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Blast in capital kills two

Kathmandu, 26 May:  At least two persons have been killed and many others are reported to have been injured in twin  blasts in federal capital on Sunday evening. According Nepal Police, the blast that rocked the neighbourhood of Anamnagar and Sukedhara claimed one life each and five people have been …

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Tatopani trading point reconstruction in full swing

Kathmandu, 26 May:  The infrastructural development works are taking place in a full swing in Tatopani  as part of the preparation for the resumption of checkpoint which was shut following the Gorkha earthquake-2015.The task of high-tech dry port is almost complete while border bridge construction is also closer to completion. …

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Lieutenant Colonel sacked

Kathmandu, 26 May:  On charges of corruption Lieutenant Colonel Keshavraj Karki of Nepal Army has been sacked from service. Head of Kali Siddi Battalion at Udaypaur, Karki was sacked on Friday, reports Kantipur daily. Karki was found to have misappropriated funds while he was serving in the battalion and Rastrapati …

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India exhibits ill-intention again

Kathmandu, 26 May: Gobargadha settlement in Kankalini Municipality -13 of Saptri district has been cut off from other parts of the district after Indian authorities released water along a pilot channel that was recently constructed in the western side of the Koshi river. It was dug to change the course …

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Himalayan Bank opens new branch in Janakpurdham

Kathmandu, 25 May: The Himalayan Bank Limited has opened its 58th branch at Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City-1, Station Road Janakpurdham with effective operation since Wednesday. Inaugurating the branch of the bank Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut expressed that the Bank will facilitate the residents to help them the enlarge their productive sector …

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Trilateral agreement reached to employ youths

Kathmandu, May 25 : A trilateral agreement has been signed among federal government, State-3 and local-level government for the effective implementation of ‘Prime Minister Employment Programme’. The programme is aimed at providing employment opportunities to the jobless youths. The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security,  Officiating Secretary at the …

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Single women atop Mt Everest

Kathmandu, 25 May: Two single women on the Everest expedition have scaled the world’s highest peak. Nima Doma Sherpa and Phurdiki Sherpa from Khumjung of Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality-4 in the district reached atop the Everest under slogan ‘We can’. According to Tourism Department, Nima Dom’s husband Chhiring Wangchhu had died …

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HRC vows to amend NHRC bill

Kathmandu, 25 May: The Human Rights Committee (HRC) of the Federal Parliament has vowed to revise the draft bill aimed at amending the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Act-2012. Following widespread criticism the parliamentary the committee on Friday announced that it would revise the bill in close coordination and consultation …

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Trade imbalance alarmingly high

Kathmandu, 25 May: Import of luxurious commodities and dependency on others for agricultural products, the imbalance of trade has reached alarmingly high. The trade imbalance has exerted pressure on balance of payment further weakening country’s economy. In the past 10 months, Nepal has witnessed trade imbalance to the tune of …

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Oli and Prachanda fearing revolt in NCP

Kathmandu, 24 May: Though it has already been two weeks since top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party reportedly finalised a list of 147 leaders to include in the party’s politburo, the party has not declared the committee yet. It seems two chairpersons of the party–KP Sharma Oli and …

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