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  Nepal Approves Modi's Visit For Aug 3-4
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    KATHMANDU, July 24: With the government approving the proposed visit date, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now all set to arrive in Kathmandu on a two-day official visit to Nepal on August 3.

Earlier, India had proposed August 3-4 for the visit of Modi to Nepal. The proposed date was endorsed during a meeting between Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey Friday afternoon, according to the prime minister´s foreign relation advisor Dr Dinesh Bhattarai.

 
  CIAA Charges Irrigiation Chief With Corruption
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    KATHMANDU, July 24: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) registered a case at the Special Court against former chief of Sunsari-Morang Irrigation Project, Binaya Kumar Singh, on the charge of corruption on Thursday.

The anti-graft watchdog moved the SC against Singh on the charge of amassing property worth over Rs 14.76 million through illegal means while in office. The CIAA has demanded the court to fine the accused an equal amount.

 
  Lawmakers For Proper Utilization Of Remittance
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    KATHMANDU, July 24: Lawmakers have drawn the attention of the government to form a high-level taskforce with a view to utilizing the remittance in productive field.

Taking part in deliberations at the house meeting on Sunday, altogether 38 lawmakers from various political parties urged the government to introduce policy for proper utilization of remittance.

 
  China Railway Line To Reach Nepal Border By 2020
       REPUBLICA ONLINE  
 
    Kathmandu, July 24: China has been planning to extend a railway line to Nepal’s border by 2020, international news agency Reuters reported.

Quoting state-run newspaper, Reuters reported that China has been planning to extend a railway line linking Tibet with the rest of the country to the borders of India, Nepal and Bhutan by 2020 once an extension to a key site in Tibetan Buddhism opens.

 
  Lawmakers Seek Details Of Draft Of Energy Cooperation Pact With India
       Republica Online  
 
    KATHMANDU, July 24: Lawmakers on Thursday sought the details of the draft of the bilateral energy cooperation agreement to be signed between Nepal and India during Indian foreign minister Susma Swaraj’s upcoming Nepal visit.

Speaking at the House meeting held this morning, various lawmakers including Chitra Bahadur KC, Haribol Gajurel, Chandra Bhandari, Gagan Thapa, Jitendra Dev, Bhim Rawal among others demanded that the government must inform the house regarding the preperations of the government on the issue.

 
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