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Kathmanduites face troubles during BIMSTEC Summit

By Our Reporter Although the government managed to host the 4th BIMSTEC Summit successfully, denizens had to face ordeals for at least five days due to disturbance in the traffic system in the Kathmandu Valley. Vehicles remained off the road from Wednesday (August 29) to Sunday (September 1) almost throughout …

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Nepal-Sri Lanka ink two deals

By Our Reporter Nepal and Sri Lanka signed two agreements during the two-day goodwill visit of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to Nepal on Septemeber 1-2. President Sirisena concluded his two-day bilateral, goodwill visit to Nepal on Sunday. At the invitation of President Bidya Devi Bhandari President Sirisena was on …

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Sri Lankan President visits SAARC headquarters

By Our Reporter Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, visited the SAARC headquarters on 2 September. The President was accompanied by his entourage and the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Nepal. To commemorate his visit to the Secretariat, the President planted a tree in its …

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PM’s instruction to mark Constitution Day as a common festival

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the upcoming Constitution Day should be marked as a national day to show respect to the nation’s struggle and contributions made by the countrymen. Speaking at a meeting organised by the Constitution Day Main Organising Committee at the Ministry …

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Is Pappu Construction above the government?

By Our Reporter Pappu Construction has now become a notorious construction company of Nepal. The company owned by Hari Narayan Prasad Rauniyar, a lawmaker of the Federal Parliament, has earned a bad name for not completing any project in time and for the poor quality construction works as a number …

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Elitism diagnosis

Whether we want to believe it or not, realistic appraisals of contemporary Nepal must accept the existence of a new political elite in Nepal. This political elite is nowhere near the traditional elites unless we factor in their casteist base. But even this is not adequate. Even this casteist base …

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Heritage Sites in Kathmandu become free wi-fi zones

By Our Reporter The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) turned various heritage sites and public places of Kathmandu, including Hanumandhoka, Durbar Square, Pashupatinath area, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Bauddhanath Stupa, Balajupark and Sankhapark into free-wi-fi zones. These sites were made free wi-fi zones from Sunday. The KMC launched the free wi-fi service as …

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International Women Entrepreneurs Summit-2018 concludes

By Our Reporter A three-day International Women Entrepreneurs Summit-2018 concluded here on Wednesday. Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun inaugurated the summit organised by the South Asia Women Development Forum (SAWDF) with the theme, “Equality Begins with Economic Empowerment” on Monday. The summit hosted with the aims to promote business opportunities …

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Dharahara to be constructed

Kathmandu, 3 September: Finally, Dharahara, demolished from the devastating earthquake, will be constructed. After cancellation of the bid proposal for eighth times, finally, the Reconstruction Authority has assigned construction company to reconstruct the demolished Dharahara on 2 September. The Authority has rewarded GIETC/Raman JV for the construction. It had submitted …

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Government calls doctors for talk

Kathmandu, 3 September: The government has called medical doctors in agitation for talks. Surendra Kumar Yadav, State Minister for Health has called medical doctors in agitation for talks today. Medical practitioners are in agitation demanding amendment on the Muliki Criminal Code. The Doctors’ Association has stated that it will not …

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