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  • Nijgadh Airport: MPs File Motion Against Plan To Fell Trees

    Kathmandu,Sept 28: The Himalayan Times says that Nepali Congress MPs Pradeep Giri, Gagan Thapa and Dibyamani Rajbhandari have filed a motion of urgent public importance in Parliament raising concern over the government’s plan to cut down a large number of trees in Bara even before the detailed design of the new airport was prepared.

    Dahal lauds govt decision to re-award Budhi Ganadaki permit to Chinese firm

    Kathmandu, September Former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has lauded the government’s decision to re-award the development contract of the 1200 MW Budhi Gandaki project to a Chinese firm. Dahal’s comment comes days after a Cabinet meeting directed the Ministry of Energy to revive the conversation with China Gezhouba Group to re-award the contract, which was cancelled by the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government. The government decided to give the assignment back to Gezhouba after it filed an application requesting to reconsider...

    Oli should speak less and listen more, says Madhav Kumar Nepal

    US, September 23 Ruling Nepal Communist Party’s senior leader and former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal suggests his party Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli speak less and listen more. Nepal, who is currently in the United States, said in a conversation with media that Oli needed to deliver results to the public at the earliest; hence he should listen to others more, than speaking his own ideas. He also complained that the Prime Minister did not consult...

    Nepal and China are connected inseparably, says VP Pun

    Kathmandu, September 20 Nepal’s Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun says Nepal and China are connected so strongly that they can never be separated again. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of an international fair in Chengdu of China on Thursday, Pun said histories, traditions and norms and values of Nepal and China were connected closely for ages. Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua and Communist Party of China’s Sichuan Province Secretary Peng Qinghua among others addressed the function. Pun also addressed the ninth...

    PM directs Nepal’s oldest uni to produce globally marketable human resources

    Kathmandu, September 18 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday directed Tribhuvan University, the country’s largest and oldest university, to produce qualified human resources that sell in the global market. He also suggested that the university concentrate its efforts on academic revival and qualitative development. He said the university should understand sentiments of the new generation as it is smarter than the previous ones. Speaking at a meeting of the university’s officials, Prime Minister Oli, also the ex-officio Chancellor...

    PM wants INGOs to concentrate efforts on economic growth

    Kathmandu, September 17 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli says international non-government agencies working in Nepal should concentrate their efforts on economic growth of most marginalised people in the society. Receiving the Lutheran World Federation’s General Secretary Martin Junge at his office on Sunday, the Prime Minister said the support provided by INGOs should help them live a secure and dignified life. On the occasion, Oli expressed gratitude and appreciation to the LWF for providing humanitarian and development support for...

    Prime Minister promises qualitative change in Nepal’s education

    Kathmandu, September 16 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has claimed his government will bring a qualitative change in the country’s education sector. Inaugurating the seventh general assembly of the Fer-Western University at his official residence in Baluwatar as the University’s Chancellor, the Prime Minister also stressed result-oriented performance of government bodies as well as other institutions. He said, “I do not look at people’s faces. What I am concerned about is results of their performance.” In another context, Oli stated...

    Govt maintained peace and security at its best in past six months

    Kathmandu, September 14 Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa claims the government maintained peace and security at its best in past six months, since he was appointed to the post. When lawmakers during the meeting of the House of Representatives today quizzed the Minister over recent reports about rapes and murders among other crimes from across the country, Thapa defended his performance and claimed peace and security were maintained to the maximum possible extent in past six months. He claimed...

    Spotlight: China’s Belt and Road Initiative offers unique development opportunity: Nepali PM

    Kathmandu, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) — China’s Belt and Road Initiative has offered a unique opportunity for Nepal and China to explore vast potentials for development, Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli said here on Wednesday. Speaking at the inaugural session of the International Conference on “Belt and Road Initiative: Opportunities and Implications for Nepal and the Region” in Kathmandu, the Nepali prime minister said the Belt and Road Initiative can serve as an important catalyst to realize Nepal’s development...

    India wants stability and prosperity in Nepal:Dahal

    Kathmandu, September 9 Ruling Nepal Communist Party Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has returned home on Sunday after concluding his four day visit to New Delhi. Upon his arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu this afternoon, Dahal said Indian leaders communicated to him that they wanted a stable government and prosperity in Nepal. He reiterated that the objective of his visit was to remind the Indian leadership of agreements the two countries made earlier so as to ensure...

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