Sudurpaschim Province Minister sacked for misconduct

Social Development Minister of Sudurpaschim Province Dirgharaj Sodari has been relieved of the post on Tuesday. Chief Minister of the province Trilochan Bhatta sacked Sodari for his non-performance and misconduct, according to the chief minister’s aide Shiva Oli. Bhatta has already conveyed his decision to Governor Mohan Raj Malla. There were several complaints against Sodari […]

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NC faced defeat in election due to internal squabble – party president Deuba

Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has said his party had to face defeat in the elections due to the internal squabbling. He was speaking in the greetings exchange and the ‘Jaya Nepal’ souvenir publication launching programme organized by the Nepali Congress Bhaktapur district committee today on the occasion of Deepawali, Nepal Sambat 1139 and […]

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BHAITIKA TODAY, 11:55 AM AUSPICIOUS HOUR

The most important day of Tihar, the festival of lights, is being marked today by offering tika by sisters to their brothers. Sisters throughout the country offer ‘tika’ to their brothers wishing them happiness, long life and prosperity on the occasion of Bhaitika. The auspicious hour for offering the tika is 11:55 am this year. […]

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PM Oli observes Pirris Hydropower Plant in Costa Rica

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli observed the Pirris Hydroelectricity Plant at Eolik Park, Los Santos in Costa Rica on Sunday. PM Oli and the Nepali delegation was welcomed by the hydroelectric plant’s chief engineer German Urena DB Errias at Eolik Park and briefed about the project. Director of the Costa Rican Electricity Corporation (ICE) Roberto […]

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Ex-envoy Keshav Jha found ‘murdered’ at home, three held

Former Nepali ambassador to France Keshav Jha has been found ‘murdered’ at his residence at Babarmahal, Kathmandu on Monday morning. He was found dead at around 6 am. Jha’s wife had called the police informing them of the incident after she, along with the security guard and two gardeners at the residence, went into the […]

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China set to become largest aid donor to Pacific

China is set to overtake Australia as the largest donor to countries in the Pacific region. According to data released last week by the Sydney-based Lowy Institute, Beijing committed during 2017 to spend four times more than Canberra in the region. The think-tank collected data on nearly 13,000 projects in 14 countries, supplied by 62 […]

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