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Israel willing to open training center

Kathmandu, 1 May:  The State of Israel has shown keen interest in opening an agricultural training center in Nepal for the better output and modernization of agriculture.  “Bee keeping, horticulture and vegetable farming are the areas of our priority, we want to work in partnership with Nepal and assist in …

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Medical education bill in offing

Kathmandu, 1 May:  Naya Patrika daily of today has reported that after the expiry of the Medical Education Ordinance that President Bidya Devi Bhandari issued around two months ago, the government has issued the same ordinance again without any amendment. However, it is planning to replace the law with a …

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Gas extraction in capital

Kathmandu, 30 April: Whereas the drilling of  natural gas well is still under experiment, the government has taken initiatives to kick start the second phase of gas extraction in Kathmandu Valley, again in Teku, reports Online Khabar. According to Prithvi Lal Shrestha, Chief at the Natural Gas Division under the …

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‘Communist forces behind NC’s defeat’

Kathmandu, 30 April:The main opposition party Nepali Congress (CWC)concludes its Central Working Committee meeting on Sunday after holding discussions on the party’s humiliating performance in last year local, provincial and federal elections. The meeting has concluded that the entire party, including its CWC, and the alliance formation between major communist …

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Warning of support withdrawal

Kathmandu, 30 April:The  two major Madhesh-centric parties—Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal—have warned of withdrawing support extended to the government if the government fails to address their legitimate demands of constitution amendment , reports Rajdhani daily. To seek the support from these parties, the ruling coalition involving CPN-UML …

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New security bill in offing

Kathmandu, 30 April:The government is all set to table a new bill on the federal security arrangements reflecting the new political and administrative structure of the country, according to Annapurna Post daily. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held last week endorsed the bill prepared by the Ministry of …

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Phewa encroachment

Kathmandu, 30 April: Concluding that many illegal structures have been built on the shores of Phewa Laka in Pokhara, the Supreme Court has ordered the government to remove such structures at the earliest, reports Kantipur daily. A division bench of justices Om Prakash Mishra and Sapana Malla Pradhan handed down …

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‘Modi is not friend of Nepal’

Kathandu, 30 April:Communist Party of Nepal (Mashal) a small communist party in the country that has been consistently raising voices against the newly adopted federal system says the Nepal government should not welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he is not a friend of Nepal. The statement of veteran …

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NTV misued to cover up corruption

Kathmandu, 30 April: The state –owned and operated Nepal Television (NTV) is acting unprofessionally to serve the petty interests of individuals including the commissioners of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA). According to Sanghu vernacular weekly, the top management of NTV are found instructing their subordinate staffs …

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Melamchi work resumes

Kathmandu, 30 April: The construction works of Melemachi Drinking Water Project has resumed after the halting of three weeks. The contractor of the project had stopped construction works citing financial crunch. The contractor was compelled to resume works after it could not resist pressure from all stake holders. People’s News …

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