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A demonstration was held at Maitighar Mandala on Saturday calling for resignation of Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli.
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Nepali Congress Spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma has said that his party would stay in opposition for five years.
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Province number 6 became the first province to get a name as a provincial assembly meeting renamed it Karnali on Saturday
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The second Pinkathon Kathmandu, a running competition for women to raise awareness about their health related issues, was held in Kathmandu on Saturday.
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Two elderly men died in a wild elephant attack at Sundar Nitajhoda Community Forest in Biratamod Municipality-7 of Jhapa district on Saturday afternoon.
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The seventh meeting of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Nepal-India Relations has started here on Saturday. The meeting will run until tomorrow.
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CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the Cabinet will get full shape on Monday.
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A woman died and eight others were injured in a jeep-tractor collision at Tinpangre in Phalgunanda-3 of Panchthar district along the Mechi Highway on Saturday.
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The 4th edition of Bangladesh Expo kicked off at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu on Friday. The five-day single-country expo showcases various products, services and arts from Bangladesh. There are also a handful of stalls representing Nepali products.
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The upgradation of the Syabrubesi-Rasuwagadhi road is slated to begin in October. The road is part of the Galchhi-Trishuli-Rasuwagadhi highway, a major north-south trade route linking China.
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Eastern Region entered the semi-finals of the Prime Minister Cup Twenty20 National cricket tournament with a crushing 98-run victory over Mid-Western Region at the Fapla cricket grounds on Friday.
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Kirtipur Basketball Team registered their third consecutive victory in the Kwiks Basketball League easing to a 64-57 victory over Xavier International College in a home match on Friday.
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A robust discussion concerning the future state of education under a federal setup in Nepal has kicked off at a two-day international conference, organised by the Higher Institutions and Secondary Schools’ Association Nepal (Hissan).
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When she first came to Nepal from India in 1964, Maya Thakuri thought of herself as more of a singer than a writer.
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1. The air is thick where we stand. 2. The sky is heavy, like it were on the brink of tears.3. I suck the air in and it tastes like water.4. The rain has stopped. It’s time we left.
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If we were to believe the report from Transparency International then we should all be happy that our land is a little less corrupt than it was a year ago.
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Mountains have enticed me for as long as I can remember. As a child, I always looked at the mountains, which once used to be in plain sight from my house in Kirtipur, and wondered if there is anything beyond them.
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After buzzing the skies above Nepal for 20 years, Buddha Air has planned to spread its wings and set course for exotic foreign destinations. The carrier has announced powering itself from one-hour to three-hour or beyond flights, and entering the long-haul international market.
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The much-delayed international airport project in Bhairahawa has achieved a measly 10 percent physical progress in 2017, and if it continues at the same rate, it would take another 8 years to finish, the project financer Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Friday.
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The Centralised Application Supported by Blocked Amount (C-ASBA), which allows investors to buy primary and rights shares online, officially launched on Friday.
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This week saw the opening of a new theatre house in Kathmandu, the Kunja Theatre. As its debut production, the theatre house is currently staging A Madman’s Diary.
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Exactly a decade after the Marvel Cinematic Universe had kicked off with Iron Man, Marvel and Disney have finally seen fit to offer us the very first black superhero in the series, in the form of the Black Panther, the latest—not to mention, very late—addition to the gang.
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A study has revealed that 14 percent of children in Province 2 are suffering from severe malnutrition, with Siraha district having the highest number of undernourished children.
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Protest against the government’s decision to shift the district headquarters of Rukum (East) from Rukumkot to Golkhara has continued unabated for nearly a month now with no response from the government side.
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Barely a week into office, the government of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has been hit by a lawsuit over its decision to withdraw the names recommended by the former government of Sher Bahadur Deuba to the National Assembly (NA).
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Thousands of migrant Nepali workers have used Kuwait government’s full amnesty offered to expatriates living without valid permits, according to Nepal embassy in Kuwait.
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Seventy-eight earthquake displaced families from the marginalised Thami community in Bosimpa and Buma villages of Dolakha district are still living in temporary huts on a land belonging to Panipokhari Community Forest.
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Some Nepali Congress veterans and youth leaders believe it is time for Party President Sher Bahadur Deuba to hand over the leadership to the new generation.
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51-year-old Ram Bahadur Thapa, a porter by trade, had become anxious in the last few years because of a rapid decline in work opportunities in the Capital.
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Almost half a century before the publication of Bhanubhakta Acharya’s translation of Ramayana—considered widely as the first Nepali bestseller—the Bible had been translated and published in Nepali in 1821 CE.
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The Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Centre at Bachhauli, the nearest Tharu village to Sauraha, has various old assets, photographs and paintings which are major tourist draw.
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A collision between a bus and a truck left a person dead and 29 others injured at Harkatta in Sunawal Municipality, Nawalparasi, on Friday.
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A delegation of Swedish parliamentarians concluded a four-day visit to Nepal on Thursday, commending the country for its progress on promoting inclusion and gender equality as well as building resilience, improving livelihoods and the work on post-earthquake recovery.
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Frequent changes in leadership and staff crunch at Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) have affected the monitoring of recruiting agencies for foreign employment.
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A 10-month-old baby died in a house fire at Badimalika Muni-cipality in Bajura on Friday.
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A man drowned in the Mahakali river at Mahakali Municipality-4 in Darchula on Friday. Police identified the deceased Chanchal Giri, 35, of Belauri Muni-ciplaity-3.
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A woman was found dead in Laxmipur Patari-4 in Siraha on Friday. Gyandevi Das, 45, was found bludgeoned to death, police said.
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US President Donald Trump has sent a congratulatory message to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on his election to the high office.
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The government’s decision to downsize the number of ministries from 29 to 17 will enhance efficiency and lessen the burden on state coffers even if the move does not suffice to sustain funding in the federal structure, officials have said.
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Communist allies CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Centre) have entrusted party leader KP Sharma Oli and a three-member team led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal with picking leaders for appointment as ministers. Prime Minister Oli is expected to expand his Cabinet on Sunday.
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