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Norway to probe if its funds being misused KATHMANDU: Norwegian ambassador to Nepal today met Unified CPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and assured him that the Norwegian Embassy will investigate in ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-19 12:30 AM] 

House resumes with agreement on TRC‚ CID KATHMANDU: Following a gentleman’s agreement among the three major parties — the Nepali Congress, the CPN-UML and the Unified CPN-Maoist — on ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-19 12:30 AM] 

Federalism poll report made public KATHMANDU: Former prime minister and senior CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal today made public the preliminary report of the findings of the ‘Public Poll ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-18 11:14 PM] 

Relief announced for victims of Everest tragedy KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has said the government would give Rs 40,000 in immediate relief to the families of the victims w ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-18 8:06 PM] 

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Bodde expresses concern about TRC Bill with Dahal KATHMANDU: US Ambassador Peter W Bodde today urged Unified CPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal to address the concerns expressed by the United Nations and other international ...Full story

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Minister hopeful of statute‚ calls for early civic polls BHOJPUR: Irrigation Minister NP Saud today said he was hopeful that the Sushil Koirala-led government will unite all the parties to promulgate a new constitution within the stipula ... Full story

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Toran hangs on for Tour Championship title KATHMANDU: Toran Bikram Shahi survived some anxious moments to claim his second career title with a two-shot victory over Shiva Ram Shrestha on the final day of the Surya Nepal NPG ...Full story

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Seven die in Indonesia boat accident JAKARTA: Seven people died including three children when a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers celebrating Easter sank on Friday off eastern Indonesia, police sai ...Full story

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Gurkha Bank's bad loans top 84pc KATHMANDU: The financial health of Gurkha Bikas Bank seems to have worsened as the troubled financial institution’s portfolio contains 84 per ...Full story

 

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GAUNLE from SNP3BHAIRAHAWA wrote:
Where is the inquiry commission to find facts about vote rigging in the last election? Present government should form the commission for future reference without further delay!

 

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Kids these days spend their hours on the latest gadgets instead of playing outdoors. It is understandable that the coming generation must be tech-savvy, do you think it is wise to expose them to such technology at such a tender age? Give reasons. Send your replies in not more than 200 words by Friday, April 18 by 2 pm to Features Department, The Himalayan Times, e-mail

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What do you think caused the avalanche in Mount Everest on Friday morning, killing scores of Sherpa guides?

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