Nepal | April 22, 2019

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  • Art & Culture

    Paleti resumes to honour women in Nepali music

    Singer Meena and Aavaas perform at the 'Paleti' in Kathmandu, on Friday, February 22, 2019. Courtesy: Nepalaya KATHMANDU: After a short interruption, Paleti has resumed its regular show with the theme 'Celebrating Women in Nepali Music', on Friday. On the occasion, female pioneer singers...

  • Kathmandu

    429 firearms surrendered

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  • Women

    Yearning for Olympic gold, ‘Magnificent Mary’ keeps punching

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  • Business

    Asian Financial Markets

    Asia stocks firm, oil hits 5-month peak on Iran sanctions report

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  • Opinion

    Aid for empowerment: Building capacity of LGs

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  • Environment

    Removal of fuel in pool at Fukushima’s melted reactor begins

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