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ACAP identifies alternative trekking trails in Annapurna region

ACAP identifies alternative trekking trails in Annapurna region

The Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) has announced that it has identified alternative trekking trails in the Annapurna region. ACAP had started exploring new trails after many popular trails were…

Election Commission rules out possibility of conducting CA elections by June

Election Commission rules out possibility of conducting CA elections by June

The Election Commission (EC) has announced that it has ruled out any possibility of holding the CA polls by mid-June. Earlier, the caretaker government had announced that the new government…

Nepal loses Rs 239 million in Chinese aircraft deal

Nepal loses Rs 239 million in Chinese aircraft deal

Nepal is expected to receive only 50% of a down payment made in 2006 to China National Aero Technology Import and Export Cooperation. The total loss from the deal stands…

Steven Spielberg to lead this year’s Cannes Film Festival jury

Steven Spielberg to lead this year’s Cannes Film Festival jury

Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg has been asked to lead this year’s Cannes Film Festival jury. The jury awards the coveted Palme d’Or (best film award) at the festival. This year’s…

ISPs cut internet prices to regain market share

ISPs cut internet prices to regain market share

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country have slashed prices for internet service packages to regain market share lost to telecom operators. The country’s leading ISPs – Worldlink, Vianet, Subisu…

Bangladesh sentences Islamist leader Delwar Hossain Sayeedi to death

Bangladesh sentences Islamist leader Delwar Hossain Sayeedi to death

Bangladesh’s war crimes tribunal has sentenced Islamist leader Delwar Hossain Sayeedi to death. Sayeedi had been charged with crimes committed during the country’s 1971 war of independence. He was arrested…

Nabil Investment to begin Rs 600 million mutual fund

Nabil Investment to begin Rs 600 million mutual fund

Nabil Investment, a subsidiary of Nabil Bank has announced that it will soon issue mutual funds worth Rs 600 million. This is the second mutual fund to be issued in…

Rafael Benitez to leave Chelsea at the end of the season

Rafael Benitez to leave Chelsea at the end of the season

Rafael Benitez has announced that he will leave Chelsea at the end of the season. The Chelsea manager has faced constant criticism from fans for the club’s poor performance this…

Government directs public offices to buy local products

Government directs public offices to buy local products

The government has ordered all public offices to buy at least 50% local products to support the domestic industry. The cabinet recently endorsed the ‘Directive to increase consumption of domestic…

US scholar discovers 50 unpublished poems by Rudyard Kipling

US scholar discovers 50 unpublished poems by Rudyard Kipling

An American scholar has discovered 50 unpublished poems by Rudyard Kipling. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. US scholar, Thomas…

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