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Looking to preserve forex reserves, Nepal extends import ban on ten items

The official notice says that the embargo is in place to protect the balance of payments and external financial position, in order to fend off any impending threats to the economy

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Indira Ranamagar: The woman who helped 2,000 Nepali kids out of prison

Indira runs 15 residential homes with 500 children and a few schools all over Nepal and aspires to make it pan Nepal. For 33 years, she has been helping children from small and poor communities…

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China snatches employment opportunities of Nepali youth

The issue of insurance has come up after the death of a worker.As per the information received from the contractor regarding fast track insurance, Package 1 and Package 2 have not been insured yet…

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WHO lauds Nepal’s prioritisation of health in the national budget

Nepal's Foreign Ministry Statement lauded Nepal’s achievement in reducing maternal and child mortality and for being a pioneer in a number of health initiatives, including a nation-wide new…

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Nepal Prime Minister Deuba leaves for New Delhi on 3-day official visit 

On the second day of his visit, the Nepali Prime Minister will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House, where the signing of agreements will take place. 

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Nepal PM Deuba calls for ‘bold climate action’ at BIMSTEC Summit

Deuba said the current crisis must create a gateway to a greener, safer, and more sustainable Bay of Bengal region.

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Ukraine crisis: Nepal asks India to evacuate its nationals; gets positive response

Operation Ganga: India is undertaking a mega evacuation mission to evacuate its nationals from Ukraine, via its neighbouring countries like Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania…

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Nepal PM, opposition leader meeting remains inconclusive on MCC 

According to Central Committee Member and Deputy Chief of Central Publicity Department, CPN (UML) Bishnu Rijal, the discussion ended inconclusively as the stance of both sides remained the same.…

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Nepal police fire tear gas, water cannon to disperse protest against US funded projects

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a US government aid agency, agreed in 2017 to provide $500 million in grants to fund a 300-kilometre (187 mile) electricity transmission line and a road…

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Chinese embassy issues statement as voices against China rise in Nepal

According to reports, China has been creating obstructions in Rasuwagadhi-Kerung and Tatopani border points which is a blatant violation of China’s commitment to bringing them into operation as a…

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Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba to visit India, yet to outline agenda 

The Nepal Prime Minister will leave for New Delhi on January 9 en route to Ahmedabad to participate in the summit.

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BIMSTEC Secretary General Lekphell on 4-day visit to Nepal, appreciates Nepal’s contribution

Expressing Nepal’s commitment to contribute constructively to help BIMSTEC make further advances, Minister Khadka underlined the need to ensure that the Fifth Summit to be held in 2022 builds on…

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Nepal Defence Minister Dr Minendra Rijal resigns after failing to secure party post

The early results of the election put him in fifth place out of the six candidates. Till now, out of the 3,220 votes, Rijal received only 566 votes

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Nepal commits to sustain democracy, highlights achievements during Biden’s democracy summit 

According to the ministry, he highlighted universal suffrage, separation of power, checks and balances, an independent judiciary, and protection of rights and freedoms as the key features of Nepal…

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Nepal reports its first two Omicron variant cases, to speed up vaccine process

The health ministry spokesperson informed that discussions are underway to administer booster doses in the country but is yet to take a concrete decision on it

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