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Archive for June, 2011


Up in the air

The political parties have wasted a month of the extended tenure of the CA on interpreting the five-point agreement they had signed on 28 May. The agreement was a condition to extend the CA term to conclude the ongoing peace and constitution writing process. But the very agreement had sowed a seed of discord within […]

New York registers 1000 new NRN Members

At an event held at the Intercontinental Hotel near Time Square, New York, Executive Members of the National Coordination Council (USA) for Non-Resident Nepalis Association gathered to celebrate the 1000 new members registered by an auxiliary membership committee headed by Temba Sherpa. The membership drive raised $10,000 for the NRN National Coordination Council (USA). John […]

Winning start

Nepal made a winning start to the World Cup 2014 qualifiers by defeating East Timor 2-1 at the match played at Dasarath Stadium on Wednesday. Anil Gurung opened the account in the 15th minute of the first half while Jumanu Rai added the second in the 70th minute of the match, after East Timor had […]

Deliberations on Appropriation Bill complete

The Legislature-Parliament completed deliberations on the priorities and the principles of the Appropriation Bill for Fiscal Year 2011/012. Parliament had been holding discussions on the bill since the last three days. The Parliament held discussions on the priorities and principles of the budget on June 24, 26 and 27. This is the first time after […]

Deadline extended for census data collection

The deadline for census collection has been extended by five days. The Census 2011, launched on 17 June by Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), was supposed to conclude on Monday. However, the enumerators are yet to complete the counting, and the deadline has been extended to 2 July. CBS Director General Uttam Narayan Malla said […]

Wheat production up in Sindhupalchok

Production of wheat has increased by 150 metric tons in Sindhupalchok district this year. The production increased this year due to favorable weather condition and no disease on wheat farming. The district produced 6,650 metric ton this year. The farmers had used the improved seeds like WK 1204, Pasang Lhyamu and Gautam after local seeds […]

Petroleum supply normal

Bottlenecks in the supply of petroleum products have come to an end following the withdrawal of the agitation by petroleum entrepreneurs. Tanker entrepreneurs under the banner of Central Petroleum Supply Entrepreneurs’ Association had halted petrol supply right after the Nepal Oil Corporation decided to add 60 tankers on Kathmandu-Raxaul route. The depots in Raxaul, Amalekhgunj […]