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Home Minister Thapa calls for alertness on reducing damage

Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has stressed on adopting alertness on reducing the damage caused due to the carelessness of humankind. Inaugurating the Disaster Management Operation Centre set up at the District Administration Office in Beni today, the Home Minister said the government would take policy initiatives for reducing the human-made disasters.

by RSS | Nov 12
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Bhattarai appointed PM’s foreign affairs advisor, Bhandari principal personal secretary

Dr Rajan Bhattarai has been appointed the foreign affairs advisor to the Prime Minister and Indra Bhandari the principal personal secretary. Bhattarai is a former lawmaker and Bhandari the president of the then CPN (UML) Mechi Kathmandu liaison committee. According to Dr Kundan Aryal, the Prime Minister’s press advisor, a meeting of the Council of Ministers on Sunday decided

by RSS | Nov 12
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New measure to make cabinet decisions public

The government is making preparations for making public the decisions of Sunday’s meeting of the Council of Ministers in a new way. Many issues were discussed and necessary decisions taken in this evening’s cabinet meeting but it will be shared along with a new provision for it, said Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Banskota.

by RSS | Nov 12
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Call for developing tourism to prosper country

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari on Saturday stressed the need for developing tourism to prosper Nepal economically. The government has a goal to develop and expand potential tourism destinations to effectively implement the campaign of 'Happy Nepali and Prosperous Nepal'.

by RSS | Nov 11
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Deuba bats for unity, reconciliation in NC

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that unity and reconciliation in the Nepali Congress (NC) was essential. Releasing a mouth piece (Chintan) souvenir of the Democratic Thought Society on the occasion of 41st memorial day of NC founder leader Subarna Shamsher Rana in the capital Saturday, President Deuba mentioned that late Rana contributed lots

by RSS | Nov 11
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PM Oli recalls Phalgunanda’s campaign

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the campaign waged against social ills by national luminary and social reformer Phalgunanda are still remembered even today. In a message today on the occasion of the 134th birth anniversary of Phalgunanda, the PM said that the declarations issued by Phalgunanda for social reforms are equally relevant even at present.

by RSS | Nov 11
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‘Nepal’s image high in international arena’

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali has said the successful conclusion of the peace process and promulgation of a new, inclusive Constitution has established Nepal’s good image in international arena. At a tea reception hosted by CPN, Kathmandu Metropolis-28 Committee on the occasion of Dashain, Tihar, Nepal Sambat and Chhath at Anamnagar today

by RSS | Nov 06
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Let's give up mutual differences and bitterness: Shekhar Koirala

Nepali Congress central committee member Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that all should move ahead after forgetting mutual differences and bitterness. At a tea reception and best wishes exchange programme organised by Nepali Congress, Kaski, at Pokhara today on the occasion of Dashain, Tihar, Nepal Sambat and Chhath festivals, leader Koirala said that coordination among parties

by RSS | Nov 06
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Govt pursuing development activities: CPN Chair Prachanda

The Communist Party of Nepal Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today said the government is pursuing development and long term prosperity of the people. The government is adhered to implementing the promises made before the elections within the five years, he said. He was talking to media-persons at Biratnagar airport.

by RSS | Nov 05
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President Bhandari - Condolence

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of democratic movement leader, human rights activist and former minister Padma Ratna Tuladhar and also expressed condolence to the bereaved family. In a tweet, she wrote that the nation would ever remember Tuladhar’s significant contributions to the country.

by RSS | Nov 05
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Ethiopia’s ex-PM Tamrat in Pokhara

Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia Layne Tamrat visited Rupakot and Begnas Lake in panoramic Pokhara City. Prime Minister Tamrat has come Nepal leading a 12-member delegation including former executive officer of American Express – a popular commercial organization. His delegation had visited prime tourism hubs of Lekhnath on Sunday.

by RSS | Nov 05
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NC's tea reception today

Main opposition Nepali Congress today is hosting a tea reception today on the occasion of Bijaya Dashami, Deepawali, Nepal Sambat and Chhath festivals. Nepali Congress had been hosting the tea reception on Kojagrat Poornima, the last day of Bijaya Dashami, every year. The annual event was postponed this year due to demise of its leader and former minister Chakra

by RSS | Nov 02
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DPM calls for enhanced support from industrialized countries to combat

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population called for enhanced support and collaboration from the industrialized countries through finance, technology and know how to resolve problems faced by LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS due to adverse impacts of climate change its health consequences on human health. He said this while addressing the high-level action day session

by RSS | Nov 02
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Chair Dahal meets PM Oli, takes stock of PM's health

Chairperson of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), Pushpa Kamal Dahal today called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who has been admitted to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital following chest infection. On the occasion, Chairperson Dahal took stock of health condition of the Prime Minister, said Dahal's Press Advisor Bishnu Sapkota. They also held brief discussion regarding contemporary issues of

by RSS | Nov 02
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No liquidity crisis in country: FM Khatiwada

Minister for Finance Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has said that there was no liquidity crunch in the country. Talking to media persons at Biratnagar Airport today, Finance Minister Khatiwada clarified that a crisis of liquidity seemed to be appeared due to financial transition facing the country. He further said that arrangements would be to avoid possibility financial liquidity

by RSS | Nov 02
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Strong foundation for alternative political force: Naya Shakti

Naya Shakti Party Nepal has concluded that a strong foundation has been built for the formation of a revolutionary-democratic party in search for an alternative force, with people becoming disenchanted with the Nepali Congress and the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN). The political report tabled by the party’s coordinator Dr Baburam Bhattarai in the 15th federal council

by RSS | Nov 01
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UAE extends time for amnesty by one more month

The government of United Arab Emirates (UAE) has extended the deadline by one month given to the irregular migrant workers either to opt for legal status or go back to their countries of origin. Earlier, the UAE government had given the period of three months for amnesty to the irregular migrant workers working in UAE.

by RSS | Nov 01
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President Bhandari calls upon Nepali diaspora

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called upon Nepali diaspora in Qatar to make investments in Nepal with confidence adding that time has come to build a prosperous Nepal through our devotion. Addressing a common forum of Nepalis residing in Qatar, President Bhandari urged all Nepalis to join hands together for the nation’s development and prosperity

by RSS | Nov 01
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Pyakurel picked as Province-1 planning commission chair

The meeting of the Province no 1 council of ministers today made 12 various decisions including the formation of the provincial planning commission. Accordingly, the province 1 government has appointed human rights activist Subodh Raj Pyakurel of Biratnagar the Chairman of the provincial planning commission. Meena Bhandari and Purna Laksam have been appointed the members.

by RSS | Oct 31
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India deploys huge security for inauguration of world's biggest statue

Thousands of police guarded the world's biggest statue ahead of its inauguration by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday with local people threatening protests over the enormous figure. Activists said about a dozen of their leaders had been detained ahead of the spectacular opening of the 182-metre (600-foot) tall tribute to Indian independence hero Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

by RSS | Oct 31