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Former Queen Mother recovering after a minor surgery

By Our Reporter Former Queen Mother Ratna Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah, 88, who had underwent a minor surgery on Thursday, 16 June, is recovering at her private residence Mahendra Manjil in the Narayanhitty Royal Palace premises. The former Queen Mother was admitted at the Norvic International Hospital on Thursday, 16 …

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Government aims curtailing media freedom

By Our Reporter Against the fundamental rights guaranteed by the constitution, the government has planned to curtail media freedom by issuing a directive on Online Media Operation 2016. Different media organizations including Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) have objected some of the provisions of the directive curtailing press freedom. FNJ …

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“Forces active in tarnishing China’s image on South China Sea”

By Our Reporter Nepal-China Media Forum (NCMF) has expressed deep concern on the provocation by some forces on the South China Sea issue by ignoring China-Philippines bilateral agreements and declarations in conduct of the parties in the South China Sea. A statement issued by NCMF general secretary Govinda Acharya stated …

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Ex-president to face court

The first President of the republic Nepal is facing the court case as the government has not paid the rent of the house where he is staying. Earlier, the government had decided to pay 130 thousand rupees per month as rent for ex-President Rambaran Yadav. The house owner, who didn’t …

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Ex-VP’s plight

Yes, the government decided to pay house rent of the ex-president but such a facility has not been given to the ex-vice president. The ex-VP is found complaining that he is compelled to keep above two and a half dozen security personnel at his small residence, which has become an …

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Destroying historical documents

After the earthquake last year damaged the building of the National Library, the books there have been dumped in the bags and most of the books have already been destroyed, reports say. The National Library is one of the oldest libraries having collection of valuable and historical books on religion, …

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Nine months after the statute House Regulations endorsed

By Our Reporter It took almost nine months for the major political parties to reach an agreement on the House regulations. The political parties, which were together to draft and promulgate the constitution in September last year, were sharply divided over the provisions of the Houses Regulations. The main opposition …

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UDMF-Government talks uncertain

By Our Reporter It has been almost six months since the Madhesi parties quit their Terai based agitation but no meaningful talks have been held between the agitating parties and the government over these months. The agitating Madhesi parties together with a few fringe communal parties are now launching their …

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Constitution cannot be implemented

Advocate Jagdish Dahal had come to Kathmandu from a village in Sankhuwasawa for his education. Dahal has been teaching in various collages in Kathmandu after receiving his degree in constitutional politics. Since the last two decades he has been practicing law at the Supreme Court. He is also working as …

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Right? Wrong? It depends

BY MAILA BAJE As Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli insists on ‘implementing’ the Constitution within a defined structure and specific time-frame, two of his six deputies find themselves in an interesting position. Kamal Thapa of the Rastriya Prajantantra Party Nepal and Chitra Bahadur K.C. of the Rastriya Janamorcha vociferously oppose …

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