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Omani DPM says Nepal carries strategic importance

Hom Karki 26 Sep 08:02 PM

Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister Sayyid Fahad bin Mahmood Al-Said has said that Nepal has high strategic value and suggested visiting Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to reap benefit out of the development of its two giant neighbours India and China.Read Full Story »

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1.9 million people leave Kathmandu Valley in 20 days for Dashain

26 Sep 06:17 PM

So far 190 thousand people have left for their homes for Dashain celebrations.Read Full Story »

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Agitating doctors to continue protest throughout Dashain

Post Report 26 Sep 05:43 PM

Nepal Medical Association (NMA) has renewed its warning to continue its protest programmes including halting of all forms of medical services except emergency ones from all hospitals across the country citing the government’s failure to make any concrete decision to address the demands of agitating doctors.Read Full Story »

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NC wins Chairman, SSFN secured Vice Chair post in Baragadhi Rural Municipality

Post Report 26 Sep 02:25 PM

Nepali Congress candidate Devdutta Bachad has been elected Chairman and Sanghiya Samajwadi Forum Nepal candidate Laxmi Raya has been elected vice chairperson of Baragadhi Rural Municipality in Bara district.Read Full Story »

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Black marketeers getting impunity due to lack of proper law: Minister Mandal

Post Report 26 Sep 02:06 PM

Minister for Supplies Shiva Kumar Mandal has said that the black marketeers are getting impunity due to lack of proper law to take action against them.Read Full Story »

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Update: Kavre jeep accident death toll reaches 7

Post Report 26 Sep 01:56 PM

At least seven persons died and a child sustained critical injuries when a Bolero Jeep they were travelling in met with an accident at Shikharambote in Roshi Rural Municipality-3 of Kavrepalanchok on Tuesday.Read Full Story »

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Dahal to contest elections from Chitwan-3

Post Report 26 Sep 12:07 PM

CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he would contest the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections from Chitwan-3.Read Full Story »

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Post Report 26 Sep 11:48 AM

At least 38 persons have been injured in two separate accidents in Bardiya and Ramechhap on Tuesday.Read Full Story »

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Sudip Kaini 26 Sep 10:20 AM

Khagendra Ranabhat of Nepal Army claimed the title of Liglige Daud as athletes from the departmental teams swept the top three positions on Monday.Read Full Story »

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ADB provides $150m in loan for urban dev

Post Report 26 Sep 10:02 AM

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) is providing a $150 million loan to improve urban service delivery and infrastructure in eight municipalities in southern Nepal. The project will enhance the resilience of municipalities, where over 1.5 million people live, says a statement issued by the Manila-based multilateral lender.Read Full Story »

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Sealed stores in Durbarmarg reopen

Post Report 26 Sep 09:57 AM

The nine branded stores on Durbarmarg that were sealed by the Ministry of Supplies on the charge of overpricing have reopened for business after 20 days. They have been allowed to resume operations without facing any legal action under direct orders from Supplies Minister Shiva Kumar Mandal.Read Full Story »

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NRB staff launch protest

Post Report 26 Sep 09:57 AM

Employees of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central bank, have launched a protest after the board of directors allegedly amended the compulsory retirement policy, paving the way for staff to work even after they complete 30 years of service.Read Full Story »

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Chitwan’s Chepang eagerly looking forward to festival

Post Report 26 Sep 09:18 AM

The Chepang community inhabiting the rugged ridges of the Mahabharat mountain range in Chitwan are upbeat about the upcoming Dashain festival. Despite being one of the most impoverished people in the country, the Chepang families here are not letting their financial trouble dampen the festival spirit. Read Full Story »

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Chandan Kumar Mandal 26 Sep 09:14 AM

The number of Nepalis returning home from abroad has increased of late, largely because of the festive season.Read Full Story »

