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NA officers hail preparations made to host Nepal-China military drill

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By Our Reporter High level Nepal Army Officers including former officers have said that there was no need to judge the forthcoming Nepal-China military drill from a different angle. Nepal is free to propose and conduct any kind of military exercise with those nations with whom Nepal has bilateral relations, …

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Present coalition government to continue?

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By Our Political analyst In as-it-is situation, the constitution cannot be amended and even if the date for local election is declared, there is no chance of holding elections in May. The bill to amend the constitution is impending in the Parliament. Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal and NC president Sher …

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Big fishes plan to eat small fishes

By Our Reporter For last several days, an odd advertisement has appeared in some media including broad-sheet dailies and FM radios. The message given by the advertisement is not to use soaps without labels as they are being produced by using animal fat. The advertisement source has not been mentioned. …

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Nepal ranked third most corrupt nation in South Asia

By Our Reporter A report released by the Transparency International last Wednesday showed Nepal as the third most-corrupt nation in South Asia and the 131st in the world. In its Corruption Percent Index-2016 published last Wednesday, the Transparency International (TI)  ranked Nepal at  the 131st place  among the listed 176 …

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MP Mohan Bahadur Basnet’s lucrative business

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By Our Reporter Where is NC-MP Mohan BahadurBasnet busy these days as the Tatopani-Khasha trade route has remained closed since the devastating earthquake on 25 April, 2015! Everybody knows that Basnet’s main source of income was smuggling in the border trade with China. . Even during closure of the border …

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Upadhyaya new PAC chair

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By Our Reporter Going  against  the established practice of granting the post of the chairman of the Public Account Committee of the parliament to the opposition party, the ruling coalition of the Maoist Centre and NC retained the post by electing lawmaker Dor Prasad Upadhyaya of the Maoist Centre to …

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BAR against Chief Justice

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By Our Reporter Appointment of 80 judges in the high courts has invited a clash between the Nepal Bar Association and the Supreme Court. The lawyers associated with NBA have been protesting against the appointment of the judges in the seven high courts stating that the appointments were not fair. …

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Japan’s aassistance for a secondhand fire engine in Damak

The Government of Japan has decided to extend financial assistance of US Dollar 15,387, to Damak Municipality Office under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Scheme.  Damak Municipality Office, a municipality office in Jhapa, will be provided with a secondhand fire engine from Myozai Fire Department, Japan, through coordination …

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Strengthening governance and accountability

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By Our Reporter With the aim to strengthen school level governance and accountability, the Department of Education (DoE)/National Center for Educational Development (NCED) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Search for Common Ground in Nepal. Country Director of SFCG – Nepal, Dr. Bhola Prasad Dahal, along with Director General …

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Committee to observe former Queen’s birthday

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By Our Reporter A committee has been formed to observe former Queen Her Majesty Komal Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah’s 67th birthday. The committee chaired by Jotshna Rajya Laxmi Thapa has decided to observe former Queen’s birthday from 17 to 19 February by organizing different programs. According to a press release …

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