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Archive for July, 2011


Saudi Arabian Embassy in a year

Non-resident Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Nepal, Abdullah Bin Nasser Al- Busairi said Saudi Arabian Embassy will open in Nepal within a year. Speaking at a press meet organised by Nepal Association of Foreign Employment Agencies(NAFEA), on the eve of the his return home after completing his tenure, he said the government of Saudi Arabia […]

Mahara resigns

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister, Krishna Bahadur Mahara has resigned from his post on Monday. Deputy Prime Minister Mahara handed over his resignation letter to Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal today afternoon, according to Mahara’s Press Assistant, Manoj Ghartimagar. Deputy Prime Minister Mahara is believed to have resigned in order to pave the way […]

New Maoist team

The Central Working Committee meeting of the UCPN-Maoist has decided to send new faces to the present government by recalling those representing the party in the government. The new team will be led by Vice-Chairman Narayan Kaji Shrestha. Sunday’s CWC meeting of the party approved the names of Narayan Kaji Shrestha for Deputy Prime Minister […]

174,612 MRPs distributed

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) distributed a total of 174,612 Machine Readable Passports (MRPs) till July 22, said joint-secretary at the MoFA Tapash Adhakari. The MoFA has been distributing MRPs from 41 districts of the country lately. The ministry had started the distribution of the MRPs from December 26, 2010. The government has been […]

Maoist reshuffle

The differences seen in the UCPN (Maoist) party over its action plan, work division and way forward is heading towards a resolution. The Central Committee meeting of the Party on Saturday saw positive feedback of the three Vice-chairmen of the Party on the proposal presented by Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal. And the statements from the […]

No bonus for NOC staff

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has directed the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) to stop distributing bonus to its employee,s reasoning that it was unlawful and unjustified for the body incurring continuous loss to do so. The CIAA said this at a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament’s State Affairs Committee on Tuesday. […]

Mt Everest to be measured again

The Ministry of Land Reform and Management has already begun the process for measuring the height of world’s tallest peak Mt Everest. According to the ministry, the process will be completed within two years. This is the first time that Nepali government is measuring the mountain. According to the deputy spokesperson at the ministry Gopal […]