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RPP hands over memorandum

By Our Reporter Rastraya Prajatantra Party (RPP) chaired by Kamal Thapa has handed over a 22-point memorandum to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on 19 February. Accordingly, in every district and all the provinces, the copy of the memorandum has been handed over to the chief district officer and chief …

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Kami Rita Sherpa to climb Mt Everest for 25th time

By Our Reporter Kami Rita Sherpa, the veteran mountaineer, who grew up in the shadow of Mount Everest, has already reached atop the highest peak a record 22 times. However, his thirst to climb the highest peak has not yet been quenched. He had unveiled his dream to put his …

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Democracy at work

The entertainment industry and social media came to focus this week when an entertaining song lampooning the current system became viral. What was equally entertaining was the use of the social media in angry response that led to the singer dropping the song from his page while the incident became …

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BRI conference to be held in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, 17 February: The second conference of the Belt and Road International Transportation Alliance (BRITA), comprise of 33 nations from the globe is going to be held from 25 to 27 February in Kathmandu. The first conference was held in Beijing. BRITA’s board members NASHA Foundation and Nepal Automobiles Association …

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Tamasa in “new Nepal”

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Our leaders of the day are entertaining to all of us with their funny performance. Word slips After the statement on Venezuela by Pushpkamal Dahal Prachanda, American ambassador Randy Berry called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli the other day. It is learnt that Oli had …

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One year of Oli government: No sign of prosperity

By Our Reporter The present government led by KP Sharma Oli of the Communist Party of Nepal is marking its first anniversary tomorrow (Friday). Prime Minister Oli, ministers of his cabinet, a few leaders of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) and the media close to the party and …

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Government announces PMEP

By Our Reporter The government announced the ‘Prime Minister Employment Programme’ (PMEP) on Wednesday. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the ambitious programme to provide employment to all citizens aged 18 to 59 years in the country for at least 100 days a year. The PMEP aims at improving living …

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Will investment summit be successful?

By Our Economic Analyst The government is preparing for organizing investment summit in Nepal. However, economic observers question that how far the summit will be effective. As in the past also, Nepal had hosted similar summits in Kathmandu but such summits could not attract foreign direct investment. The World Bank …

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Venezuela issue causes rift in the ruling CPN

By Our Reporter The ruling Communist Party of Nepal has been in a difficult situation after the immature statement issued by one of its chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Venezuela issue. Dahal had issued the statement when Prime Minister Oli was in Switzerland prompting the US government to seek explanation …

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Video campaign against nuclear arms

By Our Reporter International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the wider International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement have launched a global video campaign. The video campaign launched on Monday aimed at drawing further attention of the public …

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