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Bird flu kills one Nepali

Kathmandu, 2 May: A youth of Kavre district has succumb to bird flu in Nepal. According to Ministry of Health and Population, a 21 year old was killed by H5N1 virus. The ministry issuing a press statement has stated that this is the first case in the history of Nepal …

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Boon BRI

Kathmandu, 2 May: As Nepal has become a party to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the state visit paid by the Head of the State in this connection, has been portrayed as a boon to Nepal in some section of Nepali media. The main article in the op-ed …

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Media back up NHRC’s autonomy

Kathmandu, 2 May: The main stream media of Nepal have stood by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) opposing the unlawful move taken by the arrogant government of two-third majority. The blatant attempts to curtail the rights of the constitutional human rights watchdog has drawn flak. The editorials in The Himalayan …

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Nepal-Oman signing a deal

Kathmandu, 2 May: Nepal and Oman are all set to finalize the draft of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a bilateral agreement paving the way for recruitment of Nepali workers. According to the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Omani officials are visiting Nepal within a week to …

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TJA amendment unlikely

Kathmandu, 2 May: The Transitional Justice Act (TJA) is unlikely to be amended in the budget session scheduled to commence from tomorrow. The government has been consistently ignoring the demonstration by conflict victims and human rights defenders demanding amendment to the TJA in line with the Supreme Court’s verdicts. People’s …

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Seven important protocols signed with northern neighbour

By Our Reporter Nepal has finally overcome the situation to depend with only India for access to the sea, thanks to the signing of the protocol to implement the Transit and Transport Agreement with China in the presence of the presidents of both the countries on Monday. Before signing the …

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KMC bulldozes illegally built sheds of Khulla Manch

By Our Reporter The KMC demolished the sheds illegally built in Khulla Manch in the public pressure. The demolition was carried out in the presence of KMC Mayor Bidhya Sundar Shakya and Chief District Officer (CDO) Ram Prasad Acharya on Saturday. A contractor company had erected the illegal structure and …

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PM tells bureaucrats to change mindset

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has asked the planners and bureaucracy to change their mind set to have high ambition in development. While speaking at the full meeting of the National Planning Commission (NPC) at the Singh Durbar, he said, “Our mind set is our speed breaker. …

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Contractors say they receive constant death threats

By Our Reporter Contractors across the country have sought government help for their security after they were continuously being threatened of their lives and property for the last couple of months. They said that they were getting calls from unknown numbers “We are repeatedly getting calls from unknown numbers and …

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Government discouraging e-vehicles

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated five electrically run buses, but these buses are dumped in the garage. A corrupt bureaucracy and indecision of PM Oli himself are responsible for not operating these buses in the roads of Kathmandu. The fact is that the then secretary Krishna …

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