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Controversial Pappu Construction barred from bidding contracts

The Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) under the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers has barred Coastal-Pappu Construction from bidding into new contracts.

SAILENDRA ADHIKARI, Nov 20 2018

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Provinces get their Police Act together

Internal affairs ministers of all seven provinces will meet next week in Butwal to pressure the federal government and devolve full authority to them to mobilise police forces.

TIKA R PRADHAN, Nov 20 2018

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Calls for ethical recruitment practices to protect workers

Ethical and fair recruitment is indispensable for migrant workers’ safety and dealing with various other issues that malign foreign employment sector, stakeholders have said.

CHANDAN KUMAR MANDAL, Nov 20 2018

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Mayor warns action against slothful staff

The Mayor of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Bidya Sundar Shakya has announced to take action against its staffers who obstruct in collecting solid waste from the metropolis and leisurely sit in their offices.

Anup Ojha, Nov 20 2018

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Ministries ‘demand billions of rupees’

Even as the ministries are struggling to expedite development works, they have asked the Finance Ministry to provide an additional Rs54 billion under non-budgetary headings.

Rajesh Khanal, Nov 20 2018

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KC admitted in coronary unit after chest pain

Social activist and senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC was admitted to the coronary care unit (CCU) of Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre on Monday following complaints of severe chest pain.

Post Report, Nov 19 2018

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Civil right activists call for proper investigation

Civil society leaders, human rights activist and conflict victims have called for a proper investigation and prosecution of war-era crimes as the country marks the 12th anniversary of the signing of Comprehensive Peace Accord this week.

Post Report, Nov 19 2018

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Medical Education Bill likely to pass this winter session

The Education and Health Committee of Parliament has assured to endorse the Medical Education Bill as soon as the House opens for winter session.

NAYAK PAUDEL, Nov 19 2018

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NCP secretariat meeting on November 22

Under pressure from party leaders, the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to call its secretariat meeting.

TIKA R PRADHAN, Nov 19 2018

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Road projects worth Rs 26b in limbo due to handover delays

Provincial road construction works worth Rs26 billion have been halted for months due to the delay in handing over the projects to the respective provincial government even after budget allocations.

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Nov 19 2018

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Congress student wing panel gets new term

A meeting of the Nepali Congress Central Working Committee on Sunday decided to extend the tenure of the executive committee of its sister wing Nepal Student Union by two months.

SANJEEV GIRI, Nov 19 2018

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‘Foreign’ citizens may affect security: Thapa

Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has warned that naturalised citizenship could jeopardise the country’s national interests and security.

TIKA R PRADHAN, Nov 19 2018

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NC lawmakers' busy schedule defers discussion on medical education bill

A subcommittee under the Education and Health Committee of the House of Representatives couldn't hold discussions on discuss the National Medical Education Bill due to busy schedule of Nepali Congress lawmakers on Sunday.

Post Report, Nov 18 2018

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2 die in three vehicle collision in Bhaktapur

Two persons died after three heavy vehicles collided at Naya Thimi along the Suryabinayak-Tinkune road section in Bhaktapur on Saturday night.

Leela Shrestha, Nov 18 2018

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Plan to install 14 portable bridges to ease city traffic

Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and Department of Roads (DoR) will construct 14 moveable iron-rod sky-ridges in the city this fiscal year.

Anup Ojha, Nov 18 2018

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