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China ready to help upgrade Barhabise-Tatopani road: Ambassador Chen

Sindhupalchok, May 30: Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Nepal Chen Song has said that China is ready to help upgrade the Barhabise-Tatopani road section. During a discussion held on Wednesday evening with stakeholders at the Tatopani Customs Office about border management and the road leading to the Miteri Bridge, Chinese Ambassador Chen said that both countries can …

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PM Dahal calls for preserving mountains

Kathmandu, May 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has urged one and all to make more efforts to keep mountains free from pollution and protect them. Prime Minister Dahal pointed out the need to engage in the protection of mountains by making collaboration and coordination among all bodies concerned. At a programme organised on the occasion of the 71st …

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Republic result of collective efforts to build prosperous Nepal: PM Dahal

Kathmandu, May 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said republic is the result of collective political efforts launched to build a prosperous Nepal where social justice prevails. It is the aspiration of change, PM Dahal said while addressing a special function organized at Army Pavilion, Tundikhel on the occasion of the Republic Day this morning. “We, the political …

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Parliamentary taskforce submits report to PM Dahal

Kathmandu, May 28: The taskforce formed to develop the terms of reference (ToR) of the parliamentary probe committee has presented its report to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ today. This has led to an end in the parliament impasse after a political consensus was forged for it. The taskforce formed under coordination of Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary …

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Finance Minister Pun presenting FY 2081/82 budget

Kathmandu, May 28: Finance Minister Barshman Pun has started presenting the annual estimates of the government’s revenue and expenditure (budget) for the financial year 2081/82 at the joint meeting of the federal parliament. Earlier today, the joint session of Parliament scheduled for 1 pm was postponed for two hours to address the demand of the main opposition, Nepali Congress that …

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Schedule for budget speech postponed by two hours

Kathmandu, May 28: The schedule for the presentation of the government’s estimations of revenue and expenditures (budget) for the fiscal year 2081-82 BS (2024-25) has been postponed by two hours. Earlier, Speaker Devraj Ghimire scheduled the budget speech at 1:00 pm today before a joint sitting of the Federal Parliament. Now, it has been rescheduled for 3:00 pm. Finance Minister …

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Amnesty International’s Secretary-General pays courtesy call on PM Dahal

Kathmandu, May 24: Secretary-General of the Amnesty International, Agnes Callamard has paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ on Friday. Various matters related to the transitional justice and human rights were discussed in the meeting held at PM residence, Baluwatar, informed PM Dahal’s press expert Manahari Timlsina. On the occasion, PM Dahal clarified that Nepal has …

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Sirohiya remanded to custody for three days

Janakpurdham, May 22: An order has been issued to investigate keeping Chairperson of Kantipur Media Publications, Kailash Sirohiya, in custody for three days. Sirohiya was arrested on offense related to his citizenship on Tuesday from Kathmandu. A single bench of Judge at the District Court Dhanusha, Janakpurdham, Churaman Khadka, issued the verdict to this effect, said Deputy Superintendent of Police …

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Press Release: Prospects and Challenges of Regional Cooperation in South Asia

Press Release ISSI hosts Roundtable with SAARC Secretary General on “Prospects and Challenges of Regional Cooperation in South Asia” The India Study Centre at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI) organised a Roundtable Discussion, titled “Prospects and Challenges of Regional Cooperation in South Asia”, with Ambassador Golam Sarwar, Secretary General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). The …

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PM Dahal inaugurates ‘international dialogue’

Kathmandu, May 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has inaugurated the ‘Mountains, Human and Climate Change: International Dialogue of Experts’ in Kathmandu today by pouring water to a plant. The dialogue is organized to draw the attention of the international community to the impact of climate change on the mountains. Also, it is to strengthen action based on mountain …

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