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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Alarming situation


By Our Reporter It is very sad to state that in an encounter with the security forces, three activists of the Madheshi Front have been killed, several succumbed bullet injury and several dozen have been wounded in Rajbiraj on Monday afternoon. The Front activists had aimed at disturbing the mass …

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All eyes towards Delhi


By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Whether the local election will be held on 14 May or it will be postponed, even the supreme leaders of the political parties are not sure. For the last 19 years, the nation has not been able to conduct the local body election. After a long …

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When PM violates code of conduct


By Our Reporter The Election Commission has, by implementing the election code from last Wednesday, prevented the Prime Minister and Ministers from using helicopters till the end of local polls. However, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had violated the code by using helicopter to fly to Kamidanda of Kavre on …

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Politics for power

By Our Reporter The leaders of major political parties, although, are lauding for 14 May local level election, are busy in power politics. Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal wants to prolong his tenure whereas NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba is preparing for becoming the next prime minister before the Budget presentation. …

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By Our Reporter Elections of the Free Students Union under Tribhuvan University flopped this year as the elections could not be held in the big campuses within and outside the capital city. Of the 60 TU constituents campuses, the elections of FSU were held only in 22 campuses due to …

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RPP approves cow as its election symbol, nominates office bearers

Rastriya Prajatantra Party holds Central Committee meeting in Kathmandu on March 3, 2017. Photo: Mohan Shrestha/Twitter

By Our Reporter The newly-unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has decided pick cow as its election symbol. The second central committee meeting of the party held Friday after the general convention following unification between RPP and RPP-Nepal decided to pick the election symbol earlier used by RPP-Nepal. Some leaders of …

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President and former king in Nawalparashi

By Our Reporter President Vidya Bhandary and former King Gyanendra attended the inaugural ceremony of the Saswatdham Temple constructed by the Chaudhary Group at Dumkauli in Nawalparashi district. However, the former King was reached to the Saswatdham Temple after the President’s return. The Temple was inaugurated by the President whereas …

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Local elections doubtful on May 14

By Our Reporter Although the government and the Election Commission are making preparations to hold the local polls on May 14, people still suspect whether the polls will be possible on May 14.  When the Madhes-based parties, the Maoist led by Netra Bikram Chand and Naya Shakti of Dr Baburam …

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UML’s Mechi-Kali campaign faces setback after Saptari clash

By Our Reporter The Mechi-Kali campaign of the CPN-UML has culminated in the death of four in Saptari due to the apolitical activities of the United Democratic Madhesi Front. All the deceased were supporters of the Mdahesi Front and they were killed in the police firing when the cadres of …

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Diabetis awareness programme held


By Our Reporter Diabetes Nepal and Health Exchange Nepal-UK organised the Indo-Nepal-UK Diabetes Meeting & Annual Professional Conference on Diabetes in Nepal with the aim of creating awareness among the people in South Asia on increasing trend of diabetes disease and its control measures. Inaugurating the seminar, literate Sattyamohan Joshi …

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