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MJF-D not to join govt before new statute
(yesterday) BIRATNAGAR: Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic (MJF-D) Chairman Bijay Kumar Gachhadar has said his party would not join the government prior to constitution promulgation. Talking to mediapersons at
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UML Chairman Oli, CPDCC Chairman Bhattarai hold talks
(yesterday) KATHMANDU: Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee Chairman Baburam Bhattarai on Friday held talks with Chairman of CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli at latter´s residence in Balkot, Bhaktapur.
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Bhai Tika today, 11:35 auspicious for Tika
(yesterday) KATHMANDU The last day of Tihar Festival, Bhai Tika, is being observed across the country on Saturday. The auspicious hour for this year's Bhai Tika is set for 11:35am. Professor Dr Ram Chandra
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Government letterheads should include Nepal Sambat: PM
(yesterday) Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has urged one and all not to go with agitation, strike and vandalism over the matter of constitution. In his address to a special ceremony organised by the Nepal Samb
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Fire burns down property worth 2 million
(yesterday) Properties worth two million rupees have been destroyed when a fire caught a house at Ward No 4 in Phidim municipality Thursday night. According to the Police Inspector Rabiraj Thapaliya, the fi
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16% women give birth to child unsafely at home
(Oct 24) PALPA: Although the Aama Suraskshya Karyakram has been implemented, some of the women in Palpa district are still found giving birth to child unsafely at home. Out of total pregnant women in the dist
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Marijuana seized
(Oct 24) GOLBAZAAR(Siraha),Oct 24: Police have seized marijuana from Lahan-3 in Siraha district Thursday night. A team deployed from the Area Police Office, Lahan, seized 20-kg of marijuana on a special tip-o
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Tiger in the net
(Oct 24) On Wednesday, Subash Nirola, director and officiating chief executive officer (CEO) of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), made headlines after the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee charged him with
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Janajati for at least 10 model states, if no 14-model
(Oct 24) Janajati leaders have said that the country should be federated into at least 10 states based on identity, as recommended by the State Restructuring Commission of the previous Constituent Assembly ( C
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Three party talks end inconclusively
(Oct 23) KATHMANDU: Talks between Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and Unified CPN-Maoist on disputed issues of the constitution ended here inconclusively. Chairman of Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus
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Four years later‚ cops have no answers for parents of US hiker
(Oct 23) KATHMANDU: Four-and-a-half years have gone by and still there is no sign of 23-year-old Aubrey Sacco, who went missing in Langtang National Park. Aubrey’s parents in Colorado say they will never stop
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Big 3 parties to meet again on Oct 26-27
(Oct 23) KATHMANDU, Oct 23 : Major three political parties -- Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML and the UCPN (Maoist) -- have decided to sit again for next round of talks to forge consensus on various thorny issue
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MoHA plans separate entity to oversee natural disaster-related issues
(Oct 23) KATHMANDU Oct 23: Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) is planning to establish National Natural Disasters Management Centre (NNDMC) to oversee all issues and activities related to natural disasters. Offi
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China for quick signing of bippa with Nepal: Gautam
(Oct 23) KATHMANDU, OCT 23 - Amid growing trade ties between the two countries, China has proposed Nepal to sign a Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (Bippa) during Deputy Prime Minister a
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Gokarna talks inconclusive on 2nd day
(Oct 22) KATHMANDU, OCT 22 - The top brass leaders of the major three parties failed to forge consensus on the disputed issues of the constitution on the second day of the talks held at Gokarna Resort, Kathman
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Bodies of 44 Nepalis in neglected state in different countries
(Oct 22) KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The bodies of 44 Nepalis who had gone on foreign employment are in a state of neglect in different countries. It is said 21 bodies of Nepali migrant workers in Saudi Arabia, 12 in
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Extra shifts urged for urgent services
(Oct 22) KATHMANDU: The Administration Reforms Implementation and Monitoring Committee (ARIMC) today submitted its first quarterly report to Prime Minister Sushil Koirala urging the government to introduce mor
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Kukur Tihar today
