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Historical linkages between Lumbini and Takshila discussed

By Our Reporter The Pakistan Embassy in collaboration with the Center for Advanced Studies in South Asia (CASSA) organized a seminar on the topic “Lumbini and Takshila: Conceptualizing the Concept” on Monday. During the Seminar, participants discussed deep historical linkages between the archeological sites in Lumbini (Nepal) and Taxila (Pakistan). …

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Budget endorsed with majority

Kathmandu, 25June:  The budget for the fiscal year 2076/77 has been endorsed by the House of Representatives (HoR). It has been endorsed with majority. The Government had presented a budget of Rs 1.532 trillion for the fiscal year 2076/77 on May 29.According to it,  Rs 957.10 billion (62%) for recurrent …

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Govt.in search of partner for Nepal Airlines

Kathmandu, 25June: The Government has stated that it is looking for a reliable business partner and loan to operate the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) smoothly. Responding to questions in the House of Representatives today Finance Minister admitted that the national flag carrier has become a white elephant and a burden. …

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Strike badly affects life

Kathmandu, 25 June:A nationwide general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’-led Nepal Communist Party has  badly affected life throughout the country. The working class as well as daily wage earners are affected the worst. The outlawed Maoist outfit   called a strike today to protest the killing of its Sarlahi …

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CIAA’s sheer negligence

Kathmandu, 25 June: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA)  officials still haven’t found the original files and various other documents concerning Gobindra Raj Joshi case. According to Rajdhani daily, after the Supreme Court warned of action against CIAA officials for not submitting the documents related to …

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Extreme noise pollution in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, 25 June: A latest report by Environment Statistics of Nepal 2019 has revealed that the capital city is over polluted by noise. Noise pollution is increasing at an alarming rate with the pollution limits exceeding in most of the places in Kathmandu valley. According to the areas that are …

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Army’s chopper for political purpose

Kathmandu, 25 June: Nepal Army’s choppers are being misused by the Nepal Communist Party leaders. According to Naya Patrika daily, the Chief Minister of Karnali Province Mahindra Bahadur Shahi and Social Development Minister Dal Rawal used Nepal Army’s helicopter to attend party’s political programmes in Humla and Kalikot  district on …

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Cable TV Operators delude viewers, halt broadcast

Kathmandu, 25 June: Cable television operators have duped the viewers by halting the broadcast of foreign channels despite advance payment from the subscribers. Almost all print media have raised grave concern over the cessation  of broadcast of international  TV channels in a protest against the Advertisement Bill that seeks to …

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Lawmakers call for dismantling Laxmanpur dam

Kathmandu, 24 June:  speaking in the ‘zero hour’ of the meeting of the House of Representatives today, lawmakers have demanded for dismantling Laxmanpur dam constructed by India. Purna Kumari Subedi demanded that the government construct a concrete dam on the Raptiriver, saying 10,000 bighs land on Nepal side in Banke …

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Poudel was involved in crime: IGP

Kathmandu, 24 June: Inspector General of Police Sarbendra Khanal has claimed that Sarlahi in-charge of rebellious Netra Bikram Chand -led CPN Kumar Paudel was also involved in other criminal activities. Speaking in the meeting of State Affairs and Good Governance Committee of the parliament on Monday, he added that Paudel …

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