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Shashank Koirala for referendum on Hindu religion

Kathmandu, 24 August: NC general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has demanded referendum to decide the fate of Hindu religion. Speaking at a press conference organised by Nepal Press Union in Nepalgunj, Koirala said that to protect 80 percent of Hindu population, a referendum should be called, reports Annapurna Post vernacular …

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Prosperity or poverty?

  By PR Pradhan One can never achieve any goal by walking towards the negative direction. The government is giving the slogan of “prosperous Nepal and happy Nepalis”, but in action, no effort has been seen to make Nepal prosperous and make the Nepali people happy. The government is encouraged …

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Preparations for BIMSTEC summit at final stage

By Our Reporter Preparations for the fourth summit of the Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) to be held in Kathmandu on August 30 and 31 have reached the final stage. The House of Representatives also passed a proposal of the BIMSTEC Convention on Cooperation in Combating …

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Kathmandu becoming unsafe, former envoy Jha killed

By Our Reporter It seems Kathmandu is becoming unsafe to live. A fortnight after the abduction and killing of a minor in Bhaktapur, Nepal’s former ambassador to France Keshavraj Jha was found murdered in his Babarmahal-based residence. Police suspected that he was killed by his cook and gardeners. Police detained …

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Government cancels Nilkantha Upreti’s nomination

By Our Reporter A highly placed source informed that the government has cancelled its cabinet decision of nominating former election commissioner NilkanthaUpreti to the vacant post of Nepal’s ambassador to India. The government had nominated NilkanthaUpreti and Udaya Raj Pandeyto the post of ambassador of India and Malaysia respectively. The …

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Curtailing press freedom

By Our Reporter The new criminal code act implemented since 17 August has attempted to curtail the constitutional right on press freedom. On the one hand, the constitution has guaranteed press freedom, on the other, the act has introduced different clauses initiating criminal action against journalists. It has not been …

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New citizenship bill to make Nepal Fiji

By Our Reporter The new citizenship amendment bill prepared to be endorsed by the parliament will make Nepal almost like Fiji, said Sadhya Bahadur Bhandari, a left leader. Addressing an interaction programme organised to discuss on provisions of the new constitution amendment bill, Bhandari explained that the government has drafted …

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Imran Khan assumes office, high hopes of Pakistani people

Cricketer-turned-politician and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan was sworn in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday in presence of several leaders and cricketers. Imaran became the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan 22 years after he joined politics quitting cricket. The oath-taking ceremony was administered by President …

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Bimal Vaidya comes with new collection of poems

By Our Reporter Noted youth poet Bimal Vaidya has gifted yet another collection of poems to Nepali literature. His new collection of poems “Akchyer Symphony” [Symphony of Words] was released amidst a function organised in Kathmandu last Friday. Noted literates Bairagi Kaila, Ashes Malla, vice chancellor of the Nepal Academy …

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Sashank Koirala for referendum on Hindu nation

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress general secretary ShashankKoirala said that the fate of Hindu nation should be decided through referendum. Koirala, who was in Biratnagar last week, said that the NC should not be hesitated to call for a referendum to decide on Nepal to remain as a Hindu nation …

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