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Parliamentary committee calls for cancellation of NEA solar power deal

Parliament Building

Ramesh Lamsal / Kathmandu: The Public Account Committee of the Legislature-Parliament has issued directives to Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to scrap the contract for the 25-megawatt solar power system. A meeting of the committee today directed the NEA to cancel the contract, saying the contract process itself was of mala fide intention. The NEA, the […]


If trend of Nepalis going abroad continues, it will cost Nepal dear

Labor, Foreign Employment

Biratnagar / July 31: Stakeholders have opined that if the current trend of Nepali youths going abroad for overseas employment continues for more than 10 years, it will have a negative impact on the social, economic and cultural aspects of the country. National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), which is giving attention to the human rights […]


Lawmakers demand immediate distribution of grant to quake survivors

Parliament Building

Kathmandu / July 30: Lawmakers have demanded no more delay in distribution of grants to earthquake survivors for house re-construction. During the zero and special hour in today’s meeting of the Legislature-Parliament, they drew the attention of the government saying tens of thousands of households have not yet received the housing grant even 27 months […]


NEA to discontinue power supply to some areas of Kathmandu valley

NEA

Kathmandu / July 28: Residents of Kathmandu who have been enjoying uninterrupted power supply since some months will face power outages again as Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is set to discontinue power supply to some areas of Kathmandu valley and other parts of the country, citing regular repair and the expansion and construction of transmission […]


Rauniyar, Poudel bag Education Journalism Award

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Kathmandu / July 27: The Education Journalism Award is being conferred on Nagarik daily journalist Ruby Rauniyar and editor at edukhabar.com news portal, Shreedhar Poudel, for this year. Shikshyalaya and Ajako Awaj Media are jointly giving the award which carries a purse of Rs 5,000. During a press meet organized here today, Chairman of National […]


Government committed to update bills: Home Minister Sharma

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Kathmandu / July 26: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has said after the formulation of necessary policy, the security force was doing exercise to access to the place of landslide and floods within 30 minutes of the disaster. During a meeting of the State Affairs Committee under the Legislature-Parliament Wednesday, Home Minister Sharma said, “Government has […]


Home Minister serious over the incidents of floods and VAW

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Kathmandu / July 24: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has expressed serious concern over the rising rate of floods and landslides, and as well as the repeated incidents of violence against women in the country. Taking time from the speaker at the Legislature-Parliament meeting on Monday, he said the government’s serious attention was drawn towards the […]


400 KV transmission line construction halted in Saptari

Electricity

Saptari / July 21: Construction of a transmission tower for 400 kilovolt transmission line has been halted for the past six months due to the failure of concerned authorities to make the room for the same. Forest along the project site is yet to be cleared which falls under the responsibility of the District Forest […]


PM designates Secretary, Joint Secretary at KUKL Board

KUKL

Kathmandu / July 21: In a bid to boost the effectiveness and efficiency of Kathmandu Khanepani Upatyaka Limited (KUKL), the sole body responsible to supply drinking water and regulate it, the government has decided to designate Secretary and Joint Secretary in the KUKL Board from the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. Prime Minister Sher […]


Afghanistan crush Nepal after batting collapse

Nepali U 19 Cricket Players

Kathmandu / July 20: Afghanistan inflicted a heavy 141-run defeat upon Nepal to continue their unbeaten streak in the ICC U-19 World Cup Divison 1 Asia Qualifier match in Singapore on Thursday. Nepal’s batting once again collapsed and the team could only manage 49 runs chasing 191 runs for victory. Pawan Sarraf was the only […]




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