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Low capital expenditure riles development partners

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Kathmandu / June 21: The government, Nepal’s development partners and economists have expressed serious concern over the low capital expenditure that is limited to just 25 per cent when 24 days are left for the current fiscal year to come to an end. Lack of seriousness in implementing the projects and failure to immediately resolve […]


KMC to dole out Rs 2.225 m to 32 wards each

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Kathmandu / Jun 20:The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to disburse Rs 2.225 million to 32 wards each. The budget will be provided by the end of current fiscal year. A meeting of the municipal executive of the KMC held on Tuesday decided to dole out the budget to the concerned units to set […]


Health insurance programme launched in Bhaktapur

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Bhaktapur / Jun 20: Health Insurance Programme under the social health security has started in Bhaktapur. A family of five members signing up for the programme by paying Rs 2, 500 in advance annually can claim up to Rs 50,000 worth of medical treatment per year, said executive director of the Social Health Security Development […]


Seventh National Fine Arts Expo kicks off

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Kathmandu / Jun 19:Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education, Gopalman Shrestha has said that role of artists and artisans is significant to human knowledge and to spread light of education in the society. Inaugurating the Seventh National Fine Arts Exhibition organised by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts here today, DPM Shrestha said that every […]


18-member team chosen for U-19 ICC World Cup Qualification

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Kathmandu / Jun 19: Nepal has selected an 18-member cricket team to play the Under-19 ICC World Cup Cricket Qualifier to be held in Singapore. A three-member team comprising ICC- Asia Chief Development Officer Venkatapathi Raju, Nepali Cricket team main coach Jagat Tamata and U-19 national cricket team coach Binod Das finalised the players to […]


No compromise on the issue of defaming the country’s nationality: Chair Oli

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Kathmandu / Jun 18: CPN-UML Chairman, KP Sharma Oli, has said that there could be no compromise on the matters that defame the country’s nationality and sovereignty. At a program organized at the CPN-UML Headquarters at Dhumbarahi today, Chairman Oli said that the UML is a nationalist party taking the country ahead on the basis […]


Traffic resumes along Narayanghat-Munglin road section

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Kathmandu / Jun 18: Vehicular movement along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section has resumed after 11 hours. The road section was blocked by a landslide at Kali Khola at around 2 am on Sunday. The debris has been removed with excavators and loaders resuming traffic along the road section.


Nepal, Côte d’Ivoire establish diplomatic relations

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Kathmandu / Jun 17: Nepal and Côte d’Ivoire (formerly Ivory Coast) have established formal bilateral diplomatic relations today, according to Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, New York. The number of countries with which Nepal has established diplomatic relations has now reached 146, making 75 percent of the United Nations member States. Ambassador […]


NC to ace in second phase local poll: Leader Thapa; ‘Local poll will trigger development wave in villages’

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Panchthar / Jun 17: Nepali Congress youth leader Gagan Thapa has expressed his confidence that the NC would emerge a number one party in the second phase of local election slated to take place on June 28. Speaking at a programme organized by the NC, Panchthar Chapter at Jor Pokhari in Hilihang in Panchthar district […]


Govt gives permission to 30 promoters for solar system installation

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Kathmandu / Jun 16: The government has given permission to 30 promoters for survey with a goal of installing 180 MW solar energy system. The government has given special emphasis on development and expansion of solar energy in recent period with the target of forwarding mixed energy system installation task. In this connection, it has […]




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