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Political parties violate constitutional provisions


By Our Reporter Although the new constitution has a provision that the members of the Council of Ministers should be limited to 25, both the government formed after the promulgation of the new constitution last year have violated this. Former Prime Minister K.P. Oli had formed a 41-member cabinet, the …

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Dahal-Karki settle corruption row!


By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and chairman of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki, who were in a row regarding a writ filed against Karki in the Supreme Court had reportedly reach an understanding. This was revealed by Prime Minsiter …

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Can government amend constitution when UML is opposing it?


By Our Reporter The government is preparing to table a bill in the parliament to amend the constitution in order to meet the demand of the Madhes-based parties. However, it looks unlikely that the government can amend the constitution as the CPN-UML, the main opposition party in the parliament, is …

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NC’s astonishing silence


By Our Reporter The other day, former prime minister and chairman of the second largest party UML, KP Sharma Oli remarked why the NC leaders have remained silent on the government’s policy! There is no official reaction on the 25-point joint statement issued during the visit of our prime minister …

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IGP Aryal against Home Minister Nidhi’s plan to withdraw cases of Madhesis


By Our Reporter Revelation of  Deputy  Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi’s plan to withdraw the cases of serious crimes involving the Madhesi agitators has drawn flak from Inspector General of Nepal Police Upendra Kanta Aryal. Aryal has strongly opposed the preparations made to withdraw the cases relating to the Kailali carnage …

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Upper Marsyangdi ‘A’ starts power production


Kathmandu, Sept. 27:Upper Marsyangdi ‘A’ hydroelectricity project Monday started generating electricity. Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma Pravakar announced the commencement of power generation by the project. With it 25 megawatt electricity has been connected to the national grid. The hydropower project with 50 MW capacity in Bhulbhule VDC of Lamjung …

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Dahal’s visit ill-timed and fruitless: UML

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee with Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday. PTI Photo by Atul Yadav(PTI2_20_2016_000254B)

By Our Reporter The CPN-UML, the main opposition party in the parliament, has termed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahl’s recent India visit as ill-timed and fruitless. From party chair K. P. Oli to senior leaders like Madhav Kumar Nepal and Bam Dev Gautam, most UML leaders and cadres have strongly …

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When PM meets most wanted fugitive


By Our Reporter Prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, during his Delhi visit, met Nepal’s “most wanted person” who escaped from Nepal after he was accused of masterminding the murder of a two-year-old child and eight security personnel at Tikapur in 2015. Dahal met Resham Chaudhari, the accused murderer, at a …

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Bold and patriotic leader Dil Bahadur Shrestha passes away


By Our Reporter Dil Bahadur Shrestha, also known as “Sanobabu”, former minister for health, supplies, home, who was the Rastriya Panchayat member for decades after introduction of the Panchayat System since 1960 representing Sunsari district, passed away Sunday morning at 1 a.m. in Kathmandu. Late Shrestha was also the central …

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Constitution in ICU observes birth anniversary


There was no enthusiasm among the people when the political leaders of the ruling parties were celebrating the birth anniversary of the constitution in a fanfare manner. There was absent of the main opposition party UML and opposition parties RPPN and others when the government was celebrating the  “birthday programme” …

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