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President Bhandari returns home, Qatar visit productive

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari returned home this evening after completing a four-day official visit of Qatar. President Bhandari had left Kathmandu leading the Nepali delegation for Qatar on November 29 for the visit at the invitation of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad..

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PM Oli to return home soon

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who has been admitted to hospital following a chest infection, has experienced further progress in his health condition on Thursday. The health condition of Prime Minister Oli is satisfactory at the moment, his Press Advisor Dr Kundan Aryal told RSS. The..

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M’s message from Hospital: I will return home soon

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that no act to destabilize social harmony in the name of religion, culture or partisan debate was acceptable. Prime Minister Oli said so in a message today from his bed at the Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre in the Institute..

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PM’s health condition stable, doctors say

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's health is stable, doctors attending on the PM told the media this evening. A team of Prof Dr Arun Sayami, Prof Dr Dibya Singh Shah and Dr Santa Kumar Das is treating the Prime Minister at the Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre of..

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President Bhandari in Doha

Deependra Adhikary, QATAR: President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in Doha on Monday in course of a four-day official visit to Qatar. The Minister for Development, Social Security and Labour of Qatar as well as Nepali Ambassador to Qatar, Ramesh Prasad Koirala, welcomed President Bhandari at the..

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Three persons including journalist die in Kavre road accidents Saturday, October 27th, 2018

KAVRE: Three persons died in separate road accidents in Kavre district on Saturday afternoon. Station Manager of Radio Gaurav, Dhulikhel Jiban Parajuli and next one died on the spot after a jeep veered 500 metres off the road at Dhakathok of Mandan Deupur Municipality-6 in the district. Four..

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PM Oli misses tea reception of CPN due to illness

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister and Chairman of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) KP Sharma Oli missed the tea reception organized by his party this afternoon due to chest infection. PM’s personal secretary Rajesh Bajracharya said that the PM could not attend the tea reception due to his illness though..

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Festivals help unite Nepalis: Prachanda

KATHMANDU: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Saturday said cultural festivals help unite Nepalis and encourage achieving economic prosperity. "Nepal has a diversity of caste, language and religion, which has bound Nepalis in a thread of unity. Each citizen..

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President Bhandari visiting Qatar from Oct 29 to Nov 1 Friday, October 26th, 2018

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is paying an official visit to the State of Qatar from 29 October to 01 November at the invitation of the Amir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani. The President will have a meeting with the Amir of the State of Qatar at Amiri Diwan on 30..

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NHRC complains of non-implementation of recommendation Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has complained of non-implementation of its recommendations to the government. The NHRC had recommended the government to prioritize the construction of buildings for essential services as of health and to make the buildings..

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Lack of effective implementation of women rights a pity: FWLD Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Although Nepal has put in place various stringent legal measures regarding women rights in comparison to other several countries, the cases of violence against women (VAW) were rising lately due to lax implementation of the provisions enshrined in the constitution as fundamental rights,..

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Death toll from bus accident reaches seven

NAWALPARASI: Death toll from the Sunday bus accident at Madhyabindu municipality-11, Arunkhola in eastern Nawalparasi has reached seven. Police informed that the death toll reaches seven with the demise of critically injured Ganesh Basnet, 30, of Solukhumbu while undergoing treatment at a..

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High altitude sickness claims Australian national

SOLUKHUMBU: An Australian national succumbed to high altitude sickness on Monday at Khumbu Pasang Lhyamu Rural Municipality-4 in Solukhumbu district. Australian national Potter died of high altitude sickness while returning from the Mt Everest Base Camp, according to the Deputy Superintendent of..

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Curfew clamped in Krishnanagar, Kapilvastu Sunday, October 21st, 2018

KAPILVASTU: The Kapilvastu District Administration Office has clamped curfew in Krishnanagar from 5:00pm Sunday. The district security committee meeting took this decision following a clash erupted over different youth groups. The curfew has been imposed in the area covering Badayapokhari in the..

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Death toll from Nawalparasi bus accident reaches six

NAWALPARASI: The number of people killed in a bus accident occurred this morning in Nawalparasi has reached six. The bus with the registration number plate Lu 1 Kha 8454 was going towards Bhairahawa from Itahari when it met with an accident on the East-West highway at Arunkhola of Madhyabindu..

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Trump, Bolton and the Syrian Confusion Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

It’s a messy, though typical picture. US President Donald Trump wants to pull out forces in Syria. When announced in December, jaws drooped and sharp intakes of breath..