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Thai Embassy observes national day

By Our Reporter The Thai Embassy in Kathmandu observed its national day on the occasion of the birth anniversary of late King of Thailand BhumibolAdulyadej, 5 December. BhakavatTansku, Thai ambassador, hosted a hosted a reception on the occasion. Vice president NanddaBahadur Pun was the chief guest at the event. The …

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“Beginning of new era”

By Our Reporter The entire last week was dominated by PM KP Sharma Oli – either negatively or positively. Overnight, people saw Oli’s picture-posters along with the caption “Beginning of a new era” on lamp-posts around the Kathmandu streets and walls. The fact is that the government, while observing social …

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What is cooking up against PM Oli?

By Our Reporter Last week, this weekly had reported, “The government is sick, but it is safe”. Of course, there is no immediate harm for the government from the opposition parties as they themselves have become weak. Nevertheless, the government may face conspiracy against it from within the party. Efforts …

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NC presses for Winter Session of the Parliament

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress, the main opposition party in the parliament, has called for convening the Winter Session of the Federal Parliament at the earliest. According to RSS, Chief Whip of the NC parliamentary party Bal Krishna Khand, said it was imperative to call the parliament session at the …

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Deuba becomes defensive as differences widen in NC

By Our Reporter Dispute in the Nepali Congress has heightened as the Mahasamiti meeting called to endorse the amendment of the party statute nears. The rival factions led by senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel and Krishna Sitaula have become closer on several issues, hinting that party president Sher Bahadur Deuba …

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Conflict deepens in RJP-N

By Our Reporter Conflict within the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal has deepened further this week affecting the party activities. The dispute flared up in the Madhes-based party, a conglomeration of six erstwhile parties, after Rajendra Mahato took the charge of the coordinator of the party presidium by removing Mahantha Thakur. While …

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Ruling CPN finalises province committees

By Our Reporter The ruling Communist Party of Nepal has rganizat names of the leaders to be inducted in province committees after an exercise lasting for several months. Party general secretary on Monday made public the names of the leaders inducted in the provincial committees by issuing a press note. …

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Joshi again recommended for CJ

By Our Reporter The Judicial Council meeting has again recommend Justice Deepak Raj Joshi, who was rejected for CJ by the special committee for parliamentary hearing four months ago, and Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana for the post of Chief Justice. A meeting of the council held on Monday made the …

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Government draws flaks for hosting the Asia Pacific Summit

By Our Reporter The hosting of the controversial Asia Pacific Summit with the CPN government as its co-organiser has made the K P Oli-led CPN government more unpopular among the people. The media and social sites are full of comments against the government making the mockery of the powerful government …

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