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When PM violates code of conduct

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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

Rastriya Prajatantra Party holds Central Committee meeting in Kathmandu on March 3, 2017. Photo: Mohan Shrestha/Twitter

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

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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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Japanese support for Women’s Cooperatives in Udayapur District

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By Our Reporter The Japan government has decided to support US Dollar 80,532 to the Nepal Social Development and People Empowerment Centre (NESPEC) under the grant assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) scheme of the Japan government. NESPEC, a local NGO in Udayapur district, will work with Small Farmer …

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OBOR to benefit Nepal: Chinese envoy

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By Our Reporter Chinese Ambassador Mrs. Yu Hongsaid that Nepal can be benefited from the OBOR (One Belt One Road) initiatives which have five main important aspects besides physical infrastructural connectivity. She made such a remark last week at a meeting with the office bearers of the China Study Center, …

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Internal rift widens in NC

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By Our Reporter Internal rift within the ruling Nepali Congress has widened further following the recommendation of controversial individuals for the post of ambassadors in the party’s quota. Although the faction led by senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has been unhappy with party president Sher Bahadur Deuba after  the latter’s …

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Two journalists end fast-unto death

By Our Reporter The staging of fast-unto-death by two journalists- Lava Dev Dhungana and Prem Adhikari – at the central office of Federation of Nepali Journalist has ended on Monday after striking an agreement. Reasoning that the FNJ elections in Panchthar and Ilam districts were not transparent and given priority …

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