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Man falls to death in Dhankuta
(a while ago) DHANKUTA, Nov 23: A man died after he fell some 30 meters down while taking rest under a tree in Dhankuta district headquarters on Saturday night. According to police, Bikram Amatya, 53, of Dhankuta
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Homes collapse, 39 injured in Japan earthquake
(a while ago) TOKYO, Nov 23: Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.
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Magnitude 6.8 quake hits central Japan (less than an hour ago)
Magnitude 6.8 quake hits central Japan
(less than an hour ago) TOKYO: An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.8 jolted central Japan on Saturday evening, temporarily trapping 21 people when their homes collapsed and leaving 13 people injured, police and public broadcaster NHK said. The Japan Meteorological Agency said no tsunami warning was issued after the quake, which was felt in the capital Tokyo 180 ... Read Full News
Global Conference 2016 in Nepal
(less than an hour ago) KATHMANDU: The Nepal Unit of the Nature–Human Centric Peoples Movement is going to organize a global conference 2016 in Nepal. General Secretary at Nepal Unit, Dindaya Rijal, informed that the confer
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PM miffed at ministers Nidhi‚ Pandey
(1 hour ago) KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala was furious with some of his Cabinet colleagues for their handling of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Janakpur and other religious sites outside
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It’s official: Modi not to visit Janakpur
(1 hour ago) KATHMANDU, NOV 23 - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not visit Janakpur or any other places outside the Capital during the Saarc Summit, Spokesperson of Indian Ministry of External Affairs Sye
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PM Modi won't visit other places in Nepal during SAARC Summit: India (1 hour ago)
PM Modi won't visit other places in Nepal during SAARC Summit: India
(1 hour ago) KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Indian side has cleared the air that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not visit any other places in Nepal during his visit for the SAARC summit in Kathmandu scheduled for 26-27 November. Syed Akbaruddin, Spokesperson at Indian Ministry of External Affairs, tweeted this morning informing that Modi will travel only to Kathmandu t ... Read Full News
China ‘keen’ to be South Asia’s strategic partner
(1 hour ago) HONG KONG, NOV 23 - With its economic, diplomatic and political clout, China is poised to be a strategic partner of South Asia, Chinese experts on Nepal and South Asian affairs have said. Their com
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Confusion surrounds Modi’s Janakpur visit
(yesterday) KATHMANDU, NOV 22 - A day after Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Management Bimalendra Nidhi claimed that Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Janakpur had been cancelled, Foreign M
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Confusion lingers over Modi's Janakpur visit (yesterday)
Confusion lingers over Modi's Janakpur visit
(yesterday) KATHMANDU, Nov 21:Confusion has surfaced over the proposed visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Janakpur after a cabinet minister on Thursday announced cancellation of the visit even as security agencies continued expediting the necessary security arrangements on Friday. A security team led by Home Secretary Surya Silwal reached Janakpu ... Read Full News
Absence of VDC secretaries hits Kailali squatters hard
(yesterday) DHANGADHI, Nov 22: After he could not find the secretary of the Village Development Committee (VDC) at the office in his village, Dumti Bahadur Chaudhary, a local of Gadariya VDC-5 in Kailali district
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Investment Board nod for major infra projects
(yesterday) KATHMANDU, NOV 22 - The Investment Board Nepal on Friday approved Rs144 billion in foreign investment, with the IBN board meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala deciding to forward the proje
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5 jailbirds injured in Udayapur prison clash
(Nov 21) UDAYAPUR: A clash that erupted between two gangs at the District Prison in Udayapur has left five jailbirds injured. The injured persons have been identified as Tulasi Rai, Bhagwat Malaha, Manoj Rai,
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Women join hands for road construction
(Nov 21) NUWAKOT: A road has been constructed on the bank of Trishuli Lokha in Khadgabhanjyang VDC-5, Firkep of Nuwakot on the active participation of women. The road was constructed on the active engagement
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Conduct Saarc in organised manner: PM orders official
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU, NOV 21 - Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has said that the upcoming 18th Saarc Summit is associated with the nation’s prestige and urged the concerned government to complete the construction
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Govt offices dealing with public to open at 6:00am
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU: The government today decided to open government offices that provide urgent services to people from 6:00am to 6:00pm, beginning December 16. A decision to this effect was taken in today’s C
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Constituent Assembly will deliver constitution sooner or later‚ says Dev
