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The month long chariot pulling festival of Rato Machindranath concluded with the displaying of Bhoto or the jewel-studded vest at Jawlakhel, Lalitpur on Thursday.
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Recent reports that Nepali high-altitude rescue experts spotted four climbers dead in a tent near Mt Everest are misleading, an expedition organiser said on Thursday.
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President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has called upon the political parties represented in the Legislature-Parliament to elect a new Prime Minister through political consensus within seven days.
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Lawmakers from the opposition parties including CPN-UML obstructed the Legislature-Parliament session on Thursday evening.
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A mother has been hospitalised after her two-year-old son went missing since April 22 from Pokhara.
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The Election Commission (EC) has urged the government to create an environment for holding the second phase of local level elections only in 461 local units on June 14.
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The International Relations and Labour Committee of the Legislature Parliament has directed the government to accelerate the construction process of Nijgadh International Airport.
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Main opposition CPN-UML has reiterated its stand to obstruct House proceedings unless the government withdraws its decision to increase the number of local units in 12 Tarai districts.
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Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has reiterated that the Election Commission is determined and steadfast to conduct the second-phase local level elections scheduled for June 14, and has been working accordingly.
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Outgoing Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said federalism, republic, inclusion and proportional representation have been guaranteed with the holding of the local-level election.
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Nepali national women football team were humiliated 4-1 by host Malaysia in their second international friendly match at Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia on Wednesday.
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Title contenders Nepal Police Club (NPC) eased to a seven-wicket victory over Far-western Region in their first Group ‘B’ match of the Prime Minister Cup cricket tournament at the TU grounds on Wednesday.
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The fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of German-Nepal Friendship Association (GNFA) was marked with various cultural programmes in Cologne in Germany earlier this week.
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A Paubha painting exhibition, titled Living Heritage, featuring works by artist Lok Chitrakar and the students of Simrik Atelier, is going to be held at Patan Dhoka, starting May 27.
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As the countdown for the finale of Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal 2017—the most prestigious beauty pageant in the country—begins, the Post gives you a glimpse of the 19 contestants who are ready to stake their claim to the coveted crown.
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Properties worth around Rs 80 million was destroyed in a fire that broke out on Monday night at a building housing two drug stores in Butwal Sub-metropolitan City-8, Rupandehi.
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A field survey report by a team of human rights activists has blamed police for the death of a ward chairman candidate in Malkot of Kalikot.
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Local leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJPN), an alliance of six Madhes-based parties, in Saptari district have urged the central leadership not to take part in the local level elections in the present political situation.
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The fate of local elections in the southern plains hangs in balance with the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) still undecided on its participation in the second round of vote scheduled for June 14.
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Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri on Wednesday appeared before mediapersons for the first time since he assumed office in March at an interaction the Capital where he highlighted the importance of Nepal-India ties but stopped short of making any political comments.
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Outgoing Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has taken credit for balancing the country’s bilateral relations with India and China that were apparently on a shaky ground when he took up the top post in August 2016.
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Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) will be spending Rs125 million to buy 4,000 tonnes of wheat directly from farmers in a bid to ensure that they get a fair price for their harvest besides protecting them from possible exploitation by middlemen.
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NIC Asia has appointed Roshan Kumar Neupane and Sudhir Pandey as Deputy Chief Executive Officers. The bank is expecting the pair to drive the company forward using their vast experience in the banking business.
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Industry Minister Nabindra Raj Joshi made an astute observation while addressing the second Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, on Tuesday.
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Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has prepared a modality for the construction of the stalled Tamakoshi 3 Hydropower Project which has been in limbo since potential developer Statkraft of Norway pulled out in January 2016.
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A team of high-altitude climbing experts will embark on a daring mission to retrieve the body of an Indian climber from Everest on Thursday morning.
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Average industrial capacity utilisation in the country stood at 54.2 percent in the first six months of the current fiscal year, indicating manufacturing plants are still operating at around half their capacity, thus reducing production.
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The sub-committee of the parliamentary Industry, Commerce and Consumer Welfare Protection on Wednesday, directed Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) not to distribute bonuses to the corporation’s employees until the Bonus Act 1973 was amended.
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Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal stepped down on Wednesday, as per the deal reached earlier with the coalition partner Nepali Congress, drawing praises for eliminating power cuts from major cities, ending confusion over construction of Kathmandu-Tarai expressway and keeping the economy in a healthy state.
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The Department of Archaeology (DoA) has initiated renovation of Anantapur Temple at the Swoyambhunath stupa complex in Kathmandu.
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Water crisis in Gadhawa Rural Municipality-8 of Dang on the Nepal-India border is so acute that villagers on a daily basis have to walk across to India to fetch water.
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Hours before announcing his resignation, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Wednesday sought to know from the Election Commission (EC) whether postponing the second phase of elections could be an option to bring the agitating Madhes-based parties on board the poll process.
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The disadvantaged quake victims can now receive additional Rs 300,000 interest-free loans along with the state grant to rebuild their homes as per the government’s decision to implement working procedure 2017 which allows lendings on ‘community collateral’.
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Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday thanked Pushpa Kamal Dahal for resigning as the prime minister to pave the way for change in government leadership as part of a deal reached between the NC and the CPN (Maoist Centre).
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President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday accepted the resignation tendered by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
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Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigned on Wednesday to what he called honour a deal he had reached with the Nepali Congress (NC) some 10 months ago.
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Instead of turning Kathmandu into a mega city, we should develop cities elsewhere
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Political and bureaucratic actors need to hurry with preps for transition to federalism
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To achieve higher growth, Nepal needs to get more investments and enhance productivity
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