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Rift widens in ruling CPN after termination of Thapa-led task force

By Our Reporter Almost all political parties of Nepal are now facing internal feud and the ruling Communist Party of Nepal has not been an exception. The CPN, created by merging the then Maoist Centre into the then CPN-UML, that has been exercising to unify their district committees, sister organisations …

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Kathmandu sees 19 PMs in 20 years but no Melamchi water

By Our Reporter In the last two decades, the Singha Durbar welcomed 19 prime ministers and 24 ministers were appointed to look after the water supply issue, but the valley denizens have still been to see the completion of the Melamchi Water Supply Project. Although the project was said to …

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Save Upper Karnali, scrap deal with GMR

By Our Reporter A Group comprised of political leaders, water resources experts, social workers, former bureaucrats has demanded to scrap the deal with Indian company GMR from construction of the Upper Karnali Hydropower Project. The company is occupying the project for last 11 years. They have demanded the Nepal government …

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Linguist Pokharel no more

By Our Reporter Noted linguist and litterateur Professor Bal Krishna Pokharel died Sunday. He was 86. Pokharel, who was suffering brain hemorrhage from January 20, 2019, breathed his last in Biratanagar at 1:30 in the afternoon. Pokharel was cremated at Paropakar Crematorium in Biratnagar on Sunday. Pokharel was born to …

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Nepal begins granting multiple visa to Americans

By Our Reporter The government of Nepal has started issuing multiple entry visas for the American nationals to reciprocate the US practice granting similar visa to Nepalis. Prior to this, the Americans visiting Nepal were given tourist visas for 15 days, 30 days and 90 days. The provision of providing …

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CPN remembers Rishi Devkota Azad

By Our Reporter The ruling CPN marked the 38th memorial day of Rishi Raj Devkota Azad who got martyrdom during the Panchayat period this week. Addressing the function, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the time in which one had to sacrifice his life for political rights was over. …

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Bohora joins Thapa-led RPP

By Our Reporter Deepak Bohora and other leaders, who had deserted the RPP following the unification between RPP Democratic and Unified RPP Nationalist, had joined the Kamal Thapa-led RPP. Thapa welcomed them in the party at a function organised in New Baneshwore.

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PM Oli presents a long list of achievements

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli last Thursday presented a long list of achievements made by his government in a year. In a televised address on the occasion of the completion of the first year in the office, Prime Minister Oli presented the lists of the works …

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