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Government prepares to provide facilities ex-top officials

By Our Reporter Despite the court order not to provide facilities to ex-high officials, the government has registered a bill in the parliament proposing monthly pensions and other facilities for former presidents and vice presidents and others. The bill proposes monthly allowances of Rs 50,000 and Rs 40,000 for former …

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UML continues its campaign despite Rajbiraj incident

By Our Reporter The CPN-UML has given continuity to its Mechi-Mahakali campaign in western Terai despite the tragic incident in Rajbairaj last week. The UML that put off its campaign for three days following the Rajbiraj incident in which five individuals were killed in the police firing resumed its campaign …

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Dr Lohani quits party

By Our Reporter Senior leader of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Dr Prakash Chandra Lohani quit the party on Sunday, 20 days after the unification of the Pashupati Shumsher Rana-led RastriyaPrajatantraParty and Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal. Dr Lohani, who served as national president of the party and finance minister, …

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Self-sufficiency and Buddhist economics

By Our Reporter An interaction programme was organised on Tuesday on self-sufficiency and Buddhist economics under the financial literacy programme of the Citizens Bank International Ltd in collaboration with the Lumbini Buddhist University and Lumbini Research Centre for Understanding and Peace. On the occasion, professorWolfgang Drechsler, Chair of Governance at …

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When PM violates code of conduct

By Our Reporter The Election Commission has, by implementing the election code from last Wednesday, prevented the Prime Minister and Ministers from using helicopters till the end of local polls. However, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had violated the code by using helicopter to fly to Kamidanda of Kavre on …

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RPP approves cow as its election symbol, nominates office bearers

By Our Reporter The newly-unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has decided pick cow as its election symbol. The second central committee meeting of the party held Friday after the general convention following unification between RPP and RPP-Nepal decided to pick the election symbol earlier used by RPP-Nepal. Some leaders of …

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President and former king in Nawalparashi

By Our Reporter President Vidya Bhandary and former King Gyanendra attended the inaugural ceremony of the Saswatdham Temple constructed by the Chaudhary Group at Dumkauli in Nawalparashi district. However, the former King was reached to the Saswatdham Temple after the President’s return. The Temple was inaugurated by the President whereas …

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UML’s Mechi-Kali campaign faces setback after Saptari clash

By Our Reporter The Mechi-Kali campaign of the CPN-UML has culminated in the death of four in Saptari due to the apolitical activities of the United Democratic Madhesi Front. All the deceased were supporters of the Mdahesi Front and they were killed in the police firing when the cadres of …

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Diabetis awareness programme held

By Our Reporter Diabetes Nepal and Health Exchange Nepal-UK organised the Indo-Nepal-UK Diabetes Meeting & Annual Professional Conference on Diabetes in Nepal with the aim of creating awareness among the people in South Asia on increasing trend of diabetes disease and its control measures. Inaugurating the seminar, literate Sattyamohan Joshi …

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Government to create 744 local levels units

By Our Reporter In a bid to appease the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front, the government has decided to increase the number of local units to 744 from 719 approved by the Local Level Restructuring Commission (LLRC). A Cabinet meeting held at Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s residence in Baluwatar …

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