4th BIMSTEC Summit concludes with signing of 18-point Kathmandu Declaration

KATHMANDU: The fourth summit of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) has come to a close. An 18-point declaration paper was signed today, the second day of the summit. The declaration is expected to enhance the effectiveness of BIMSTEC Secretariat by engaging it in various technical and economic activities in the
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Kathmandu, August 30 President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Thursday afternoon hosted a luncheon in honor of chiefs of governments and states of member countries of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC). The lunch was hosted the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas. Bhutanese Chief Advisor Dasho Tshering Wangchuk, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh
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Kathmandu, August 24 The second wide body plane of Nepal Airlines Corporation, ‘Makalu’, ,ade its first commercial flight to Bangkok on Friday. The airbus aircraft (A330-220) with call sign ‘9NALZ’ will fly to Bangkok thrice a week as per the old flight schedule for the time being. NAC received delivery of the aircraft on July 26.
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Kathmandu, August 24 Acting Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra has said the judiciary needs to work in line with the constitutional provision irrespective of the system and circumstances. During the 45th Executive Council and annual general meeting of Nepal Bar Association on Friday, Acting CJ Mishra reiterated, “Justice must prevail despite difficulty. So, jthe udiciary
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Kathmandu, August 24 Nepal’s government is preparing for a major shakeup in its diplomatic posts around the world, sources say. According to a source privy to the developments, the government will nominate new ambassadors for India, Malaysia the UAE and the UN General Assembly after the conclusion of the BIMSTEC Summit scheduled for next week.
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MAHENDRANAGAR, DHANUSHA: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said that federalism has not come to the students those remaining out of the school education system. At an interaction programme organised by Jay Govinda Saha Study Centre in coordination with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in Janakpur on Thursday, Minister Pokharel
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LAMJUNG: A vehicular movement along Besisahar-Chame road section has been obstructed due to landslip today. The landslip occured in between Bungchahara and Ghatekhola in Marsyangdi Rural Municipality-4 in Lamjung district. Suman Gurung Ward Chair of Marsyangdi Rural Municipality-4 said, “After incessant rainfall yesterday, swollen Marsyangdi river eroded the land causing landslip along the road section,” adding
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Kathmandu: Nav Jot Singh Siddhu, former Indian Cricketer who is currently a minister in Punjab cabinet (India) and a close friend of Imran Khan-the incumbent Prime Minister of Pakistan-was invited by Immy to Pakistan to witness his swearing in ceremony as new Prime Minister of Pakistan which was to be held in Islamabad August 18, 2018.
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Kathmandu, August 19 Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has temporarily suspended the flight operations of Manang Air after an Indian pilgrim made fatal contact with the tail rotor of a Manang Air chopper in Hilsa of Namkha Rural Municipality, in Humla district. According to flight safety standard division’s Chief Raju Shrestha, the authority has officially notified the
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Kathmandu, August 20 Department of Roads under the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has dropped the plan to construct a tunnel road under the Tribhuvan International Airport after the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation as well as the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal rejected the plan. Nonetheless the plan itself was also
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