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU: Vice-chairman of the Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic Jitendra Narayan Dev sees a silver lining in the political deadlock over the ruling parties’ joint proposal on contentious constitu
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Liberia returnees asked to abstain from sex
(Nov 21) ARJUN POUDEL KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) has asked all security personnel who have returned from Ebola-affecte
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Petitions filed against animal sacrifice at Gadhimai
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Two separate writ petitions have been filed at the Supreme Court demanding orders to stop sacrifice of thousands of animals during the Gadhimai festival, a month-long Hindu festival
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Gadhimai fair: 271 cattle seized (Nov 21)
Gadhimai fair: 271 cattle seized
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU, NOV 21 - Authoriteis in Bihar, India, have seized 271 cattle along the India-Nepal border ahead of the Gadhimai fair, which is observed every five years at Bariyapur village of Bara district in Nepal by sacrificing thousands of animals. According to Humane Society International, India, the animals were being transported to Nepal for Gad ... Read Full News
Hospitals in shambles for lack of resources
(Nov 21) DADELDHURA, Nov 21: As health posts in the far western region are not in a condition to provide proper medical services, patients go to sub-regional hospital situated in Dadeldhura for treatment, whic
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Dozens feared dead in Jajarkot bus crash
(Nov 20) JAJARKOT, Nov 20:More than two dozen passengers are feared dead as a bus carrying more than 40 commuters has plunged into Bheri river at Bhur VDC in the district this morning. The bus (Na 3 Kha 1408)
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No sinkhole in Armala since last six months
(Nov 20) POKHARA, Nov 20 : To great relief of the locals, sinkholes in Armala VDC in Kaski district have not re-surfaced over the last six months. According to Armala Disaster-Induced Concern and Constructio
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22-party alliance to brief envoys on Sunday
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU: The 22-party alliance is all set to apprise the Kathmandu-based foreign diplomats of their take on the deadlock in the constitution-drafting process. A meeting of the alliance partners hel
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Key leaders abroad as political impasse deepens
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Some of the key leaders from major political parties have gone away on foreign trips while the constitution-making process has been embroiled in bitter disputes for the last couple
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Authorities mull sealing border for Modi visit
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU, Nov 20: While the security forces have beefed up vigilance in the border areas with the participation of additional forces in view of the SAARC Summit, local authorities in Nepal and India
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20 CA parties reject NC, UML statute proposal
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU, NOV 20 - In a clear indication of deepening polarisation in the constitution drafting process, 20 parties represented in the Constituent Assembly, including the UCPN (Maoist) and Madhesi fo
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No power cuts during Saarc Summit: Energy Minister
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU, NOV 19 - Energy Minister Radha Gyawali has said the places to be visited by the heads of government and state, taking part in the Saarc summit, will be made load-shedding free. She declared
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Dozens resign as CIAA tightens certificate probe
(Nov 19) DAMAULI: After the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) intensified actions against government employees with fake certificates, dozens of teachers resigned in Tanahun district re
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Fasting professor's health worsens at PU
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU: Health condition of associate professor Govidna Lamichhane, who began a fast-unto-death since Sunday demanding revocation of recent appointments at the Pokhara University (PU), has worsened
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Applications received from over 1,000 journos for accreditation to cover SAARC
(Nov 19) Over a thousand national and foreign media person have applied to obtain press accreditation to cover the upcoming 18th Summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation Summit. Accordi
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Nepal needs to invest in youth: UN report
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU: Nepal needs to invest more in youths to drive economic and social development, suggests the State of World Population 2014, released today by the United Nations Population Fund. Being home
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Demand to ban battery-run rickshaw
(Nov 19) DAMAK: Various workers' organizations have demanded the authorities concerned to ban the operation of battery-run rickshaws. Four workers' organizations demanded the banning of the battery-run ricksh
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Taking regressive decisions will be suicidal: Dahal
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU, Nov 19 : UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday stated that the ruling parties have been maneuvering to take regressive decisions as the task of promulgating a new constitutio
