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Preparations on to establish ‘Forest Development Fund’

The government has making preparations to establish the ‘Forest Development Fund’ for the protection and promotion of forest area. ‘The National Forest Policy, 2075’ endorsed recently by the Council of Ministers incorporates the provision of setting up the Fund under which the government will not have mandatory responsibility for the conservation and other promotional programmes regarding the forest area. 

by RSS | Feb 12
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NA passes ‘Payment and Clearance Bill’

A meeting of the National Assembly today unanimously endorsed the ‘Payment and Clearance Bill, 2075 BS’ along with the message from the House of Representatives. Prior to this, Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada presented the proposal, seeking the endorsement of the bill along with the message from the Lower House. 

by RSS | Feb 12
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NC demands disclosure of National Education Commission’s report

In a meeting of the National Assembly which serves as the Upper House in the bicameral Federal Parliament of Nepal, the main opposition Nepali Congress today demanded to immediately make public the National Education Commission’s report. Airing his view in a special hour of the session,

by RSS | Feb 12
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Government employees imparted training on RTI

Information Commissioner Kiran Kumar Pokharel has said the effective implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) would make office activities further transparent and employees should be more responsible towards that end. The effective enforcement of the RTI Act would cause positive impact on the public, Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Udyaypur president Bharat Khadka said quoting the information commissioner.

by RSS | Feb 12
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Committee formed to inspect illegal river mining

A local government in Chitwan has agreed to work against the illegal exhumation of river products by forming a monitoring committee. The Kalika municipality has decided to control the exploitation of natural resources. The committee to be formed under the coordination of mayor Khumnarayan Shrestha would comprise representatives of the District Forest Office, security agency, municipality employees,

by RSS | Feb 12
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Boy found dead at Lakeside

A 14-year-old boy was found dead at Lakeside in Pokhara Municipality-6 of Kaski district. According to the Ward Police Office, Baidam, Sachin Sinjali, originally from Palpa district and currently staying in Pokhara with his mother, had this throat slit by a sharp weapon. 

by RSS | Feb 12
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27 inmates die in six months

Twenty-seven inmates died in the six months of the current fiscal year across the country. They died of various sorts of diseases. The Central Jail Jagannathdewal tops the deaths. According to the Department of Prison Management’s Director General, Hari Prasad Mainali, most of the deaths were due to old age.

by RSS | Feb 12
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662 Joint-Secretaries adjusted

Government has adjusted a total of 662 Joint-Secretaries as per the Civil Servant Adjustment Ordinance-2075. According to the Spokesperson at the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, Suresh Adhikari, the adjustment of these Joint-Secretaries was conducted after the Council of Ministers approved the adjustment proposal. As per the application submitted online by the Joint-Secretaries for the adjustment,

by RSS | Feb 12
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High court issues mandamus order for stray cattle management

The Mahendranagar bench of High Court, Dipayal on Monday issued a mandamus order in the name of four municipalities of Kanchanpur district to pay attention towards the management of stray cattle. It may be noted that a single bench of Pawan Kumar Sharma, judge at high court Dipayal on 1 October 2018

by RSS | Feb 12
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Book collection drive for inmates

In a bid to develop readership among the jailbirds, the District Police Office has initiated a campaign for collecting books. The drive has been put in place to establish a library for inmates at the District Prison as part of the programme of Karnali Province Police.

by RSS | Feb 12
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India proposes to construct lower Arun Hydro

The Government of India has proposed for the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project bearing the capacity of 400 MWs. In a meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun at New Delhi on Monday, Indian Minister of State for Power Raj Kumar Singh put forth a proposal

by RSS | Feb 12
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Woman murdered with sharp-edged weapon

A woman was murdered with the use of sharp-edged weapon at Itahari Sub-Metropolis-4, Makhim Tole in Sunsari. Lal Bahadur Rai, a local, on Monday had killed Sonia Rai, 30, who has been residing in a rented room, with knife. Murderer Rai is under the control of Area Police Office, Itahari, shared Rajan Adhikari, Superintendant of Police. 

by RSS | Feb 12
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Call to end landless problem

The land victims of Nuwakot have called for resolving the land related problems. In this connection, the District Land Rights Forum on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister through Chief District Officer Uddhav Bahadur Thapa. The district has a total of 5,000 ropanis of Birta land,

by RSS | Feb 12
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MG Motors in Nepal: Price List For All Variants

The British automotive company MG Motor has made its debut in the Nepali market by launching two of its most defining cars: GS and ZS. Paramount Motors Nepal is the authorized distributor of Morris Garages (MG) vehicles in Nepal. The car is available in a few variants, which are all listed below:   

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Efforts to be made for air network expansion

The Pokhara Tourism Council is to make efforts to expand air connectivity in Nepal. At a concluding function of promotional visit of North-East India held on Sunday, Council Chair Chiranjibi Pokharel suggested the Indian tourism entrepreneurs to make Nepal's air service further effective. 

by RSS | Feb 11
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Private sector-funded hospital comes into operation

A well-equipped hospital, built on funding of private sector of Dullu, Dailekh, has come into operation. The 15-bed Asharam Hospital, constructed at the cost of around Rs 25 million at Dulu Municipality, has initiated its services from last Saturday. Kapil Khanal, managing director of the hospital, informed the hospital

by RSS | Feb 11
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NA chair Timilsina receives felicitation

National Assembly Chairperson Ganesh Prasad Timilsina was honoured with felicitation at his home town. He was offered the honour for being the first person of the Gandaki province to ascend to the special class of the nation. NA Chair Timilsina was felicitated with letter of appreciation, shawl and flowers amidst an inaugural function of the Gandaki Province-level women festival. 

by RSS | Feb 11
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'Traffic communication apps' for safe travel

In a bid to help reduce road accidents and ensure safe and comfortable travel, the Traffic Office has brought into operation the 'Traffic Communications Apps' in Province-2 from Sunday. The police headquarters, highway security and Traffic Directorate have brought the apps into action to inform whether the driver(s) have been changed in the long-route commuter vehicles. 

by RSS | Feb 11
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'Bhojpur Trail Race' on February 16

The fourth 'Bhojpur Trail Race' is to kick off here from February 16. The 36-km-long marathon that will convene from the birthplace of Meera Rai (Sanodungma Secondary School of Pauwadungma Rural Municipality) will conclude at Martyr Park of Bhojpur headquarters, the Rimachung Education and Sports Academy Bhojpur informed. 

by RSS | Feb 11
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Chief Minister Rai vows to make model province

Chief Minister of Province No. Sherdhan Rai has said that his province would be made the model province in the country. Inaugurating the Mahindra Showroom at Barnalu of Okhaldhunga on Sunday, Chief Minister Rai also urged the private sector to concentrate in nation building besides profit making.

by RSS | Feb 11