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Prime Minister Dahal to step-down

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has announced to resign to pave the way for NC president SherBahadurDeuba to become new prime minister. Dahal said on Monday that he would quit the post by addressing the parliament. Dahal, who became the PM in the backing of NC and …

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Belt Road Initiative Summit held

Chinese President Xi Jinping, third from left, walks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, third from right, and other leaders as they arrive for a group photo during the Belt and Road Forum outside Beijing, China, Monday, May 15, 2017. (Damir Sagolj/Pool Photo via AP)

By Our Reporter The two-day summit on One Belt One Road Initiatives that kicked off in Beijing on Sunday  brought the world leaders together. From Russian President Vladimir Putin to Turkish President RecepTayyipErdogan and several other influential leaders and ministers from 29 countries attended the summit that was opened by …

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First phase of local election concludes successfully

By Our Reporter The first phase of local election concluded peacefully in 34 districts of provinces 3, 4 and 6. In the local poll held in a gap of 20 years, 73 per cent voters cast their votes to elect their representatives in 383 of the 744 local level units. …

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DPM Mahara attends OBOR summit

By Our Reporter Signing of the OBOR by Nepal is likely to be fruitful for Nepal. It was evident from the positive gestures expressed by the Chinese leaders towards building railways in Nepal during the summit. China has assured Nepal that it would consider the proposal to construct railways in …

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South Asian tobacco control leadership meet concludes

A week-long South Asia Tobacco Control Leadership Programme concluded here in Kathmandu on Saturday, highlighting an urgent need to develop appropriate tobacco intervention strategies to make this region smoke-free. The conference jointly organised by the Ministry of Health, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg …

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Finally, government to join OBOR

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By Our Reporter Following pressure from the scholars in home and the Chinese diplomats, the government has formally decided to sign an accord on the “One Belt, One Road” initiative launched by China. A cabinet meeting on Monday decided to ink the OBOR. The present government led by Pushpa Kamal …

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Review columnist P Kharel awarded

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By Our Reporter Columnist of the People’s Review, P Kharel has been awarded the Gorkhapatra National Award on the occasion of the National Journalism Day on 7 May. The Award carries Rs. 55,551.00. The first professor at the Central Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Tribhuvan University, Kharel is a …

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CJ Karki resumes office after SC stays impeachment

By Our Reporter In yet another dramatic incident of last week, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the impeachment motion paving path for suspended Chief Justice Sushila Karki to resume her office in five days. The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday issued an interim order against the impeachment motion against …

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Gachchhadar inducted in the cabinet

By Our Reporter Bijay Gachchhadar of the Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum Liktantrik has joined the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government just a week before Dahal is to handover power to NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba. Prime Minister Dahal has given Gachchhadar the position of deputy prime minister and the portfolio of local …

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Major parties forge alliance to win polls

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By Our Reporter Political parties have once proved that everything is possible in politics and no one is permanent enemy in politics by forging alliance to capture more seats of the local units. While the CPN-UML and the Rastriya Prajatantra Party decided to forge alliance in many local units, Nepali …

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