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When prime minister in waiting K.P.Oli takes a medical trip to Bangkok, there are political tremors at home. Shock waves occur in Kathmandu when former king Gyanendra drops in at Lucknow after camping at Nepalgunj. There is much relief in the country when president, prime minister and a coterie of …

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New Nepal can be built only by preserving old Nepal: Former King

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev has stated that only by preserving old Nepal, we can build new Nepal. Extending greetings to all the Nepalis on the historical occasion of the 296th birth anniversary of founder of modern Nepal King Prithivi Narayan Shah the Great and …

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National Assembly election announced

By Our Reporter The government has finally announced the date of the National Election for February 7. A Cabinet meeting held on Friday took the decision to this effect paving the way for the formation of Upper House. The decision came at a time when the left alliance of CPN-UML …

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Deuba Government yet to appoint province chiefs

By Our Reporter Against the expectation, the government did not appoint the governors of the provinces on Monday. Earlier, even the ministers had said that the governors would be appointed on Monday. But they were not appointed. In absence of the state governors, the Election Commission has been unable to …

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Nepal’s trade deficit widens with all major trade partners

By Our Reporter Nepal has failed to diversify its international trade as well as lessen the trade deficit with its major trade partners like India, Germany, China and Bangladesh. This was revealed in the statistics of the Trade and Export Promotion Centre (TEPC). However, Nepal’s trade with the US has …

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Kathmandu temporary capital of all provinces

By Our Reporter The government has finally stepped back from its previous plan to name the temporary capitals of the provinces due to the nationwide protests against the cities recommended by a committee formed to study the infrastructures of the potential provincial headquarters. Although the government had not named the …

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Police to seek news sources only through PCN

By Our Reporter Press Council Nepal (PCN) said that the police agreed not to seek the sources of news relating to the work appraisal performance report of former DIG Navaraj Silwal, which were published in some media. Instead the police agreed to deal all press-related issues only through the PCN …

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Former King, Queen receive warm welcome in West and Far West Nepal

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra and Queen Komal were greeted by the Nepali people during their recent trip to Dang, Nepalgunj and other cities of western Tarai. A large number of people thronged Dang and Nepalgunj to receive the former royal couple. The people chanted slogans that the king …

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Principal of VS Niketan Dr Baburam Pokhrel no more

By Our Reporter Outgoing Member of Parliament and educationist Dr Baburam Pokharel passed away on Sunday. He was 67. Dr Pokharel, a heart patient, was rushed to the hospital after he fell down in the toilet at around 6:00 Sunday morning. He was however declared dead on arrival at 7:15 …

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