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Vice President underscores Govt-private sector partnership for energy sector

Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has asserted that forging partnership between government and private sector was essential to develop and promote the energy sector of the country. Inaugurating the second Himalayan Hydro Expo here today, Vice-President Pun pointed out the need to reforms at policy level and make the energy policy relevant to the changing times. Stating that the

by RSS | Jan 18
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Peoples' aspiration for development on rise: PM Oli

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the expectations of the people to accelerate development projects were on rise with the political stability. Taking questions from MPs in the question-answer session that has started for the first time in line with the provision of the Parliament Regulations in the meeting of the House of Representatives today

by RSS | Jan 18
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Proposed ambassadors Adhikari and Dhakal's names approved

The Parliamentary Hearing Committee under the House of Representatives today has endorsed the names of two proposed ambassadors. Today's meeting of the Committee chaired by its president Laxman Lal Karna unanimously approved the name of Deepak Adhikari, proposed ambassador to France and proposed ambassador to Thailand Ganesh Prasad Dhakal. Adhikari and Dhakal are currently serving as Joint-Secretary

by RSS | Jan 17
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Nepal's constitution is one of the best, Prachanda says

Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that Constitution of Nepal has provisions that have empowered the citizens. At a programme in Bagmati Rural Municipality in Makawanpur district on Wednesday, the former prime minister claimed that ours is one of the best constitutions in the world.

by RSS | Jan 17
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Hetauda gears up to receive President Bhandari

Makawanpurgadhi Rural Municipality in Hetauda is all set to welcome President Bidya Devi Bhandari on January 24. Organizing a press meet here today, Rural Municipality Chairperson Bidur Humagain shared that all preparations had been completed to receive President Bhandari for the ‘victory celebrations’ as a chief guest. Humagain was of confidence that the event would be grand

by RSS | Jan 17
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NC leader Joshi flays beating incident

Nepali Congress central committee member Nabindra Raj Joshi has demanded that the Province-2 government immediately make public the reality behind the province government minister for economic affairs’ beating the ministry’s secretary. Joshi made this demand while addressing a news conference organized by Nepal Press Union Dhanusha Chapter here today.

by RSS | Jan 16
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GP Koirala's era marks beginning of modernisation: leader Mahat

Nepali Congress leader and former Finance Minister Dr Ramsharan Mahat said the period of former Prime Minister the late Girija Prasad Koirala marked the beginning of modernisation in Nepal. During the party cadres’ meeting at Birendranagar, the capital of Karnali province today, leader Mahat claimed it is the NC, especially party former President and Prime Minister Koirala (who served

by RSS | Jan 16
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Identity cannot be had at mercy: NCP Chair Dahal

Former Prime Minister and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has asserted that any member of the indigenous nationalities community could not get their identity at mercy. At a Lhosar celebration organized by Li:La Phang (Ghale Samaj) Central Committee at Dhadingbesi in Dhading today, leader Dahal assured that he will make utmost effort

by RSS | Jan 16
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Govt in process of building 'safe' nation: PM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the government is in the process of building a 'safe' nation. In a message issued today morning on the occasion of the '21st National Earthquake Safety Day', he said "We are into a campaign to construct safe housing, school buildings and settlements. We will build all structures that are earthquake resilient."

by RSS | Jan 16
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Visiting Chinese delegation calls on leader Khanal

A visiting delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) today called on Nepal Communist Party (NCP)'s senior leader and former Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal. During the meeting took place at Khanal's residence at local Dallu, both sides discussed the matters relating to the country's latest political developments and the relations existing between Nepal's communist parties

by RSS | Jan 15
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Federal parliament ready for policy reform of tourism sector: Speaker

Parliament Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has expressed his full support for bringing the required legal reforms for the development of the tourism sector. Addressing a programme organized on the occasion of the 52nd annual general meeting of Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) here today, he said the tourism sector has made a significant contribution

by RSS | Jan 15
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Media should exert pressure on govt.: NC President Deuba

Former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the media persons to exert pressure on government for the action against the criminals, saying criminal activities like murder and rape are on rise in the country. At a news conference organised by Nepal Press Union here today

by RSS | Jan 14
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Historical job done to establish province, Chief Minister says

Chief Minister of Province No. 5 Shankar Pokharel has said that the province government has done far-reaching and historical job to establish the province. In his special address to the state assembly on Sunday, he said that the province government had to start everything from the scratch and adding that the province government has successfully moved

by RSS | Jan 14
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‘Women in Nepal and Pakistan share similar status’

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said the status of the women is similar in Nepal and Pakistan. Launching a book 'Women Writing in Pakistan' held at Nepal Academy in the capital on Sunday, Minister Gyawali said the women had dual roles in household and outside.

by RSS | Jan 14
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NC President Deuba refutes involvement in wide body procurement process

Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has refuted his alleged involvement in wide body aircraft procurement process. At a press conference here on Sunday, President Deuba, also the former Prime Minister, claimed that the procurement process in this connection was forwarded during the first premiership of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

by RSS | Jan 14
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‘Economic prosperity in 10 years’

Nepal Communist Party Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the country has set a target to achieve economic prosperity through development works in 10 years. He said this while launching a collection of poems ‘Seto Fariya’ penned by Baba Basnet here today.

by RSS | Jan 14
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Promotion of entrepreneurship a must for prosperity: NA chair Timilsina

National Assembly chairman Ganesh Timilsina has said the national prosperity could be achieved through promotion of entrepreneurships in the country. At a function organized on the occasion of 36th annual general meeting (AGM), of the FNCCI Parbat chapter on Saturday, chair Timilsina argued that entrepreneurship and investment are key to generating employment opportuntieis to achieve the ultimate

by RSS | Jan 13
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Prachanda views inseparability of politics and literature

Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that relation of politics and literature can ensure social transformation. Releasing a novel ‘Premil’ penned by Bhagawati Dhungel in the capital city on Saturday, the former Prime Minister said that the politics guides the issues motivated by the literature. “Art is needed to do politics.

by RSS | Jan 13
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Sports a means to produce healthy workforce: Speaker

Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has pointed out sports as a field to produce healthy and skilled manpower. "Apart from improving athletes' health, sports are heightening pride of the country," he said while addressing the concluding programme of the New Diamond Cup National Women Volleyball Tournament here on Saturday.

by RSS | Jan 13
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Ex-President Dr Yadav concerns ineffective Chure conservation programme

Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has expressed sorrow over the growing level of pollution in the country alarmingly. At a discussion and welcome programme organized by Dang Chamber of Commerce and Industry here today, ex-President Dr Yadav urged the entrepreneurs to operate their industries keeping in mind the environmental conditions.

by RSS | Jan 11