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Pakistan asks INGOs to quit within 60 days

Kathmandu, 5 October: The Pakistan government has asked international non-governmental organizations to close their programmes and quit Pakistan within 60 days, agencies report. According to BBC, 18 international donor agencies have been asked to quit Pakistan. The Pakistan government believes such INGOs were involved in covert activities creating instability in …

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US dollar price establishes new record

Kathmandu, 5 October: The Nepal Rastra Bank has set 118.03 rupees for buying one unit of the US dollar. This is the highest ever price in the history of the country’s foreign exchange rate. Accordingly, for one unit of Euro, one should pay 135.77 rupees and for one unit of …

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Brits, take care of your island nation first

By Khagen Shrestha: The name Great Britain already suggests how great this country was in the days gone by. From America to South America and many Asian nations, including India, it had all of them under control for a long, long time. But it is now a mere small country …

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Again, Indians are becoming active

By Our Reporter Although, it was highly believed that as the political parties in India have become busy for the general elections in 2019, the Indian establishment will try to develop good relations with its small neighbouring countries by performing non-interference policy, particularly in Nepal’s case until the elections are …

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Dispute in the ruling CPN deepens

By Our Reporter Internal feud in the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has spilled over when both the chairmen of the party were out of the country. When Prime Minister and party chair K. P. Sharma Oli was in New York to attend the 73rd session of the United …

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Trade deficit increases to Rs. 217 billion

By Our Reporter Nepal’s trade deficit has increased alarmingly in the first month of the current fiscal year. According to Nepal Rastra Bank, trade defecit reached Rs. 217 billion by the second month of the current fiscal year. Nominal export compared to significant growth in import has led to the …

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DNA of SP Bista shows negative result in Nirmala rape case

By Our Reporter The DNA of suspended Superintendent of Police (SP) Dilliraj Bista and two others did not match with the vaginal swab samples of Nirmala Pant, who was raped and killed on July 26. The murder case of Panta has become more mysterious as no culprit has been found …

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Cases of rape, acid attack and murder continue to increase

By Our Reporter When the government and the police administration have been facing public wrath for their failure to find the culprit behind the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur, more cases of rape, murder and acid attacks have been reported from across the country. When the …

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Strike affects life in Dhangadhi

By Our Reporter The people in Kailalai are up in arms against the decision of the provincial government to make Godavari as the permanent capital of Sudur Paschim Province. They have called an infinite general strike against the decision. The provincial government decided Godavari as the capital of Sudur Paschim …

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We the People

One Democratic senator in the U.S. senatorial discussions on the appointment of a critical supreme court justice last week was heard reminding the bipartisan panel that the U.S. constitution began with ‘We the people…’ and not ‘We the parties…’. The at times suicidal partisan politics of Nepal where even the …

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