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U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a planned historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even after North Korea followed through on a pledge to blow up tunnels at its nuclear test site, Reuters reported.
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A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court against the recommendation of Dillibazaar Prison Office to waive the remaining jail sentence of former lawmaker of the then CPN (Maoist Centre) Balkrishna Dhungel. He is doing time in the Dillibazaar Central Jail in a murder case.
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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government will stress on job-oriented education.
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Three transport entrepreneurs of Myagdi have been arrested for supporting syndicate against government’s policy on Thursday.
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The fifth annual 'Kantipur Hissan Edu- Fair 2018' has kicked off at Bhrikutimandap in the Capital on Thursday.
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Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum Nepal (SSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav has said Nepal’s federalism is in crisis and accused the federal government of trying to weaken the federalism.
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Ward member of Ghiring Rural Municipality-4 in Tanahun district Shakti Thapa has been accused of rape by a local woman.
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Nepal Communist Party Co-Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the incumbent government will lead the country for five years.
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Ministry of Environment has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report of Nigadh International Airport in Bara on Thursday.
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Nepal is all set to play its first two ODIs against the Netherlands on August 1 and 3, reported cricbuzz.com.
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Engage, a non-profit organisation promoting social inclusion in Nepal, is organising the third Turkish Airlines Engage Empowering League (EEL) Wheelchair Basketball Championships from June 2 to June 30.
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Bhuwan Nagarkoti carded career best eight-under 64 to grab a share of lead with defending champion Shivaram Shrestha on Wednesday going into the final round of the Surya Nepal Premier Golf Championships.
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The Gallery MCube is slated to host an art exhibition titled AIR_MCUBE at their premises in Patan. The new exhibition will consist of works by resident artists, Bethany M Richards, Bidhata KC, Graham Blackshaw, and Salil Subedi, and will be curated by Manish Lal Shrestha.
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Photo Kathmandu 2018, an international photography festival organised by photo.circle, is slated to run from 12 October to 16 November. This festival, which includes exhibitions along with projections, workshops, and media residency, among others, is the third edition of Photo Kathmandu which is expected to be hosted in two sites, Kaalo.101 art gallery and Pimbahal, both of which are based in Patan.
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Siddhicharan Shrestha, one of Nepal’s preeminent poet’s 107th birth anniversary was marked amid a function held at the Office of the Vice President in Kathmandu on Wednesday.
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The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) has decided to call a meeting of its political committee to fix the date of its national convention.
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The Morang District Court on Wednesday started recording statement of Chudamani Upreti aka Gore, the alleged mastermind of the 33 kg gold smuggling case. His statement was recorded in the presence of District Judge Narayan Prasad Sharma.
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Prime Minister and Parliamentary Party leader of the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party KP Sharma Oli has directed all his lawmakers to inform the party leadership before making any negative comment on the government’s policies and programmes in Parliament.
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The opposition parties have lashed out at the government’s policies and programmes presented by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday, claiming that the document completely lacks focus and priority.
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Kantipur Publications in collaboration with Higher Institutions and Secondary Schools’ Association Nepal (HISSAN) is organising the fifth ‘Kantipur HISSAN Edu Fair 2018’.
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Jagdamba Motors, the sole authorised distributor for TVS scooters and motorcycles is currently testing the all new TVS Apache RR310 on the streets of Kathmandu. The company has targeted a Dashain launch for the entry level sports bike.Pricing has not been decided at the moment.
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The government is preparing to set up a permanent monitoring commission through the budget statement in a bid to streamline large cooperatives amid growing numbers of loan defaulters.
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After Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Janakpur, the famous Hindu pilgrimage site has seen droves of Indian visitors. But the area is sorely lacking proper accommodation facilities to house the increased number of tourists. Many visitors are forced to sleep under the open sky at the temple premises.
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A team of Chinese engineers has begun pre-feasibility study of the Kerung-Kathmandu railway weeks ahead of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s state visit to China.
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Farmers will not face a shortage of chemical fertilisers during this paddy planting season although imports are expected to drop due to rising prices in the international market, state-owned Agriculture Inputs Company (AIC) said.
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District Disaster Management Committee, Lamjung, has recommended the National Reconstruction Authority to immediately relocate three settlements that are at high landslide risk areas.
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The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) plans to launch digital parking service in New Road area and Durbarmarg within four months.
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Three people died on the spot when a truck hit a scooter near Nalinchok in Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur, on Wednesday.
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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said improving the quality of education in public schools is the topmost priority of his government which is committed to bringing about a visible change in the sector in the next five years.
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Officials and climbers continue to argue whether or not an iconic chunk of Everest got dislodged during the 2015 earthquake. While the government maintains that Hillary Step-a rocky outcrop jutting out of the slopes of Everest just below the summit-remains intact, mountaineers who have been there say that it has fallen off.
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Transport Minister Raghubir Mahaseth tops the list of wealthiest member in Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s Cabinet.
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A Kathmandu-New Delhi-Beijing diplomatic corridor is an urgent need for Nepal
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The wedding ceremony broke all the stiff-upper-lip, white gentry-aristocracy-only British traditions
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Gold smuggling saga should provide the opportunity to scrutinise the political class
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