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Gold price soaring

Kathmandu, 21 June: Gold price has soared to an all time high of Rs 64000 per tola in the domestic market.According to Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association, price of gold increased by Rs 1000 per tola in the domestic market yesterday. People’s News Monitoring Service

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Disciplinary action on 183 NC leaders

Kathmandu, 21 June: The Disciplinary Committee of Nepali Congress (NC) has taken action against 183 party leaders and activists for becoming rebel candidates and proposing and seconding them against the official candidates in various elections held in 2017. According to NC , the committee instructed 25 district committees to remove …

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Wechat and Alipay apply for operation

Kathmandu, 20 June: Digital payment platforms Wechat and Alipay have applied with the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to legally operate in Nepal. According to the Foreign Exchange Department of NRB, the two companies have sought permission for legal operation in Nepal. The NRB earlier had issued a public notice stating …

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Nepal Army and Chinese PLA ink a pact

Kathmandu,2o June: Chief of Army Staff, Purna Chandra Thapa, who is currently on an official visit to China, paid a courtesy call on member of the Central Military Commission of China, Li Zuocheng, at the headquarters of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in Beijing on Wednesday. On the occasion, a protocol …

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Biplav’s cadre killed, five high profile leaders arrested

Kathmandu, 20 June:Police and leaders and cadres of the banned Maoist party led by Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’ had a deadly clash in Lalbandi of Sarlahi district  toay. In  exchange of fire, the district in-charge of the party  was killed. According to police, the rebellious party cadres had launched an …

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Hyatt Hotel reluctant to operate

Kathmandu, 20 June: Hyatt Hotel that was dragged into  controversy of public land encroachment a couple of months ago  is still shut though its protesting staff have already withdrawn their strike. The hotel administration had shut the hotel last week owing to the staff’s strike. The staffers, however, announced the …

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Agitators demand resignation of three ministers

Kathmandu, 20 June: The struggle committee against the controversial guthi bill has demanded resignation of three ministers. Issuing a statement  after the  grand success of the massive demonstration at Maitighar on  Wednesday, the committee has called for resignation of Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, Minister for Communication and Information Technology …

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Syringe attack on young girls

Kathmandu, 20 June:  Four  young girls have been attacked in the capital by sharp objects in the past 45 days. The girls have puncture marks in their torso . These marks are left by a sharp needle like object. Doctors have assumed that the mark is made from a syringe. …

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TU’s tarnished image, marred by gold medal trade and corruption

Kathmandu, 20 June: Tribhuvan University better known by the acronym  TU,- the premier institute of higher studies and a center for academic excellence once has now transformed into a place of corruption and intellectual bankruptcy. According to Naya Patrika daily,  the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) …

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Congress mounts pressure to withdraw Media Council Bill

Kathmandu, 20 June: With the government announcing withdrawal of the Guthi Bill from parliament, the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has stepped up pressure to withdraw other controversial bills including the Media Council Bill. Speaking at the House of Representative on Wednesday, NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba said that the …

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