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KATHMANDU: Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has urged the people to cast their invaluable votes by taking part in the upcoming second phase of the local polls. Issuing a press release today, the NC has said that the local level polls being held for the constitution's implementation would result in good governance and prosperity through socio-economic transformation in the local levels. The upcoming local level elections are being held on June 29 in Province No. 1, 5 and 7. NC's Chief Secretary......

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KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation is doing homework to begin air services with Australia and Cambodia.  Joint Secretary at the Ministry, Buddhi Sagar Lamichhane, said that talks were going on with the representatives of both the countries to sign agreements for direct flights there. So far, Nepal has signed air service agreements with only 38 countries. Nepal could not give continuity to the international flights in many destinations as some planes of Nepal......

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Protest over medical colleges flouting merit rule in admission fee

KATHMANDU: The private medical colleges affiliated to the Tribhuvan University taking admission fee by ignoring the merit rule has drawn flak.  After the medical colleges took more fee than what the government fixed for the post graduate quota,..

Politics

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NC urges folks to use voting rights

KATHMANDU: Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has urged the people to cast their invaluable votes by taking part in the upcoming second phase of the local polls. Issuing a press release today, the NC has said that the local level polls being held for the..

 

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India

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No differences with PDP, J-K government working well: BJP

(The New Indian Express): JAMMU: The BJP today said there were no differences between coalition partners in Jammu and Kashmir and the state..

World

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120 killed, over 100 injured in Pakistan oil tanker fire Sunday, June 25th, 2017

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): At least 120 people were killed and over 100 others injured in an oil tanker fire that broke out in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province on Sunday..

Australia

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Australian prime minister looking forward to meeting Trump Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

CANBERRA, Australia, (AP): Australia's prime minister said Tuesday he is looking forward to meeting soon with U.S. President Donald Trump, three months after their..

Europe

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Czech PM Drops Plan to Resign, Aims to Fire Finance Minister Monday, May 8th, 2017

(VOA): Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka abruptly changed tack in his battle to remove Finance Minister Andrej Babis on Friday, taking back a pledge to resign and..

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NRNA USA 2017-19 elections to be held on July 21-23 Monday, June 19th, 2017

Purushottam, Dhakal, LOS ANGELES: The Election Commission, (EC) of Non Resident Nepali Association National Coordination Council, (NRNA-USA) has decided to hold the..

Asia

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UN: Greater ASEAN Cooperation Needed to Combat Transnational Crime Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

(VOA): The United Nations says Southeast Asia’s economic success has been marked by an expansion of organized crime and terrorism challenges, especially in areas of..

Tibet

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Tibetan Monk Sets Himself Ablaze in Qinghai in 150th Self-Immolation Monday, May 22nd, 2017

A young Tibetan monk set himself on fire and died on Friday in northwestern China’s Qinghai province in an apparent challenge to Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, a..

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Decent work agenda key pillar of fair globalization: President Bhandari Friday, June 16th, 2017

GENEVA: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the decent work agenda promoted by International Labour Organization constitutes a key pillar of fair globalization where..

Travel

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Ministry preparing to begin flights to Australia, Cambodia Sunday, June 25th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation is doing homework to begin air services with Australia and Cambodia.  Joint Secretary at the Ministry,..

Opinion

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A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat Genocide Saturday, June 24th, 2017

It is a tragic measure of the depravity of human existence that genocide is a continuing and prevalent manifestation of violence in the international system, despite the..

American Journey

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Rose Lama crowned 2nd Miss Nepal California-2017

San Francisco, CA: Rose Lama has won the title of 2nd Miss Nepal California-2017 as she surpassed other 10 contestants at the beauty pageant grand..

Business & Economy

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AIIB assurance to Nepal of funding for projects could include hydropower developments

By Gregory B. Poindexter, KATHMANDU: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), on June 20, assured Nepal it will..

Nepal-China consultation mechanism meeting kicks off

KATHMANDU: The 11th meeting of the Diplomatic Consultation Mechanism has kicked off in the Capital today. The meeting that..

US, Nepal begin special operations training exercise

By Shirish B Pradhan, KATHMANDU: The US and Nepal today began a special operations training exercise during which forces of..

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‘Barack Obama was decidedly the worst U.S. president ever’

Dmitri Babich has worked as a journalist in Russia since 1989, for newspapers, news agencies, radio, and television. He says that he used to always interview people, while lately people interview him. (Interview By David Swanson) According to Babich, myths about Russian media, such as that one cannot criticize the president in..

Blog

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Murder in Suburbia Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

A teenage girl from my hometown in Northern Virginia, a girl identified most prominently as a Muslim, has reportedly been murdered with a baseball bat. We do not know..

Health

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Health Research Council called upon to broaden research sphere Sunday, June 25th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Health Research Council has been called upon to broaden its research sphere.  The Council has been supporting the government in policy and..

Food & Relegion

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San Francisco Gets A Taste Of Robotic Food Delivery Thursday, April 13th, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, (AFP): San Francisco startup Marble on Wednesday began giving its home town a taste of restaurant orders delivered by robot, confident that appetite for..

Technology

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China Launches Record-Breaking Drone Swarm Monday, June 12th, 2017

BEIJING: China has launched a swarm of 119 fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles, breaking the previous record of a swarm of 67 drones, authorities said today. According..

Crime

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Mother and son die, two taken ill from food poisoning Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

MYAGDI: A woman and her son have died and two others have been taken ill from food poisoning in Chiswang of Mangala – 5 here in Myagdi. The father, mother and son..

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Ministry preparing to begin flights to Australia, Cambodia

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation is doing homework to begin air services with Australia and Cambodia.  Joint Secretary at the Ministry, Buddhi Sagar Lamichhane, said that talks were going on with the representatives of both the countries to sign agreements for direct flights there. So far, Nepal..