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Where is a petro-products deal? Testing time for Oli

By Our Reporter During his first visit to Beijing in the capacity of the prime minister of Nepal two years ago, KP Sharma Oli and his Chinese counterpart had agreed to import 30 percent out of the total imports of our petro-products from China. This time, we have not seen …

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Deuba losing grip in NC

By Our Reporter The national assembly of the Nepali Congress district presidents held in Hetauda became the venue for demonstrating strength for both establishment fiction and opposition fiction in the Nepali Congress. Different factions in the party were seen united against party president Sher Bahadur Deuba. They had put pressure …

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Why India denies international air routes via western Nepal?

By Our Reporter India has agreed to allow the operating of international flights via Janakpur and Biratnagar besides from the in existence only international air route via Simara. This is an achievement. But Nepal is constructing an international airport in Pokhara and Bhairahawa as well and for operation of these …

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Nepal-India agree to open three new air routes

By Our Reporter A meeting of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and Airport Authority of India (AAI)  agreed to make the Kathmandu-Biratnagar and Kathmandu-Janakpur air routes two-way. Both the parties also agreed to make Janakpur-Patna air-route two-way. Similarly, the meeting held on Saturday decided that the existing Kathmandu-Mahendranagar-New Delhi …

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Oli receives memorandum before his Beijing sojourn

By Our Reporter Rastriya Jagaran Parishad has submitted a memorandum letter to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli drawing his attention on Nepal’s priority agendas before his departure to Beijing. Sadhya Bahadur Bhandari, coordinator of the Parishad, handed over the memorandum to PM Oli. It is stated in the memorandum letter, …

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Prices hike after the budget

By Our Reporter Businessmen of Nepal are expert in showing their profit-oriented nature by hiking the prices of essential commodities immediately after the tabulation of the budget. Although the budget comes into effect only from July 17, the scrupulous businessmen, shopkeepers and middlemen have increased the prices of food and …

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Valley receives muddy rains

By Our Reporter The Kathmandu Valley and many parts of Nepal received mud-mixed rains on Friday night. The denizens were shocked when they saw their roofs and flower plants covered with mud.  It was the first time they had seen mud falling from the sky with rainwater. However, meteorologists said …

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China???

We are at it again. Nepali intelligentsia and the media is as preoccupied as Prime Minister K.P. Oli who is at time of print on the return leg of his China visit in eulogizing the boons of Nepal-China relationships and in predicting—in predictably very partisan terms— the extent of Chinese …

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Neurosurgeon Devkota passes away

Kathmandu, 19 June: Renowned neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota passed away yesterday afternoon at the age of 64. He is survived by his wife, Dr Madhu Dixit Devkota, and three daughters, Medha, Vasudha and Manjari. Dr Devkota was suffering from bile duct cancer. Dr Devkota breathed his last at the Bansbari-based …

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Indian Patanjali brand ghee begins price war with Nepali products

Kathmandu, 19 June: Indian Patanjali brand is competing with the Nepali dairy products by selling its Patanjali brand ghee at low price, according to Sumit Kedia, local industrialist producing milk products. Talking to Drishti vernacular weekly Kedia said that retail price of the same ghee in Indian market is 570 …

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