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Govinda Biyogi award to Prashanta Aryal

By Our Reporter Editors’ Society of Nepal (ESON) has decided to reward Prashanta Aryal, editor, Nepal weekly magazine with the Govinda Biyogi Journalism Award 2017. Meanwhile, the Society has decided to reward late Gopal Gotame, Birgunj (after the death) with the Govinda Biyogi Special Journalism Award 2017. Accordingly, the Society …

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Nepal, Myanmar enjoy 2600 years of relations: Myanmar envoy


By Our Reporter Embassy of Myanmar in Kathmandu observed its 69th anniversary of Independence Day by hosting a reception on 4 January. Vice President Nanda Kumar Pun was the chief guest at the function. Ambassador U LwinOo, addressing the function, recalled that Myanmar lived in successive kingdom of magnificences for …

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Will the cash-crunched nation be able to manage 719 local units?

By Our Reporter The government has received the report submitted by the Local Body Restructuring Commission (LBRC), Earlier, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal was hesitating to receive the report. As a result, LBRC chairman Balananda Poudel had to wait for two weeks to get appointment with the prime minister. In …

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CIAA Chief Karki declared disqualified


By Our Reporter The Supreme Court issued a verdict on Sunday disqualifying the suspended Chief of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki, to stay in the post any more. A full bench comprising Justices Ishwori Prasad Khatiwada, Dr Anand Mohan Bhattarai and Anil Kumar …

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Justice denied?


By Our Reporter The Supreme Court has given two verdicts by altering the verdicts of the previous SC chief justice and justices. On the property case of former Princesses Prerana Singh, the division bench of SC chief justice Sushila Karki and Justices Deepak Karki and Sapana Malla Pradhan decided that …

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Nepathya never fails to entertain the crowd


Popular Nepali folk rock band Nepathya enthralled thousands of music lovers at Tudikhel on Saturday evening, Jan 7. The band performed at the Grand finale of Bajaj Motorcycle’s bike reality show, Pulsar Dare Venture 2, which was organised by Bajaj Motorcycles. “This historic ground has witnessed many changes in Nepal,” …

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Parties explaining SC verdict as per their political stance


By Our Political Analyst The political parties both in support and in opposition of the amendment of the constitution have tried to explain the Supreme Court decision of Monday (2 January) as supportive to their political agenda. The leaders from the ruling parties, NC and MC, including the Madheshi Front …

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Mounting demand for celebrating national unity day on Pous 27


By Our Reporter The present  government which has earned a bad name as a puppet government of India has been hesitating to mark the National Unity Day on Poush 27 (January 11) to commemorate Prithvi Naryana Shah who created foundation of present day Nepal by unifying small principalities some 250 …

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Partisan politics mars professionalism: NRA chair asked clarification


By Our Reporter Partisan politics that has prevented the growth of professionalism in the country is likely to affect the ongoing reconstruction drive.  When the reconstruction works are gradually moving ahead, the government last week sought clarification from Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority Sushil Gyawali. Although the …

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UML performs flexibility


By Our Reporter Following Monday’s Court verdict, UML has decided for allowing the Parliament to run by respecting the Court decision. By knowing the UML gesture, the Speaker has called the House for Sunday, 8 January. UML, however, has urged the government to suspend the constitution amendment bill by respecting …

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