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PAC To Take Decision On NTB Irregularities On Wednesday
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Oct 21: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of legislature-parliament will make public its conclusion of its investigation against anomalies in Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) on Wednesday.

PAC had invited representatives of different organizations over the past week to study financial anomalies in NTB.
Kailali Farmers Not Getting Good Price For Paddy
DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL
DHANGADHI, Oct 21: Farmers in Kailali are getting very low price for their paddy because of the delay of local administration in fixing minimum price.

Local farmers have been forced to sell paddy at Rs 1,500-1,600 per quintal even though their production cost is increasing due to rise in prices of seeds and chemical fertilizers.
DAO Fines 3 Distilleries Rs 82.21m For Damaging Crops
MADAN THAKUR
RAUTAHAT, Oct 21: In what appears to be the highest ever fine imposed here, District Administration Office (DAO) Rautahat has decided to penalize three distilleries on the charge of releasing spent wash that led to the destruction of the local paddy crops.

DAO Sunsari decided to fine the factories a total of Rs 82.21 million, citing various reports on the damage to local paddy cultivation.
New Generation Scorpio Hits Nepali Roads
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Agni Incorporated has introduced New Generation Scorpio -- the updated version of Mahindra Scorpio SUV -- in the Nepali market.

Speaking at the launching ceremony on Monday, company officials said the new Scorpio is built on a new platform and comes with more aggressive exteriors, luxurious interiors and advanced technologies.
Jewelry Fashion Show And Expo From Nov 5
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Nepal Gem and Jewelry Association (NGJA) is organizing ´Jewelry Fashion Show and Expo 2014´ in Kathmandu from November 5.

Organizing a press meet in the capital on Monday, officials of NGJA said the five-day event will be organized at Hotel Yak & Yeti with the theme of ´Taking Nepalese Jewelry Globally.´ "The expo will be crucial to disseminate information about jewelry industry, and purity and quality of jewelries to general public as well as to introduce new designs," Manish Lal Pradhan, president of NGJA, said. He also said the exhibition aims to promote jewelry products and establish local brands.
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