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Published On: January 7, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

PAC recommends action against Civil Aviation Minister Adhikari, two former ministers among others

Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee on Monday recommended the government and the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to take action against Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari, two former ministers, Jiban Bahadur Shahi and Jitendra Narayan Dev among others for their alleged involvement in irregularities in the procurement of the wide-body aircraft by the Nepal Airlines.

Civil Aviation Minister Adhikari denies his involvement in procurement of wide-body aircraft

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari said on Monday that he was not involved in any process in the procurement of wide-body aircraft by the Nepal Airlines.  

Kathmandu Valley witnesses cold, snowfalls in Chandragiri

Kathmandu Valley witnessed a dip in minimum temperature since Monday morning.

Over 15,000 quake victims in Barpak yet to lay foundation of their houses

Records maintained by the District Project Implementation Unit (DPIU) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) show that of the total 70,768 beneficiaries in Barpak, only 63,100 have received the first tranche of the reconstruction grant to rebuild their houses destroyed by the earthquake of April 2015.

Saudi woman seeking asylum barricades herself in Thailand

A Saudi woman who says she is fleeing abuse by her family and wants asylum in Australia barricaded herself in an airport hotel in the Thai capital on Monday and was sending out desperate pleas for help over social media.

City counting on fit-again De Bruyne to boost title defense

Manchester City’s chances of overtaking Liverpool and defending their Premier League title depend to a large extent on Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne staying fit and in form for the rest of the campaign, manager Pep Guardiola said.






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