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Deuba still fails to nominate office bearers

By Our Reporter Four months after becoming the president of Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba has still been unable to appoint vice president and general secretary and other office bearers in the central committee. Deuba was elected to the party president by defeating Ram Chandra Poudel with a big margin …

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‘King, symbol of unity’

By Our Reporter Senate Shrestha, a strong supporter of the institution of monarchy, said that the institution is still a symbol of unity. When the former King visited Sunsari district in the course of paying homage to different temples, thousands of locals belonging to different political parties including Tarai Madhesh …

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Politicizing bureaucracy a wrong practice

By Our Reporter The present KP Oli government has formally introduced trade unionism in civil service by conducting elections of the employees’ union. The government spent Rs 60 million rupees to conduct the ‘senseless’ election, which will have a bad impact on civil service sector in the long run. The …

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When politics becomes a lucrative profession

By Our Reporter At a time when the earthquake victims are spending their nights inside broken tents, the 601-member super jumbo legislative parliament members have decided to increase their salary and allowance by more than double digits. From the existing 40 thousand rupees, a committee for reviewing the salary and …

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Oli may activate Article 76 (5)

By Our Reporter Dr Bhimarjun Acharya, constitutional expert, says that in accordance to the present constitution, there is no provision for the formation of a next government after Oli. Acharya said that as per the new constitution, the present government will continue until the new election. This government has been …

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‘Iron Gate’ no more

By Our Reporter The government has finally scrapped the practice of taking the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams for the 10 graders from this year. With the endorsement of the Education Act (Amendment Bill) 2072 by the Legislature Parliament, the practice of taking the SLC exams has ended in 72 …

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Ambar Gurung no more

Noted musician Ambar Gurung, 79, passed away on Tuesday morning at around 2.37 am while undergoing treatment at the Grande Hospital. Earlier, doctors at the hospital had reported that his health condition was critical. On Monday afternoon, the so-called reputed Online, ekantipur reported that Gurung was dead when he was …

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The plight of Kathmanduites

By Our Reporter On 5 June, the concerned ministers and government officials observed world environment day with great fanfare. On the other hand, the Kathmandu youths were organizing a rally by covering their mouth with masks. They named polluted Kathmandu as Mask Mandu. The fact is that the environment of …

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What happened to the “gentleman’s agreement”?

By PR Pradhan At the UML standing committee meeting held on Saturday, 4 June, UML chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that there had not been any “gentleman’s agreement’ between the UML and the then UCPNM. However, Oli disclosed the fact that his friends had brought a three-point …

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Seminar on “Newahs in Contemporary British Society” held

By Our Reporter Pasa Puchah Guthi UK (PPGUK) organised its third Guthi Seminar at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London on 28 May under the theme of ‘Newahs in Contemporary British Society’. The programme commenced with PPGUK’s Joint Secretary, Preetie Kachipati welcoming the audience and then PPGUK’s President …

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