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Speaker defies constitution

Kathmandu, 15 July: Kantipur daily has reported that Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahamphe have violated the constitution as one between them has not resigned even after the merger of their parties. The constitution has it that the two positions should be held by lawmakers of different …

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Traffic police turning tough

Kathmandu, 15 July: In a bid to reduce the number of road accidents s, traffic police say they have tightened implementation of road rules, reports Online Khabar. Now onwards, the law enforcers will detain people crossing roads haphazardly, ignoring zebra crossings and overhead bridges, and force them to attend a …

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Ganesh Thapa threatens Khatiwada

Kathmandu, 13 July: The former President of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA)Ganesh Thapa has  threatened former lawmaker Ram Hari Khatiwada at a social gathering this week claiming Khatiwada was decisive in recommending action against him from the Public Accounts Committee of  the then Legislature-Parliament. According to Nagarik daily, Thapa was …

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Incessant rain creates havoc, roads blocked

Kathmandu, 13 July: The shortest route linking Hetaunda to Kathmandu has been obstructed following landslides due to heavy rainfall since last night. Passengers travelling from eastern Nepal including Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara and Parsa have been stranded after landslides obstructed the Hetaunda-Phakhel road section in Hetaunda, reports OnlineKhabar. According to police …

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Doctors resort to strike en masse

Kathmandu, 13 July:Resident doctors of the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital say they will shut down all regular services of the hospital except the emergency unit in solidarity with the Hospital professor Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a fast-unto-death in Jumla of Karnali, from Friday. The veteran medical surgeon …

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How strong is Oli?

By Our Reporter Today, KP Sharma Oli is a strong Prime Minister enjoying two-thirds majority in the parliament. In provinces also, except from No 2 province, all the provinces are under the leadership and domination of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN). Therefore, Oli is the most powerful executive chief …

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Minister’s decision troubles manpower business

By Our Reporter Four thousand workers have been stalled even after receiving working visa for Malaysia. Minister Gokarna Bista, on the charge of taking money illegally for medical report, fingerprint, etc. from the workers, has stopped sending workers to Malaysia. The Labour Ministry has taken stance that if Malaysia will …

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Oli aggressive against Dr. Govinda KC

By Our Reporter Dr Govinda KC has been staging fast-unto-death in Jumla for the past few days. Nepali Congress, the main opposition in the parliament, and the civil society have been demanding that the government should save Dr. KC’s life. But Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli has not heard …

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Government annuls Deuba’s appointments

By Our Reporter As expected by public, the government has finally annulled all political appointments made by the previous caretaker government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba. A Cabinet meeting last week had decided to revoke all political appointments citing that the appointments were made when the election code of conduct …

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Nepalis’ deposit in Swiss Bank increases surprisingly

By Our Reporter Nepal is one of the least developed countries in the world and the poorest nation in South Asia. But a recent revelation by the Swiss National Bank — the central bank of Switzerland — shows otherwise–funds parked by Nepalis increased by four times in a decade from …

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