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KMC turning tough

Kathmandu, 6 May: Kathmandu Municipal Corporation (KMC) has apprehended seven people for haphazard pasting of posters. They were taken under control from various parts of the city including Bagbazaar, Putalisadak, New Road, Bijuli Bazaar and Teenkune, according to KMC municipal DSP Bishnu Joshi. They were arrested while pasting posters in …

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Chinese engineers visit Nepal for railway construction

Kathmandu, 6 May: The high-ranking Chinese officials and engineers from China Railway are all set to visit Nepal to reassess and conduct feasibility study of constructing railway from Kerung to Kathmandu. In series of discussions held between high officials from Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Management of Nepal and …

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MBL’s branch-less banking service in Ghandruk

Kathmandu, 6 May: Machhapuchre Bank Ltd (MBL) has launched branchless banking service in Ghandruk, Ward No 10, Annapurna Rural Municipality in Kaski District. Until now, including the new branchless banking service, there are 19 such banking service centers in operation by the Bank in remote villages. Clients can open account, …

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Transport entrepreneurs facing stern action

Kathmandu, 6 May: A day after the Federation of Nepali National Transport Entrepreneurs imposed a public transport strike, the government on Saturday arrested its President among some other key leaders on the charge of blocking essential services. According to Nagarik daily, police arrested President Yogendra Nath Karmacharya, Senior Vice-President Bijaya Bahadur …

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MPs to enjoy immunity

Kathmandu, 6 May: As an all-party panel in the House of Representatives has finalised the draft of the House of Representatives Regulations, it has been proposed that lawmakers do not get suspended from their position even if they are accused of criminal cases and sent to judicial custody. All print …

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Transport entrepreneurs surrender; end strike

Kathmandu, 5 May: After the government came up aggressively against the transport entrepreneurs’ public transportation strike on Friday, the transport entrepreneurs have called off the ongoing strike. According to today’s dailies, coordinator of the joint movement main committee of the transport entrepreneurs, Yogendranath Karmacharya has issued a statement urging all …

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Former King acquires information about Dr Upendra Devkota’s health

Kathmandu, 5 May: Former King Gyanendra has acquired information about senior neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota’s health condition. Former King Gyanendra has made a phone call to Dr Devkota, who is undergoing treatment at the Neuro Hospital Bansbari, Kathmandu, according to Ghatana Ra Bichar online portal on 4 May. King Gyanendra …

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Former royal family’s gathering at Trisaara Restaurant

Kathmandu, 5 May: Former Royal Family members gathered at the Trisara Restaurant in King’s Way Thursday evening. Around 35 Royal Family members and relatives had spent 3 hours at the Restaurant, reports Online Khabar news portal. Grand daughter of the former King was absent at the gathering. Currently, she is …

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Tatopani Dry Port within a year

Kathmandu, 4 May: The Tatopani Dry Port will come into operation within a year. According to an agreement inked between the Nepal government and Chinese side in Kathmandu, reconstruction of the dry port will be completed by 30 April, 2019, agencies report. As the Chinese side has taken initiative for …

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SC orders to investigate on Water Front Resort

Kathmandu, 4 May: The Supreme Court has ordered to carry out investigation on construction of Water Front Resort in Phewa Lake by tourism entrepreneur Karna Sakya in Pokhara. The joint bench of SC justices Om Prakash Mishra and Sapana Malla have asked the government to constitute a probe committee represented …

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