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Climate change changes tea taste Saturday, July 14th, 2018

Bishnu Nepal, KATHMANDU: Nepal is prone to high risk of climate change effects. At a time when its geographical and ecological diversity is much celebrated asset, the effects of climate change has inflicted its specificities. With various sectors witnessing the effects, the tea farmers and..

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India And Nepal To Speed Up Raxaul-Kathmandu Rail Project Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal and India have agreed to seal an agreement for preliminary engineering cum traffic survey for building a rail link that will connect Raxual in Bihar to the Nepalese capital, weeks after Nepal and China agreed on a feasibility study for a railway line connecting Tibet with the..

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‘Nepal to host BIMSTEC Summit on Aug 31’

KATHMANDU: Nepal is set to hold a two-day Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit, starting from August 31, in Kathmandu, two officials inside the Nepal Foreign Ministry informed ANI seeking anonymity. "We have received confirmation from..

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Nepal, China to jointly inspect closed border point Saturday, July 7th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal and China agreed to conduct a joint inspection of Tatopani-Zhangmu border point, which was closed since the 2015 earthquake, to see the possibility of reopening it. During a two-day trade meeting held here that concluded on Friday, the two sides agreed to inspect the border point..

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Rescue of Indian Kailash Mansorovar pilgrims continues Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The government continues the rescue efforts meant for Indian pilgrims left stranded at Simikot and Hilsa due to torrential rains while returning from Kailash Mansarovor (Lake) in Tibet. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has said all mechanism including helicopters have..

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Nepal: Landslides, floods kill at least 17 Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

By Deepak Adhikari, KATHMANDU: Heavy monsoon rains have triggered landslides and floods across Nepal, killing at least 17 people in the last two days, officials said Tuesday. Three people -- a postpartum mother, her baby, and a neighbor -- were buried to death on Monday when the wall of their..

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NHRC urges govt to protect Adhikari’s life Monday, July 2nd, 2018

KATHMANDU: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to take initiative to protect the life of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who is staging a hunger strike. The human rights watchdog body has also demanded investigation into the murder of her son Krishna Prasad Adhikari and legal..

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PM Oli’s China visit: important opportunity for prosperity Monday, June 18th, 2018

Hari Lamichhane, KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's official visit to the People's Republic of China starting from tomorrow is seen as an important opportunity for Nepal in meeting its goal of economic development and prosperity. PM Oli's this visit has been taken as key opportunity as it..

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Conflict victims still suffering the same pain Friday, June 15th, 2018

Lokendra Khanal, RUKUM: Eleven years have passed since the Comprehensive Peace Accord was signed between the government and the then Maoist. Conflict victims could not still feel peace and relief. Sarita (name changed) of Khara, who was raped during the armed conflict, has not still got relief...

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Experts suggest govt to implement Sino-Nepal agreements Sunday, June 10th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Political leaders and Foreign Affairs experts have suggested the Prime Minister to effectively implement the past bilateral agreements reached between Nepal and China during his first premiership. The speakers, at a talk programme on 'Nepal- China Relations: Evolved Dynamics (in the..

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13 years passed, Badarmude victims still deprived of justice Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Although 13 years have passed since then rebels CPN Maoist bombed a public passenger bus at Badarmude of Madi in Chitwan district, the family of the victims are still waiting for justice. Issuing a press release today, Chairman of INSEC Subodh Raj Pyakurel said although the..

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