(Oct 22) KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Kukur Tihar, the festival of dogs, is being celebrated at every household today, to mark the second day of Yamapanchak of the Tihar festival. Dog, which is an animal well known for
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NEA flayed on social media over Tihar lights warning
(Oct 22) KATHMANDU: Two days after the government issued a notice urging people not to organize Deusi-Bhailo programs after 7 pm, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Monday asked the public not to use dec
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Nov 1 PDCC limit to sort disputes
(Oct 22) KATHMANDU, OCT 22 - The Constituent Assembly on Tuesday directed its Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee to settle outstanding issues of constitution writing by November 1. This is the fourth
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Three killed in Dailekh jeep fall
(Oct 21) DAILEKH, Oct 21: Three people were killed on the spot while 15 others were injured when a jeep veered off the road and fell some 120 meters down at Narayan Municipality-4, Binikhola on Tuesday afterno
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Leaders throng Gokarna Resort in search of consensus
(Oct 21) KATHMANDU, OCT 21 - A meeting of the top leaders of major three political parties—Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist)— is underway at Gokarna Resort to find consensus on the disputed issue
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EU ban on Nepali airlines won't be lifted anytime soon
(Oct 21) KATHMANDU: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal had claimed time and again it was doing its bit to convince the European Union to review its air safety list and consider Nepal as an agenda for the up
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Sheltered housemaids protest seeking early return home
(Oct 21) KATHMANDU: A group of 28 Nepali housemaids who are taking shelter at the Nepali embassy in Kuwait have been staging protests for a week demanding their early return home. Emerging from the shelter, t
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Oli: CA won't be held hostage to indecision
(Oct 21) KATHMANDU, Oct 21: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the Constituent Assembly (CA) will not be held hostage to indecision for long even if the political parties fail to settle disputes of c
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4 go missing as truck plunges into Trishuli
(Oct 21) KATHMANDU - Four people have gone missing when a truck (Na 4 Kha 8814) plunged into the Trishuli River near Phurke Khola, Malekhu on Monday. The truck was returning from Kalimati vegetable market in K
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Deusi-Bhailo time extended by 2 hours
(Oct 21) KATHMANDU - The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday fixed the time to organise Deusi Bhailo programmes until 9 pm, correcting its earlier decision to allow the cultural programmes only until 7 in the e
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NEA urges not to use colorful lights during Tihar
(Oct 20) KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Monday has urged general public not to use colorful lights during upcoming Tihar festival citing power shortage in the country due to down in po
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Parliament approves current fiscal year budget
(Oct 20) Kathmandu: The budget estimates for the Fiscal Year 2014/15 has been passed today. The budget was approved after today's meeting of the Legislature-Parliament endorsed the Bill relating to recovering
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Five-year-old boy climbs Kala Patthar
(Oct 20) KATHMANDU: Five-year-old Harshit Saumitra from Darbhanga, India, has become the youngest mountaineer to successfully climb Kala Patthar (5,554 metres) in the Mt Everest region. According to members o
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Partial fuel price deregulation confusing
(Oct 20) KATHMANDU: The government today faced the first hurdle in implementing the automatic fuel price mechanism, as most petrol pumps in Kathmandu pulled down their shutters saying they would purchase petro
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We can't keep on extending CPDCC deadline: Bhattarai
(Oct 20) KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Chairman of the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC) of the Constituent Assembly (CA) Baburam Bhattarai has said that he is against further prolonging t
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NOC slashes fuel prices
(Oct 20) KATHMANDU, OCT 20 - Nepal Oil Corporation slashed oil prices on Sunday, for the first time since it adopted auto pricing in the fuel sector two weeks ago. An NOC board meeting lowered the price of pe
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2-day residential talks in consensus hunt
(Oct 20) KATHMANDU, OCT 20 - As the top leaders of the three major political parties are preparing to hold a two-day "decisive" residential meeting from Tuesday, Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Const
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Local bodies' election soon after bill amendment
(Oct 19) KATHMANDU, OCT 19 - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development Prakash Man Singh has said that the local bodies' election would be held soon after the amendment of the Local Self Governa
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House panel urges govt to unveil blizzard losses
