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Former Nava Yubraj’ssacred thread ceremony: 3000 guests expected

By Our Reporter An auspicious sacred thread ceremony of former Nava YubrajHridayendraBirBikram Shah was held amidst a ritual function last week at NirmalNiwas, former King Gyanendra’s private residence. To mark the special occasion, former King Gyanendra has thrown a lavish party at the Soaltee Hotel this afternoon. According to a …

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Seminar on public security, election and emergency preparedness organized

By Our Reporter Former election commissioners, former Army chief, former Police chief, former intelligence chief, former security officers, officials from the Election Commission, officials from the security organs and also intellectuals and academicians exclusively discussed on the upcoming 14 May local elections, its impartiality, capability of holding elections, among other. …

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Nepal-India EPG’s third meeting continues

By Our Reporter The third meeting of Nepal-Indi Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) kicked off here Wednesday. The meeting which was initially scheduled to be held in Pokhara from December 22 was cancelled due to elections in India. The meeting was rescheduled from March 18 in Kathmandu, but was again cancelled …

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Baburam arrested, released

By Our Reporter Police on Sunday arrested former Prime Minister and chairman of Naya Sahkti Dr Baburam Bhattarai from Jamal. He was arrested while protesting against the Election Commission that denied election symbol to his party for the forthcoming local elections. Leaders of Naya Shakti and other fringe parties including …

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Hisila in the soup

By Our Reporter Former minister and wife of Dr Baburam Bhattarai is now in the soup because of her anti-national slogan she chanted while protesting against EC and the arrest of her husband including herself. Lawmakers and media workers are now demanding in the social sites that the state should …

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China, Nepal to cooperate more on Belt and Road

BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday afternoon, and they agreed to cooperate more in jointly building the Belt and Road. Xi said friendly ties between China and Nepal are in the fundamental interests of the two countries …

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NC disputes expose after the formation of CWEC

By Our Reporter A new dispute has surfaced in the Nepali Congress, the largest ruling party, after party president SherBahadur Deuba formed 29-member Central Work Execution Committee (CWEC) excluding DrShekharKoirala. DrKoirala omitted from the CWEC citing that he was not among the 29 senior leaders in the party hierarchy. DrKoirala …

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Writ petition filed to manage Nepal-India open border

By Our Reporter A writ petition has been filed on Sunday at the Supreme Court (SC), the apex court of the country, demanding for the management and control of the open borders between Nepal and India. The writ has been filed jointly by advocate Dr Chandra KantaGyawali, border expert Buddhi …

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Chinese defense minister’s Kathmandu visit worries India

By Our Reporter The three-day Nepal visit by Chinese Defense Minister and State Councilor General ChangWanquam beginning from last Thursday has made India suspicious. During his three-day stay in Kathmandu General Chang met President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Home Minister BimalendraNidhi and Chief of the Army …

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Chinese gesture

By Our Reporter At a time when the Chinese Defence Minister was in town, the China Study Center was busy in organizing an interaction programme on the OBOR initiative. A six-member delegation of Chinese, the scholars led by Professor Dr Wang Yiwei, attended the one-day seminar organised in Kathmandu. At …

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