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China’s growing influence in Nepal’s internal affairs Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

By Dikchya Raut, KATHMANDU: Since, the appointment of Prime Minister Khadga Prasad [KP] Oli in power, a number of changes has been observed both inside Nepal and on the foreign policy front. Over the period of years of his appointment in the position, a number of speculations have been made by..

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Kathmandu Metropolis releases 15.50 billion budget

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu Metropolis has made public the budget of Rs 15.50 billion for the coming fiscal year. Deputy Mayor Hariprabha Khadgi Shrestha presented the budget in the fifth convention of the Metropolis' Council on Tuesday. The budget for the coming fiscal year is an increase by 19 per..

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Party unification successfully completed: Prachanda

CHITWAN: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the party unification bid has been successfully completed though it was delayed due to various reasons. While administering the oath to the Chitwan district committee members..

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Abandoned tents, human waste piling up on Mount Everest Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP): The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking water. The world’s highest mountain has so much garbage..

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Nepal, Bangladesh agree on electricity trade potentiality

KATHMANDU: An agreement has been reached on seeking electricity trade potentiality and various aspects of hydropower between Nepal and Bangladesh. The agreement was made at a joint steering committee meeting on energy cooperation between Nepal and Bangladesh on June 20 and 21. This information was..

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69 people dead, 343 injured within two months in Nepal

KATHMANDU: A total of 69 people have died while 343 were injured in various incidents of disaster within two months in Nepal. The casualties were reported in the month of Baisakh and Jestha of the lunar calendar. According to Nepal Police, Disaster Management Division, of them 23 died after being..

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Bad News for the World’s Poorest Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

The global economic mood is souring. At their meeting in Fukuoka, Japan, earlier this month, G20 finance ministers and central bank governors warned that economic growth..