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NC CWC meeting resuming today

The Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the Nepali Congress is to restart today to review the party's recent elections results. According to the party central party office, in today's session, central members who have not put their views in previous sessions will speak. The meeting that had begun on March 23 was postponed, following the demise of party

by RSS | Today, 11:42 AM
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CM Poudel stresses on qualitative and competitive education

Chief Minister of Province-3 Dormani Poudel has said that the federal government should support for the development of competitive and qualitative education that could compete in international arena. Speaking in a programme organized at Manahri Rural Municiplity-6 Sunachuri based National Secondary School here today, CM Poudel opined for freeing the education from political influence.

by RSS | Apr 20
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Government will be severe against corruption and monopoly: Home Minister

Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa 'Badal', said the government has launched stern steps against corruption and monopoly. Minister Thapa made the remark after laying the foundation stone for construction of a police station at Jutpani area of Kalika municipality in eastern Chitwan on Wednesday evening.

by RSS | Apr 19
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Astrologers honour journalists

South Asian Astro – Federation has honored Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Vice President, Dilip Thapa Magar. On the occasion of the Federation's 16th Anniversary held on Wednesday, chetana.com's Editor Ram Kumar Chhetri and Himal Television's correspondent Manita Pokharel were also honored. They were honored in recognition for their contribution in social transformation. Likewise, FNJ's former President Laxmi Baral

by RSS | Apr 19
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Province-1 CM Rai hands over houses

Province No. 1's Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai has reiterated that the provincial government would give special attention to controlling the Budhiganga River through short-term and long-term plans. The Budhiganga River that flows between Itahari Sub-metropolitan City and Sundarharaincha Municipality has been causing widespread damage to life and property every year during monsoon as the river braks its banks and enters

by RSS | Apr 18
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106 people rescued in nine months from Nepal-India border

A total of 106 persons have been rescued from Jhulaghat of Nepal-India border in the first nine months of the current fiscal year. Border Police Post, Jhulaghat, said that the number of boy children is highest among the rescued ones. Sub-Inspector of border Police Post Chakradev Pandey said 56 minor boys, 25 teens, nine males, six teen girls, five minor

by RSS | Apr 18
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Nepal and Bangladesh to sign energy pact: Benefits for both

The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources, and Irrigation is under the process of signing a memorandum of understanding with Bangladesh. This signing is to ultimately strengthen energy cooperation between Nepal and Bangladesh. The SAARC meeting had all the SAARC members agree on 'SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation' in 2013. Nepal and Bangladesh are to come together via this agreement. 

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Government to revoke hydropower licenses if construction is delayed

The government of Nepal will soon be canceling the licenses of hydropower projects that don't start construction activities. But this is only for projects that are scheduled to start their construction.  The government is fixated on revoking any licenses for hydropower construction that don't start under schedule, states the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources, and Irrigation. 

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Authoritarianism has already started in the country, says NC president

Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has alleged the government of starting authoritarianism in the country. Talking to journalists at Bharatpur Airport today, the leader of the main opposition party said the government was working in an arbitrary way. "It seems the government is trying to work in a monopolistic manner. Authoritarianism has already started. Arbitrariness has increased," he said.

by RSS | Apr 16
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FNJ issues Rara Declaration-2075

A gathering of district Presidents of Karnali Province of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) concluded at Rara of Mugu district by issuing Rara Declaration-2075 BS. The gathering started with the beginning of 'Karnali-Rara Tourism Year 2075' organised by Karnali Province demanded to make government communications policy journalist and media-friendly.

by RSS | Apr 16
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SC begins daily press meet

The Supreme Court (SC) has started the event of daily press meet from Sunday. Organising the press meet on Sunday, the SC said that it has settled more than 8,000 cases in nine months of the current fiscal year. SC Spokesperson Narayan Prasad Panthi said that a total of 8,324 cases have been cleared from 16 July, 2017 to April

by RSS | Apr 16
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NAST codes 60 types of plants

Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) has coded 60 types of plants scientifically. The coding started in 2012. One can get information about a plant that is coded from anywhere in the world, through the internet, said NAST's scientist Ram Chandra Poudel. Until some years ago, the coding could not progress as expected due to various reasons.

by RSS | Apr 12
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3.9 million rupees for inaugurating Karnali Tourism Year

The Karnali provincial government has endorsed a budget of Rs. 3.9 million for the inaugural programme of the Rara Karnali Tourism Year 2075. The fourth meeting of the cabinet held in Birendranagar allocated the amount for management and technical preparations for the event.

by RSS | Apr 12
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Insignia presented to newly appointed IGPs

Inspector General of Nepal Police Sarbendra Khanal and IG of Armed Police Force Sailendra Khanal received their respective IG Insignia today. At a function held at the Ministry of Home Affairs this morning, Home Secretary Prem Kumar Rai presented the badge to the two newly appointed IGPs. Both the IGs will assume office from today itself.

by RSS | Apr 12
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Int'l conference on human rights stands strong against impunity

The International conference on 'Identifying Challenges, Assessing Progress, moving Forward: Addressing Impunity and Realizing Human Rights in South Asia' hosted by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) concluded here on Wednesday. The conference has stressed on the implementation of the UN Charters, Universal Declaration on Human Rights, international laws on economic, social and cultural rights and all international treaties

by RSS | Apr 12
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Feasibility study of waterway begins next month: Minister Mahaseth

Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth said feasibility study of the waterway would begin next month. During an interaction organized by Reporters' Club Nepal here Tuesday, Minister Mahaseth wondered why Prime Minister's view on ship was taken so lightly. Nepal's dream to have waterway would be materialized, he argued.

by RSS | Apr 11
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Special court gives clean cheat to Parshuram Basnet

The Special Court has acquitted Parshuram Basnet on the case of amassing property through money laundering. A bench headed by Court Chair Baburam Regmi and comprising members Ratna Bahadur Bagchand and Narayan Prasad Pokhrel Sunday gave him the clean cheat, according to Court Spokesperson Nagendrakeshari Pokhrel. His wife Anju Singh Basnet facing the charge along

by RSS | Apr 09
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CIAA's effective role sought in stopping institutional corruption

Local people's representatives here have urged the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to be more proactive in preventing corruption taking place at the offices related to development and construction from being institutionalized. Speaking in a programme jointly organized by the CIAA, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, and the Ministry of General Administration

by RSS | Apr 09
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Govt accused of negligence in Kasthamandap reconstruction

The Kasthamandap Reconstruction Campaign has said the government was indifferent towards the reconstruction of the historic Kasthamandap. Kasthamandap is enlisted in the list of World Heritage Sites. It was constructed in the 7th century. The heritage was damaged by the April 25, 2015 earthquake. Its reconstruction has not yet started.

by RSS | Apr 09
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PM Oli and Modi lay foundation of petroleum pipeline project

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Saturday jointly laid the foundation stone for the construction of a petroleum pipeline. PM Oli is currently on a three-day state visit to India. The foundation laying took place at a special ceremony held at the Hyderabad House.

by InHeadline | Apr 07