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Madhav Nepal is not on right path: Bagmati CM Shakya

Published On: September 16, 2021 04:44 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Chief minister of Bagmati Province and CPN-UML Vice-Chairperson Asta Laxmi Shakya has said that the path taken by Madhav Kumar Nepal is not right. Addressing a Kathmandu district level meeting of CPN-UML leaders and cadres on Thursday, Vice-Chairperson Shakya said that the country needs ‘unified strong politics’ at the moment rather than fractured politics.

Current govt is an alliance of greedy sinners: Rayamajhi

Published On: September 16, 2021 04:17 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: CPN-UML Standing Committee member and former deputy prime minister Top Bahadur Rayamajhi has accused the current Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government of being ‘an alliance of greedy sinners’. He said that the government has already wasted two months.

LIVE: Gathering of cadres organized by CPN-UML, Kathmandu Chapter

Published On: September 16, 2021 02:18 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The CPN-UML has organized a gathering of the party cadres in Kathmandu on Thursday. The program organized by CPN-UML, Kathmandu district chapter is currently underway at Nepal Academy Hall.

Price of cooking oil increases

Published On: September 16, 2021 02:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The price of refined oil has gone up in Nepal due to the rise in the price of crude oil in the international market owing to COVID-19, according to Nepal Vegetable Ghee & Oil Manufacturers' Association.

NRA hands over reconstruction work to authorities concerned

Published On: September 16, 2021 01:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has started handing over the remaining reconstruction work of private houses and other structures damaged by the 2015 earthquake to the authorities concerned. The reconstruction works of private housing, settlement development, government and public buildings, health and educational institutions, monasteries, roads and bridges were handed over to different authorities at a program organized by NRA.

I am into politics not for personal interests but for the country and its people: Rawal

Published On: September 16, 2021 12:36 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: CPN-UML Vice Chairman Dr Bhim Bahadur Rawal has said that he is in politics for the service of the country and the people. On his way to his home district Achham, he met party leaders and cadres today and said he did not do politics for personal interests and positions.

Govt to run fair price shops at 43 locations from tomorrow

Published On: September 16, 2021 12:06 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The government-owned Food Management and Trade Company (FMTC) will operate fair price shops at 43 locations from tomorrow. The FMTC will operate the shops at 43 locations in 39 districts where it has branch offices.

Himalaya Airlines to fly with AEDs onboard

Published On: September 16, 2021 11:12 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China joint venture airline, introduced Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) onboard all its fleet.

Light rain showers predicted across the country today

Published On: September 16, 2021 10:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Meteorologists have forecast light rain showers across the country on Thursday. The Meteorological Forecasting Division has forecast light to moderate rain in many places of Lumbini, Gandaki, Karnali and Sudur Paschim on Thursday.

Health Ministry raises an alarm over resuming physical classes in educational institutions

Published On: September 16, 2021 08:06 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The Ministry of Health and Population has directed concerned authorities not to take the decision of allowing educational institutions to reopen in haste.

Nepal faces ‘budget holiday’ from Wednesday midnight

Published On: September 15, 2021 08:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, September 15: The country is facing a ‘budget holiday’ from Wednesday mid-night with the government undergoing a logjam to spend money from the state coffers for being unable to get the ordinance budget endorsed by parliament within the deadline.

KMC registered over 1,000 complaints against 27 cooperatives last FY

Published On: September 15, 2021 07:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, September 15: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) registered complaints against 27 cooperatives accused of embezzling their members’ deposits worth around Rs 440 million in the last fiscal year.

Stocks close lower stretching its losing run

Published On: September 15, 2021 06:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened slightly higher in the morning but dipped firmly within the first trading hour. The benchmark was down by around 25 points at mid-day with further selling pressure dragging the index lower in the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse stood at 2,889.03 – down 40.26 points against the session earlier.

World Bank to provide assistance of Rs 5.87 billion to Nepal

Published On: September 15, 2021 04:12 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The World Bank has decided to provide Rs 5.87 billion for the development of the education sector and to strengthen the health sector in Nepal.

First private sector cargo train from India arrives in Birgunj

Published On: September 15, 2021 04:03 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: A private sector cargo train from India arrived in Nepal for the first time on Wednesday. This is the first time in 17 years since the inception of the Nepal-India train service, a private sector cargo train has reached Birgunj. According to the Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board, the cargo train of Hind Terminals Pvt Ltd arrived at the dry port of Birgunj at 10 AM on Wednesday.

Quake-hit building of Namuna Machhindra School reconstructed with Japanese assistance

Published On: September 15, 2021 04:02 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The building of Namuna Machhindra Secondary School that was severely damaged by the 2015 earthquake has been reconstructed with the financial assistance from Japan.

Surkhet DAO directs ISPs, cable TV service providers to remove unmanaged cables

Published On: September 15, 2021 02:52 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The District Administration Office (DAO), Surkhet, has directed the internet service providers (ISPs) to remove the tangled and unmanaged internet and cable network wires from the electricity and telecom poles within seven days.

PHOTOS: Grade XII exams in physical presence of students from today

Published On: September 15, 2021 02:07 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The annual examinations of Grade XII have begun in the physical presence of students across the country from today.

Nepal, B’desh agree on cross-border power trade

Published On: September 15, 2021 12:12 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: A meeting of the energy secretary-level Joint Steering Committee of Nepal and Bangladesh has agreed upon carrying out cross-border electricity trade using Indian transmission lines.

Parliament obstruction will continue until ‘sacked’ MPs are present in the meeting: Chairman Oli

Published On: September 15, 2021 10:58 AM NPT By: Republica

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 15: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has said that the obstruction of the parliament will continue till the 14 lawmakers against whom the party has taken action are present in the House of Representatives (HoR) meeting.