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Nepal sans government, ministers


By Our Reporter It has been three weeks since Sher Bahadur Deuba was elected the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal. But he has been unable to give a full shape to his cabinet. Even in three weeks after his appointment to the top post, he has only an 8-member cabinet …

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NC, UML in competition


By Our Reporter Despite rains and strike called by the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, the second phase of local elections concluded in Provinces 1, 5 and 7 on Wednesday. It may take about 10 days to complete the vote counting. Many analysts have claimed that the CPN-UML was likely to …

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Gorkhaland movement enters the second week


By Our Reporter Nepali speaking community in Darjeeling and the surrounding areas has been taking to the street demanding creation of a separate province in the hills for the past 14 days. The movement that was sparked due to a decision of the West Bengal Government to make Bangala a …

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Obstruction common in Mugling-Narayangadh road


By Our Reporter Obstruction of the vehicular movement has been very common along the Narayanghat-Mugling road section. The road that was blocked on Thursday due to landslides at Khanikhola was reopened on only Friday evening. But it was again blocked on Sunday due to a dry landslide at Kali Khola …

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Former IGPs, AIGs surrender, leaders got off scot-free!

By Our Reporter Together with two former IGPs—Om Bikram Rana and Hem Bahadur Gurung, two AIGs Shyam Singh Thapa and Deepak Singh Thangden and DIG Deepak Shrestha are now behind bar for their involvement in the infamous Sudan scam. Among them AIG Thapa was last to surrender to the Supreme …

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Election-centric alliance sans policies, principles

By Our Reporter Although the alliance forged during the first-phase local polls resulted to be counterproductive for almost all parties with Nepali Congress suffering the most, the political parties have given continuity to forge odd alliance also in the second phase polls scheduled for June 28. The Rastriya Prajatantra Party …

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New CJ’s name yet to be recommended

Supreme Court Nepal

By Our Reporter With strong reservations from CPN-UML chairman  K. P. Oli in recommending Justice Gopal Parajauli for the post of Chief Justice, the Constitutional Council has been unable to recommend the name of new Chief Justice. The post of the CJ has remained vacant following the retirement of former …

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Leaders in corruption deal

By Our Reporter Sanghu vernacular weekly has reported that although the Nepal Airlines has paid eight billion rupees as the first installment to purchase two wide-body Airbus aircraft, there is no certainty of the arrival of the aircrafts before one and a half years. There is the practice of manufacturing …

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Separatist groups have become active: CoAS Chhetri


By Our Reporter Chief  of the Army Staff (CoAS) General Rajendra Bahadur Chettri has said that separatist groups have become active, and the Nepal Army would not tolerate their activities. Chief Chhetri made this remark while addressing a special function held at the Army Headquarters on Sunday. In the function …

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PM Deuba shifts Baluwatar after offering special Pooja


By Our Reporter Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has moved to Baluwatar, the Prime Minister’s official residence, early on Monday. Before entering the official residence of Prime Minister, a special Pooja was organised as per the suggestions of astrologers. According to the PM’s family source, PM Deuba shifted to Baluwatar …

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