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Kamal Pariyar

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Govt ups diplomatic effort for compensation to Kabul victims

Published On: July 4, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, July 4: Apart from pledges to make available Rs 1 million in compensation for each of the families of those killed in the Kabul attack on June 20, the Nepal government has intensified its diplomatic efforts to bring additional compensation from the recruiting company and the government of Canada.

Students died as ‘land developer ignored’ school’s request

Published On: July 2, 2016 07:36 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, July 1: Officials at Pushpanjali Secondary School, where two students were buried to death when a retaining wall collapsed into their classrooms on Friday morning..

UN team to assess Nepal Army’s standby unit

Published On: June 30, 2016 07:21 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, June 29: As dozens of countries have been lining up to pledge troops, equipment and technology for its peacekeeping missions, the United Nation has widened the guidelines for selecting the most professional and competent troops to serve in global hot spots.

Security guards want to return to Kabul

Published On: June 28, 2016 02:45 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

The security guards who had come back to Nepal on leave before last week's attack, have strongly protested the government decision and demanded that they should be allowed to return to their jobs in Kabul.

Combating drugs

Published On: June 27, 2016 12:16 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

Official data suggest that in 2012 there were 91,534 drug-users in Nepal, with 70,000 of them under 30

'Canadian Embassy had intelligence reports about the attack'

Published On: June 23, 2016 07:59 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, June 22: Ever since the Taliban in Afghanistan announced a new offensive season after the United States considered strengthening troop levels a few months ago, Nepali security guards were worried by intelligence reports that they were ‘soft targets’, Afghanistan returnees said on Wednesday.

Fate robbed him of chance to see infant son's video

Published On: June 22, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

During their last conversation, Thapa had made a 'special request' to his wife to send photos and videos of their son. And spouse Sanjita Lama Thapa, 30, took lots of photos on Monday morning, but these could never be sent.

Some 9,000 Nepalis allowed to work in Kabul in past 10 yrs

Published On: June 21, 2016 12:15 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, June 21:Despite increasing Taliban attacks and high security threats in Kabul's so-called green zone, the government in Nepal in the past ten years permitted over 8,889 Nepali migrants to work as security guards in the Afghan capital.

CIB arrests 36 doctors in 3 days

Published On: June 20, 2016 12:11 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, June 20: Since Friday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested 36 doctors practicing at different hospitals and clinics from 10 districts on the charge of using fake academic certificates for medical studies.

Defense Ministry for paying up Rs 2.4 b for arms from India

Published On: June 15, 2016 12:55 PM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

Wants to purchase arms, logistics on price-ceiling basis KATHMANDU, June 15:The Defense Ministry is preparing to clear long pending dues of Rs 2.4 billion for arms and other military purchases from neighboring India, in an attempt to expedite a new purchase model based on a price-ceiling approach.