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e-Passports to be issued from Dec 1 to the general public

It is best not to rush to obtain a Machine Readable Passport (MRP) because the passport office will begin issuing electronic passports (e-passports) beginning next month. It is being tested currently at Tripureshwor's passport office. Given that e-passports will be available from Mangshir 2 (Nov 18), why would you use a second-generation…
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NAC resumes flight on KTM-BKK route after one and half years

Regular flights between Kathmandu and Bangkok have resumed after a hiatus of more than a year and a half. Since Covid-19, the flights in this route, which had been grounded, was resumed from Monday. As a result of low passenger numbers, the fare for this destination has increased by an extra Rs 12,000 to Rs 35,000, according to the company.…
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Korean language test for EPS to be held from December 16

The language test for South Korea's foreign employment will be held from December 16. Under the Employment Permit System (EPS), the language test of 2021 will be held for those going for employment in South Korea. The EPS branch Gwarko has issued a notice stating that the language test will be held from December 16(Poush 1). According to…
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Nepali rupee slips to a six-month low vs US dollar

The Nepali Rupee fell to a six-month low against the US dollar on Thursday, with the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) fixing the price of the American currency at Rs 120.27 per dollar for the day. Previously, the Nepali rupee fell to a record low of Rs 121.69 per dollar in April 2020. On April 26, 2021, the exchange rate fell to Rs 120.32 per dollar.…
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Kulekhani reservoir starts overflowing after 7 years

The Kulekhani (Indrasarovar) reservoir, the only seasonal reservoir power plant in Nepal, has started overflowing. The water level in Kulekhani reached 1530 meters on Sunday night. This is the highest capacity of Kulekhani. According to Madan Timsina, director of Nepal Electricity Authority, it has reached 1530.00 meter level for the first…
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Four wheeler sales rebound with the start of festive season

Sales of four-wheelers grew strongly in the run-up to the festival season, with experts optimistic of returning to pre-Covid-19 levels next year. Dealers said that despite higher taxes, two-wheeler sales grew 50% year on year. Due to a lack of semiconductor chips, four-wheeler dealers are experiencing inventory shortages. Semiconductors…
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