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5 climbers attempt to scale Everest during harsh winter Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

KATHMANDU, (AP): Five climbers are attempting to scale Mount Everest, battling extreme cold, high winds and piled-up snow and ice as they try to become the first to reach the top of the world’s highest mountain in the winter in 27 years, an official said Wednesday. The climbers — three from..

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ADB scam: CIAA files charge sheet against eight persons Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a charge sheet at the special court today against eight persons including employee at New Road-based Agriculture Development Bank (ADB) Deepika Regmi on charge of embezzling public money. The anti-graft body has..

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Arson case filed against Chand group’s youth chair

KAVRE: An arson case has been registered against Raman Pariyar, Kavrepalkanchowk district member and district chair of National Youth People's Volunteer associated to the Netra Bikram Chand-led Biplav group. Police on Tuesday filed the case against 30-year-old Pariyar of Panchkhal municipality-7,..

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Biplav-led party’s 14 cadres sent to jail Monday, January 13th, 2020

BAJURA: The District Court has sent 14 cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party to jail. A single bench of Bajura district court judge Madhav Prasad Ghimire made the decision to sentence the cadres to jail. They were arrested on 8 November last year. They are Chuda Mani Oli,..

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China starts language training for Nepalese journalists Sunday, January 12th, 2020

KATHMANDU: A three-month-long training on Chinese language and culture for Nepali journalists has kicked off in Lalitpur today. Nepal-China Media Forum and Confucius Institute of the Kathmandu University (KU) jointly organized the training. Inaugurating the training, Minister for Education,..

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Court’s directive orders for welfare nation: CJ Rana

KATHMANDU: Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana has opined for implementing directive orders as they were for establishing the well fare nation state. Speaking in an interaction on role of concerned authorities regarding the implementation of directive orders issued by the court organized at the..

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Hetauda declared state 3 permanent capital

MAKWANPUR: Hetauda has been declared the permanent capital of state 3. Earlier, it was the provisional capital for the state. A meeting of the State Assembly held this morning endorsed the proposal tabled by Chief Minister Dormani Poudyal, proposing Hetauda to be designated as the permanent..

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Free media for strengthened democracy: Ex President Yadav

CHITWAN: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has said democracy would be strengthened in the presence of free media. Talking to media persons briefly here today, the former President said," where democracy is stronger, media is free there." Rule of law, good governance, transparent ruling system..

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