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TRC to set up offices in all 7 provinces

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Nepal is preparing to expedite further investigation into conflict-era complaints by setting up one each province office in all seven provinces. Since the 90 per cent of its internal works have been executed, the TRC is going at the local level for additional investigation …

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Load-shedding: Gift of corrupt NEA officials

By Our Reporter Evidences prove that the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has remained a haven for the corrupt officials, who compelled the people face load-shedding for hours by taking commission from the industries and businessmen. They supply power to the industries and businessmen receiving commission of a few thousand rupees. …

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An example of loot-tantra

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By Our Reporters It is very sad to state that the lawmakers, instead of keeping concern on other burning issues, are found keen in increasing their own salaries and facilities by many folds. The Parliament on Sunday endorsed the bill to increase salaries, allowances and facilities of the lawmakers with …

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Constitution amendment proposal in dilemma

By Our Reporter The UML standing committee meeting held on Sunday concluded with the decision that there is no need of amendment, rather, there is the need for implementation of the constitution. It is thus sure that UML is not going to support the efforts of the NC and Maoist …

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Two RPPs merge

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By Our Reporter Rastriya Prajatanra PartyNepal led by Kamal Thapa and Rastriya Prajatantra Party led by Pashupati Shumsher Rana have formally merged into a single party amidst a function held on Monday. In the interim period, Rana has become the national chairman of the party whereas Thapa has become the …

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Disputes in restructuring local units hamper LBRC’s work

By Our Reporter Works of the Local Body Restructuring Commission are likely to be affected further due to disputes between the people and the representatives of the political parties. Owing to the growing disputes over the local units fixed by an all-party mechanism, the LBRC has sent back the recommendation …

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UML-Maoist difference widens further over the amendment issue

By Our Reporter As the ruling parties are bracing to amend the constitution, enmity between the ruling Maoist and Opposition CPN-UML has further increased. The UML outright rejected the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s appeal to support the amendment proposal. In a meeting held in Baluwatar on Monday evening, UML …

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Lawmakers increase pays and perks

By Our Reporters At a time many earthquake victims have been living in the temporary makeshifts braving monsoon rains and winter chills in lack of money to rebuild new homes, the lawmakers have increased their pays and allowances completely ignoring the people’s pain. This act showed how greedy and irresponsible …

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Kulman Ghishing works to make an impossible task possible

Interview with Kulman Ghising, Managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority at Ratnapark in Kathmandu on Sunday, September 25, 2016. PHOTO: Balkrishna Thapa Chhetri/THT

By Our Reporter No one, until this Dashain, has thought that the Nepal Electricity Authority will be capable to end load-shedding. But once KulmanGhising was appointed to man the inefficient NEA, he has made this almost impossible task possible. Although the government has not yet announced the end of the …

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Traitors working to amend the constitution as per Indian design

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Nepali Congress president SherBahadurDeuba have been working to please India by registering a constitution amendment proposal in the parliament. Dahal, who returned to power in the support of NC in August this year, had said that he had become the Prime …

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