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Jewelry Fashion Show And Expo From Nov 5
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.
FinMin For Forming Tax Review Commission
KATHMANDU, Oct 20 : Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat on Monday said that the government was mulling over forming a tax review commission to review the country´s taxation system.

Speaking at a program on ´Management Seminar: Annual Review and Planning Workshop´ organized by the Inland Revenue Department, Mahat said the need of the hour is to exchange reform ideas from the experiences gained in the departments. He also directed officials of tax administration to bring about reforms by learning from past experiences.
Dish Home Announces Winners
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Dish Home has announced the fifth and sixth winner of its festive scheme -- Sworna Utsav. Bal Kumar Giri of Jhapa and Dipendra Khatri of Rupendehi have been announced as the fifth and sixth winners of the scheme, the company said in a statement on Monday.

They received 10 tolas of gold each. Manoj Neupane, assistant brand manager of Dish Home, handed over the prize, according to the statement.
Colors Launches X18 Smartphone
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Teletalk, the authorized distributor for Colors mobile phones in Nepal, has launched X18 smartphone in the Nepali market. Issuing a press statement on Monday, the company said that the new phone is a well-equipped entry level Android phone with host of great features.

"The X18 comes with 3.5 -inch HVGA screen, 2MP rear and 0.3 VGA front camera. Similarly, the phone has audio/video player and is powered by a 1,300 mAh battery," the statement added. The dual-SIM phone is powered by a 1.3 Ghz processor and has features like Wi-Fi and G-sensor.
Lawmakers Call For Easy Access To MRP
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Lawmakers have expressed concern over the problem of getting the machine readable passport (MRP) to the public easily.

Speaking in a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today, lawmakers urged the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide easy access to the public for getting MRP.
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