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Nepal Bhawan to be built in Kolkata

India-Nepal People’s Friendly Cultural Forum of Kolkata has established ‘Nepal Bhawan’ is in Kolkata, the capital of the Indian State of West Bengal, at the initiative of the Nepali Welfare Trust. The Forum’s Kolkata branch’s general secretary Raju Pathak said

DIG Ramesh Kharel quits UN job ‘to consolidate IGP race’

Nepal Police DIG Ramesh Kharel today announced to quit the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping responsibility in Darfur of Sudan and return Nepal. Kharel’s decision has been interpreted as an effort to ensure that he will be appointed the chief of

NZ aid organisations call on to push for debt cancellation for Nepal

Humanitarian aid organisations are calling on the New Zealand government to advocate for the immediate and unconditional cancellation of Nepal’s foreign debt after devastating earthquake on April 25 and May 12 and subsequent aftershocks. NGO Disaster Relief Form chair Ian

Nepal Army confirms five civilians among US chopper crash victims

Nepal Army today said that five civilians have also died in the US Marine chopper crash in Dolakha on May 17. After DNA test of human remains recovered from crashed site of UH-1Y Huey of US Marines Corps, the Army

Private sector urges to call off bandh, says a day of bandh costs the country Rs 2 billion

The private sector has asked the bandh callers to call off strike they have announced before the Constituent Assembly (CA) election scheduled for November 19 as the country will not only lose Rs 20 billion from the 10-day strike but

China is the best country for expats: HSBC report

Planning to be an expatriate, head north ! It may not be very surprising with increasing economic might Nepal’s northern neighbour China is the best country to be an expatriate, according to a study by a British bank HSBC. “China

US Department of State issues one month Nepal travel alert

The US Department of State alerts US citizens traveling to or living in Nepal to the upcoming Constituent Assembly elections scheduled for November 19. “US citizens in Nepal are strongly urged to avoid demonstrations, political rallies, or large crowds during

Nepal to get MCC assistance

Nepal has become eligible for the 2014 Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) assistance. Today, officials of the US Embassy in Kathmandu handed over the MCC scorecard to finance secretary Shanta Raj Subedi at his office. Out of the 20 indicators under