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HRC vows to amend NHRC bill

Kathmandu, 25 May: The Human Rights Committee (HRC) of the Federal Parliament has vowed to revise the draft bill aimed at amending the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Act-2012. Following widespread criticism the parliamentary the committee on Friday announced that it would revise the bill in close coordination and consultation …

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Trade imbalance alarmingly high

Kathmandu, 25 May: Import of luxurious commodities and dependency on others for agricultural products, the imbalance of trade has reached alarmingly high. The trade imbalance has exerted pressure on balance of payment further weakening country’s economy. In the past 10 months, Nepal has witnessed trade imbalance to the tune of …

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Oli and Prachanda fearing revolt in NCP

Kathmandu, 24 May: Though it has already been two weeks since top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party reportedly finalised a list of 147 leaders to include in the party’s politburo, the party has not declared the committee yet. It seems two chairpersons of the party–KP Sharma Oli and …

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China constructs academic building

Kathmandu, 24 May: The Chinese government has completed the reconstruction of Durbar High School, the first public school of Nepal, in 10 months. The historical building was destroyed by the 2015 April earthquake. China had begun reconstruction in August last year. In response to a query,  the ambassador informed that …

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Meaning of Modi’s re-election and Nepal

Kathmandu, 24 May: The gallent and nationalist Nepalis have been closely watching the poll results that Modi is again ruling the rooster in India for the second consecutive term. All the broadsheet dailies  including Kantipur and The Kathmandu Post have reported that the landslide win for Modi, who ran on …

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Ansari arrested with fake bank notes

Kathmandu, 24 May: Police have Friday arrested notorious smuggling suspect Yunus Ansari in possession of fake Indian banknotes, reports onlinekhabar.com. The son of former minister Salim Miya Anasari and the operator of National Television, Ansari had served a jail sentence for his involvement in illegal banknote transactions and drug dealing …

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God of Rains! Bhoto Jatra on June 9

Kathmandu, 24 May: The day for the display of Rato Machhindranath’s bhoto (jewel studded vest), this year has been fixed for coming June 9. Rato Machhindranath is the god of rains and good harvest. ‘A team of four astrologers belonging to Joshi community fixed coming June 9 as the auspicious …

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Probe commission on protection of public property

Kathmandu, 24 May: The government has formed a high level commission under the chairmanship of Mohan Raman Bhattarai to probe the government, public and guthi lands. The four-member commission was formed in the wake of the reports that the public, government and guthi lands from various parts of the country …

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BRI is not a debt trap, tool to get out of the trap of no development

Kathmandu, 23 May: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, has stated that her government’s flagship international cooperation project, Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will not put Nepal and any other country in any debt trap. Talking to a select group of journalists at her residence this morning the envoy said, …

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Unilever running Indian industries by closing down Nepali industries

Kathmandu, 23 May: Indian joint-venture Unilever Ltd is closing down Nepali subsidiary industries by establishing new industries with total Indian investment. Annapurna Post vernacular daily has reported that the Unilever Ltd in Hetauda Industrial Area has already shut down two subsidiary industries out of three. Ganga Soap Industry and Unique …

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