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Published On: March 27, 2019 06:00 PM NPT

Gov't all set to host Nepal Investment Summit, says Finance Minister

At a press conference at the Finance Ministry, Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada said that all preparations have been completed to host the summit. Finance Minister Khatiwada hoped that the investment summit will be instrumental to steer the country towards the path of development. "The summit is our common effort to bring foreign investment. The government and private sector have joined hands to make it a success. We hope it will be helpful to showcase our development potentials," he said.

MoLESS to enlist medical centers providing services to Nepali nationals going abroad

The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (MoLESS) is all set to enlist new medical centers which provide medical check-up services to Nepali nationals going abroad in search of job opportunities. The ministry's move is aimed at ending monopoly of medical centers in issuing health certificates to Nepali workers going abroad in search of job opportunities, according to officials.  

Kathmandu ranked 19th best tourism destination in the globe

Kathmandu has been ranked 19th out of 25 world's best tourism destinations for the year 2019. The world's so far the largest travel site of the United States,, has included Nepal's capital city Kathmandu in the list of 25 best tourism destinations for the year 2019. 

Three killed in separate accidents in Sarlahi

Three persons have lost their lives in separate accidents in Sarlahi district on Tuesday night. Shambhu Mahato,26, of Arnaha at Balara Municipality-5 was found lying dead below a tractor in the Mahalaxmi Sugar Industry of Bagadaha in Godaita Municipality-6. 

Modi says India tests anti-satellite weapon in major breakthrough

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India had shot down a live satellite in space on Wednesday with an anti-satellite missile, hailing the test as a major breakthrough in its space program. Modi made the announcement in a television address to the nation. He said India would only be the fourth country to have used such an anti-satellite weapon after the United States, Russia and China.

IAAF warns NAA of its suspension

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has warned the Nepal Athletics Association (NAA) of its suspension, citing NAA's violation of the IAAF statute by failing to hold its elections on time. 

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