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FNCSI to host Job Fair in Biratnagar

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BIRATNAGAR — Federation of Nepal Cottage and Small Industries (FNCSI) Morang is set to hold a three – day Job Fair in Biratnagar.

FNCSI Morang President, Narendra Humagain, at a press conference held on Monday said the fair will take place from April 20 to 22.

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He added that during the fair opportunities for employment will be searched along with competent employees. The fair is also expected to work as a bridge for facilitating coordination among different organizations.

At least 200 industrialists are taking part in the fair which could provide employment to around 500 jobless youths.

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Public transport fares hiked by 10 per cent

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KATHMANDU — The government has hiked public transport fares by ten per cent effective from Sunday citing the recent increase in fuel prices.

The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport took a decision to this effect following a discussion between government officials and transport entrepreneurs held at the ministry on Saturday.

The meeting held at the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport with federation representatives decided to hike fares, according to Department of Transport Management (DoTM) Spokesperson Gokarna Prasad Upadhyaya.

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With this, the annual Dashain pre-bookings, which had been stuck in a loop of fall-outs between the government and the protesting Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Association, made headway from Saturday evening.

The meeting also decided to form a committee to review and report on systematic fare adjustment for public transport within two months.

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