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Bibaha Panchami festival observed with fanfare

Indian State of Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said Nepal and India have cordial relations since time immemorial, and common religious and cultural ties boost them further.

Post Report, Dec 13 2018

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Biratnagar to host journalists’ convention

The Federation of Nepali Journalists central committee is organising a national convention in Biratnagar from December 20-21.

Dec 13 2018

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Armed group surrenders weapons

Abinas faction of Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha (Krantikari), an armed Tarai outfit, surrendered weapons to the government-formed talks team in Rajbiraj, Saptari, on Wednesday.

Dec 13 2018

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Two arrested with tiger hide

Police arrested two people in possesion of a tiger hide in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Dec 13 2018

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Municipality chief attacked

Three inebriated youths attacked and injured Dharma Bahadur KC, chief of Baphikot Rural Municipality, on Tuesday night.

Dec 13 2018

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Rapist arrested

A 33-year-old man has been arrested on charge of raping a teen at Sanfebagar Municipality-4 in Achham district.

Dec 13 2018

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‘Strong government can empower people’

Chief Minister of Province 5 Shankar Pokhrel said the people are empowered if the government is stronger.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Dec 13 2018

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Banke without panel for good governance

The local governments in Banke have not formed the committees on good governance, which are crucial for ensuring financial transparency and political accountability in public service delivery.

Dec 13 2018

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Abducted Indian boy rescued from Damak, Jhapa

Police rescued a seven-year-old abducted boy, a resident of the state of Bihar, India, from Damak on Tuesday.

ARJUN RAJBANSHI, Dec 13 2018

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Activists stage symbolic protest demanding justice

Demanding the government to capture and prosecute the people who raped and murdered Nirmala Pant, women’s rights activists performed Homa-- Hindu ritual where various offerings are made to fire in return for fulfilment of a wish-- in Kanchanpur, on Wednesday.

BHAWANI BHATTA, Dec 13 2018

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Apex court serves show cause to PM’s Office and Health Ministry

The Supreme Court has issued a show cause notice to the government for transferring Dr Pushpa Chaudhary from the Ministry of Health and Population.

NAYAK PAUDEL, Dec 13 2018

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Foreign Ministry pins hope on enhanced bilateral ties to build prosperous Nepal

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has accorded top priority to maintaining international relations that best suits the country’s economic agenda.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Dec 13 2018

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Graft rampant in Siraha government offices

People in Siraha are finding it increasing tough to avail of the government’s services, especially if the services are being asked to carry out without any bribes, according to the National Vigilance Centre (NVC).

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Dec 13 2018

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Chief Minister says decision on name of province 3 capital only next year

Province 3 Chief Minister Dormani Poudel has said the name of the provincial capital of his province will be announced next year only.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Dec 13 2018

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‘Technology revolution’ will propel Nepal to prosperity

Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokhrel on Wednesday said the country’s science and technology sector needs a revolution to achieve national prosperity.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Dec 13 2018

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Minister backs Hetauda Cement Factory

Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Yadav on Wednesday assured all assistance and support to state-owned Hetadua Cement Factory and making it as competitive as the private-run cement factories.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Dec 13 2018

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11 Janatantrik morcha men give up arms

The majority of Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha (Revolutionary) leaders led by Jaya Krishna Goit have joined mainstream politics, giving up arms on Wednesday.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Dec 13 2018

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KMC launches Smart Urban Technology Challenge 2018

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) launched the Smart Urban Technology Challenge (SUTC)-2018 under the Metropolis City Plan Commission (CPC) on Wednesday.

Anup Ojha, Dec 13 2018

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Taxi drivers face 6-month licence suspension for breaking laws

The Department of Transport Management’s (DoTM) new rule to discipline errant taxi drivers could suspend their driving licence for six months.

NAYAK PAUDEL, Dec 13 2018

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Obstruction in forestry university set to end

A month-long obstruction in the Agriculture and Forestry University over contested affiliation to the private colleges is set to end on Friday after the Supreme Court postponed the hearing in the case filed by the schools demanding order to admit students.

Binod Ghimire, Dec 13 2018

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Legislation planned to pick developer for projects above Rs 50b without bids

The government plans a new law that would enable it to bypass public procurement process and award projects worth Rs50 billion and above to developers through direct negotiation.

BIBEK SUBEDI, Dec 13 2018

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Sub-panel to probe aircraft procurement

The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee has formed a seven-member sub-panel to look into the alleged financial irregularities in the procurement of two wide-body aircraft by the Nepal Airlines Corporation.

ANIL GIRI, Dec 13 2018

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