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Fierce clash between police and locals leave one dead

Kathmandu, 30 June: A demonstrator has been killed and another seriously injured when police opened fire on an agitating mob in Sarlahi. According to sarlahi District Police Office, the incident took place when the police opened fire to chase the demonstrators who were blocking the East-West Highway.Dewan Mahato, 27, a …

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Bhim Rawal vehemently condemns government

Kathmandu, 30 June: Standing Committee Member of Communist Party of Nepal Bhim Rawal has condemned the government’s decision to contribute Rs 1 billion for the popular Indian award International Indian Film Academy Award (IIFA). Rawal has also expressed his strong disapproval of the decision made by Kathmandu Metropolitan City to …

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Billions of rupees spent in junkets

Kathmandu, 30 June:The Federal Government has  spent more than Rs 2.5 billion for visits of various officials inside the country and abroad in a span of 10 months in the current fiscal year. Data of the Office of the Auditor General reveal that the government’s spending in visits exceeded the …

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University defies rules

Kathmandu, 30 June: Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) has begun constructing a building in a land in Hetaunda Sub-Metropolitan City-10 of Makawanpur district without acquiring an approval for the building design. Further, the land is disputed as Tribhuvan University has been claiming ownership over the land and a case in …

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Federal Capital stinking, spread of deadly diseases feared

Kathmandu, 30 June: Municipal authorities have failed to dispose garbage from the Kathmandu Valley for past five days as locals of Sisdole in Nuwakot district, where the capital’s dumping site lies, launched a protest and barred the garbage trucks putting forth various demands. The Federal Capital has now started stinking …

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Four workers die in septic tank

Kathmandu, 30 June: All mainstream news media  of today have reported that four workers suffocated to death while constructing a septic tank in Sunbarsi municipality of Morang district in eastern Nepal on Saturday. One of their colleagues, however, survived the danger, according to the District Police Office.Police have informed that …

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Oli’s controversial decision, one billion to promote Indian films

Kathmandu, 29 June: Owing to so much engagements  of the President,  the National Film Award Ceremony  has not taken place  since three years  but the Khadga Oli-led Government has  expressed its readiness to host Indian Film Award (IIFA) in Kathmandu and spend Rs one billion on it. According to Kantipur …

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Fifty tea factories shut down

Kathmandu, 29 June: Tea factories in Suryodaya Municipality of Ilam district have stopped operations in protest against the work procedure brought into effect by municipal authorities. About 50 factories associated with the Suryodays Tea Producers Association ceased operations citing that green leaves were not supplied to them in line with …

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Apex Court questions on doling out huge amount to MPs

Kathmandu, 29 June:The Supreme Court (SC) has asked the government the reasons for allocating Rs 60 million to federal lawmakers. Conducting the first hearing on the writ petition filed by advocate Paras Mani Bhattarai, the constitutional bench led by Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumsher Rana on Friday has ordered the …

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Tension between Oli and Prachand heightening

Kathmandu, 29 June: The growing tensions between the ruling Nepal Communist Party Co-chairmen Khagda Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal has heightened as Dahal meets opposition leader Sher Bahadur Duba and discusses about the current political situation and toppling Oli-led government. A close aide to  Deuba told People’s Review that both …

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