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PM Koirala's brother Arun passes away
(Nov 18) NEPALGUNJ: Nepali Congress (NC) Banke President Dr. Arun Koirala passed away on Tuesday. According to a family source, Koirala died during the course of treatment at the Delhi-based Medanta Hospital
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NSU cadres hold mock election
(Nov 18) KATHMANDU, NOV 18 - The Nepal Student Union (NSU) cadres who have initiated a protest programme against the decision of the establishment to postpone their general convention on Monday conducted a moc
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43 members press for forwarding NC-UML proposals
(Nov 18) KATHMANDU: Today’s meeting of the Constitutional-Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee of the Constituent Assembly witnessed sharp division among the ruling and the opposition parties on the next
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CAAN yet to address safety concerns‚ not ready for ICAO final audit: Expert
(Nov 18) KATHMANDU: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal must enhance its overall capacity to address the significant safety concerns (SSCs) before inviting the International Civil Aviation Organisation for t
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Ncell biggest income-tax payer in FY 2012/13, paying Rs 4b
(Nov 18) KATHMANDU, Nov 18 : Ncell has become the biggest taxpayer company in the country, surpassing state-run Nepal Telecom in revenue collection figures for Fiscal Year 2012/13. The Inland Revenue Departmen
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Newspapers in Nepali losing hold in Darjeeling
(Nov 18) SILIGURI, Nov 18: The issue of identity has always been prominent for the Nepali community in Darjeeling. That was why they were so much in love with Nepali newspapers and magazines. Now however, thou
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Bara shooting: House probe panel returns
(Nov 18) BARA - A parliamentary special committee formed to investigate the Simrounghad shooting incident has returned to Capital on Sunday after completing its investigation. The seven-member probe committee
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Don’t present news that create rifts between parties: PM urges media
(Nov 17) Prime Minister Sushil Koirala Sunday requested journalists and the media to not refrain from publishing news that could drive political parties apart. “We need positive support from everyone to help
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CA misses one more deadline
(Nov 17) KATHMANDU: Constituent Assembly today missed the deadline to complete the task of collecting people’s feedback on the first draft of the new constitution. As per the CA calendar, the CA should have p
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Khanal gets 'death threat' from Subedi
(Nov 17) KATHMANDU Nov 17:Director of the Department of Revenue Investigation, Tirtha Raj Khanal, has sought security from the government after getting ‘death threat’ from his colleague, Joint Secretary Bharat
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Photo story : Kathmandu gets a facelift
(a while ago) This year, Kathmandu will be hosting the SAARC Summit for the first time in 12 years, and with the date fast approaching, Kathmandu is shedding its old skin and donning a fresh new one. Thousands of c
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CPDCC meet deferred after its chair Bhattarai fails to show up
(a while ago) KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The meeting of the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC) has been deferred after Baburam Bhattarai, Chairman of the committee, failed to show up at the m
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SAARC standing committee session begins
(less than an hour ago) KATHMANDU: The 41st session of the Standing Committee of the SAARC began here today, in the lead up to the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit that Nepal is hosting on
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Temple committee ‘encouraging cattle smuggling’
(1 hour ago) KATHMANDU, NOV 23 - Indian animal rights activists have alleged that Gadhimai Temple committee has been persuading the people in the bordering town of India to smuggle cattle to Nepal. A First Inform
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Saarc to trim regional centres
(1 hour ago) KATHMANDU, NOV 23 - The 49th session of the Saarc Programming Committee on Saturday decided to close down three regional centres and merge four, lowering their number to five from 11. The move aims
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PC recommends bringing down SAARC centres from 11 to five (less than an hour ago)
PC recommends bringing down SAARC centres from 11 to five
(less than an hour ago) KATHMANDU: The process of the 18th Summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation started today with the 49th Programming Committee meeting of the regional bloc in Kathmandu. The PC discussion recommended reduction of the number of SAARC regional centres from the existing 11 to five. Joint-secretaries from the Ministry of Foreign/Exter ... Read Full News
7 die as jeep carrying pilgrims falls off cliff
(yesterday) KHOTANG, Nov 21:Seven people died and eight others were injured when a jeep met with an accident at Gauri Bhir in Badahara VDC of Khotang district Friday morning. The bus carrying pilgrims was returni
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18th SAARC Summit program starts today
(yesterday) KATHMANDU, Nov 22 : The 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit program is formally beginning in Kathmandu on Saturday with a meeting of the SAARC Programming Committee.
