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Archive for October, 2011


NA aircraft crashes at Baglung

A Nepal Army aircraft RAN 49 Islander aircraft that left for Kathmandu from Nepalgunj carrying a sick person has gone out of contact since 7.05 pm on Tuesday. The aircraft had left Nepalgunj at 6.25 pm and there were six persons on board including two crew members. The Nepal Army Public Relations Directorate stated in […]

Minister Sah quits

The Minister for Land Reforms and Management Prabhu Sah tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai on Sunday. Sah was dragged into controversy for his alleged involvement in the murder of Hindu Yuva Sangh leader Kashi Tiwari. Earlier, the PM-headed Maoist Parliamentary Board had decided to defend Sah and seek resignation of Defense Minister […]

Garment export increases

Export of Nepali readymade clothes has increased. According to the Export promotion Center, export of readymade garments increased as the demand for them was on high priority in the nations associated with the European Union. The Center claims of 46.13 per cent of the total export of the readymade garments to Britain, Germany, France, Spain, […]

Lamichhane wins NRN chairmanship

Russian Non-Resident Nepalese and present Vice-Chairman of the NRN Association Jiwa Lamichhane has been elected the chairman of the Association unopposed. Organising a press meet here in the Capital early Friday, Present Chairman of the association Devman Hirachan withdrew his candidacy for the post. He expressed his support to the new committee to succeed its […]

NOC to take loans from banks

Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) is planning to take loan from commercial banks for debt servicing. Talking to the media following discussions at the Office of Prime Minister on the status of the supply of petroleum products on Friday, Minister for Commerce and Supplies Lekhraj Bhatta said the NOC has agreed to take loan of Rs […]

43 die in bus accident

At least 43 people died in a bus accident that occurred at Ritthebhir of Shitalpati VDC-5 in Sindhuli district, Thursday morning. According to Assistant Chief District Officer Bimal Kumar Pokhrel, all the bodies of the deceased have been recovered from the incident site. Pokhrel further said, four of the 16 seriously injured are in a […]

Changu Narayan facelift

The oldest temple complex in Kathmandu Valley, Changu Narayan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is set to get a Rs 7 million makeover under a new restoration and preservation The project will restore many buildings that form the temple courtyard dating back to the Lichhavi period 1,300 years ago. There are also plans to install […]