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276,787 Nepalis leave for overseas jobs in the first eight months of current fiscal year

276,787 Nepalis leave for overseas jobs in the first eight months of current fiscal year

According to the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE), 276,787 Nepalis left for overseas jobs in the first eight months of the current fiscal year.  The departure of Nepali migrant workers…

Pope Francis opts for a modest residence instead of a grand papal apartment

Pope Francis opts for a modest residence instead of a grand papal apartment

  Pope Francis has decided to move into a modest two-room residence instead of the grand papal apartment on the top floor of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace. According to Vatican…

KMC to charge Rs 175 per household for garbage collection

KMC to charge Rs 175 per household for garbage collection

Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has announced that it will charge at least Rs 175 per household per month for garbage collection. KMC officials have stated that the tax will help…

Forest guards clash with timber smugglers in Mohattarai district

Forest guards clash with timber smugglers in Mohattarai district

According to local media reports, armed forest guards of the District Forest Office (DFO) clashed with timber smugglers in Mahottari district yesterday evening. The clash took place at Maraha Forest…

Spain beats France 1-0 in 2014 World Cup qualifying game

Spain beats France 1-0 in 2014 World Cup qualifying game

Spain retook the lead in 2014 World Cup qualifying Group I by defeating France 1-0. Pedro Rodriquez scored the only goal of the game in the second half at the…

150 families displaced by fire in Morang district

150 families displaced by fire in Morang district

According to local authorities, 150 families have been displaced by a fire in Morang district. 65 homes in Govindapur VDC were gutted by a fire caused by electric short circuit.…

Saudi Arabia threatens to ban encrypted messaging services such as Skype and Viber

Saudi Arabia threatens to ban encrypted messaging services such as Skype and Viber

Saudi Arabia has threatened to ban encrypted messaging services such as Skype, Viber and WhatsApp. Social media has spread like wildfire in the country and it has the most Twitter…

Valley residents celebrate Holi

Valley residents celebrate Holi

Valley residents and those residing in hilly districts celebrated the Holi festival today. People living in the Terai region celebrate the festival tomorrow. People in the valley gathered in their…

Inland Revenue Office to get tough on house rent tax in Pokhara

Inland Revenue Office to get tough on house rent tax in Pokhara

The Inland Revenue Office (IRO) has decided to carry out strict monitoring of landlords in the city of Pokhara. The IRO has deployed teams to inquire about the rent paid…

UCPN (Maoist) to form 399-member Central Committee

UCPN (Maoist) to form 399-member Central Committee

The UCPN (Maoist) has decided to form a 399-member Central Committee (CC) due to pressure from its cadres. Earlier, the party had announced that it would downsize its CC. There…