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Police firing in Pokhara

Kathmandu, 12 June :Police in Pokhara of Kaski district opened fire to nab a drug peddling suspect on Wednesday afternoon.Police arrested Govinda Thapa after the incident. According to Onlinekhabar, Thapa has sustained injuries in his leg and he is undergoing treatment at West Regional Hospital in Pokhara, according to police. …

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Regional consultation workshop kicks off in capital

Kathmandu, 12 Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Amjad Hussain B. Sial, addressed the inaugural session of the regional consultation workshop on gender sensitive value chain in South Asia, in Kathmandu, this morning. The workshop was organized by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United …

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Prachanda’s love for family, relatives

Kathmandu, 12 June: Former Maoist activists want to see Prachanda as the patron of all the party workers. Contradictorily on such a wish of the party workers, Prachanda has not been able to play such a role. One son-in-law is the office secretary to the Speaker, another son-in-law is office …

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The US moving towards armed competition: Dev Gurung

By Our Reporter Dev Gurung, MP and deputy leader of the Parliamentarian Party, NCP, has said that the Pentagon statement issued on 1 June on Nepal Army’s participation in the Indo-Pacific Strategy is serious and objectionable. In the Pentagon statement it is stated that the Nepal Army is to participate …

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Former King’s birthday to be observed

By Our Reporter A civic committee has been constituted to observe former King Gyanendra’s 73rd birthday on 23 Asar. The Main Civic Committee chaired by Dwarikaman Singh Pradhan has decided to organize different programmes for three days on the occasion of the former King’s auspicious birthday. Co-chairmen in the birthday …

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Japan assists water supply project in Pokhara

By Our Reporter Japan has extended 4.834 billion rupees worth grant assistance to the Nepal government for the implementation of the Project for Improvement of Water Supply in Pokhara (Kaski) under Japan’s Official Development Assistance. Bina Magar, Minister for Water Supply, laid the foundation stone of the project amidst a …

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New protest programmes against Media Bill

Kathmandu, 12 June:The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has unveiled third-phase of protest demanding withdrawal of the controversial Media Council Bill from parliament. Accusing the government of not listening to the concerns of journalists, FNJ announced the protest that includes whistle march, lantern march, cartoon exhibition and signature collection campaign …

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Nepal and Mauritius ink labour agreement

Kathmandu, 12 June:Nepal has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with African country Republic of Mauritius on a labour agreement on Tuesday. The MoU was signed in Geneva on the sidelines of ILO centenary celebrations. Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista and Mauritian Minister for Labour, Industrial Relations, …

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Ex-UN official commits heinous crime

Kathmandu, 12 June: Kavre District Court on Monday convicted former senior United Nations official Peter Dalglish of sexually assaulting children in Nepal. The court, however, is yet to pronounce sentence on the Canadian national. According to media reports, the verdict was issued after interrogation of the accused and the victims …

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