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Nepal good friend of India:Deuba, India ready to support Nepal’s development: Modi; Nepal-India deal on eight agreements


New Delhi / Aug. 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is currently on a five-day state visit of India, said that Nepal is not only a neighbour but also a good friend of India. Speaking at a joint press conference held following formal bilateral talks and dialogue with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at […]

Two inter-country transmission lines inaugurated; additional 100 MW to be imported; PM Deuba invites Indian PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Arun third


Kathmandu / Aug. 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a state visit to India, and his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi has jointly inaugurated Raksaul-Parwanipur and Kusha-Kataiya inter-country transmission lines. The two important inter-country transmission lines were inaugurated at the Haidarabad House in the Indian capital city, New Delhi, on Thursday. […]

Those completing 18 years on August 21 eligible to vote; RJPN to participate in elections

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Aug. 24: The Election Commission (EC) has said that those who have completed eighteen years on August 21 and registered their names in the biometric voters list would be eligible to vote in the coming elections of the house of representatives and of the provincial assembly. A meeting chaired by Chief Election Commissioner […]

External Affairs Minister Swaraj welcomes PM Deuba in India; NC senior leader Nidhi assigned Acting President of party

PM in India

Kathmandu / Aug. 23: Indian External Minister Sushma Swaraj has received Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. Nepal’s Ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay, Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri had reached the airport to welcome Deuba. Deuba has flown to India today, leading a 48-member deligation, on a five-day […]

Jumla women celebrate Teej against Chhaupadi

Jumla Teej

DB Buda, Jumla / Aug. 23: Bimala Rawat, a resident of Tila -1, Jumla danced gracefully on the occasion of Teej last year on a recorded song. Although her dance had rhythm, it didn’t relate to the song by any means. However, there was a crowd present to witness her dance. She acknowledged the lack […]

Power supply resumes after two weeks in Gulmi


Gulmi / Aug. 23: The power supply that had been disrupted after a landslide for the past two weeks in Bamitaksar of Musikot Municipality in Gulmi district has resumed since this morning. The power supply was disrupted after the landslide swept away the canal of 125 KW hydropower project. More than 800 households in the […]

12 from NC, 3 from NLF sworn in as state ministers


Kathmandu / Aug. 22:Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has administered oath of office and secrecy to newly elected 15 state ministers. Prime Minister Deuba administered oath of office and secrecy to 12 state ministers from Nepali Congress and three from Nepal Loktantrik Forum (NLF) at a special ceremony held in Singha Durbar on Tuesday. Those […]

Third phase of local elections on stipulated date: CEC Yadav

Chief Election Commissioner

Kathmandu / Aug. 22:The Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that the third phase of local level elections in province number 2 will be held on September 18 at any cost. EC has made all the necessary arrangement to hold local level elections on stipulated date, CEC Yadav said while speaking at an […]

Migrants preferring formal channels to send money home

Labor, Foreign Employment

Kathmandu / Aug. 22:Some 88 per cent of migrant workers in Nepal have said that they preferred to use formal channels, mainly money transfer services or bank transfers, to remit money. Likewise, it has also been revealed that remittance receiving households spent less of the money on consumption than previously thought, and that more migrants […]

FNJ elections conclude

FNJ Office

Kathmandu / Aug. 21: Voting for the new leadership of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has concluded. The voting started at 10 am today ended at 4 pm. Of the total 1,508 voters, a total of 1,449 votes were cast in the elections, said the Election Committee Coordinator Chiranjivi Khanal. The vote counting will […]

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