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Govt introduces box office system in film sector Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The government has introduced box office system from today. During a programme organized at Film Development Board here Tuesday, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Baskota, launched the system much sought in the film sector in Nepal. On the occasion,..

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Climate change changes tea taste

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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Big day for new citizens, big day for America Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

By Manoj Rijal, NEW YORK: It was a big day for Karina Borbon - the end of an impatient as well as a passionate wait of 10 years to be an American citizen. Borbon, who was born in Dominican Republic, was going to be an American citizen after 10 years of her living in the United States and proving..

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‘Dr Dilli Raman Regmi Peace Prize’ to Joshi and UNESCO Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Dr Dilli Raman Regmi Foundation has honoured historian and culture expert Hare Ram Joshi with the "Dr Dilli Raman Regmi National Peace Award" while UNESCO has received the "Dr Dilli Raman Regmi International Peace Award-2074 BS". Both awards were conferred on the recipients amidst a..

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Medical Association agitated, demands justice to Dr KC

SURKHET: Nepal Medical Association has been agitated over government indifference to the deteriorating health condition of agitating senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC. The Association has accused the government of denying agitating Dr KC treatment despite fast deterioration of his health..

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Nepalgunj waterlogged due to poor drainage system Monday, July 2nd, 2018

BANKE: Nepalgunj and surrounding areas have become waterlogged due to the continuous rain since Sunday evening. Belaspur, Dhamboji, Setu BK Chowk, Gharbaritol, Phultekra, Bus Park, Bhrikuti Nagar and Banke Gaon among other areas in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City have become waterlogged, hampering..

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Workplace challenges for women increasing Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Women continue to face increasing challenges (sex-gender-based discrimination) at workplace which range from harassment to pay discriminations for equal work. Growing privatisation and liberalisation has led to the increase of workplace challenges for women. This was shared in the..

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Monsoon gradually becoming active Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

KATHMANDU: This year's monsoon is getting active gradually, according to the Weather Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. The country has not witnessed sufficient rainfall despite beginning of the monsoon two weeks ago. Generally, monsoon begins around the second..

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Greenery promotion through ‘one house, one tree’ campaign Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Forest and Environment has begun the execution of 'Nepal Clean Environment Mega Campaign-2075' with a policy for pollution control, waste management and greenery promotion. At a function organized here today on the occasion of World Environment Day, Prime Minister KP..

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Women journalists honoured for successfully climbing Mt Everest Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has honoured the members of the First Women Journalists Everest Expedition -2018. PM Oli hounored the women journalists for successfully scaling the highest peak in the world amidst a programme held at the PM's official residence on Friday evening. On the..

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Barpark – an epicentre of quake poems’ anthology Monday, May 28th, 2018

KATHMANDU: 'Barpak' an anthology of quake poems named after the epicentre of the massive Gorkha Earthquake is a reminder of the 7.8 Richter scale earthquake and its numerous aftershocks continuing for more than a year. The death and devastation that came along with the earthquake by taking the..

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Greatest female Everest climber wants to inspire other women Saturday, May 26th, 2018

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The most successful female Everest climber said after finishing her ninth ascent of the world’s highest mountain that she wants to inspire all women so they too can achieve their dreams. Lhakpa Sherpa was guiding some 50 climbers with her brother..

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