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Published On: April 28, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica


Chair of China Commercial Stock Enterprises calls on President Bhandari 

Chairman of the Economic Joint Committee of China Commercial Stock Enterprises, Wang Fuking, and the top officials of Nepal-China Economic and Trade Forum, called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari here today. On the occasion, President Bhandari expressed thanks for the establishment of the Nepal-China Economic and Trade Forum and said that both countries are good neighbors, and China has made a significant contribution to Nepal's development endeavors.

Motor vehicles killing wild animals from Parsa National Park

The number of wild animals facing unnatural deaths from being struck by speedy vehicles on the Pathlaiya-Amlekggunj road section along the East-West Highway in Bara. Animals inhabiting in the park that spread from Pathalaiya to Tamagadhi to the east and up to Makwanpur to the north are not safe due to motor vehicles plying two-way along the road. Bearing such security threats facing the wildlife in mind, the park administration is preparing to come up with efforts aimed to avoid human-caused harms on wildlife. 

CBS launches ever first integrated data portal

The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has launched the country’s first integrated statistics portal. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli launched the portal named nationaldata.gov.np amidst a full meeting of the National Planning Commission today. The launch of the portal was of the commitments made by the government policies and programmes for the current fiscal year.

Airport would be constructed in Dhulikhel: Minister Banskota

Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Banskota has said the alternative domestic airport would be constructed in Dhulikhel if it was not found feasible in Banepa, one of the places in Kavrepalanchok district where feasibility study has been conducted. He said the government has not backtracked from constructing the domestic airport in Kavrepalanchok.

More than 270 died from overwork-related illnesses in Indonesia elections

Ten days after Indonesia held the world’s biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illnesses caused by long hours of work counting millions of ballot papers by hand, an official said on Sunday. The April 17 elections were the first time the country of 260 million people combined the presidential vote with national and regional parliamentary ones, with an aim to cut costs.

Nepal clinch ACC U-16 Eastern Region trophy

Nepal defeated Malaysia by 59 runs to win the ACC U-16 Eastern Region-2019 at Prem Tinsulanonda International School, Chiang Mai, Thailand on Sunday. Batting first, Nepal had set a target of 141 runs at the loss of nine wickets. Malaysia, then, was able to get only 81 runs by losing all the wickets in 34.5 overs. 


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