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France new champions, Putin Hero

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By Our Reporter France won the 21st edition of the World Cup by defeating Croatia by 4-2 in the final held in Moscow on Sunday.  It was the second time France became the world champion in 20 years. France had won its first World Cup in 1998 by defeating Brazil …

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Dr Govinda KC’s condition critical, talks team formed

By Our Reporter The health condition of Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging hunger strike in Jumla since July 30, has further deteriorated since Saturday night. Medics involved in his treatment at the Jumla based-Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), where the anti-corruption crusader has been on a hunger …

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Japan extends scholarships to government officers

By Our Reporter Japanese ambassador Masamichi Saigo, and Dr. Rajan Khanal, secretary of the Ministry of Finance have signed and exchanged a set to notes for extending Japan’s grant assistance up to about 274.1 million Nepali Rupees to Nepal for the implementation of the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship …

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Waterways: For record

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This is for record. A Nepali multi-party activist of the referendum days of Nepal’s 1980s launched a quest for waterways access to the sea for Nepal. Manjur ‘World’ founded a ‘Rastrya Samaj Sudhar Sanstha’ which pioneered two sterling homegrown movements in those days of new found multi-party activism. One was …

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BRB seeks Oli’s resignation

Kathmandu, 18 July : Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Party Nepal has demanded that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli resign immediately as his government was involved in various activities against the constitution and people, reports Nepal Samacharpatra daily. Meanwhile, the party also staged a demonstration against the government …

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Nepali Congress protesting nationwide

Kathmandu, 17 July: Major opposition Nepali Congress has decided to organize protests in all the district headquarters on July 31 against the anti-people activities of the central and provincial governments. Issuing a press release today, NC General Secretary Dr Sashank Koirala directed the district committees of the party and all sister …

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‘Wheelchairs of Hope’ donated to disable children

Kathmandu, 17 July: The Embassy of Israel in Kathmandu observed Independence Day of Israel here today by making children with disabilities mobility accessible and thereby increasing their independence. Specially designed for Children, 40 ‘Wheelchairs of Hope’ from Israel were distributed to children with disabilities at a special programme organised to observe …

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Complaints against media rising

Kathmandu, 16 July: The number of complaints filed at Press Council Nepal against the incidents of violation of journalist code of conduct and media ethics is on the rise as of late. Complaints of misleading news and character assassination by all kinds of media including print and broadcast media, online …

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Upreti and Pandey named new envoys

Kathmandu, 16 July: The meeting of the Council of Ministers today has decided to recommend Neelkantha Upreti as the Nepali Ambassador to India. Upreti is former chief election commissioner. Similarly, Udayaraj Pandey has been recommended as the Ambassador of Nepal to Malaysia. Pandey had earlier served as Nepali ambassador to Saudi …

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No entry to Kanak Dixit

Kathmandu, 16 July: The Prime Minister has instructed the concerned quarters not to let in Kanakmani Dixit, the owner of Himal Media  to his official residence Baluwatar, reports Sanghy vernacular weekly. Irritated by his dubious role and backing Gangamaya on the grounds of human rights and Dr Govinda KC on …

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