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Old Bus Park area to be shut
(yesterday) KATHMANDU, NOV 22 - The Old Bus Park which is located near the venue of the 18th Saarc Summit will be cordoned off, and no public vehicles will be allowed inside or about from November 24 until the ev
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India edge Nepal‚ lift Women SAFF title for 3rd time
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU: India lifted the title of SAFF Women’s Championship defeating Nepal in the final, for the consecutive third time. At the final match held in Pakistani Capital Islamabad today, the defendin
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Preparations resume in Janakpur for Modi’s visit
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU, NOV 21 - Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Management, Bimalendra Nidhi, informed on Friday that preparations for welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has resumed
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At least 6 people killed in Khotang jeep fall
(Nov 21) KHOTANG, Nov 21: At least six people have been killed after a passenger jeep fell off a cliff at Badahare VDC in the district on Friday. Nine others have been injured in the incident, police informed.
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At least 6 people killed in Khotang jeep fall (Nov 21)
At least 6 people killed in Khotang jeep fall
(Nov 21) KHOTANG, Nov 21: At least six people have been killed after a passenger jeep fell off a cliff at Badahare VDC in the district on Friday. Nine others have been injured in the incident, police informed. The ill-fated jeep, Me 1 Ja 732, which was going to Jayaram from Haleshi, has fallen off some 700 meter down from the road. It is said that most of ... Read Full News
Cash Card Cloning: Turkish man nabbed in ATM thefts
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU, NOV 21 - Police on Thursday arrested a foreigner on charge of using fake ATM cards to steal money from different Nepali banks. Mehmat Gulen, a Turkish national, was found to have stolen da
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43 feared dead in bus plunge
(Nov 21) JAJARKOT: At least three persons were killed and 40 went missing when a bus en route to Surkhet from Jajarkot plunged into the Bheri River at Bhutchaur in Jajarkot this morning. The ill-fated bus bel
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Leaders still clamor for consensus
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Key leaders of the three major political parties have said that they are still committed to draft the new constitution through consensus. Speaking at a program organized by Federati
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Modi cancels Janakpur visit
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU/JANAKPUR, Nov 21 : Amid controversy over his plan to address mass gatherings, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled his plan to visit Janakpur. The Indian side had communicated
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Modi's Janakpur visit cancelled (Nov 21)
Modi's Janakpur visit cancelled
(Nov 21) KATHMANDU: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled his visit to Janakpur, Lumbini and Mustang after UCPN-Maoist and a section of Madhesi parties protested against his scheduled programmes in Janakpur. Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bimalendra Nidhi, who was assigned to welcome Modi at Janakpur, confirmed that Indian E ... Read Full News
Notorious women trafficker Bajir Singh dies in jail
(Nov 21) SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 21: Notorious criminal Bajir Singh, 37, who was serving 170 years of jail term on the charge of trafficking women, died on November 5. He was suffering from HIV/AIDS and died of tu
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SLC exams to start on March 19
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU: The School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations for the year 2071 will start from March 19. A meeting of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) Examination Board held on Thursday made the
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Gas cylinder explosion leaves 2 dead in Rautahat
(Nov 20) RAUTAHAT: Two persons including an Indian national died and two others were critically injured when a cooking gas cylinder exploded at a fiest in Kanakpur VDC of Rautahat on Wednesday night. Accordin
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AVALANCHE ON EVEREST: Individual permit extension on cards
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU: The government is mulling over revising the mountaineering regulation to allow all climbers to utilise their group permits that were issued to Mt Everest expeditions during the last spring
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UCPN-M on course to commit another blunder
