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Indian PM Modi to visit Nepal on May 11 Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Kathmandu on May 11, sources said. An official Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nepal said that Modi was also expected to travel to Janakpur. An official in the Nepal government said: “We have been asked to make preparations for his..

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Relations among neighbours should be friendly: PM Oli

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed the need of making relations among neighbours friendly by ending all-types of differences seen among the SAARC member countries. Unveiling a book titled ‘Effectiveness of SAARC and Regional Conference’ at a programme organised by Federal..

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Nepali American Parag Pathak wins John Bates Clark Medal

BY SISRIKSHA DHAKAL, LOS ANGELES: Nepali American Parag Pathak, professor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), won John Bates Clark Medal, which is conferred to American economists who have made a significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge. According to the official..

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TIA resumes international flights after 14 hours of closure Friday, April 20th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) which was forced to halt operation of international flights since last night following an accident of a Malaysia-bound Malindo Aircraft resumed the services from this afternoon. TIA General Manager Sanjib Gatuam confirmed the resumption of..

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400 mountaineers trek towards base camp Thursday, April 19th, 2018

KATHMANDU: With spring season on set, some 400 mountaineers have left for the Everest base camp from Namche. The mountaineers forming 40 groups have so far left the base camp getting registered at Mt Everest Pollution and Control Committee for the Everest. For climbing three peaks, a same base..

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Two chairs discuss party unity

KATHMANDU: CPN-UML Chair and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' held talks today on matters relating to the imminent unification between the two parties. As per the decision of the party unification coordination committee to entrust to the two..

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China vows to promote Nepal ties to a new high

BEIJING, (REUTERS): Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan yesterday met with Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali in Beijing, vowing to promote bilateral ties to a new high. During the meeting, Wang said China-Nepal relations enjoyed healthy development with steady progress in..

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Nepal, China to establish mechanism on Chinese aided projects Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, who is currently on an official visit to China, called on Vice-President of China, Wang Qishan at Zhongnanhai Wednesday morning. A press release issued by Nepali Embassy in Beijing mentioned that Foreign Minister Gyawali conveyed the..

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PM Oli, leader Dahal meet to discuss unification issues Monday, April 16th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister and CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal today held a meeting to discuss about the issues relating to unification between the two parties. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed about how to take the unification matters..

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PM pledges to bring Karnali to mainstream of development Sunday, April 15th, 2018

SURKHET: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has the announcement of nation's journey towards development and prosperity was made from the Karnali Province as the province is at the bottom in view of economic and human development index. In his address to a programme organised by the Mid-Western..

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Buddha Krishna gets his tongue pierced

KATHMANDU: Buddha Krishna Baag Shrestha, 48, of Bode, Thimi, today pierced his tongue in the Bisket Jatra (a religious function) for the sixth consecutive year. This tongue piercing festival is observed on Baishakh 2 every year. He got his tongue pierced amid a huge crowd at Pancho Ganesh temple..

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Nepali New Year BS 2075 being marked today Friday, April 13th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Nepali New Year BS 2075 is being marked today, the first day of New Year, by exchanging greetings across the country. Also called as Mesh Sankranti or Baishakh Sankranti, the Sun enters into the Aries from the Pisces. This is the day to plan every people for future with firm..

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Shrinkhala Khatiwada crowned Miss Nepal 2018

KATHMANDU: Shrinkhala Khatiwada has been crowned Miss Nepal World 2018 at the Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal 2017 pageant in the Capital on Wednesday evening. Manita Devkota won the title of Miss Nepal-Universe 2018 while Priya Sigdel bagged the title of Miss Nepal-Earth 2018 and Ronali Amatya was..

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