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Published On: May 29, 2018 06:00 PM NPT

Finance minister tables first federal budget of Nepal

Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada announced a budget of Rs. 1.315 trillion for this fiscal year. This is Nepal's first federal budget for this fiscal year.  

“I will take Dhungel to International Court,” says Sabitri Shrestha

After Bal Krishna Dhungel was granted the Presidential Pardon, Sabitri Shrestha, sister of Ujjan Shrestha to understand how the decision has affected the family. Click link for full interview.

Police arrest six including footballer Anjan KC for IPL betting charges

Police have arrested six people, including footballer Anjan KC, for their involvement in the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting from the capital.  According to police, the betting group had carried out transaction of over Rs 700 million in the gambling. KC was earlier arrested on the charge of match-fixing.

Managing trash in Everest region is tall order

Managing the trash has become a concern in Mt Everest region. The volume of waste has significantly climbed at Camp 2 and Camp 3, above the Base Camp on Mt Everest as the mountaineering expedition teams have failed to abide by the rules. 

All eyes on Messi as Argentina plays against Haiti in friendly

Argentina continue their FIFA 2018 World Cup preparations with a friendly against Haiti at La Bombonera in Buenos Aires. The match will be played at 4:45 AM Nepali time tomorrow. Manager Jorge Sampaoli's side had been scheduled to face Nicaragua but the game was called off because of safety concerns and the team will face Haiti instead.

Leader of failed MH370 wreckage hunt hopes to search again

The head of a U.S. technology company that scoured the Indian Ocean seabed for more than three months looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said he was disappointed the hunt failed to find wreckage. The technology company covered more than 112,000 square kilometers (43,000 square miles) of remote ocean floor — an area more than four times larger than the zone targeted by experts as the most likely crash site.



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