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula was once known as charioteer of the commander of Maoist insurgency Pushpa Kamal Dahal, when the latter chose peaceful politics leaving armed in
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No judiciary model through political horse trade: Judges
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU, Nov 20:The second conference of judges from across the country concluded on Wednesday, urging the political parties and the Constituent Assembly not to decide on a model for the judiciary o
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APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICES: Parliamentary hearing not needed: Judges (Nov 20)
APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICES: Parliamentary hearing not needed: Judges
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU: The second national conference of judges concluded here today adopting a 38-point declaration that calls for abolition of parliamentary hearing for the appointment of Supreme Court justices and sees no need for Constitutional Court in the new constitution. The judges are also against any provision that requires an aspirant for the post ... Read Full News
Delay in amending Education Act, slows SSRP implementation
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The inordinate delay in amending the Education Act of 1971 has affected the implementation of the School Sector Reform Plan (SSRP). As a result, even five years after the SSRP took
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SSRP implementation in Banke in limbo (Nov 20)
SSRP implementation in Banke in limbo
(Nov 20) NEPALGUNJ, Nov 20 : Saraswati Giri, a teacher at Shanti Lower Secondary School at Udarapur area of Banke district, gets confused every time people ask her questions about her profession. Should she be introducing herself as a lower secondary teacher, a higher secondary one or as someone who teaches basic level? Her perplexity was clearly observed ... Read Full News
Bill readied to enforce free and compulsory education
(Nov 20) KATHMANDU, NOV 20 - The Ministry of Education has finalised the Free and Compulsory Education Bill in order to clear legal hurdles in attaining the government’s global commitment to ensure free and co
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Nepal's T20I match against Hong Kong canceled
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Twenty20 International Cricket Match between Nepal and Hong Kong has been cancelled following the incessant downpour on Wednesday. The scheduled match was called off after the rain
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NOC in profit after automatic price adjustment
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU: Minister for Commerce and Supplies, Sunil Bahadur Thapa, said that the system of determining price of petroleum products on the basis of the price in international market has been strictly
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NOC makes around Rs 250 million monthly income: Minister Thapa (Nov 19)
NOC makes around Rs 250 million monthly income: Minister Thapa
(Nov 19) Minister for Commerce and Supplies, Sunil Bahadur Thapa has said that the system of determining price of petroleum products on the basis of the price fixed in international market has been strictly implemented. According to Minister Thapa, "The new system has eased the supply of petroleum products in the country. The price of the petroleum product ... Read Full News
A year after election, CA still lacks full shape
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU, Nov 19:All major political parties committed themselves before the people, during the second Constituent Assembly (CA) election held on November 19, 2013, to hold local level elections with
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Maoist induced conflict displaced nearly 10‚000 children:HRN Reoprt
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU: Among 19,980 children were displaced during the conflict, fifty percent were displaced along with family, said a report. According a study conducted by Human Rights Network (HRN) and Peace
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TIA to stay open round the clock during SAARC summit
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU, Nov 19: In order to provide uninterrupted services during the SAARC Summit to be held on November 26 and 27, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has decided to operate Tribhuwan In
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Bhattarai raps PM for joining signature campaign
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Chairman of the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC) of the Constituent Assembly (CA) Baburam Bhattarai has expressed ire against the prime minister for
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Put a stop to signature campaign: Bhattarai (Nov 19)
