Fresh KMC drive to evict street hawkers

Jul 1, 2018-Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has announced to remove street vendors and hawkers from pavements starting from August. This is their umpteenth announcement. All previous attempts get rid of vendors have failed. However, KMC seems determined this time. City police have booked 550 hawkers and vendors from all over the metropolis, according to a
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Jul 1, 2018-Senior orthopaedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who reached Jumla to stage a hunger strike at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences, began his indefinite fast at the District Police Office, where he was detained on Saturday. Dr KC was on his way to the Jumla Teaching Hospital when he was stopped by police.
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Jul 1, 2018-The government is preparing to wet lease train for making the Janakpur-Jayanagar-Kurtha railway operational by January next year. The Department of Railways is weighing this option as the country lacks the technical know-how. Wet lease means the organisation that owns the train provides the locomotive as well as crew members to the lessee.
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Jul 1, 2018-In a major breakthrough, the Eminent Persons’ Group on Nepal-India relations has prepared a single report and announced that its task is over. The ninth meeting of the EPG that concluded in Kathmandu on Saturday prepared a single joint report that will soon be submitted to the prime ministers of Nepal and India.
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The government has decided to allow the use of forest area for the construction of the 37-MW Upper Trishuli 3 B Hydropower Project. The Cabinet meeting held at Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar took a decision to this effect, said Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Sher Bahadur Tamang. A decision was also
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Result of the Test in Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) language, 2019 under the Employment Permit System (EPS) has been published. A total of 7,996 examinees passed the language test required to get work permit in South Korea, according to the result. The total 74,862 examinees attended the examinations held on June 9 and 10. More
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People across the country are celebrating Asar Pandra, also known as National Paddy Plantation Day by planting paddy in their fields on Friday. The day is observed by singing and dancing in the traditional folk songs in the rice transplantation program. The day is also marked by feasting on a mixture of curd and beaten rice,
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man has been arrested for illegal possession of 40,000 US dollars from Simle, Dhading on Thursday. Police arrested Ananda Prasad Kalwar, 28, of Sarwal Rural Municipality-3 in Nawalparasi district, when he was negotiating to exchange the dollars at a shop in Simle along the Prithvi Highway. Kalwar was carrying 400 notes of $100 bill in
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Jun 29, 2018-Six people have died and four others have been taken ill due to apparent methanol poisoning after drinking spurious liquor in Kamala Municipality of Dhanusha district. The victims had consumed liquor at separate shops in Lakkad area in Kamala Municipality-5 on Tuesday evening. According to the District Police Office in Dhanusha, Ram Nath
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Jun 29, 2018-Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that Maitighar Mandala will remain a protest exclusion zone effective from July 15, as decided by the Kathmandu District Security Committee on April 13. The announcement comes at a time when voices are being raised against the decision that impinge on the people’s right to peaceful
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