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For fuel

Vehicles queue for fuel at Bhadrakali Petrol Pump, Kathmandu. The most of petrol pumps are crowded from early morning as the government has decided to distribut ...

To withdraw money

People queue to withdraw money from an ATM at Basantapur, Kathmandu. (Dipesh Shrestha/ Republica) ...

Dashain begins

'Guruju Paltan' playing 'Mangal Dhun' during the Jamara planting ritual, the first day of big Hindu festival Dashain, inside Nasal Chwok of Hanuman Dhoka Palace ...

Living Goddess

Newly elected Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli receives blessing from living goddess Kumari after observing Bhoto Jatra at Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. (Bijay Gajmer/Repub ...

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    KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Main two ruling coalition partners have intensified inter-party negotiations on power sharing for the major posts including that of the president, vice-president,…
  • NOC seeks to import fuel from China

    KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has written a letter to the Ministry of Commerce and Supply (MoCS) asking the ministry to create favorable…


Norway and UK congratulate new PM Oli

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Norway and the United Kingdom have congratulated newly-elected Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. A press statement issued by the Royal Norwegian Embassy on Tuesday stated that the election of a new prime minister and a new government...



Prolonged banda spoils Dashain spirit

Prolonged banda spoils Dashain spirit

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 13: Bidur Karki has been very anxious lately. Karki, who hails from Thulachhap VDC in Okhaldhunga district and works as a labor, is currently living in rented space in Basbari of Morang. His family has been frequently asking...


Welcome break

Easing of economic blockadeIt is not clear whether the opening of border points with India represents lifting of the now over two-week-long economic blockade. Or whether supplies have been allowed into Nepal with the upcoming festive season in mind, and the blockade will later resume. With the border declared open right on the eve of Dashain, the biggest festival in Nepal, the timing could not have been a coincidence. Clearly India was worried that blocking vital supplies during this season of festivities—Dashain, Tihar and Chhath...


Mukesh Khanal - avatar Mukesh Khanal

Nobel profession

There are efforts to ensure that...

Angus Deaton - avatar Angus Deaton

Weak states

Aid undermines what poor people need...

Sunil Acharya - avatar Sunil Acharya

Future perfect

Disruption of petroleum for a week...

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