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China to reconstruct buildings, bridges

Kathmandu, 10 September: Krishna Bahadur Mahara, speaker, House of Representatives, who is in Lhasa,  and Luosang Jiangcun, chairman of the People’s Congress of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), China jointly launched the reconstruction project of the Consulate General of Nepal buildings in Lhasa and also the reconstruction project of the …

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Omprakash Sharma approved to become the CJ

Kathmandu, 10 September: The Parliamentary Special Hearing Committee meeting held today has approved Omprakash Mishra as the chief justice of the Supreme Court. Committee member Surendra Pandey informed that Mishra’s name has been approved by the committee. Now, the government can appoint Mishra as the new chief justice. Mishra, attending …

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CoAS Gen Purnachandra Thapa commands Nepal Army

Kathmandu, 9 September: President Vidya Bhandari conferred insignia and administered oath of office to new Chief of Army Staff Gen Purnachandra Thapa amidst a function organised at the President’s Office this morning. Vice President Nandabahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, among others were present at the oath taking ceremony. …

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Helicopter crashed, six dead, one survives

Kathmandu, 8 September: The missing helicopter of the High Altitude Air flying to Kathmandu from Gotkha missing since this morning found crashed in Satyabati Forest in Dhading district. According to Pratapbabu Tiwari, spokesman, Tribhuvan International Airport, six boarded in the helicopter have been dead and one is injured. Altogether seven …

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Nepal not to participate in BIMSTEC Military Exercise

Kathmandu, 8 September: Nepal is not going to participate in the BIMSTEC Military Exercise to be held in India, reports Annapurna Post daily. As controversy was surfaced at home on participation of Nepal, PM KP Sharma Oli has given instruction to the Nepal Army for not taking part at the …

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Nepal and China finalize protocol on trade and transit

Kathmandu, 8 September: Nepal and China finalised the much-hyped protocol of Nepal-China Transit and Transportation Agreement on Thursday, 7 September, ending the country’s sole dependence on Indian ports for overseas trade, reports Annapurna Post vernacular daily. China has given access in all her seaports to Nepal. The two-day long third …

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Bangladesh to purchase electricity from Upper Karnali

Kathmandu, 8 September: Bangladesh is to buy electricity produced from Upper Karnali. The recently held cabinet meeting of Bangladesh has decided to buy 500 MW energy produced by Indian company GMR from Upper Karnali, reports Ratopati news portal. Nashrul Hamid, state minister for Electricity, Energy and Mining informed the decision …

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Missing helicopter located in Dhading

Kathmandu, 8 September: The Altitude Airlines owned helicopter flying to Kathmandu from Gorkha, which had gone out of contact, is located in Dhading. The missing helicopter is located near Batshala Middle High School in Sattyabati Rural Municipality, according to the District Police Dhading, reports Onlinekhabar news portal. The helicopter with …

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China agrees to provide transit route to Nepal

Kathmandu, 7 September: Both Nepal and China have agreed on the protocol of the Nepal-China Transit Agreement, according to Onlinekhabar news portal. The third consultancy meeting held in Kathmandu from Wednesday has become ready to finalize the draft of the protocol. Along with endorsement of the transit agreement, Nepal’s dependency …

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Former Queen inaugurates school building in Gorkha

Kathmandu, 7 September: Former Queen Komal Rajya Laxmi Shah, patron of the Himani Trust, has inaugurated newly constructed building for Sree Bhawani Middle School in Palungtar, Gorkha on Thursday, 6 September. Himani Trust and the Japanese Buddhist Organisation have jointly built the school building at the cost of 49.5 million …

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