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Former King celebrates birthday in Nepalgunj

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By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra has observed his 72nd birthday on 7 July in Nepalgunj. Different daily newspapers publishing from Kathmandu and Online portals have given coverage to the former King’s birthday celebrations. According to Annapurna Post daily, at 8 am on Saturday morning, the former King visited Bageshwori …

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Nepali team in China to finalize transit deal

By Our Reporter A Nepali delegation headed by Secretary at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies Chandra Kumar Ghimire is now in Beijing to negotiate the terms of the Protocol to the Nepal-China Transit Transport Agreement. Official talks between the two sides were scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. The …

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Tipper accident claims 20 lives

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By Our Reporter Road accidents have become common again in Nepal. Not a single day passes without a fatal road mishap. In the latest fatal accident, 20 workers died when a tipper met with an accident at Syangboche of Damodarkunda Rural Municipality in Mustang.  The tipper was carrying workers of …

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Industry Minister plans not to revive Janakpur Cigarette Factory

By Our Reporter The government has decided not to revive the state-owned Janakpur Cigarette Factory (JCF). The state-owned company was once the leading cigarette manufacturer in the country but has been closed since 2011.  The government currently spends Rs 1 million per day for salaries of its employees and other …

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Journalist Kishor Shrestha bereaved of his mother

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By Our Reporter Editor of the Jana Aastha vernacular weekly and acting chairman of the Press Council Nepal, Kishor Shrestha is bereaved of his mother Narayandevi Shrestha. Late Shrestha, 77 passed away on 4 July at the Nidan Hospital, Pulchowk while undergoing treatment. She was suffering from liver disease for …

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No 4 province named Gandaki

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By Our Reporter Province No. 4 has been named as Gandaki. A meeting of the Provincial Assembly held on Friday endorsed the proposal to name the province as Gandaki. The proposal was endorsed by a two-thirds majority. Of the 56 provincial lawmakers, 54 voted for the proposal and two other …

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Tangible Corrections

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The past decade of populism in Nepali politics has exposed itself for what it is: mere populism. If the science of development has taught the world that there are mere two avenues for development—moneys and education—political society’s perversion of the two since the past decades has made it abjectly evident …

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Chaotic PM’s Secretariat

Kathmandu, 10 July: Four months have passed as Khadga Oli has assumed the office of the Prime Minister. No visible and people-centric works have been carried out in the past four months. For the cheap popularity the Cabinet Ministers float the issue of ending syndicate in the transportation sector and …

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Two foreigners deported on charges of conversion

Kathmandu, 10 July: The government has deported two foreigners to their respective countries on charges of forceful religious conversion. Accordig to the Himalayan Times daily, Philippine national De Vera Richard and his Indonesian wife Rita Gonga were staying in Nepal on the business visa, but they allegedly converted Nepali Hindus …

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Sunrise Bank starts innovative payment mode

Kathmandu, 10 July: In course of offering new and innovative payment mode, the Sunrise Bank has  started Verified by VISA (VBV) services via Sunrise Bank EMV Chip Debit/Credit and International Debit Card. Verified by VISA (VBV) is a global solution designed to make online purchase more secure by helping ensure …

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