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Monthly Archives: August 2016

9th NEFTS Awards to be held in Dubai

The ninth iteration of the Nefta Award—Nepal Film Technicians’ Award—is scheduled to be held in December, in the UAE. The Award was previously held in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Qatar. The announcement was made by the organisers, during an event, held in Dubai, on August 21. The event will be …

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‘White Sun’ and ‘Dadyaa’ in 73rd Venice Film Festival

Two Nepali films have been selected for the 73rd Venice International Film Festival. Deepak Rauniyar’s feature length film ‘White Sun’ and ‘Dadyaa’, a short film directed by Pooja Gurung and Bibhusan Basnet, will be representing Nepal in Venice, Orizzonti – an international competition dedicated to films that represent the latest …

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PM Dahal’s foreign policy

By Our Reporter This time, Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal is trying all the best to please India. He assigned two deputy prime ministers as his special envoys to Delhi and Beijing. Krishna Bahadur Mahara, DPM and Finance Mnister left here for Beijing as the special envoy of PM Dahal. Soon, …

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Mahara, a threat to Dahal

By Our Reporter After ousting of Baburam Bhattarai from the party, Krishna Bahadur Mahara has become the key person of India in the Maoist Center. According to a source in Delhi, India is projecting Mahara as the future prime minster of the country. After completing nine months, PM Dahal has …

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“Revive 1990 constitution”

By Our Reporter Former mayor of the Kathmandu Metropolis and former NC MP PL Singh said that as the country is passing through a critical phase, to get rid from the present political crisis, the 1990 constitution should be restored without any delay. Addressing a gathering organised by the Old …

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3o killed in road mishaps

Around 30 passengers were killed in two separate bus accidents on Monday. Police said 26 passengers died when an overcrowded bus fell down from a steep road in Kattike Deurali in Kavre district. The bus veered off 400 metres from the road. Police said around 90 passengers were travelling by …

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Prime Minister Dahal fails to fully expand his cabinet

By Our Reporter Even a fortnight after the formation of the government, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been unable to expand his cabinet. Although he inducted five ministers and four state ministers from his party this week making his cabinet 18-member in three attempts, no minister was added from …

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Costly NSU convention

By Our Reporter The ongoing 11th general convention of the Nepal Students Union has turned costly for the Nepali Congress, the mother party of NSU. The three-day convention inaugurated by NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba has not concluded even on the 11th day of its opening. As the students were …

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Reconstruction works still at a snail’s pace

By Our Reporter In the no-trust motion registered against the KP-Oli-led government, the CPN-Maoist Centre and the NC had accused Oli of not moving the reconstruction works ahead smoothly. But even after the formation of the coalition government of CPN-Maoist Centre and the Nepali Congress under Pushpa Kamal Dahal, the …

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