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Lumbini Province Assembly passes budget

The Lumbini Province Assembly has passed the budget for the fiscal year, 2079/80 with majority votes on Wednesday. Speaker Purna Bahadur Gharti had presented the budget seeking its passage. The Assembly members had discussed the budget allocation on various headings. The budget was unveiled some two weeks ago. The government ...

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Finance Minister Sharma to present budget today

May 29: The government is scheduled to present the budget for the coming fiscal year in a joint sitting of both the houses of the federal parliament on Sunday at 4 PM. In the second meeting of the House of Representatives held on Saturday, Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota announced the ...

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WHO Director General arriving in Nepal today

April 21: Director General of World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is arriving in Nepal on Thursday. Tedros is coming to Nepal at the invitation of Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada. He is scheduled to land at 12:15 PM today. According to the Ministry of Foreign ...

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Zelenskyy: Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine has begun

LVIV, Ukraine, April 19: Russia launched its long-feared, full-scale ground offensive to take control of Ukraine’s east on Monday, attacking along a broad front over 300 miles (480 kilometers) long, Ukrainian officials said in what marked the opening of a new and potentially climactic phase of the war. “The Russian ...

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Biden, Western allies open 1st of 3 summits on Russian war

March 24: U.S. President Joe Biden and Western allies opened the first of three summits Thursday focused on increasing pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin over his war in Ukraine while tending to the economic and security fallout spreading across Europe and the world. Biden and the leaders of other ...

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CCMC recommends lifting odd-even rule for private vehicles, taxis in Kathmandu Valley

The COVID-19 Crisis Management Center (CCMC) has recommended District Administration Offices (DAOs) in Kathmandu Valley to lift the odd-even rule enforced earlier for all private vehicles and taxis. A meeting of the CCMC held on Sunday also decided to recommend government bodies to allow resuming physical classes in schools, open ...

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Minister Ale directs repair of damaged structures in Narayanhiti Museum

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale has directed the repair of damaged structures inside the Narayanhiti Durbar Museum. There is a need to retain the existence of the palace and make it attractive so as to attract tourists, he said after inspecting the palace on Thursday. ...

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Govt enforces ban on entry of people from nine countries amid risk of Omicron virus

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: The government has decided to impose a ban on the arrival of people from nine countries including those from the African continent which recorded the cases of Omicron virus. The decision came into effect at midnight Thursday. After the government order, the passengers coming from these nine ...

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Hearing at SC remains affected despite introduction of automation system

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Hearing on the cases at the Supreme Court (SC) has been affected after justices refused to hold the hearings despite the benches being fixed through the automation system. The automation system was introduced at the court on Wednesday, however, the hearings on the scheduled cases have not ...

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COVID variant spreads to more countries as world on alert

LONDON, Nov 28:  The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving governments around the world scrambling to stop the spread. The U.K. on Saturday tightened its rules on mask-wearing and on ...

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