Put a stop to signature campaign: Bhattarai
(Nov 19) KATHMANDU, NOV 18 - Chairman of the Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (PDCC), Baburam Bhattarai has said the political situation has become difficult and uncomfortable because of the signature campaign initiated by the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML. He said the further activities of two parties would determine the next step cons ... Read Full News
Rs 20 lakhs of Infrastructure Bank looted in Rautahat, one looter held
(Nov 18) RAUTAHAT, Nov 18: A armed gang of looters has looted around Rs 20 lakhs belonging to Infrastructure Development Bank here in Chandrapur Municipality-1 of the district on Tuesday afternoon. The mone
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Bank staffer shot at in armed robbery (Nov 18)
Bank staffer shot at in armed robbery
(Nov 18) RAUTAHAT: A gang of four masked robbers targeted bank staffers who were ferrying a bag laden with cash and robbed Rs 2 million at gunpoint from outside the State Bank of India's branch in Chandrapur in the district on Tuesday. According to Superintendent of Police Sanubabu Thapaliya at the District Police Office, Rautahat, two staffers of Infrastr ... Read Full News
Bir ready to discharge Ganga Maya, but she has nowhere to go
(Nov 18) KATHMANDU, Nov 18 : Doctors removed the tube from her nose a month ago, through which she was being given the essential nutrient fluids. They gave her liquid food such as black tea, glucose, Oral Reh
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Teacher hacked to death by colleague in Rautahat
(Nov 18) RAUTAHAT: A teacher at the Kanakpur VDC-based Simri Primary Secondary School has been hacked to death in Bhasedawa VDC of Rautahat on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Tapasiraya Yadav (25)
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Cabinet nod sought for Labour Bank
(Nov 18) KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Labour and Employment has sought the government’s green signal to set up a Labour Bank. If things go smoothly, the bank, which aims to channelising remittance to national pr
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SAARC Summit bill to exceed Rs 2 billion
(Nov 18) While Rs 780 million has already been spent for the SAARC preparations, another 840 million was released later on by the Finance Ministry to various other ministries. Likewise, various government agen
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Reserve cops from across country in Valley for SAARC duty (Nov 18)
Reserve cops from across country in Valley for SAARC duty
(Nov 18) KATHMANDU, Nov 18: With a view to bolstering security ahead of the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, the Ministry of Home Affairs is bringing all reserve police personnel deployed in various part of the country to the Valley. While some 700 police personnel have been moved to Kathmandu from various neighboring districts, including Kavrepalanchowk, N ... Read Full News
Statute-writing suffers serious setback
(Nov 18) KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The task of resolving disputes in the constitution-making process has suffered a serious setback as the meeting of the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPD
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School principal charged with raping student
(Nov 18) SARLAHI, - A school principal was arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old female student at Rajghat in Sarlahi district on Sunday night. Police Inspector Birendra Thakur said that Ganesh Shrestha
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Tharu lawmakers float 9-pt memo against 7-province model
(Nov 17) KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Expressing dissatisfaction over the seven-province model suggested by ruling Nepali Congress and CPN-UML, Tharu lawmakers have submitted a nine-point memorandum on Monday. Tharu la
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CIAA chief snubs parliamentary panel
(Nov 17) KATHMANDU: Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority chief Lokman Singh Karki today failed to appear before the Agriculture and Water Resources Committee of the Parliament to discuss CIAA
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UML-Maoist talks to find common ground fruitless
(Nov 17) KATHMANDU, Nov 17: A meeting of top leaders from the ruling coalition partner CPN-UML and the main opposition party UCPN (Maoist) on Sunday evening could not find any common ground for settling the ma
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SAARC Summit bill to exceed Rs 2 billion
(Nov 17) KATHMANDU, Nov 17 : SAARC Summit preparations are yet to reach the final stage, but the government has already incurred expenses of nearly Rs 2 billion to host the regional event. While Rs 780 millio
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