(Oct 19) KATHMANDU: The International Relations and Labour Committee of the Parliament on Sunday directed the government to unveil report of the property damaged in the recent unseasonal blizzard that struck M
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Eight rescued from Mt Tukuche Base Camp
(Oct 19) BAGLUNG, Oct 19: Eight persons left stranded at Mt Tukuche Base Camp in Mustang district owing to snowfall have been rescued on Sunday. Chief at District Police Office Baglung, DSP Govinda Pathak inf
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11:35 am 'auspicious hour' for Bhai-tika
(Oct 19) Panchanga Nirnayak Committee has said that the auspicious hour for Bhaitika, the fifth and last day of Tihar, is 11:35 am on Saturday, October 25. 2014. Chairman of the Committee, Professor Dr Ram Ch
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22 parties to intensify stir after Chhath
(Oct 19) KATHMANDU: The joint alliance of 22 parties today reviewed their ongoing stir and decided to intensify their protest programme after Tihar and Chhath festivals. UCPN-M Secretary Barshaman Pun said op
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Lack of shelter‚ guideless trekking blamed
(Oct 19) POKHARA: Veteran trekkers and guides at Annapurna Circuit have attributed lack of shelter and patience besides trekking without guides for the massive human casualty in the off-season blizzard and ava
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Locals kill policeman in Surkhet
(yesterday) SURKHET: An armed police force (APF) staffer was hacked to death in Surkhet last night over mutual disputes. Indra Bahadur Budha of Regional APF Battalion, Surkhet was attacked with a hacking tool by
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Driver killed Arghakhachi jeep accident
(yesterday) ARGHAKHACHI, Oct 25: A person died in a jeep accident at Khilji of Arghakhachi district Friday night. Bhoj Prasad Basnet, driver and jeep owner, of Khilji VDC-1 died after the jeep, Lu 1 Ja 1480, m
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Nepal rout Bermuda by eight wickets
(yesterday) Nepal registered a comfortable eight wickets victory over Bermuda in their second match of the ICC World Cricket League Division-III in Malaysia on Friday. Chasing 101 runs for victory, Nepal finis
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10 killed as bus veers off road in Nuwakot
(yesterday) At least 10 people including two foreigners were killed and over four dozens injured when a crowded passenger bus met with an accident at Belkot-5 here in the district on Friday. The ill-fated bus (
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FM Pandey invites Pakistani PM for SAARC Summit
(Oct 24) KATHMANDU: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey, called on Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Milan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, on Thursday and handed over the Letter of I
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Dhunche-bound passenger bus meets with accident in Nuwakot
(Oct 24) NUWAKOT, Oct 24: A passenger bus, Ba 2 Kha 2266, heading to Dhunche from Kathmandu has met with an accident at Belkot VDC Arubote in the district on Friday morning. The ill-fated bus ferrying passeng
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Mha Puja, Govardhan Puja, Nepal Sambat 1135 today
(Oct 24) Newars all over the nation have been celebrating Mha Puja, a Newar custom of worshipping one’s own body on Friday. Likewise, Hindus are also celebrating Govardhan Puja today. Mha Puja is a unique tra
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Statute writing: Parties in no hurry for CA vote
(Oct 24) Major parties have reached an understanding not to initiate the voting process for settling contentious issues of constitution-writing though the Constituent Assembly has imposed a November 1 deadline
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Vice-president questions parties' seriousness in statute drafting
(Oct 24) Vice-president Paramananda Jha has accused the political parties of not being serious and responsible in the constitution drafting process. Had they been responsible, it would not take much time to
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Nembang confident about soultion
(Oct 23) KATHMANDU: Constituent Assembly Chairman Subas Nembang, who has had a close view of the debate surrounding constitution-making, is fairly convinced when top leaders assure him they are close to consen
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Nepal takes Uganda in the opener
(Oct 23) KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The ICC World Cricket League Division 3 is all set to kick off from Thursday in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur with defending champion Nepal locking horns with Uganda on its ope
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Nepali women still going to Iraq despite govt ban Four turned back from TIA
(Oct 23) KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Though the government has banned Iraq as a labor destination for Nepalis and requested all those working there illegally to return, the trend of going to the strife-torn Gulf countr
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Noose tightens around tourism boss
(Oct 23) KATHMANDU, OCT 23 - He was known as a man of patronage whose network extended throughout the sprawling Nepali bureaucracy and politics. He was untouchable and all powerful. His fall is now imminent.
