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Menstruating teenager dies

Kathmandu, 12 June : Yet in another incident of death in chhaugoth, a special under-facility shed where menstruating girls and women are forced to stay in far-western Nepal, an 18-year-old girl died of snakebite in Turmakhand Rural Municipality-4 of Achham district, according to Kantipur daily of today. The front page news …

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People’s reps defy rule

Kathmandu, 11 June: As many as 1,600 people’s representatives at the local level have failed to submit their property details to the concerned government authority. Subsequently, they have faced action, reports Nagarik daily. The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has given them one month time to submit …

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Bold decision to shut the shutters of UNDPA

Kathmandu, 11 June: Government of Nepal has decided to shut down the Nepal office of United Nations Department of Political Affairs (UNDPA), reports Nagarik daily. Earlier, the office was set up as a liaison office at the Office at the United Nations Resident Coordinator after the United Nations Mission to …

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China building friendship bridges

Kathmandu, 11 June:  Almost all media of today have reported that China has proposed to build two cross border bridges to connect to Nepal. The Chinese government has sent the proposal to the Nepal government and the meeting of the Council of Ministers held yesterday endorsed the offer of constructing …

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CIAA promoting corruption!

Kathmandu, 10 June: The anti-corruption constitutional body the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is planning to defer registration of the case thereby letting suspects of multimillion rupee land purchase scam of Nepal Oil Corporation get free, reports Nagarik daily. Earlier, the anti-corruption constitutional body had launched …

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Victims grill Prachand

Kathmandu, 10 June: Victims and their family members affected by the decade-long armed conflict on Saturday held a joint meeting with Nepal Communist Party Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachand under whose leadership then Maoist guerillas had launched the war against the state, and asked what his new party would …

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NA endorsing regulation

Kathmandu, 10 June : Two days after the House of Representatives got its regulation, the National Assembly (NA) is likely to approve its regulation today, completing the process to form 16 parliamentary committees in the federal parliament. Most of the news media of today have highlighted this news. The regulation …

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UNDP and JICA funding in Supreme Court

Kathmandu, 10 June: The Supreme Court of Nepal (SC) is reported to have enjoying funding from United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). According to Nayapatrika daily, the SC accepted funding for the speedy passing of verdicts that have piled up since long. It has failed …

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Diplomatic intervention sought

Kathmandu, 8 June : Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Beena Magar has urged Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali to take efforts from diplomatic channel after the contractor of Melamchi Drinking Water Project, CMC Revena dillydallied regarding the construction of the project in the stipulated time, reports Gorkhapatra …

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Donation dependency derogatory

Kathmandu, 8 June : The Federal Parliament Secretariat is seen heavily dependent on foreign grants and donations for its various activities and other necessary paraphernalia, reports Kantipur daily. The issue has now come to surface as the Secretariat recently organised a training programme for members of Parliament with the assistance …

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