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Election-centric alliance sans policies, principles

By Our Reporter Although the alliance forged during the first-phase local polls resulted to be counterproductive for almost all parties with Nepali Congress suffering the most, the political parties have given continuity to forge odd alliance also in the second phase polls scheduled for June 28. The Rastriya Prajatantra Party …

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New CJ’s name yet to be recommended

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By Our Reporter With strong reservations from CPN-UML chairman  K. P. Oli in recommending Justice Gopal Parajauli for the post of Chief Justice, the Constitutional Council has been unable to recommend the name of new Chief Justice. The post of the CJ has remained vacant following the retirement of former …

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Leaders in corruption deal

By Our Reporter Sanghu vernacular weekly has reported that although the Nepal Airlines has paid eight billion rupees as the first installment to purchase two wide-body Airbus aircraft, there is no certainty of the arrival of the aircrafts before one and a half years. There is the practice of manufacturing …

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Separatist groups have become active: CoAS Chhetri

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By Our Reporter Chief  of the Army Staff (CoAS) General Rajendra Bahadur Chettri has said that separatist groups have become active, and the Nepal Army would not tolerate their activities. Chief Chhetri made this remark while addressing a special function held at the Army Headquarters on Sunday. In the function …

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PM Deuba shifts Baluwatar after offering special Pooja

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By Our Reporter Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has moved to Baluwatar, the Prime Minister’s official residence, early on Monday. Before entering the official residence of Prime Minister, a special Pooja was organised as per the suggestions of astrologers. According to the PM’s family source, PM Deuba shifted to Baluwatar …

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Gorkhaland Timeline

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1907: The demand for a separate administrative unit in Darjeeling is raised for the first time. The Hillmen’s Association of Darjeeling submit a memorandum to Minto-Morley Reforms demanding a separate administrative setup. 1917: The Hillmen’s Association submit a memorandum to the Bengal government and the Viceroy for the creation of …

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People in Darjeeling take to street over language row

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By Our Reporter The people of Nepali origin have been demonstrating in Darjeeling of India against the provincial government’s decision to make Bengali a compulsory language in schools of the hill. The present unrest began when Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamta Banerjee said on May 16 that Bengali would …

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RJP announces stir to foil local elections

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By Our Reporter Finally, the Madhes-based parties united under Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP) did what this weekly has been predicting since long. The Madhes-based parties which can act only at the instruction of their masters in New Delhi were sure to not participate in the local polls. Their only …

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PM Sher Bahadur to visit India immediately after second phase poll

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By Our Reporter Any Prime Minister of Nepal hurries to embark for New Delhi immediately after assuming the high office in Kathmandu. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is not an exception. The unusual haste made by almost all prime ministers of Nepal to visit India after reaching power makes Nepalis …

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