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WB pledges support to Nepal

By Our Reporter World Bank Vice President for South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer reiterated the World Bank’s commitment to supporting Nepal in its ambitious transition to federalis. Schafer was in Nepal for a five-day visit last week. During his meeting with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Schafer congratulated the government’s …

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Textile manufacturers open industries after two days’ shut down

By Our Reporter Nepal Textile Association (NTA) withdrew its decision to shut down all industries across the country for a week. The textile manufacturers on Sunday agreed to open their industries following an assurance from Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada to find an amicable solution to their problem. Finance …

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President becomes expensive

By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhandari is now drawing flak from public, including the cadres of the CPN, for her greed for luxurious cars and more space for her Sheetal Niwas palace. When the media published two news relating to the President, first allocation of additional 140 million rupees …

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Police seek semi-judicial rights

By Our Reporter Senior police officers have demanded semi-judicial rights to the Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Office (MPCO). Speaking at a function organised on the occasion of the 13th anniversary of the establishment of Metropolitan Police on Sunday, they said that the police have felt difficulty to go to action in …

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Reminiscences

Congress stalwart Subarna Shumshere rescinded his armed revolt against king Mahendra’s 1960 ‘coup’ and launched his first ‘national reconciliation’ campaign which saw more political participants into Mahendra’s panchayat system. An outcry among the original grass roots for proper evaluation of workers who felt superseded by the new entrants prompted Mahendra’s …

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Army launches in-house campaign

By Our Reporter At a time when corruption and nepotism have eaten the essence of many government organisations, Nepal Army has launched a campaign to eliminate such evils within the institution. The drive aims to increase public trust and all respective offices have been directed in this regard, said the …

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180 M. allotted to purchase luxury vehicles for the President

Kathmandu, 18 November: The government has decided to purchase luxury vehicles for the President through the Nepal Army, reports Annapurna Post daily. The Army has planned to procure 8 vehicles for the use of the President, including vehicles used for escorting the President’s travel. As problem was appeared in the …

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Indian labours to harvest rice

Kathmandu, 18 November: This is the rice processing season in Jhapa. In southern part of the highway, Indian labours have come to harvest rice. From Katihar, Kishangunj in Bihar and Malda and Islampur in West Bangal, labours have arrived in Jhapa to harvest rice. In Mechinagar area alone, there are …

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India constructing road in Nepali soil

Kathmandu, 18 November: India is constructing road in Nepali soil without taking permission from the Nepali authorities. India is constructing motorable road from Tambaku to Thingbheer Fed in Byas Rural Municipality in Darchula. According to Sajan Bista, representative of the construction company, India is constructing Bariyaghat-Lakhanpur-Lipulekh road to supply logistics …

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Yogi Aadityanath to attend Bibaha-Panchami ceremony in Janakpur

Kathmandu, 17 November: Yogi Aadityanath, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, will be attending the Ram-Janaki Bibaha-Panchami ceremony to be held on 12 December, reports Kantipur daily. Aadityanath and Indian railway minister Suresh Prabhu will jointly inaugurate the newly constructed Jayanagar-Janakpur-Kurta section of the broad gaze railway constructed by India. People’s …

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