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Govt forms panel to probe Taplejung chopper crash

Kathmandu, February 28 The government has formed a committee to investigate into the Air Dynasty helicopter crash in Taplejung district of eastern Nepal. Seven persons including Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari were killed in the accident on Wednesday afternoon. An emergency meeting of the Cabinet held last night formed the panel […]

Govt awarding Rs 500,000 to each member of Nepal cricket team

Kathmandu, February 14 The government of Nepal says it will award Rs 500,000 to each member of the Nepal cricket team as they recently won one day and  T20 series against the United Arab Emirates. A Cabinet meeting held last Monday made the decision, according to sources. Likewise, the main coach of the team and […]

Cabinet picks Dr DN Shah for NAMS VC

Kathmandu, February 6 The government has appointed Dr DN Shah to the vacant position of the Vice Chancellor of National Academy of Medical Sciences. A Cabinet meeting held on Monday made the appointment. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is also the Chancellor of the Academy, had finalised the name. Earlier, a panel under the […]

Nepal govt ‘sacks’ its ambassador to Australia after human trafficking controversy

Kathmandu, January 8 The government of Nepal has decided to ‘sack’ its ambassador to Australia, Lucky Sherpa, after a controversy about her alleged involvement in human trafficking activities mounted. Few weeks back, Wonchhu Sherpa, who was deployed as a driver for the ambassador in Canberra, had told a television programme in Nepal that not only […]

Capital city’s mayor will be above chief secretary in the govt’s new pecking order

Kathmandu, January 6 The federal government is preparing to amend the existing pecking order, according to which the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, the country’s capital city, will get a higher rank than the chief secretary of the federal government. The government has started preparations for the revision after elected representatives of local and provincial […]

Govt formally decides to convert Mahakavi Devkota’s house into museum

Kathmandu, December 6 The government of Nepal has decided to convert the house of Mahakavi Laxmi Prasad Devkota into a museum. A Cabinet meeting held earlier this week made the decision to convert the house in Maitidevi of Kathmandu into the museum to showcase belongings and property of late poet. The government spokesperson, Minister for […]