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Nepal-India joint military exercise begins

Kathmandu, Nov 25: The 17th edition of Nepal-India Joint Military Exercise SURYA KIRAN has begun in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India. The Nepal Army contingent comprising of 334 personnel are participating in joint military exercise taking place from November 24 to December 7. It is an annual event and conducted alternatively in the two countries. The Nepal Army contingent is represented by …

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Government restricts registration, service expansion of saving and credit cooperatives

Kathmandu, Nov 24: The government has disallowed registration, service expansion and establishment of service centre for cooperatives of any nature. The Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation has urged relevant authorities concerned to endorse the decision of the Council of Ministers to suspend the registration, service expansion and permission of service centres related to cooperatives, particularly to those …

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Trade deficit exceeds 460 billion in first quarter of current fiscal year

Kathmandu, Nov 24: The country’s trade deficit in the first four months of the current fiscal year 2080-81 BS (2023-24) has surpassed Rs 460 billion. According to data released by the Department of Customs, the country has a trade deficit of Rs 461 billion 938 million 93 thousand till mid-November. According to the Department, the country’s foreign trade value during …

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Telecom development is backbone of digital Nepal: DPM Khadka

Kathmandu, Nov 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka has said the development of telecommunication sector is the backbone for the ‘digital Nepal’. Addressing a programme entitled ‘The Future and Prospect of Telecommunication in Nepal’, he said the development of telecommunication has bridged the gap between cities and villages in Nepal. The Deputy Prime Minister maintained that …

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Lawmakers for more budget to parliamentary committees

Kathmandu, Nov 24: Lawmakers have stressed on increasing budget to the parliamentary committees. Required budget has not been made available, they complained in the meeting of the Legislative Management Committee under the National Assembly. The Committee President Jayanti Devi Rai said it was increasingly difficult to run the annual programmes set under the Committee due to lack of budget. Presenting …

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Project launched to strengthen Nepal’s school education system’s response to climate change

Kathmandu, November 24: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), with support from Norway, have joined hands for a three-year project to strengthen Nepal’s school education system’s response to climate change. The collaboration signifies a pivotal step towards addressing the impacts of climate change locally. The aim is to ensure that …

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Qatar’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs pays courtesy call on PM Dahal   

Kathmandu, Nov 24: Visiting Qatari State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Soltan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ on Friday. On the occasion, they discussed various issues of bilateral relations, mutual cooperation and interests, according to the Prime Minister’s Private Secretariat. They also exchanged ideas about investment and labour cooperation. Rastriya Samachar Samiti …

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