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Dashain preparations

26 Sep 09:14 AM

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26 Sep 09:13 AM

A person died and another sustained critical injuries after a bike they were riding on met with an accident at Belbari Municipality-11 of Morang district along the East-West Highway on Tuesday.Read Full Story »

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House endorses disaster risk management bill

Tika R Pradhan 26 Sep 09:02 AM

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Rs4.25b estimated cost of federal legislature

Post Report 26 Sep 08:58 AM

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Post Report 26 Sep 08:57 AM

The government on Monday registered a bill related to the service, facilities, remuneration and conditions of province governors in the Parliament Secretariat.Read Full Story »

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Govt asked to scrap Budhi Gandaki deal with Chinese firm

Sanjeev Giri 26 Sep 08:57 AM

Nearly four months after the government signed a contract agreement for the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project with the China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC), a joint meeting of the Agriculture and Water Resources Committee and Finance Committee of Parliament on Monday directed the government to scrap the decision.Read Full Story »

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Post Report 26 Sep 08:40 AM

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Monday reached Muscat, the capital of Oman, on his way home after participating in the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.Read Full Story »

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Post Report 26 Sep 08:40 AM

Taking the cue from the third phase of local level polls, the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) has decided to forge electoral alliance with parties that could amend the statute.Read Full Story »

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DoFE introduces eye-scan technology to issue work permits

Post Report 26 Sep 08:38 AM

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Sajha adds Bungamati-Budhanilkantha route

Post Report 26 Sep 08:36 AM

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Looking out

Sujeev Shakya 26 Sep 08:28 AM

It is the last week of September and as Nepal prepares for month long festivities, New York is abuzz with heads of governments from around the world who are converging in the annual guthi to discuss how to make the world a better place.Read Full Story »

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Between a rock and a hard place

Birendra P Mishra 26 Sep 08:28 AM

The third phase of local level elections in Province 2 was completed peacefully on September 18, 2017 with the participation of the Rastriya Janta Party Nepal (RJPN). The election was held for 136 units in place of the 127 that was determined earlier. The counting of votes is in progress and results are coming in.Read Full Story »

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26 Sep 08:15 AM

A photo of a group of children working at a quarry in Bholanath, Sylhet published in this newspaper yesterday paints a sordid picture of child labour in our country. More than 500 children are engaged in hazardous tasks in dangerous conditions. The children are, unsurprisingly, out of school.Read Full Story »

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Parties raise concern about similar election symbols

Prithvi Man Shrestha 26 Sep 08:06 AM

An umbrella and an umbrella inside a circle. A plough inside a circle and a plough inside a rectangle. And there are different combinations of a sickle, a hammer and a star. Read Full Story »

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Patients bear brunt of docs’ strike

Manish Gautam 26 Sep 08:06 AM

Hundreds of thousands of patients across the country were deprived of health services for the fourth consecutive day on Monday due to an ongoing strike by doctors who are protesting against a government plan to introduce a new law that aims to “rein in negligent medical practitioners”. Read Full Story »

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Dr KC launches 12th hunger strike

Post Report 26 Sep 08:06 AM

Dr Govinda KC began his 12th hunger strike on Monday, warning against passing the Health Profession Education (HPE) Bill with the provisions that favour a handful of institutions backed by some political party members. Read Full Story »

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PM Deuba’s Oman visit: 11 Omani ministers to welcome PM Deuba

Hom Karki 25 Sep 06:07 PM

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who recently attended the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, US, is making a four-day official visit to Sultanate of Oman before returning home.Read Full Story »

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Govt, NMA talks inconclusive; docs to continue protest

Post Report 25 Sep 05:03 PM

The talks between government officials and representatives of agitating Nepal Medical Association (NMA) held at Health Ministry in Kathmandu on Monday ended inconclusively.Read Full Story »

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25 Sep 04:08 PM

Beni-Jomsom road that had remained obstructed for the past six days by a dry landslide has resumed from Monday. The road links the mountainous district Mustang.Read Full Story »

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