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Reconstruction of historic nine-storey palace underway

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Kathmandu / Aug. 15: The reconstruction work of the historic nine-storey palace at the Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square has been launched after two years of the massive earthquake in 2015. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara and the visiting Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of […]


High-level committee formed to provide relief to agro sector

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Kathmandu / Aug. 13: The Agriculture Development Ministry has formed a high-level committee to provide immediate relief after carrying out study of losses incurred by the agro sector in the recent flood and landslide following incessant rainfall. An emergency meeting of chiefs of bodies concerned under the chairmanship of Minister Ram Krishna Yadav took the […]


Context: International Youth Day— Creativity of youths must be acknowledged: Bishwokarma

Youths

Kathmandu / Aug. 12: Minister for Supplies Min Bahadur Bishwokarma on Saturday said that the country has failed to recognise creativity of youths. “World changes so far have been made possible with their dedication and creativity,” said Minister Bishwakarma inaugurating the three-day National Youth Conference 2017 in the Capital. The government would introduce a programme […]


Supreme Court orders to release Chudamani Sharma

Supreme Court

Kathmandu / Aug. 11: Supreme Court on Friday ordered the police administration to release corruption accused Chudamani Sharma on a general date. Responding a writ filed in the apex court seeking his immediate release a bench of justices comprising Deepak Raj Joshi, Deepak Kumar Karki, Kedar Prasad Chalise, Sharada Prasad Ghimire and Anil Kumar Sinha […]


Parliamentary committee directs govt to end Dr KC’s fast-unto-death

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Kathmandu / Aug. 10: Parliament’s Social Justice and Human Rights Committee has directed the government to end Dr Govinda KC’s fast-unto-death by fulfilling his demands. Health Minister Girirajmani Pokharel and Education Minister Gopalman Shrestha were present in the meeting of the parliamentary committee held today. Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Shrestha said that the […]


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Manohar Shresth / Kathmandu: It was already dark when I was cruising in a taxi from the international airport to my hotel in downtown Sydney. After a long non-stop flight from Bangkok, I was a little impatient to get to my hotel room for a good night rest as I had to be up early in […]


H1N1 virus kills 10, infects 381: Pokharel

Swine Flu

Kathmandu / Aug. 09: Minister for Health Giriraj Mani Pokharel informed that 10 persons have succumbed to pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm 09 and 381 have been infected so far. Addressing the Legislature-Parliament meeting today, Minister Pokharel said a doctor who was infected with this seasonal flu has already recovered and the virus has not yet taken […]


RPP withdraws support to government: Thapa

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Kathmandu / Aug. 08: Rastriya Prajatantra Party today has withdrawn its support to the Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government blaming the government for its apathy to address the Madhes issue. A meeting of the party’s central committee took the decision to roll back its support to the government for its ignorance to the RPP […]


AWRC directs govt to measure quality of dairy products

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Kathmandu / Aug. 6: The Agriculture and Water Resources Committee (AWRC) under the Legislature-Parliament has directed the government to measure quality of milk and dairy products being produced and distributed across the country including Kathmandu valley at the earliest and take action against those found producing or distributing substandard dairy products. The committee’s meeting today […]


Gold worth Rs 30 billion imported annually

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Kathmandu / Aug. 5: Nepal imports gold worth Rs 30 billion annually, according to Kathmandu Gold Silver Dealers Association KGSDA. The Association, in its 15th annual general meeting held here today, also shared that the trade of gold and trade contributes Rs 9 billion to country’s national exchequer. Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) mayor Bidya Sundar […]




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