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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Non-functional political system

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan It is impossible for a poor person to feed a white elephant. The political system that we are practicing is none other than a white elephant. If we will continue to walk on the path of the present constitution, it will obviously invite many problems including …

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NC’s mahasamitee meeting to be held in Kathmandu

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress, the main opposition party in the parliament, is preparing to hold its Mahasamiti meeting in Kathmandu on November 21-25. The party has decided to hold the five-day meeting at Bhrikuti Mandap. Leaders close to Ram Chandra Poudel and Krishna Sitaula and a few youth leaders …

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Nepal and Malaysia sign new labour pact

By Our Reporter Now onward, a Nepali migrant worker needs to pay only Rs. 5800 to reach Malaysia, thanks to the initiative taken by Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Minister Gokarna Bista. With the signing of the much-awaited Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Malaysia for …

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PM Oli takes ill, appeals to people not to worry

By Our Reporter Cadres and leaders of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal were greatly worried when they heard early in the morning on Monday that Prime Minister K.P. Oli was admitted to Tribbhuvan University Teaching Hospital Maharajgunj. They rushed to the hospital to enquire about the health condition of …

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CPN hosts tea reception

By Our Reporter The ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) hosted a tea reception on the occasion of Dashain, Tihar, Chhath and Nepal Sambat 1138 at Bhrikuti Mandap on Saturday. However, party chair and Prime Minister K P Oli did not attend the reception due to his illness. In absence …

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People felt absence of government during Dashain

By Our Reporter The people this Dashain felt absence of government as they had to undergo ordeals while travelling to their villages from Kathmandu and other cities. The transport entrepreneurs cheated the passengers by charging exorbitant fares during the festivals. The ticket counters and their men openly black-marketed the bus …

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Government still clueless on Nirmala’s rape and murder case

By Our Reporter It has been four months since 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur was raped and killed in Kanchanpur, but the government has failed to find the culprits. In four months, what the government did was the sacking of two police officers—SP Dilli Raj Bista and police inspector Jagadish …

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188 killed in Jakarta air crash

By Our Reporter An Indonesian Lion Air plane carrying 188 passengers and crew crashed into the sea Monday, officials said, moments after it had asked to be allowed to return to Jakarta, according to BBC. All the passengers were killed in the crash. The jet vanished from radar just 13 …

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President Bhandari on Qatar visit

By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhandari is now on an official visit to Qatar. She had flown to Qatar on Monday at the friendly invitation of the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani. She was greeted in Qatar by the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and …

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Kathmandu roads are still in worst state

By Our Reporter The demise of a 38-year-old Yoga teacher on Friday after falling into a manhole that had been left open for six months by Kathmandu Uptyaka Khanepani Limited in Kirtipur, showed the sorry state of the roads in Kathmandu. Although roads in several areas of the capital city …

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