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Myagdi benefitting from domestic tourism boom

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Myagdi / Oct 5: Number of domestic tourists visiting Mustang via Myagdi has increased remarkably this festive season. Flow of tourists to Myagdi and Mustang started increasing from the second day of Tika i.e. 11th day of the 15-day Dashain festival. Around 300 domestic tourists are coming to Mustang every day via Beni-Jomsom road section, […]


Reminiscing Karnali River Adventure

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Manohar D Shrestha / Kathmandu: Years ago I had watched a movie called “Deliverance”, starring yesteryear’s he-man Burt Reynolds about a fun-filled, adrenaline packed, adventurous river trip of a few friends that ends up in tragedy. The story of the movie was eerily surreal. A few years later, we were invited for a trip to […]


ANFA announces squad for fourth AFC Asian cup qualification match

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Kathmandu / Oct 4: The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced the national squad to play the fourth match under the AFC Asian Cup qualification against Tajikistan. Nepali football team’s main coach Gyotoku Koji announced the names of players in the team on Wednesday for the match to be held in Tajikistan on coming […]


Nepal, Oman establish bilateral consultation mechanism

Nepal-Oman

Kathmandu / Sept. 28: Nepal and the Sultanate of Oman have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on establishing a bilateral consultation mechanism between their Ministries of Foreign Affairs. The MoU was signed at Muscat, the capital of Oman today on the occasion of the official visit of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to the […]


NHRC offices to remain open during festival holidays

NHRC

Kathmandu / Sept. 26: The central, regional and sub-regional offices of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) shall remain open during Dashain, Tihar and Chhath holidays as well. The NHRC said that its offices would remain open from 11 am to 2 pm during festival holidays. Issuing a press statement today, NHRC Spokesperson Mohana Ansari […]


Bill on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management endorsed

Parliament Building

Kathmandu / Sept. 25: The meeting of today of Legislature-Parliament has unanimously endorsed the Bill on Disaster Reduction and Management-2074 BS. Minister for Home Affairs, Janardan Sharma, had presented the proposal seeking the approval of the Bill at the parliament. Prior to it, on a clause-wise discussion on the Bill had taken place where CPN-UML’s […]


Muluki Ain (Civil Code) Bill passed

Parliament Building

Kathmandu / Sept. 25: A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today passed the Muluki Ain (Civil Code) Bill, 2074 BS. Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Yagya Bahadur Thapa had presented a proposal before the parliament seeking passage of the bill. The bill includes a provision on the division of property. Earlier, the parliament had […]


PM urges UN to increase Nepali quota for high-level posts in UN missions

Sher Bahadur Deuwa

Kathmandu / Sept. 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has made an official request with the United Nations to increase the Nepali participation in higher ranks of UN peacekeeping operations based on the number of Nepal Army deployed in the UN missions. PM made such request during his visit with the United Nations Secretary-General António […]


Financial irregularities reported in Budigandaki hydro power: PAC Chairman Upadhyaya

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Kathmandu / Sept. 22: The Public Account Committee Chairman Dor Prasad Upadhyaya has said the concerned authorities involved in the financial irregularities of Budigandaki hydro power should be booked as per the existing laws. Speaking at an interaction programme in the Capital on Friday, PAC Chairman Upadhyaya lamented that the former Energy Minister Janardan Sharma […]


Crackdown on festive drink-driving launched

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Kathmandu / Sept. 20 : With the festive season around the corner, police have launched a crackdown on drunk drivers. Police Commissioner AIG Jaya Bahadur Chand said cops, both in uniform and civvies equipped with breathalysers, were deployed in all transits to Kathmandu Valley, including Nagdhunga, Pharping, Jagati and Mudkhu, to catch any one driving […]




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