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Mahakavi Devkota: The legend lives on
(Oct 23) KATHMANDU, OCT 23 - Laxmi Puja is being celebrated across the country on Thursday. But for many Nepalis, the day is also important for another reason altogether: it’s the birth anniversary of Laxmi Pr
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'Arun III will benefit entire nation, Nepali people'
(Oct 22) BHIM DEWAN SHANKHUWASABHA, Oct 22: The Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) said the local peope are positive and enthusiastic toward Arun III. Organizing a press meet at the district headquarter in Kha
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PAC directs govt to sack NTB chief Nirola
(Oct 22) KATHMANDU, OCT 22 - The Public Accounts Committee ( PAC ) under the Legislature-Parliament directed the Ministry of Tourism to suspend officiating Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB),
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Committee suggests two work shifts at govt offices
(Oct 22) KATHMANDU Oct 22: The Administrative Reform Implementation and Monitoring Committee has recommended to the government to introduce a new system of providing public services in two shifts every day at
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Lot yet to be done in early warning, guide training: Govt
(Oct 22) KATHMANDU, Oct 22: With the benefit of hindsight following the snowstorm that killed over 33 trekkers, including 16 foreign nationals, the government has realized that there is a lot to be done in ter
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Nepal, India enact power trade
(Oct 22) KATHMANDU, OCT 22 - In a major boost to power trade between Nepal and India, the two neighbours have signed a power trade agreement, paving the way for free trade of power like any other commodity. T
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Afghan Prez ‘eager’ to attend Saarc Summit
(Oct 22) KABUL, OCT 22 - New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has said he is looking forward to participating in the 18th Saarc Summit to be held in Kathmandu on November 26-27. In a meeting with visiti
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Nepal, India ink final PTA today
(Oct 21) KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Nepal and India have signed the final Power Trade Agreement (PTA) paving the way for implementation of the agreement on power exchanges. Nepal and India had inked the preliminary P
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APF rescues kidnapped girl
(Oct 21) MAHOTTARI, OCT 21 - Armed Police Force (APF) personnel deployed at Jaleshwor Customs has successfully rescued an Indian girl who was recently abducted, on Monday. Sonu Kumari Singh, 10, who hails fro
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20-year-old vehicles banned
(Oct 21) KATHMANDU: In a move that was long overdue, the government decided to remove all public vehicles over 20 years old from the streets of Bagmati Zone in the next two years. The Department of Transport
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Nepali migrant workers in SKorea being exploited: AI
(Oct 21) KATHMANDU: Migrant agricultural workers in South Korea working under the Employment Permit System (EPS) are suffering abusive treatment, the Amnesty International, an international human rights organi
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Government allowance brings joy to disabled
(Oct 21) ILAM, Oct 20: Gyanendra Pathak, who is visually impaired, was headed toward the district headquarters of Ilam early morning last Sunday. It was not yet 10 am when Pathak, a 38-year-old resident of So
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Parliamentary panel to probe Simroungadh incident
(Oct 21) KATHMANDU - A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Monday formed a parliamentary special committee to probe into the incident that took place in Simroungadh of Bara on October 11. One local Jayan
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Ganesh Thapa decides to abstain from ANFA for 2 months
(Oct 20) KATHMANDU: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) President Ganesh Thapa has announced that he will stay away from all activities of the football-governing body as directed by the Public Accounts Commi
