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Indian atrocity continues in Kanchanpur

By Our Reporter Govinda Gautam who was shot to death by the Indian SeemaSurakshaBal (SSB) in Kanchanpur was cremated with state honour on Sunday. Gautam,30, of Punarbash Municipality-8 in Kanchanpur district, had died on March 9 after being shot by the SSB at Aananda Bazaar in the district. The government …

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UML says no to constitution amendment

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal and NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba are still hopeful that the constitution can be amended. Earlier, when Deuba and Dahal had forged an alliance under the initiative of the Indians to form the present government by toppling down the government led by KP …

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Who will present the new budget?

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal is planning to present the budget for the new fiscal year by himself. On the other hand, NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba is saying that the government led by him is going to present the budget for the new fiscal year. The general …

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Government violating code of conduct

By Our Reporter Government has introduced a new structure of local bodies weeks after announcement of the local election date and also after implementation of the election code of conduct. The government formed a three-member task force that has unconstitutionally increased the number of the local bodies from 719 to …

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Dahal becomes an unsuccessful prime minister

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has become yet another unsuccessful prime minister of Nepal. Even six months after assuming the high office, Prime Minister Dahal has failed to prove the significance of ending his party’s alliance with the UML-led government. He has been unable even to withdraw …

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New 744 local units replace VDCs and Municipalities

By Our Reporter The Local Body Restructuring Commission (LBRC) has submitted its final report to the government fixing the number of local units at 744 in place of the old 3,334 units– 3,117 Village Development Committees and 217 municipalities. According to the final report, among the new 744 local units …

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Prime Minister expands cabinet to save his govt

By Our Reporter Three days after the Madhes-based parties threatened to withdraw their support to the government, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inducted three ministers from the RastriyaPrajatantra Party in the government. PM Dahal appointed Kamal Thapa to the post of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and …

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Government prepares to provide facilities ex-top officials

By Our Reporter Despite the court order not to provide facilities to ex-high officials, the government has registered a bill in the parliament proposing monthly pensions and other facilities for former presidents and vice presidents and others. The bill proposes monthly allowances of Rs 50,000 and Rs 40,000 for former …

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UML continues its campaign despite Rajbiraj incident

By Our Reporter The CPN-UML has given continuity to its Mechi-Mahakali campaign in western Terai despite the tragic incident in Rajbairaj last week. The UML that put off its campaign for three days following the Rajbiraj incident in which five individuals were killed in the police firing resumed its campaign …

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Dr Lohani quits party

By Our Reporter Senior leader of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Dr Prakash Chandra Lohani quit the party on Sunday, 20 days after the unification of the Pashupati Shumsher Rana-led RastriyaPrajatantraParty and Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal. Dr Lohani, who served as national president of the party and finance minister, …

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