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Economy signals bad signs

By Our Reporter The overall balance of payment (BoP) of the country has widened further during the first 10 months of current fiscal year to Rs. 18.93 billion. The BoP deficit was Rs. 14.93 in the first nine months of the current fiscal year while it was in surplus of …

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Dahal again floats his desire to become executive president

By Our Reporter Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who was nicknamed by the cadres of the Nepali Congress and the UML during the 2008 Constituent Assembly elections as Bhitte Rastrapati (wall president), has again exhibited his deep desire to become the executive president after he merged his party with the UML. Although …

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NC district presidents’ assembly likely to pose thereat to Deuba

By Our Reporter District presidents of Nepali Congress are gathering in Hetauda next week. The gathering, first after the party’s humiliating defeat in the central and provincial parliaments, is likely to be tough for party president Sher Bahadur Deuba, as he is blamed for the party’s defeat in elections. The …

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Lessons from Qatar

By Our Reporter A small Gulf country like Qatar efficiently dealt with the one year of economic blockade imposed on it by a much larger country Saudi Arabia and its allies. After the blockade, Qatar, an import based country, got a great lesson and gave special focus on becoming self …

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Government to make public names of the non-performing contractors

By Our Reporter Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, who was lauded by public for ending syndicate in public transportation sector, has now tried to crack down on the construction contractors who do not complete the construction of projects in time. He has already instructed the authorities to collect the list …

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Former King’s Birthday to be celebrated

By Our Reporter To observe the 72nd auspicious birthday of former King Gyanenda, a 3572-member civic birthday celebration committee has been formed under the chair of Yagya Prasad Acharya. 5 July is the birthday of the former King. The birthday celebration committee is comprised of noted personalities who have made …

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Airport politics

By Our Reporter The newly elected people’s representatives have given priority on construction of airports in their electoral constituencies. They have not conducted any cost-benefit analysis and other logistics in the operation of such airports. There is a kind of competition in constructing airports in different districts. With the political …

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HoR regulations endorsed MPs with criminal charge not to be suspended

By Our Reporter House of Representatives Regulations, 2075 BS was endorsed with majority votes in the Lower House of the Federal Parliament. Chairman of the Regulations Drafting Committee Krishna Bhakta Pokharel had tabled the draft proposal of the House of Representatives Regulations in the House. The regulations were made to …

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PM Oli preparing for his China visit

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Oli is now preparing homework for his upcoming China visit. He is likely to leave for Beijing next week although the government has not yet made public the visit schedule. Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has been in Beijing  in course of his visit …

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Gore jailed in Kathmandu

By Our Reporter Chuna Mani Upreti (Gore) considered as the main agent in the 33-kg gold smuggling case, has been sent to Central Jail, Sundhara. He was brought to Kathmandu from Morang citing security reasons. Along with Gore, three other gold racketeers — Bhujung Gurung, a leader of the Rastriya …

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