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Fifteen suspects arrested

Kathmandu, 28 May: Nepal Police on Monday arrested 15 people from different places across the nation for their involvement in suspicious activities. Police arrested seven persons from Kathmandu, four from Lalitpur, one each from Rukum (west) and Jhapa and two from Surkhet for their suspicious activities during General strike called …

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Foreign aid decreasing

Kathmandu, 28 May: A total of Rs 107.1 billion worth of foreign aid has been received in the first eight months of the current fiscal year of 2018/19, according to economic survey . The assistance including Rs 13.4 billion grant and Rs 93.6 billion loan is however less than Rs …

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Oli and Thapa provoke Biplav

Kathmandu, 28 May: Prime Minister Khagda Oli has termed Netra Bikram Chand and his party cadres as terrorists while Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has labelled those killed in multiple blasts in the capital on Sunday as non-citizens. Oli while addressing the 19 th anniversary of National Human …

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American Ambassador defies diplomatic norms

Kathmandu, 28 May: Despite Government of Nepal’s warning American Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry has started interacting with Nepali people on social media platforms. According to Kantipur daily, the Embassy of the United States of America in Kathmandu has started its planned ‘Guff Gaff with the Ambassador’ an interaction program …

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Strike affects normal life

Kathmandu, 27 May: Normal life has been affected in various parts of the country due to a general strike called by the Netra Bikram Chand-led rebellion group since early morning. Security forces including Nepal Army have defused improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in various districts including Bhaktapur, Dhading, Morang, Makawanpur, Rautahat, …

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NEA vows to recover Rs three billion

Kathmandu, 27 May: The Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority Kul Man Ghising has said that the NEA will recover Rs 3 billion from the industrial area in Bara and Parsa. According to Karobar daily, the industrialists by law had to pay the outstanding electricity bill to Nepal Electricity Authority. …

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Govt. forecasts seven percent growth

Kathmandu, 27 May: The government has predicted seven percent economic growth rate in the current fiscal. An economic survey report of the past eight months of the current fiscal presented by the government today before the House of Representatives noted that inflation rate on overage during this period will remain …

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Tourism tops revenue generation

Kathmandu, 27 May: Nepal’s tourism sector generated Rs240.7 billion in revenue and supported more than 1.05 million jobs directly and indirectly last year, according to the annual World Travel and Tourism Council research report. The London-based organisation said that travel and tourism’s total contribution to the country’s gross domestic product …

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‘Overcrowding not a cause of death’

Kathmandu, 27 May: While national and international media reports connected the deaths of climbers on Mt Everest this season to overcrowding, the Department of Tourism has said that such claims were misleading and unwarranted. Issuing a press statement, the department which is responsible for managing expeditions argued that since the …

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‘Amend TJ Act’

Kathmandu, 27 May: The Conflict Victims Common Platform has demanded an amendment to Transitional Justice Act. The platform stating that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and The Commission on the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons has failed to discharge their duties in accordance with the principles of the transitional justice, …

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