SURKHET, Sept 20: Raute leader Bir Bahadur Shahi has no idea what does constitution mean. People of his community refuse to obtain citizenship certificate and continue to live nomadic life in forests.

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WASHINGTON, May 3: President Donald Trump reimbursed his personal lawyer for $130,000 in hush money paid to a porn actress days before the 2016 presidential election, Rudy Giuliani, one of Trump’s attorneys, said Wednesday, appearing to contradict the president’s past claims that he didn’t know the source of the money.

KATHMANDU, April 30: All phone users have so far paid more than Rs 1.59 billion as additional telecommunication service charges (TSC) to rebuild Dharahara, the historical monument which was knocked down by the earthquake of 2015. Three years have shot by since telecom users started paying money for restoring the monument but the authorities haven't yet started works to utilize the heritage fund, a special fund to rebuild the nine-storied 119th-century monument.

NEW YORK, April 12: Eight months before the company that owns the National Enquirer paid $150,000 to a former Playboy Playmate who claimed she’d had an affair with Donald Trump, the tabloid’s parent made a $30,000 payment to a less famous individual: a former doorman at one of the real estate mogul’s New York City buildings.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Lawmakers have demanded that the government take strong action against sugar mills that are not making payments to sugarcane farmers.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: A Chinese company has acquired a license for detailed exploration of limestone in Dhading paying Rs 600 million - a record fee that any mine and mineral company have paid.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: In the last fiscal year 2016/17, the government spent Rs 204 billion in capital expenditure injected in infrastructure projects, purchasing machinery and equipment for capital formation.

NEW YORK, Nov 16: A prosecution witness in the corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified on Wednesday that Mexico’s Grupo Televisa (TLVACPO.MX) and Brazil’s Globo took part in a $15 million (11.39 million pounds) bribe to a FIFA executive to secure media rights to the 2026 and 2030 World Cup tournaments.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: A memorial service was organized in Kathmandu on Saturday, commemorating the conservationists who died in Ghunsa helicopter mishap 11 years ago in the eastern mountainous district of Taplejung.

KHOTANG, September 4: A highway maintenance worker of the Diktel-Halesi road section in Khotang have not received remuneration for years, it has been revealed.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 2: State-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is providing Rs 2.6 million a month in salary to a foreign pilot, who has also been given a position equivalent to deputy managing director.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Kathmandu Valley Road Improvement Project (KVRIP) has been found releasing millions to contractors irrespective of the fact that work progress has been zero percent for years.

GORKHA, June 11: The District Administration Office (DAO), Gorkha, has so far paid Rs 1.19 billion in compensation to various landowners for their land acquired for the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project, a project of national pride. The DAO paid the compensation in five phases.

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KATHMANDU, June 5: Ncell has paid the Capital Gain Tax (CGT) amidst a debate over whether the tax should be paid or not and who should pay the tax as there was no clear provision on acquiring CGT on offshore transactions. The amount paid by the Ncell as the CGT calculates to be the 15 percent of the share transactions.

SINDHULI, May 30: Results of the first round of local polls have shattered the dreams of many candidates in Sindhuli who had resigned from their government jobs hoping to be elected as the new representative of their local units.

KATHMANDU, April 29: It has been revealed that farmers in Saptari were paid eight times more compensation for a litchi tree compared to farmers in Sunsari.

WASHINGTON, MArch 15: President Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes on more than $150 million in income in 2005, the White House said on Tuesday, responding to an MSNBC report that the network had obtained two pages of the returns.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28:  While Nepal marked the Nurses Day on Friday, nurses working in private hospitals of the country are forced to work for nominal salaries, depriving them of the basic pay scales of government hospitals.

NEW DELHI, Dec 22: Leading opposition figure Rahul Gandhi demanded an investigation into allegations that two Indian conglomerates paid millions of rupees as bribes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2013-14 when he was governing a western state.

LONDON, Dec 3: A former Chelsea player said he was paid 50,000 pounds ($77,500) by the Premier League club to "keep a lid" on sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of its former chief scout.

With earnings of $170 million, pop singer Taylor Swift was 2016’s highest-paid woman in music, Forbes magazine said on Wednesday.

NEW YORK, Sept 15: Priyanka Chopra has become the first Indian star to enter the Forbes list of highest paid television actresses in the world, after starring on American series “Quantico”.

Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence was named the world’s highest-paid actress for the second year running on Tuesday, with estimated pre-tax earnings of $46 million.

NEW YORK, Aug 24: Leading Indian actress Deepika Padukone has made her debut among the world's top 10 highest paid actresses with earnings of USD 10 million dollars in a list alongside Hollywood heavyweights Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and "Friends" star Jennifer Anniston.

MUMBAI, July 30: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has made her different league now and also has created a great balance between her commercial success and critical acclaim. Deepika Padukone has now left Priyanka Chopra, Alia bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Katrina Kaif behind in the terms of being paid.

England’s football team crashed out of Euro 2016 after a shock 2-1 loss to Iceland in the last 16 of the competition.