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Published On: November 11, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Train to KTM: Not in my generation, says DPM Yadav

Even though the Oli-led government has vowed to enhance connectivity with China and India, Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav has argued that connecting Nepal with Indian and Chinese railways will not be so easy. In a recent interview with India's The Week magazine, Health Minister Yadav said that both the neighboring countries have assured Nepal to develop rail link in coming days.

CM, Chinese ambassador dwell into development prospects in Province 5

Province 5's chief minister, Shankar Pokhrel met China's ambassador to Nepal, Yu Hong and dwelt into possibilities of Chinese investment in the province. The topics ranged from promoting Lumbini to bringing Chinese investments in the fields of agriculture and industries, according to Sher Bahadur KC, the CM's press advisor. 

'Federal government was informed about CM Rai's US visit'

The federal government; and the province 1 council of ministers were apprised of the personal trip of province Chief Minister's Sherdhan Rai to Thailand and the United States of America, said Hikmat Karki, province minister for internal affairs and law. 

Two earthquakes hit Darchula

Two earthquakes measuring 5.1 and 4.1 Richter scale was felt in Darchula at 12:52 and 12:59 PM. The earthquake occurred in India (16 Km north of Darchula).

From first shot to silence of peace: Timeline of World War I

Unleashed by an archduke’s assassination, World War I gradually entangled more and more countries, killing millions of soldiers and civilians and touching multiple continents.

Proud Oiwa hails new Asian champions Kashima

Kashima Antlers head coach Go Oiwa proclaimed the Japanese side’s battling draw in Iran to capture a first Asian Champions League title as more fulfilling than pushing Real Madrid all the way in the FIFA Club World Cup final two years ago.


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