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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Bharatpur re-polling: mockery of democracy

By Our Reporter As intended by the Nepali Congress and the Maoist-Centre, the election results of Bharatpur Metropolitan City went in their favour. Renu Dahal, the common candidate of NC-MC and daughter of Maoist chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal won the mayoral post by a thin margin of 203 votes. While …

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Chinese Vice Premier visiting Kathmandu

By Our reporter Immediately after the BIMSTEC meeting in Kathmandu and also after the visit of Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s visit to Kathmandu, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang is visiting Kathmandu. The Chinese Vice Premier is scheduled to arrive here on a three-day official visit to Nepal on …

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Gorkhaland movements continues for about two months

By Our Reporter The Gorkhaland movement has entered the 57th day but the people of Darjeeling and the surrounding areas have been giving continuity to the movement with the hope of realising their demands for a separate state in the hills. Although the general strike and the blockade imposed by …

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Deuba to visit India

By Our Reporter By following the traditional routine, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to visit India from 23 to 27 August. This will be the first visit of Deuba to a foreign nation after he became prime minister. There is a hidden tradition of visiting India by the …

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RPP splits yet again

By Our Reporter The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has split in seven months after it held its unity convention in February this year. Pashupati Shumsher Rana formally broke the party by registering Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) in the Election Commission on Sunday. Of the total 153 CWC members, 72 have …

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NOC officials are likely to be in the soup

By Our Reporter The Nepal Oil Corporation and its boss Gopla Khadka are now in the soup after the media exposed their irregularities amounting to  Rs 670 million  in the procurement of  pieces of land  in Rupandehi, Chitwan, Sarlahi and Jhapa districts for Rs 1.61 billion. The corrupt officials have …

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Two elections at once

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has advised to the Election Commission to hold provincial and federal parliament’s elections together to save money and time. The Election Commission, however, said that holding two elections at once can be possible only if the electoral voting system is introduced. The …

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RJP not to take part in third phase local polls

By Our Reporter The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal has been unable to make its view public regarding to its participation in the third phase local polls. Instead, the leaders have been divided over the election with leaders having popular base expressing their views in favour of polls and others against the …

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WB is likely to scrap solar project

By Our Reporter  Nepal is likely to lose 37 million dollar solar plant project funded by the World Bank due to corrupt officials at the Nepal Electricity Authority and a decision of the parliamentary committee to instruct the NEA to scrap the deal with contractor. The project which should have …

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