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Japan supports reconstruction of two hospitals

By Our Reporter Japan supported reconstruction works of the Paropakar Maternity & Women’s Hospital and Bir Hospital have been completed and handed over to the Ministry of Health and Population amidst a function last week. The new building of the Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital was inaugurated by Prime Minister …

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NCP likely to abandon Madan Bhandari’s ideology

By Our Reporter The ruling Nepal Communist Party is likely to abandon the ideology propounded by the late Madan Bhandari. Although a few leaders, including Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokhrel has been openly stating the party should take the people’s multiparty democracy propounded by late Bhandari as the party’s guiding …

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Parliament endorses budget

By Our Reporter The Federal Parliament has endorsed the Appropriation Bill of the fiscal year 2019/20 with majority votes. Minister for Finance Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada had tabled the bill for its endorsement in the House of Representatives seeking its approval. The endorsement of the bill on Tuesday opened the path …

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NA withdraws controversial Guthi Bill

By Our Reporter The Guthi Bill-2019 that had pushed the government into unexpected crisis, was unanimously withdrawn from the National Assembly meeting on Tuesday. Minister for Land Management Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Padma Kumari Aryal tabled a proposal to withdraw the bill. The bill has drawn severe criticism from several …

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Chained Resham Chaudhary in Bir

By Our Reporter The government which has drawn public flak for the Guthi Bill, Media Council Bill and killing of Kumar Paudel has also been criticised for chaining up lawmaker Resham Chaudhary in hospital. When a photo showing chained Chaudhary receiving treatment at Bir Hospital was made public, the government …

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US tightens visa process

By Our Reporter The US has tightened the process to grant visa to almost all foreigners, including Nepalis. The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. It’s a vast expansion of the Trump administration’s …

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Tribute to Prabhakar S Rana

By Our reporter Pravakar Shumsher Rana, Chairman Emeritus of the Soaltee Crowne Plaza, passed away last Thursday, 30 June, while undergoing treatment at a rehabilitation center in New York, USA. Rana, 84, a pioneer in hotel and tourism industry in the country, had undergone an unsuccessful back-bone surgery last year …

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Japan supports construction of public toilet, facilities

By Our Reporter Ambassador of Japan Masamichi Saigo handed over a public toilet and other facilities constructed at the premises of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Complex, Satdobato, Lalitpur. Karma Tsering Sherpa, President, ANFA, was also present at the ceremony. Japan provided financial assistance of USD 71,581.00, to the …

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