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Government plans to scrap golden hand-shake scheme

By Our Reporter The government led by PM KP Sharma Oli is planning to scrap the golden hand-shake scheme for the civil-servicemen. The previous government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba had introduced volunteer retirement scheme along with an attractive purse plus pension after retirement for the civil servicemen, which could …

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Former Royal couple in pilgrimage in Eastern Nepal

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra and Queen Komal, who are stationed in Damak, are visiting different Hindu temples and offering pooja in the Eastern Development Region of the country. The former Royal couple is heartily welcomed by large crowd of the locals whenever they see their king in their …

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Pun reelected Vice President

By Our Reporter Newly elected Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun took the oath of office and secrecy on Monday. President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath to Vice-President Pun at ceremony held at the Office of the President in Sheetal Niwas. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Chairperson …

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CJ Parajuli ousted, Joshi officiating CJ

By Our Reporter Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Parajuli who was dragged into controversy due to his four separate birth dates was sacked by the secretary of the Judicial Council in a dramatic move. Secretary of the Judicial Council Nripa Dhwaj Niraula on last Wednesday sacked CJ Parajuli when the latter …

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Dr. Tumbahamphe elected Deputy Speaker

By Our Reporter Main ruling CPN-UML’s lawmaker Dr. Shiva Maya Tumbahamphe was elected Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives on Friday. She was the contender for the post from the ruling Left Alliance of the UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre. Dr. Tumbahamphe emerged victorious by securing two-thirds votes during …

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Red-corner notice against Manange

By Our Reporter The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) issued a Red-corner notice against independent Provincial Assembly member of Province No. 4 Rajiv Gurung alias Deepak Manange on Sunday. The Interpol issued the notice against him at the initiative of the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD), Teku. With the issuance …

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Swaraj, Wang congratulate Gyawali

By Our Reporter External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi have congratulated newly-appointed Foreign Minister of Nepal Pradeep Gyawali. Swaraj made a phone call to congratulate him on Friday, according to the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu. During her conversation with Minister …

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Friendly football match held

By Our Reporter To encourage street children’s football team which is selected to play Street Children World 2018 in Russia from Nepal, friendly football match was held between the street children and Sunrise Bank staffers’ team on 17 March at the ANFA Football Ground in Satdobato, Lalitpur. Nepal’s street children’s …

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Japanese solo theatre performance to be organised

By Our Reporter The Embassy of Japanand the Theatre Village in support of Kunja Theater are organizing two-day solo theatre performances “Master Shoko and Margarita” by Ms. Shoko Ito,Japanese theatre artist in Kathmandu. The first performance is being organized at Nepal Tourism Board Auditorium on Friday, 23 March. The second …

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President Bhandari reelected

By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhandari has been re-elected for the second term. Presidential candidate of the Left Alliance Bhandrai defeated Nepali Congress backed Kumari Laxmi Rai with a big margin in the election held on Tuesday. Bhandari garnered 39,275 votes while Rai received 11,730 votes. According to Election …

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