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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Election yes, election no!

By Our Reporter The government has announced local election date for 14 May, although, it is hard to believe that the election is going to be held on the said date! Until now, although the political leaders are lauding for timely elections, they are trying to develop new political equation …

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Internal rift widens in NC

By Our Reporter Internal rift within the ruling Nepali Congress has widened further following the recommendation of controversial individuals for the post of ambassadors in the party’s quota. Although the faction led by senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has been unhappy with party president Sher Bahadur Deuba after  the latter’s …

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Amendment to statue unlikely

By Our Reporter Lawmakers of various political parties, including the agitating Madhesi parties and the ruling Nepali Congress and CPN Maoist Centre, have registered 15 amendment proposal to the Constitution Amendment Bill brought in by the government in November last year. The Madhesi parties registered a proposal seeking amendment to …

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National sovereignty and identity under threat

By Our Reporter The activities of the government and the political parties have put national sovereignty and the identity at risk. The ruling parties seem to be working at the instructions of the foreign forces while many international organisations are pouring money to convert the Hindus and Budhhists into Christians.  …

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Two journalists end fast-unto death

By Our Reporter The staging of fast-unto-death by two journalists- Lava Dev Dhungana and Prem Adhikari – at the central office of Federation of Nepali Journalist has ended on Monday after striking an agreement. Reasoning that the FNJ elections in Panchthar and Ilam districts were not transparent and given priority …

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Local election or confrontation?

By Our Reporter With the announcement of date of the local election, the politics of the nation has been polarized in the two opposite directions with the ruling parties and the main opposition, the CPN-UML intensifying their election-oriented activities and the Madhes-based parties threatening to disrupt the elections. The Madhes-based …

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Transportation syndicate continues

By Our Reporter Though the government has decided to replace all 20 year old vehicles in the Kathmandu valley from 28 February with the new vehicle, the new entrepreneurs have not been able to get permission from different syndicates to run their vehicles. If such a trend will continue, only …

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ADB to augment investment on development projects

By Sharachchandra Bhandary The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said it would increase investment substantially in the development projects that Nepal government has attached utmost priority. Lauding the better performance in implementing projects ADB publicly announced that it would augment the assistance amount for the year 2017-2019. During a Tripartite …

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Donors – ADB, WB unhappy with politicizing development projects

By Our Reporter In response to the criticism from the officials of the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank for the increasing politicization in the development works funded by them the concerned officials involved in implementing the development projects running with support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have …

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Japan to help reconstruction of school buildings in two districts

By Our Reporter Japan government is extending financial assistance of 495,197 US dollars to Shanti Volunteer Association (SVA) under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Scheme. Shanti Volunteer Association, an international NGO based in Japan, will work with a Nepalese partner NGO, Community and Rural Development Society Nepal (CARDSN), …

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