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Published On: September 12, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Bipana Thapa

Nepal, Malaysia sign deal to resume supply of Nepali migrant workers to Malaysia

Authorities from the two governments signed a 10-point deal to this effect after the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) held in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital.  Malaysia was one of the preferred labor destinations for Nepali migrant workers until Nepal Government imposed a ban on its citizens going to Malaysia for jobs until fifteen months ago.

Nepal to host climate change conference in April next year as part of Sagarmatha Dialogue

As part of the newly-launched initiative called Sagarmatha Dialogue, the government will host a conference titled "Climate Change Mountains and Future of Humanity" in April next year, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday. According to the ministry, the conference will be held from April 3 to 4 in Kathmandu. This will be the first event under the government's flagship conference. The event will witness deliberation on the impact of climate change.

Protest flares up as CMC administration turns deaf ears to students' demands

Students of Chitwan Medical College (CMC) have been staging a demonstration accusing the college of charging students more fee than the amount fixed by Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine.

No change on govt's stance on BRI, Indo-Pacific Strategy : Baskota

Minister for Information and Communications Gokul Baskota has said that the government's stance on the China-led Belt and Road Initiative and United States-led Indo-Pacific Strategy has remained unchanged.

Beijing set to exit list of world's top 200 most-polluted cities: data

China’s capital of Beijing is on track to drop out from the list of the world’s top 200 most-polluted cities this year, with hazardous smog concentrations falling to their lowest on record in August, data compiled by IQAir AirVisual showed on Thursday.

Nepali U-16 national football team leaves for Jordan

Nepal is playing against Jordan on September 14 in the first match of the qualifier. Similarly, it will play against Kuwait in its second match on September 16, against Tajikistan in the third match on September 20 and Sri Lanka in the last match on September 22. 

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