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A gift for China captured

Kathmandu, 29 April: A male rhino to be gifted to China has been captured from the Chitwan National Park on Saturday evening, reports Kantipur daily. “We in the beginning had a plan to capture a female rhino, which was aborted however due to unfavorable environment. The approximately two-year-old rhino was …

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STC defies directives

Kathmandu, 29 April: The Ministry of Health is taking a tough step against the Surya Tobacco Company, which is avoiding implementation of the anti-tobacco directives. The Ministry will take action against the Company for flouting the directives, said Minister of State for Health Padma Aryal. “Despite repeated calls, the Company …

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Nepal welcomes Inter-Korean Summit

Kathmandu, 27April : The Government of Nepal has welcomed the 2018 Inter-Korean Summit at Peace House in Panmunjeom and the issuance of Declaration following the Summit, Issuing a press statement on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, “Nepal believes that it is a significant step forward towards normalizing their …

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Largest solar power project starts

Kathmandu, 27 April: Construction of a solar project has started at Trishuli in Nuwakot. The 25-megawatt project is estimated to cost approximately Rs 4 billion to be funded by the government, and the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA). According to NEA, the World Bank Group will also provide concessional loan. Its completion …

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Norway and Germany built school and handedover 

Kathmandu, 27 April: German Ambassador  Roland Schaefer and Norwegian Ambaasador  Lasse Bjørn Johannessen  jointly inaugurated and handed over to the Government of Nepal  a new school building of Komin Shyame Wangphel Secondary School in Syafrubesi of Rasuwa. This school, completely damaged by the 2015 earthquake, has now been rebuilt with …

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Commission to grill ex-IGP

Kathmandu, 27 April: The Special Enquiry Commission constituted to probe the smuggling of 33.5 Kilogram gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport last year, is all set to grill former Inspector General of Police Prakash Aryal, reports Nayapatrika daily. Ex-IGP Aryal is allegedly reported to have involved in smuggling.  People’s News …

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‘Sentiment of cadres must be addressed’

Kathmandu, 27 April: Nepal Communist Party (Maoist Center) leader Top Bahadur Rayamaji has underscored on addressing the sentiment of grass-root level party cadres before taking any concrete decision before the announcement of party unification. In an interview with Online Khabar, a news portal, leader Rayamaji has laid emphasis on intensive …

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Nepal closely monitoring Modi

Kathmandu, 27 April: High ranking officials of Nepal government, members of civil society, academia and intellectuals including the serving and retired diplomats are closely observing Indian Prime Minister’s China sojourn. According to Kantipur daily, officials at the China and India Desk of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and diplomats posted at Beijing …

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Bhutanese refugees push for resolution

Kathmandu, 27 April: A delegation of the Bhutanese refugees has met with Nepal Government officials seeking a resolution to the long-standing problems faced by the refugees. They met with the officials at the concerned ministry and the representatives of the political parties and drew their attention towards the refugees’ issues, …

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Two vie for NC VP

Kathmandu, 27April: Two leaders of Nepali Congress—Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar and Gopal Man Shrestha—have applied for a position of party Vice President, reports Gorkhapatra daily. They demanded the position at on-going Central Working Committee meeting on election review that is underway since March 23. Speaking at the meeting, Gachchhadar claimed he is …

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