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‘Af-Pak’ region in focus as Trump seeks policy reset

BY M. R. JOSSE TAMPA, FL: Associated Press (AP) informs that President Donald Trump is seeking a reset of his key public policies via his State of the Union address to Congress. Though we will know what’s what before this sees light of day, it is revealing that he reportedly …

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Caretaker government vital decisions irk left alliance

By Our Reporter The Sher Bahadur Deuba-led caretaker government has been making mockery of the parliamentary system of the government by taking important decisions even after the people gave a clear mandate to the left alliance to form the next government in the recent elections. Against the popular practice of …

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Oli-Dahal yet to find unification key

By Our Reporter The unification process between the CPN-UML and the Maoist Centre has not made any important headway although chiefs of both the parties have been holding one meeting after another to accelerate the unification process. It seems instead of doing concrete works on the unification, the two top …

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NA election: 52 candidates vie for 32 NA seats

By Our Reporter The National Assembly election is now at the final stage with the Election Commission allocating election symbols to all 52 candidates vying for 32 of the 56 seats of the Upper House. The election is scheduled for February 7. However, as 24 NA members were elected unopposed, …

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Oli to become PM by end of February

By Our Reporter Prime minister in waiting KP Sharma Oli is likely to form his government by the end of February, even if the unification process of the two parties, UML and Maoist Center will be delayed, say sources. A highly placed source in the UML said, “Oli is going …

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Possible ministers from Maoist Center

By Our Reporter Sources say that Pushpakamal Dahal Prachanda is thinking about sending the Maoist team in the government under the leadership of Barshaman Pun at the capacity of deputy prime minister. Other members in the team can be Chakrapani Khanal “Baldev”, Matrika Yadav, Pampha Bhushal, Devendra Poudel, Bina Magar …

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People’s representatives’ junket in government fund

By Our Reporter Elected members of Gothichaur Rural Municipality in Jumla were dragged into controversy for spending huge amount from the state coffers for India visit at a time when the locals are struggling with problems of drinking water, health and educational facilities. A team of 27 staff led by …

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CPN-UML will generate 15000 MW power in 10 years: Oli

By Our Reporter Former Prime Minister and Chair of the CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli has said that his party, CPN-UML, aims at generating 15,000 MW of energy in 10 years with an energy mix of hydro, solar, wind, geothermal and other alternative energy sources. Oli, who is leading the next …

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India stops importing Nepali ginger

By Our Reporter Ginger farmer of Ilam and other districts have been affected badly after India stopped importing their ginger. The decision of the India customs office not to import Nepali ginger, citing the product is substandard has made ginger farmers of Ilam and Panchthar districts worried. Hundreds of trucks …

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Elizabeth Hewley passes away

By Our Reporter Elizabeth Hawley, the encyclopedia of mountaineering, died of pneumonia in Kathmandu on Friday. According to the officials at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Hawley, the founder of the Himalayan Database, breathed her last at the CIWEC Hospital — a travel medicine centre to treat …

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