MACEDONIA, June 26: The president has reiterated for the second time his intention not to endorse the agreement with Greece, which was due to put an end to the decades-long dispute between the countries.

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DHARAN, June 20: Founder member of National Invention Center and Magsaysay award winner Mahabir Pun has said that infrastructures (road and railway connectivity, schools, bridge, Internet and extension of telephone lines) alone cannot help develop our country.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The budget deficit of the Government has increased to Rs. 138.23 billion in ten months of 2017/18 from a deficit of Rs. 0.51 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said that expansion of internal tourism should be the priority if we want to achieve prosperity through tourism.

HAVANA, May 20: Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana had killed 110 of the 113 on board, making it the Caribbean island’s deadliest air disaster in nearly 30 years.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Both the party chairpersons looked excited on the day of the party unification between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

JANAKPURDHAM, May 7: Nepali Congress Vice-President Bimalendra Nidhi has said the upcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be utilized for pursuing development agendas in the country.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The government started work on a 25-megawatt solar photo voltaic power plant in Nuwakot from Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The export of tea, coffee, mate, and spices jumped 36.5 percent to Rs 6.5 billion in the first eight months of Fiscal Year 2017/18 as compared to statistics of last year to top the list of Nepal's exports.

SAPTARI, April 8: The first irrigation system, Chandra Irrigation System, was established by the Rana regime in 1920s. The then Rana Prime Minister, Chandra Shamsher is reported to have been so much interested by the infrastructures in England that upon his return he constructed many crucial infrastructures. The Chandra Irrigation System, was one of them.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has introduced Deurali- Naudanda trail, the country’s first accessible trail, in association with local trail development committee.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today stressed the need for boosting up country's economy through political stability and enforcement of the new constitution.

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KATHMANDU, March 19: Minister for Forests and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet has reiterated that the forest could be turned into the main basis for the country's prosperity through its proper utilisation.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Country’s financial condition is getting tighter as all indicators of financial transactions with other countries have posted negative indicators.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The year 2017 has been considered a safer year for Nepal’s aviation sector compared to the previous years, as the country recorded only two accidents with two casualties in the year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: More than half, or 52 percent, of total foreign aid in Fiscal Year 2016/17 went to Province 3. The province, which is also home to the capital city, received a total of US$ 354 million worth of foreign aid in the last fiscal year. Remaining six provinces received a combined $323 million only, or about 48 percent of the total foreign aid.

LALITPUR, Dec 31: The 43rd convocation of the Tribhuvan University was held in the Capital on Sunday. A total of 8,267 who graduated Bachelors, Masters, MPhil, and Ph.D. from various faculties from a total of 1,085 TU affiliated colleges and 60 constituent colleges from June 17, 2016, and May 31, 2017, participated in the convocation.

In a late afternoon in March, hundred or so locals were witnessing a festival of cricket in Chitwan. Halfway through a junior Twenty20 match, a touring bus arrived at the ground. The tourists hopped off the bus and were almost now thrown into a cauldron. Outside temperature was above 30 degrees Celsius.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 13:  An Afghan official says a Taliban attack in western Farah province has killed eight police officers.

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 12: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba today said that the democrat's victory in the polls was essential to safeguard the country's existence.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 4: Radha Krishna Chimariya, an industrialist from Calcutta, India used to run a large jute mill at Katihar city near Nepal-India border. Haridwari Malla used to work as a manager of the mill. The area, being near the Koshi River, was good for jute farming. Malla took a go-down on lease in Biratnagar, bordering town of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today extended wishes to all the mothers, fathers and older persons in the country on the occasion of 27th International Day of Older Persons.

KATHMANDU, June 18: CPN-UML Chairman, KP Sharma Oli, has said that there could be no compromise on the matters that defame the country's nationality and sovereignty.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The Government has estimated the economic growth of the current fiscal year to increase by 6.94 per cent.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki today viewed that journalism profession should play the role of a watchdog and be honorable and respectable.

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared in a massive parade in the capital city on Saturday celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il Sung.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Patriotic People’s Republican Front of Nepal (PPRFN) has expressed its deep concern over country’s deteriorating situation evidenced by the recent political incidents that occurred in Saptari and Kanchanpur.

URLABARI (Morang), Feb 10: CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Barshaman has said the responsibility of building the country's bright future now is on the shoulders of youths.

'Country's politics in important mode'

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KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that Nepal has turned to a very important mode from political and constitutional perspectives.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 23: A team from the Department of Mines and Geology (DMG) has reached the largest potential iron mine of Nepal, which lies nine kilometers north of the East West Highway at Dhobadi-3 of Nawalparasi district, to carry out a detailed study.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has argued that the country could make economic stride if efficient utilization of science and technology is ensured.

POKHARA, Dec 14: Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Hitraj Pandey, has said that the government has been carrying out activities in order to hold election of three levels within second week of February 2018 for the implementation of the new constitution and for the prosperity of the country.

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, 64, became Thailand's new king on Thursday after he accepted an invitation from parliament to succeed his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in October.

GORKHA, Oct 6: Naya Shakti Nepal coordinator Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said it was the need of the hour to form a permanent government for the development of the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari termed today's children as the 'base of country's future' with insistence on creating a suitable environment for them to get educated.

LALITPUR, Sept 7: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Prakash Sharan Mahat on Wednesday said that national interest and unity should be the bases for Nepal’s foreign policy.

BHADRAPUR (Jhapa), Aug 28: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula today said that all political parties should stand together for the development of the country as the issue is a common agenda of all.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The government is preparing to form an autonomous regulatory body to oversee the country’s petroleum sector.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Nepali Congress leader, Dr Ram Sharan Mahat, today said the country's progress would be possible only by encouraging the private sector.