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Short-term, long-term plans for clean water supplies, Minister Magar

Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Bina Magar has vowed to work by making short term and long term plans to ensure supply of clean drinking water. After a the inspection visit of Drinking Water and Sanitation Division Office today, Minister Magar said that long term plans were needed to resolve the crisis of drinking water in 22 districts

by RSS | Today, 01:42 PM
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Preparing foundation for socialist movement is major responsibility: Prachanda

CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has urged all communist revolutionaries and leftist progressive forces to join the unification and polarization process. Issuing a press note today on the occasion of the party establishment day and Lenin Day, Prachanda has asked all to join this historical campaign of creating a basis of socialism.

by RSS | Today, 01:07 PM
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Bilateral discussions about unification process positive, Dahal says

An extended meeting of the CPN (Maoist Center)'s central office today has said the bilateral discussions regarding the unification between the party and CPN (UML) are heading positively. Party chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal apprised the meeting held at his Khumaltar-based private residence of the progress in the unification process. Talking to media persons following the meeting, party Spokesperson Pampha

by RSS | Today, 12:43 PM
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BNAC appoints new team under Dr Adhikari's leadership

Britain- Nepal Academic Council (BNAC)’s annual general meeting held on April 17 elected a new team of officers for four years. The newly elected officers are Dr. Krishna Adhikari (Oxford University/Centre for Nepal Studies UK) as the Chair, Dr Punam Yadav (London School of Economics) as the General Secretary and Dr Fraser Sugden (University of Birmingham) as the Treasurer.

by RSS | Apr 20
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Moment of pride for Nepal to work with China

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that it was a moment of pride for Nepal to work together with China in the historic mission of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for greater peace, prosperity and harmony. Addressing a talk program on Nepal-China Relations and Development Prospects in Trans-Himalayan Region at the Sichuan University in Chengdu of China

by RSS | Apr 20
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Minister Thapa becomes legal guardian of four – year –

Minister for Woman, Children and Social Welfare Tham Maya Thapa has become a legal guardian of a four – year – old girl from Raguganga rural municipality – 1. Minister Thapa also admitted Sapana, daughter of Til Chandra and Shanti Chochangi from Begkhola, at the Mahadev Secondary School at Beg area, Personal Secretary Gam Bahadur Pun said.

by RSS | Apr 20
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Home Minister asks personnel to be self-motivated, not mobilized

Minister for Home Ram Bahadur Thapa has directed the officials under the Ministry of Home and security personnel to be self-motivated instead of mobilized. At the review meeting in the ministry on Thursday, Minister Thapa said, "In the present scenario, personnel are mobilized voluntarily for some days after directions but tend to be passive after some time.

by RSS | Apr 20
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PM Oli's best wishes to women journalists heading for Everest

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli handed over today the national flag while extending his best wishes to a team of women journalists attempting to scale the world's highest mountain Sagarmatha. On the occasion, Prime Minister Oli wished the team a success while also cautioning them of the need to consider their health and the weather.

by RSS | Apr 20
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Industrial Fair concludes in Sallaghari

The Fourth Bhaktapur Industrial, Cultural, Tourism, and Trade Fair concluded on Wednesday here in Sallaghari with total transaction touching on Rs 80 million. According to Industrial Peace Nepal Chairman, Sandeep Mahat, more than 200,000 visitors came to the fair which lasted from April 6 to 18. The fair offered more than 200 stalls that presented daily consumer goods along

by RSS | Apr 19
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Rimal gives guardianship to four-year-old girl

Chief Political Advisor of the Prime Minister, Bishnu Rimal, has given guardianship to a four-year-old girl, Swastika Rai of Bidur municipality-12. Rimal admitted Rai at Mahendra Secondary School at Gauribesi on Wednesday and has taken responsibility for the amount required for her education, said School Principal, Chiranjivi Bhatta. Also the Chairperson of GEFONT, Rimal expressed commitment to provide all amount

by RSS | Apr 19
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Minister Pun extends support to four poor students

Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun, on Wednesday, extended financial support to four poor students and launched the school admission campaign. As per the national admission campaign, Minister Pun extended Rs 10,000 each to Kabita Shahi of grade one, Babita Shahi of grade two, Prasansa Sen of grade three and Chabindra Bista of grade ten

by RSS | Apr 19
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Youths will not have to graze goats in Middle East

Minister for Labour and Employment, Gokarna Bista, said the government wants to move forward with a new approach to achieve 'prosperity with social justice'. Speaking at a programme held in Musikot municipality of Gulmi on Wednesday, Minister Bista elaborated on the government's plan to formulate new policies and programmes for development of agriculture, education, health, and employment. 

by RSS | Apr 19
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Home Minister calls for strengthening security

Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, today issued instructions for tightening the security citing preparations being undertaken by domestic and external enemies to create instability in the country. After an inspection tour of the District Police Office in Chitwan this morning, Minister Thapa claimed that some elements were trying to push the country back towards instability witnessed in the

by RSS | Apr 19
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Transport entrepreneurs accuse of intending to damage transport business

Transport Entrepreneurs have accused the government of intending to damage their business. In a press meet organised by National Federation of Nepal Transport Entrepreneurs here today, Federation president Yogendranath Karmacharya accused the government of unnecessarily controlling the transport business by bringing the transport working procedures directive without consulting with transport entrepreneurs.

by RSS | Apr 18
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Plan to give voluntary retirement to employees interrupted

Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lalbabu Pandit has said those government employees seeking voluntary retirement instead joining the adjustment process will be deputed to offices easily accessible from their home. Talking to media persons at Biratnagar Airport today, he said the plan of voluntary retirement has been suspended for the time being as their deputation to three levels

by RSS | Apr 18
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Let us make Pashupati area an enticing place: Culture Minister

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Prasad Adhikari, has spoken of the need of preparing a master plan within six months for constructing the infrastructures within the Pashupati area so that the area becomes alluring. Addressing a programme organised at Pashupati on the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of the Pashupati Area Development Trust today, the Culture

by RSS | Apr 18
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New committee formed to conserve Itahari lakes

A new working committee has been formed for the development and conservation of lakes in Itaharai-- a popular destination for picnic and boating for the domestic tourists in eastern Nepal. The fifth annual general meeting of the Lakes Development and Conservation Committee formed a new working committee under the chair of Bir Bahaadur Limbu, the committee shared

by RSS | Apr 18
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Deuba urges CM Poudel not to relocate capital of province

Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Province 3's Chief Minister Dormani Poudel held a meeting here this morning. During the meeting, leader Deuba urged the Chief Minister not to shift the province capital from Hetauda to other location. Hetauda was announced the provisional capital of Province 3 by the erstwhile government headed

by RSS | Apr 17
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Australian Ambassador calls on Industry Minister Yadav

Australian Ambassador to Nepal, Peter Budd today called on Minister for Industries Matrika Yadav. During the meeting took place at the Singha Durbar, the two discussed the issues relating to mutual interests. On the occasion, Minister Yadav thanked the government of Australia for its support provided to Nepal. Stating that now Nepal adopts the policy of encouraging investors

by RSS | Apr 16
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Minister Yadav stresses on effective market monitoring

Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Yadav has stressed on effective monitoring of the market. In a press meet organized at the Ministry in Singhadurbar on Sunday, he said that the consumers' rights should be protected after making existing consumers' laws effective. Minister Yadav added to write to other ministries to end difficulties surfacing in the market monitoring.

by RSS | Apr 16