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When politics becomes a lucrative profession

By Our Reporter At a time when the earthquake victims are spending their nights inside broken tents, the 601-member super jumbo legislative parliament members have decided to increase their salary and allowance by more than double digits. From the existing 40 thousand rupees, a committee for reviewing the salary and …

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Oli may activate Article 76 (5)

By Our Reporter Dr Bhimarjun Acharya, constitutional expert, says that in accordance to the present constitution, there is no provision for the formation of a next government after Oli. Acharya said that as per the new constitution, the present government will continue until the new election. This government has been …

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‘Iron Gate’ no more

By Our Reporter The government has finally scrapped the practice of taking the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams for the 10 graders from this year. With the endorsement of the Education Act (Amendment Bill) 2072 by the Legislature Parliament, the practice of taking the SLC exams has ended in 72 …

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Ambar Gurung no more

Amar Gurung

Noted musician Ambar Gurung, 79, passed away on Tuesday morning at around 2.37 am while undergoing treatment at the Grande Hospital. Earlier, doctors at the hospital had reported that his health condition was critical. On Monday afternoon, the so-called reputed Online, ekantipur reported that Gurung was dead when he was …

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The plight of Kathmanduites

mask mandu

By Our Reporter On 5 June, the concerned ministers and government officials observed world environment day with great fanfare. On the other hand, the Kathmandu youths were organizing a rally by covering their mouth with masks. They named polluted Kathmandu as Mask Mandu. The fact is that the environment of …

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What happened to the “gentleman’s agreement”?


By PR Pradhan At the UML standing committee meeting held on Saturday, 4 June, UML chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that there had not been any “gentleman’s agreement’ between the UML and the then UCPNM. However, Oli disclosed the fact that his friends had brought a three-point …

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Seminar on “Newahs in Contemporary British Society” held

By Our Reporter Pasa Puchah Guthi UK (PPGUK) organised its third Guthi Seminar at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London on 28 May under the theme of ‘Newahs in Contemporary British Society’. The programme commenced with PPGUK’s Joint Secretary, Preetie Kachipati welcoming the audience and then PPGUK’s President …

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SAARC chief secretary level meet from today

By Our Reporter The fourth SAARC Chief Secretary level meeting is to take place in the capital from Thursday. The third meeting held in Islamabad of Pakistan had ended with the commitments of holding the fourth meeting in Nepal. SAARC Chief Secretaries, ambassadors from the SAARC member states and observer …

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Drishti launches Online service


By Our Reporter Drishti vernacular weekly, which has completed 33 years of publication, has launched its Online service with the motto “Not only in seven days but now every time”’ The Online service, was launched by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli amidst a function. In his welcome speech, Shambhu …

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Israel Embassy observes Independence Day

By Our Reporter Israel Embassy in Kathmandu hosted a reception on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day of Israel on 6th June. In his keynote speech, ambassador Neichu Mayer shed light on excellent bilateral relations between the two countries Nepal and Israel. Vice President Nandakishor Pun was the chief …

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