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Deep factional feud in NCP

Kathmandu, 23 June: The much hyped meeting of Nepal Communist Party (NCP)’s Central Secretariat failed to name district in-charges and co-in-charges, department heads of the party and to entrust with responsibilities to the party’s central committee members due to a deep factional feud. According to a senior NCP leader, Saturday’s …

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Nepal-B’desh synergy in energy

Kathmandu, 22 June: Nepal and Bangladesh have agreed to jointly invest in the feasible hydropower projects in Nepal. They have also conceded to collaborate and cooperate on alternative energy and electricity export to Bangladesh. A meeting of the Energy Secretaries of both countries held in Dhaka deceided to jointly invest …

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‘BRI a boon for all’

Kathmandu, 22 June: Experts from South Asia and South East Asia have highlighted the various opportunities and challenges associated with the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative during a two-day international conference that concluded yesterday. Participants from Nepal, China and other Asian countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Laos, Malaysia and the …

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Disaster death doubles

Kathmandu, 22 June: A total of 69 people have died while 343 were injured in various incidents of disaster in the previous two months. The casualties were reported in the month of Baisakh and Jestha of the lunar calendar across the country. According to Nepal Police, Disaster Management Division, of …

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Deuba calls NC CWC meeting

Kathmandu, 22 June: A meeting of the Central Working Committee of the Nepali Congress has been scheduled at Sanepa-based party office on July 7. NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba has requested central office bearers, central committee members and invitee members to be present in the meeting. According to Chief Secretary …

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The onset of monsoon provides relief

Kathmandu, 22 June:Monsoon that started from the eastern region of the country on Thursday has reached the central region today, the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) stated. The monsoon is gradually expanding to the western parts bringing rain in its way. With this, the occurrence of rainfall will increase progressively providing …

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DRI files case against 15 people

Kathmandu, 21 June :The Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI) has filed a tax evasion case in the Kathmandu district court against a group of 15 people charged with evading approximately Rs 3 billion in revenue by producing fake invoices.   According to DRI, the complaint has demanded that the group of …

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Foreign Secretary goes greasing palm

Kathmandu, 21 June: Foreign Secretary Shankar Das Bairagi has gone beyond professional ethics to grab the post of Chief Secretary– the topmost bureaucratic post. According to Sanghu veracular weekly, he has gone greasing palm of adviser to the Prime Minister Bishnu Rimal and Rajan Bhattari. At the same time he …

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Biometric national ID from next month

Kathmandu, 21 June: National Identity Card Management Centre (NICMC) is preparing to start citizens’ registration for biometric national identity cards in all districts from July 1, when the new fiscal year begins. The NICMC has set up its offices in 15 districts to enroll citizens for national identity cards from …

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Four die in jeep accident

Kathmandu, 21 June: At least four people have been killed and 10 others injured after a jeep veered off the road in Dhading today. The jeep with the registration number Ba 18 Cha 9408 heading towards  Baireni from Karkigaun veered off  the road in Bhajgaun in Galchi Rural Municipality, according …

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