China has slapped extra tariffs of up to 25 percent on 128 U.S. products including frozen pork, as well as on wine and certain fruits and nuts, in response to U.S. duties on imports of aluminum and steel.
In lack of timely budget disbursement from the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction, 22 multi-year projects are in limbo in Dhankuta. The projects, between Rs. 800,000 to Rs. 3 million include 12 schools, six community buildings, three parks and a temple.
Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa said that publicity of religion and sectarian attitude are dangerous to the nation. Unveiling a 82-point Home Administration Reforms Road-map, 2018 in the capita on Monday, Minister Thapa stated that the forces intending to incite conflict in the name of religion, ethnicity and territory should be eliminated for the protection of national unity.
Residents of Tipada at Badimalika Municipality-5 in Bajura have blocked the Sanfe-Martadi Highway citing that they were yet to receive compensation of the land the government acquired for road expansion.