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Upadhyaya new PAC chair


By Our Reporter Going  against  the established practice of granting the post of the chairman of the Public Account Committee of the parliament to the opposition party, the ruling coalition of the Maoist Centre and NC retained the post by electing lawmaker Dor Prasad Upadhyaya of the Maoist Centre to …

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BAR against Chief Justice


By Our Reporter Appointment of 80 judges in the high courts has invited a clash between the Nepal Bar Association and the Supreme Court. The lawyers associated with NBA have been protesting against the appointment of the judges in the seven high courts stating that the appointments were not fair. …

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Japan’s aassistance for a secondhand fire engine in Damak

The Government of Japan has decided to extend financial assistance of US Dollar 15,387, to Damak Municipality Office under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Scheme.  Damak Municipality Office, a municipality office in Jhapa, will be provided with a secondhand fire engine from Myozai Fire Department, Japan, through coordination …

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Strengthening governance and accountability


By Our Reporter With the aim to strengthen school level governance and accountability, the Department of Education (DoE)/National Center for Educational Development (NCED) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Search for Common Ground in Nepal. Country Director of SFCG – Nepal, Dr. Bhola Prasad Dahal, along with Director General …

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Committee to observe former Queen’s birthday


By Our Reporter A committee has been formed to observe former Queen Her Majesty Komal Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah’s 67th birthday. The committee chaired by Jotshna Rajya Laxmi Thapa has decided to observe former Queen’s birthday from 17 to 19 February by organizing different programs. According to a press release …

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Victims of Holocaust remembered


By Our Reporter The Israel Embassy together with the United Nations, Germany Embassy and the Delegation of the European Union marked the International Day of the Commemoration of the Victims of the Holocaust on 27 January 2017. A special event was organized to remember the six million people killed during …

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Government attorneys boycott court

By Our Correspondent The district attorneys and those working at the office of the Attorney General have started boycotting the court to protest against the appointments of the 80 judges in the high courts. Even Attorney General Raman Shrestha has supported the protest that began from Sunday. The Judicial Council …

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Agitating Tarai leaders responsible for Tikapur massacre

By Our Reporter A parliamentary committee formed to probe the Tikapur massacre has found the leaders of Federal alliance including NC lawmaker Amaresh Kumar Singh and Maoist leader Dev Gurung for instigating the Tharus for the heinous crime. The agitating Tharus had killed seven police personnel including a  senior police …

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RSS deputy chief reporter Bhandary honoured

Sarachchandra Bhandary

Kathmandu, Jan 21: Thirty-two personalities including Deputy Chief Reporter of the Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Sharachchandra Bhandary have been honoured here on Saturday. Neeti Anusandhan Pratisthan, Nepal honoured them for their significant contribution to the nation from their respective sectors after studying in various educational institutions of India. Bhandary was honoured …

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Wild tuskers kill two, buffalo one

By Our Reporters Wild elephants killed two persons, including a 13-year-old girl, in a community forest of Jhapa Sunday The deceased were identified as 13 – year – old Sharmila Limbu and Palmaya Subba, 41, of Bhadrapur – 2. The attack took place when they were foraging for fodder at …

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