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BLIZZARD SEARCH AND RESCUE UPDATE: 20 killed, 19 missing, 384 rescued: MoCTCA
(Oct 20) According to Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, 20 people were killed while 19 are still missing in the blizzards that devastated the Mountainous regions of Nepal. 384 people have been
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Govt official held on rape charge
(Oct 20) A government official here in the district has been arrested on the charge of raping a minor. Raja Ram Yadav, 31, allegedly raped a 13-year-old girl at Battar-based Aadarsha Hotel in Bidur-3 on Su
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Govt planning to scrap Muluki Ain
(Oct 20) KATHMANDU: The government is planning to scrap the Muluki Ain (Civil Code) with a new legislation on civil codes. The government has already registered a Bill to amend the Muluki Ain with a purpose t
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Final PTA to be inked Tuesday
(Oct 20) KATHMANDU, Oct 20 :The preliminary agreement on power trading signed between Nepal and India in September will be given final shape on Tuesday amid a function at the Ministry of Energy. Energy Secret
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32 candidates in Banke yet to submit election expenditure details
(Oct 20) NEPALGUNJ, Oct 20: Most of the election candidates have not submitted election expenditure details in Banke district even a year after the second Constituent Assembly election. Officials at the Distr
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Janjati move for dederal identity
(Oct 20) KATHMANDU, OCT 20 - Janajati leaders across the political spectrum are preparing to initiate a unified campaign for identity-based federalism similar to the "nationwide movement" that they launched be
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Parliament approves current fiscal year budget
(Oct 19) KATHMANDU, OCT 19 - The budget estimates for the fiscal year 2014-15 has been passed on Sunday. The budget was approved after today's meeting of the Legislature-Parliament endorsed the Bill relating
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Upper Mustang entrepreneurs call to lift trekking ban
(Oct 19) POKHARA: Local businesspersons of Manang and Mustang have called the concerned authorities to resume trekking activities in the area along the Annapurna circuit at the earliest. Following the fatal b
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Woman falls to death from clock tower in Dharan
(Oct 19) DHARAN, Oct 19: A 21-year-old married woman died falling off from the clock tower at Bhanu Chowk in the district on Sunday afternoon. Hemanti Magar of Haraicha-9 in Morang district was killed in the
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Three of a family killed from multiple wasp stings
(Oct 19) MYAGDI, OCT 19 - Three members of a family were killed after being stung by wasps at Kaulegauda in Beni Municipality of Myagdi district. Dal Puri, 55, his wife Shiwa, 55, and son Ashish, 12, died on
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Long wait for acquiring MRPs
(Oct 19) LONDON, OCT 19 - Nepali migrants in the United Kingdom are left frustrated for having to wait nine months to acquire a machine readable passport (MRP) after submitting an application to the Nepali emb
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Gana Maya ends hunger strike
(Oct 19) KATHMANDU - Ganga Maya Adhikari , who had been staging indefinite hunger strike demanding action against the murderers of her son Krishna Prasad Adhikari , ended her hunger strike on Saturday. Ganga Maya had been staging indefinite hunger strike since October 25, 2013 demanding investigation into the murder of her son Krishna Prasad Adhikari durin
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Cops up security to curb import of firecrackers
(Oct 19) KATHMANDU: Police have intensified security checking on the outskirts of the capital city to curb illegal import of explosive materials and firecrackers, which are usually brought to the capital durin
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