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China, US step up engagement despite lingering tension

China and the US are continuing to step up engagement, with increasingly frequent meetings and visits by officials and business leaders from both sides, signaling that the two world’s biggest

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Minister Saud leaving for Australia this evening

KATHMANDU, 7 FEBRUARY- Minister for Foreign Affairs, Narayan Prakash Saud, will be leaving here for Perth, Australia this evening to attend the 7th Indian Ocean Conference being jointly organized by

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Cabinet meeting decides to form panel to probe NRNA disputes

KATHMANDU –  The government has formed a panel under the leadership of Joint-Attorney General Dhruba Kumar Chauhan to probe into the elections and other issues relating to the International Coordination

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I raised voices for the interest of developing nations in NAM Summit: Prime Minister Dahal

KATHMANDU –  Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said he raised voices for the interest of the developing nations in the 19th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) held

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Nepal beat Canada by seven runs

KATHMANDU – As Nepal’s cricket captain took four wickets against Canada, Nepal won the match with seven wickets in the competition held at Tribhuvan University (TU) Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

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Death toll soars as fighting rages across Gaza, Israel raids West Bank

Fighting raged across Gaza and Israeli units raided the West Bank on Sunday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has faced growing domestic criticism, rejected calls for post-war “Palestinian sovereignty”.

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SAARC Secretary-General pays courtesy call on President

KATHMANDU –  The newly-appointed Secretary-General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Md Golam Sarwar, paid a courtesy call on President Ramchandra Paudel at the Rastrapati Bhawan, Sheetal

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External Affairs Minister of India, S Jaishankar, returns home

KATHMANDU- External Affairs Minister of India, Dr S Jaishankar, has returned home today, wrapping up his two-day Nepal visit. Foreign Secretary Sewa Lamsal bade farewell to External Affairs Minister Jaishankar

Narayangadh-Butwal road section sees only 46 percent progress in 5 years

NAWALPUR : The expansion of the Narayangadh-Butwal road section under the East-West Highway has been completed by only 46 percent in five years since the work began. The contract of

House of Representatives unanimously approves Bill on Anti-Money Laundering

KATHMANDU, 7 FEBRUARY – Today’s meeting of the House of Representatives unanimously approved the Bill on Anti-Money Laundering. Earlier in the meeting, Minister for Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs, Dhanraj Gurung, presented a proposal seeking the endorsement of the bill

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China creates over 12 million urban jobs in 2023

China created a total of 12.44 million jobs in its urban areas in 2023, official data showed Wednesday. Last year’s 5.2 percent growth in gross domestic product was pivotal to job creation, with the service sector leading the economic recovery,

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American scholars’ fair words on BRI thought-provoking

“The Red Sea Crisis Proves China Was Ahead of the Curve,” reads a headline in Foreign Policy on Saturday. The article, which says, “The Belt and Road Initiative wasn’t a sinister plot. It was a blueprint for what every nation

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Indian civilian team reaches Maldives to replace Indian military personnel

MALE: Ahead of the March 10 deadline for the withdrawal of Indian military personnel in the Maldives, an Indian civilian team has reached here to take charge of one of

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WHO congratulates Nepal for legislation to restrict trans-fatty acids in food

KATHMANDU : The World Health Organization (WHO) has congratulated Nepal for formulating a law restricting levels of industrially produced trans-fatty acids in food items. In a recent press statement, Saima

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Election Commission announces final results of Pakistan’s Election

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced on Sunday the complete results of the country’s 2024 general election held on February 8. According to the election results announced for the

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World Social Forum 2024, to be held in Nepal on February 15–19

KATHMANDU – Preparations are going on to hold the 16th Conference of the World Social Forum (WSF) in Kathmandu from February 15 to 19. According to WSF Nepal 2024 organising

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China striving in unity will benefit the world more: Global Times editorial

By Global Times  (23 Oct 2022 ) – The report delivered to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) further pointed out the direction of the

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HoR Special Hour: ‘Profit belongs to NOC, Consumers bear the brunt of loss’, rant parliamentarians

RSS (KATHMANDU, 7 August 2022) – Parliamentarians speaking in the Special Hour of the House of Representatives (HoR) meeting today voiced their concern about the ever-rising prices of petroleum products

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Containment of China will only lead to US being isolated in the world: Kishore Mahbubani

In his book, The Asian 21st Century, Kishore Mahbubani, a former diplomat who served as Singapore’s permanent representative to the United Nations and president of the UN Security Council, pointed out

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Interview : ‘Worker branding’ to be carried out in line with the labour market: Labour Minister Bhandari

Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Sharat Singh Bhandari is identified as an adept politician who has successfully fulfilled the responsibility as a lawmaker and Minister holding various portfolios

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‘Nepal is a piece of heaven,’ says veteran climber Messner

RSS Interview – Born in Italy in 1944, world’s famed mountaineer, researcher, filmmaker and travel writer Reinhold Messner was on a tour of Nepal recently. Messner has scaled all 14

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Biggest danger to Biden from Trump, not China: Kishore Mahbubani

Global Time (22 June 2021) – Washington today lacks “sophisticated, long-term thinking on geopolitical issues,” said Kishore Mahbubani, Singaporean political scientist and distinguished fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National