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Five people detained

Kathmandu, 1 May : Five people have been arrested on the charge of mistreating a Nepali female migrant worker in Muscat of Oman. They were arrested with the help of Nepali Embassy in Oman. Nineteen-year-old Ram Kumari (name changed) of Butwal-13 was subject to their ill treatment at Mabela on …

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Dhaka­-Kathmandu bus service

Kathmandu, 1 May:  Two buses transporting delegates of Bangladesh, India and Nepal arrived in Kathmadu last Friday. The journey had begun from Bangladeshi capital Dhaka which reached Kolkata of India and voyaged towards Nepal. In a move to boost tourism, promote people-to-people contact and enhance trade and commerce between Bangladesh, …

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Modi’s Nepal pilgrimage

Kathmandu, 1 May:  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi  is directly landing in Janakpur from Patna of India for his two-day  visit to Nepal, says a senior minister. According to Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa, the Indian Prime Minister would board a helicopter from Patna and land in Janakpur …

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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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