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Subash Khakurel ended almost a three-year hiatus to break into the national team for Nepal’s upcoming tour of England and most importantly the country’s first ever One-Day International (ODI) Series—against the Netherlands—scheduled for August 1 and 3.
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Nabil Bank on Tuesday officially started operation of 12 new branches in different rural municipalities of Province Number 5, Karnali Province and Province Number 7.Finance Minister Yubraj Khatiwada and Nabil Bank Chairman Shambhu Prasad Poudyal jointly inaugurated the bank branches electronically amid a function.
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Tourist arrivals to Nepal recorded double-digit growth in the first half of 2018, the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) said. Nepal welcomed 520,014 foreign tourists during the period January-June, up 13 percent year-on-year.
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The torrential rains that lashed the country for three consecutive days from July 11 were a boon for farmers as the downpours allowed them to speed up paddy transplantation, the Agriculture Ministry said.
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Jaswant Dev Shrestha, a Hollywood-based Nepali artist, has received two nominations for the Emmy Awards for this year. Distributed by The NATAS (National Academy for Television Arts and Sciences), the Heartland Chapter, Emmy is an American award which recognises excellence in the television industry.
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Journalist Shirish Bhandari’s new book, Athot, was launched amid a function held in Kathmandu over the weekend.The 160-pages long book is targeted specially to children and young students.The book focuses on motivating young minds towards boosting their confidence, sincerity, and strength of will towards their studies along with guiding them to the right path to lead their lives.
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Even though Nepal’s mainstream cinema has a 50 year history, the gross collections of movies have never been officially reported, with the producers and distributors often releasing collection figures that were only actually estimates.
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A man from Ghorahi Sub-metropolis-19 in Dang district died after consuming poisonous mushroom.
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Tara Subba, the mayor of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City, died in Kathmandu on Tuesday. He was 52. Subba was admitted to Grande Hospital two weeks ago for kidney-related ailment.
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Despite strong reservation from the transitional justice bodies, the government on Tuesday dissolved all the district peace committees.
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sought reports from all of Nepal’s 30 diplomatic missions on their nature, performance and scope of work for assessing their relevance.
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The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) endorsed its regulations on Tuesday.A meeting of the party’s Central Secretariat chaired by Co-chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at Baluwatar gave its nod to the regulations prepared by a three-member panel comprising senior party leaders Bam Dev Gautam, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa and General Secretary Bishnu Poudel.
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The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) introduced time-card system for heavy vehicles (trucks and tippers) in the Sanga-Koteshwor section on Tuesday along with a rule of lane discipline for heavy and light vehicles in the Suryabinayak and Koteshwor road section.
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The deadline of the panelformed to probe the 33kg gold smuggling case and subsequent murder of Sanam Shakya, an alleged gold carrier, expires on Wednesday.
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The opposition Nepali Congress has announced a series of protests against the KP Sharma-led government’s “authoritarian” rule.
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Opposition leader and former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday met with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to draw his attention to the deteriorating health condition of Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike in Jumla since June 30.
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Two rounds of talks between the government panel and representatives of Dr Govinda KC on Monday failed to find a way out as the former focussed on medical care for the agitating surgeon while refusing to discuss his demands.As demanded by Dr KC, his representatives had asked the government panel to withdraw the controversial National Medical Education Bill or to put it on hold until the talks conclude, which they claimed would create an environment for bringing Dr KC to Capital from Jumla, where he has been staging an indefinite fast for the last 18 days, for treatment.
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