provisions (safety audit) to acquire permission to start air service to South Korea. EU has blacklisted Nepali airlines, therefore, South Korea has wanted to conduct safety audit, reports Onlinekhabar news portal. Nepali civil aviation officials have taken it as …

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Nirmala Pant murder episode: two sisters under arrest

Kathmandu, 25 August: Of late, agitation is continue in Bhimdutta Municipality, Kanchanpur demanding arrest of the real culprit on rape and murder case of Nirmala Pant, 13 on 30 July in Bhimdutta Municipality, Kanchanpur. The government is under attack from all sides after death of 14 year old Sani Khuna …

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