Stories By 'SANJEEV GIRI'
Two major national left political forces--CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre)--merged to become the Nepal Communist Party on Thursday, 69 years after the communist movement gained momentum in the country with the establishment of a party by the same name.
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Eight months after the initial agreement between the CPN- UML and the CPN (Maoist Centre) on a party unity, the two ruling left parties have reached closer to sealing the deal. The announcement will be made on Thursday.Two separate meetings—UML’s standing committee and Maoist Centre’s headquarter—on Wednesday evening decided to seal the merger.
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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group on Tuesday acquired the entire share capital of Daraz, the Pakistan-based e-commerce company that has been running online marketplace services in a number of South Asian countries including Nepal.
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A team of Chinese engineers and officials are set to arrive in Kathmandu within a couple of weeks for conducting a feasibility study of the Kerung-Kathmandu railway line. The development follows understanding between Nepal and China that it is possible to develop the project, which lies in a difficult terrain, at a recent meeting held in Beijing.
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Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board (NITDB) on Thursday signed an agreement to resume construction of the dry port in Tatopani.This pact raises hopes of early reopening of the Tatopani transit point on the Nepal-China border of Kathmandu.
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The government is set to revise the minimum wage of workers. The revision is in line with the Labour Act-2017 which says that minimum wages of workers should be revised every two years. The new pay scale is said to come into effect from the first month of the new fiscal year.
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