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Govt advised to collect capital gains tax from Ncell

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KATHMANDU — Finance Committee under the Legislature-Parliament on Friday issued a guideline to the Ministry of Finance to look for the capital gain tax (CGT) payment from the telecommunications service provider Ncell.

The Committee meeting took a decision that the company with registration, investment and profit made from transaction within Nepal should pay the capital gains tax in Nepal.

The Committee has also instructed the Ministry of Industry and the Ministry of Information and Communications to forward the company’s commercial plans and proposals including the capital increment only after settling the entire tax related issues.

The Committee has called for collecting the tax and is waiting for submission of the related detail, Committee Chairman Prakash Jwala said.

The committee has also decided to direct the Ministry of Industry and Ministry of Information to allow Ncell to take forward its capital increment and other commercial plans only after the company pays all its taxes.


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Nirmala Panta rape, murder case : Locals protest after wrong suspect paraded

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BHIMDUTTANAGAR — Locals who were protesting against the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality, have enforced shutdown in Bhimduttanagar Bazaar on Tuesday, protesting police’s failure to reveal facts behind the murder of 13-year-old girl and parading wrong suspect on Monday.

The District Police Office, organising a press conference on Monday,had made public Dilip Singh Bista (41), of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality-19 as Nirmala’s murderer.

Locals have shut down the market area stating that police were not being able to make public the true murderer(s) as they are not convinced by the findings of police citing that Bista was mentally unsound, according to the District Police Office.

Transportation has also been halted.

Bista, a resident of Khanna Chauraha area in Bhimdutta Municipality-19, was apprehended near the scene of crime on Sunday, according to police.

Police making public the wrong suspect has infuriated the locals and fueled the protest.

The agitators including various civil society organisations and human rights defenders have been picketing the District Administration Office and staging rally on the street mounting pressure on the police to reveal the facts behind the heinous crime.

Meanwhile, it had been learnt that police have fired rounds of teargas shells to contain the agitated mob.

Nirmala was found murdered in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.

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