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Nepal Army hikes UN peacekeepers’ allowance

Kathmandu, September 17 The Nepal Army has decided to increase the allowance being provided to its staff mobilised in the United Nations peacekeeping missions by USD 85 a month. The decision will come into effect from October. So far, a Nepal Army soldier in the peacekeeping mission is getting USD 1,029 a month. From October, […]

Will act tough to cure Nepal Army of its cancer, says CoAS Thapa

Kathmandu, September 10 Nepal Army chief Purna Chandra Thapa says he will act tough to cure his institution of a ‘cancer’ it is suffering from. By ‘cancer’, the Chief of Army Staff refers to all types of problems and malpractices existing in the organisation. Addressing officials of his organisation after completing the first year in […]

Nepal Army clears Rs 6 billion arrears

Kathmandu, August 27 Nepal Army (NA) has made a significant achievement in terms of clearing its arrears for the fiscal year 2018/19. According to NA spokesman Bigyan Dev Pandey, the army has cleared Rs 6.28 billion out of the total arrears of Rs 9.33 billion. “Even though we had targetted to clear only 60 per […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, August 12, 2019

Nepal Army taking action against officers who have submitted fake educational documents has been featured in most newspapers along with the House passing two crucial bills. Melamchi Drinking Water Supply Board giving the responsibility to complete the construction of the source of the project has also been featured in a few newspapers. Here’s a summary […]

Court martial sentences runaway soldier to jail for 10 years

Kathmandu, August 1 Nepal Army’s court martial has sentenced a runaway soldier to jail for 10 years. Shakti Gurung alias Bikram had run away with arms during the armed conflict 13 years ago. He had joined the Maoist army later. Nepal Army spokesperson Bigyan Dev Pandey says Gurung will not be qualified for any government […]

Fast track: Nepal Army completes 25% construction works as half of the allocated time is over

Kathmandu, July 11 As per the government’s initial target, the Kathmandu-Terai fast track shall be open for vehicles after next two years. The first half of the four years’ time given to the Nepal Army for the project has been over last month. However, the national security force says only nearly 25 per cent works […]