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Deuba is likely to become weak in the party


By Our Reporter Nepali Congress, the oldest democratic party of Nepal, was the largest party of Nepal until December 21, 2017, when the second phase elections to the Federal Parliament and Provincial Assemblies Concluded. But once the results of FPTP elections started coming out, the party was pushed to a …

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Government plans to scrap golden hand-shake scheme

By Our Reporter The government led by PM KP Sharma Oli is planning to scrap the golden hand-shake scheme for the civil-servicemen. The previous government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba had introduced volunteer retirement scheme along with an attractive purse plus pension after retirement for the civil servicemen, which could …

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14 banking fraudsters arrested

By Our Reporter The police, in its largest ever sweep on the banking sector’s irregularities, arrested 14 former board members of Apex Development Bank, which had merged with the National Credit and Commerce Bank (NCCB), in three days beginning from Friday. The alleged banking fraudsters were arrested from the board …

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Former Royal couple in pilgrimage in Eastern Nepal

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra and Queen Komal, who are stationed in Damak, are visiting different Hindu temples and offering pooja in the Eastern Development Region of the country. The former Royal couple is heartily welcomed by large crowd of the locals whenever they see their king in their …

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Pun reelected Vice President


By Our Reporter Newly elected Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun took the oath of office and secrecy on Monday. President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath to Vice-President Pun at ceremony held at the Office of the President in Sheetal Niwas. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Chairperson …

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CJ Parajuli ousted, Joshi officiating CJ

By Our Reporter Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Parajuli who was dragged into controversy due to his four separate birth dates was sacked by the secretary of the Judicial Council in a dramatic move. Secretary of the Judicial Council Nripa Dhwaj Niraula on last Wednesday sacked CJ Parajuli when the latter …

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Dr. Tumbahamphe elected Deputy Speaker


By Our Reporter Main ruling CPN-UML’s lawmaker Dr. Shiva Maya Tumbahamphe was elected Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives on Friday. She was the contender for the post from the ruling Left Alliance of the UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre. Dr. Tumbahamphe emerged victorious by securing two-thirds votes during …

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Red-corner notice against Manange


By Our Reporter The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) issued a Red-corner notice against independent Provincial Assembly member of Province No. 4 Rajiv Gurung alias Deepak Manange on Sunday. The Interpol issued the notice against him at the initiative of the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD), Teku. With the issuance …

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Swaraj, Wang congratulate Gyawali

By Our Reporter External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi have congratulated newly-appointed Foreign Minister of Nepal Pradeep Gyawali. Swaraj made a phone call to congratulate him on Friday, according to the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu. During her conversation with Minister …

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‘Powerful’ Oli and a ‘Chinese-American’ world


BY M. R. JOSSE NEW YORK, NY: As winter morphs into spring significant transformations have concurrently been occurring in the politico-diplomatic sphere, both here and in Nepal. At home, of course, the big news seems to revolve around the perception that the newly installed prime minister K.P. Sharma Oli has …

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