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Published On: February 13, 2019 06:00 PM NPT

Amid fanfare, Prime Minister Employment Program launched

The government has launched the Prime Minister Employment Program (PMEP). According to the program, a jobless Nepali citizen will get subsistence allowance as well as employment for at least 100 days in a fiscal year. The government has allocated over Rs 3.10 billion for this program, from which it aims to provide jobs to 500,000 Nepali citizens in the next fiscal year.

'Intn'l forces' conspiring to stir unification of communist forces: Dahal

Co-chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has claimed that the "international reactionary forces" are hatching conspiracies behind the curtain to disturb the unification between the two communist forces. Dahal made the remarks at a function organized to commemorate the "24th People's War Day" at the party headquarters.

Only 5 percent of the men use condoms, study shows

The reason for observing International Condom Day just a day before Valentine's Day is to promote the use of condoms in sexual intercourse. According to a survey, almost 65 percent of the twelfth-grade students engage in sexual intercourse. Over 5 million condoms are used per year all over the world. Even then, there are over 19.7 million cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections being reported every year. 

PM Oli to address the nation on Thursday marking his one year in office

Prime minister KP Sharma Oli will deliver the speech about the completion of one year in office as the prime minister of the country in Singhadurbar on Thursday at 4 PM. The prime minister will present major achievements made by the government since he came to power in February last year.

ANFA announces 20-member squad to play Centenary Championship

The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced a 20-member U-21 National Soccer Team to play the Centenary North East Football Championship scheduled to be held in India. The tournament has been scheduled to take place from coming February 20 to March 1.

Drug lord, escape artist 'El Chapo' convicted by U.S. jury

The world’s most infamous cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of smuggling tons of drugs to the United States over a violent, colorful, decades-long career.





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