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

Nepal expects more Chinese investment, says NCP Chair Dahal

Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged the Chinese government, traders and investors to invest in Nepal. Addressing a program organized in the capital on Nepal-China Trade on Saturday, Chairperson Dahal opined that Nepal boasts an investment-friendly atmosphere following political stability. “In this context, Government of Nepal and Nepali people are expecting Chinese side to invest in Nepal as we are in a campaign of socio-economic transformation,” added Dahal.

Govt committed to creating media-friendly atmosphere: Minister Gyawali

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has said that government is all committed to creating media-friendly atmosphere. At a time when various questions have been raised on the Media Council Bill, Foreign Minister Gyawali reiterated that government is committed to maintaining credibility, transparency and professionalism in the media sector.

Prohibitory order in Melamchi area

The District Administration Office of Sindhupalchowk has issued an indefinite prohibitory order at Ambathan, Sindhu, Gyalthum Audit camp and Melamchi Drinking Water Project area to be effective from Friday evening given the agitation of the local contractors and labours. With the prohibitory order in place, mobility of more than five persons at a time has been banned in these areas.

Surkhet cow death case: police inspector held

Police held two persons from Nepalgunj as part of their investigation after 37 cows were found dead in various places of Surkhet.  According to chief at District Police Office, Surkhet Deputy Superintendent of Police, Basant Rajaure, Police Inspector at Nepalgunj metropolitan Surya Bogati and the contractor to transport cows, the owner of Chitwan Carrier Santripta Shrestha were arrested in coordination with Banke Police.

Search and destroy campaign against dengue

The District Health Office here has launched a 'search and destroy' campaign to ward off dengue. The search and destroy campaign was carried out in the places having mosquitoes such as puddles, unused water tanks, worn-out tires, drums potholes.


Indian PM Modi consoles ISRO Chief after failed moon landing
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi consoled an emotional ISRO chief K Sivan outside the agency’s headquarters in Bengaluru, India hours after Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander lost contact with ground stations and failed to make a soft landing on the lunar surface. In a viral video, Modi is seen hugging Sivan as the latter broke down and patted him on his back.

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