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Writ filed against public vacancy ad

Kathmandu, 11 June: A writ had been filed at the Supreme Court calling for an order to cancel the advertisement called by the Public Service Commission for various vacant posts in the local level. Advocate Bikash Kumar Thakur has filed the writ by naming the central office of the Commission …

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State 1 allocates Rs 8 million for Dengu

Kathmandu, 11 June: Chief Minister of Province No 1 Sherdhan Rai has shared the State government had already allocated Rs 5 million for the free treatment of dengu patients in Dharan of Sunsari district while additional Rs 3 million will be allocated for its prevention. CM Rai, responding to the …

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America active in Mustang

Kathmandu, 11 June: U.S. Ambassador Randy W. Berry and Provincial Parliament Member Mahendra Bahadur Thakali inaugurated the restoration of the 16th century Dzong Chode Shedup Choepel Ling Gompa—or Dzong Monastery—at Dzong Village in Mustang.  Through the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), the U.S. Embassy contributed $100,000 out of the …

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Aani under money laundering investigation

Kathmandu, 11 June: Nepali singer and Buddhist Aani Chhoing Dolma is under the investigation on money laundering after she received money without source. The Nepal Rastra Bank has suspended her account and started investigation as Aani was failed to produce the source of money she has received. However, the Prime …

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Aani’s bank account blocked, property under investigation

Kathmandu, 11 June: Singer Aani Chhoying Dolma’s bank account has been blocked and investigation into her property initiated on suspicion of amassing undisclosed source of wealth. Department of Money Laundering Investigation and Financial Unit of Nepal Rastra Bank has started investigation in to her property as she received millions of …

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Schools encroach forest land

Kathmandu, 11 June:Over 10,000 hectares of forest land has been encroached upon in the district of Kapilvastu. The Forest Division Office in Kapilvastu said various schools, organizations, individuals, temples and schools have encroached upon the forest land for various purposes over the last one and a half decades. Until 2001, …

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AIIB approves US $90 million for Nepal

Kathmandu, 11 June: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan of up to US $ 90 million for the 216 MW Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project, which is being developed by a Korean joint venture company. The approval was made by the board of directors of AIIB on …

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Parliamentary committee directs to scrap notice

Kathmandu, 11 June: The parliamentary and State Affairs and Good Governance Committee  has directed the Government to scrap the public notice published by the Federal Public Service Commission to hire 9,161 civil servants at 515 local levels, stating the process was against the spirit of the constitution. According to Kantipur …

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China allows entrance to Tibet

Kathmandu, 11 June: The Chinese authorities have allowed the residents of Humla to cross into Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) after a repeated request by Government of Nepal. The people of Humla were barred from entering into TAR after an incident of murdering a Tibetan woman in which a Nepali’s involvement …

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Govt. defies directives in ambassadorial announcement

Kathmandu, 10 June. The Government has defied the Ambassadorial Recommendation Directives  endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs  and recommended names of four persons from non-diplomatic background, According to Kantipur daily, in the Cabinet meeting held on Thursday, Prime Minister Khagda Oli read out the names of ambassadors to be …

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