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Nepal Airlines Airbus 320 grounded

Kathmandu – An Airbus A320 aircraft of Nepal Airlines has been grounded due to a technical glitch. The 9N-AKW aircraft shown a problem in its left windshield heating system three weeks ago.   The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) allowed the aircraft to operate under Minimum Equipment List (MEL) procedure for 10 days. The MEL operations period, which was …

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Singapore’s Gurkha Contingent to be included to guard Trump-Kim summit

Agencies Singapore – When U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet for their historic summit in Singapore later this month, they will be protected by men from one of the fiercest warrior tribes in the world – the Gurkhas of Nepal. While both leaders will bring their own personal security teams, elite Singaporean police, including …

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Public Service Commission prepares three year strategic plan

Kathmandu – The Public Service Commission (PSC) has prepared a three-year ‘strategic plan’ aims to systematise organisations in all seven provinces. According to PSC information officer, Devi Prasad Subedi, the document will be unveiled on June 15 on the occasion of 68th anniversary of the PSC. Keeping the PSC credibility intact in the federal structure, determining the merit system and …

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Province Four Locals vote for naming as “Gandaki Province”

  Pokhara – A parliamentary assembly of Province Four is likely to name the province as ‘Gandaki Province’ with Pokhara its capital following the suggestions forwarded by stakeholders to a committee formed to propose names and capitals. The committee complied demands, suggestions and opinions of locals residing in various districts of the province and tabled a report before the provincial …

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Budget will create 400,000 new jobs for youth: Finance Minister Khatiwada

Kathmandu – Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada claimed that the budget is in favor of all-round developments of the country which will help lead the country toward socialism through prosperity. Addressing the concerns raised by the lawmakers in the Federal Parliament today, Finance Minister Khatiwa said that the budget has been distributed and allotted to Federal, Provincial and local …

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FHAN comments on government efforts to promote handicraft sector

Kathmandu – The Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal (FHAN) has welcomed the budget announcement for the Fiscal Year 2018/19 by Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada, stating it to be positive toward developing and promoting the handicraft sector. But the association is also concerned with the government’s failure to address some of the issues the association has been raising for …

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