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Murder convict Dhungel sent to prison


By Our Reporter Murder convict Balkrishna Dhungel has been booked on Tuesday, eight years after he was convicted of murder by the Supreme Court. He was detained from Satdobato, Lalitput. Police presented him before the Judgment Execution Directorate of the SC and he was immediately sent to Dilibazaar Prison where …

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Nepal and Eritrea establish diplomatic relations


Ambassador Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, and Mr. AmanuelGiorgio, Charge d’Affaires a.i. of the State of Eritrea to the United Nations signed aJoint Communiqué to this effect in New York this afternoon, witnessed Foreign Secretary Mr. Shanker Das Bairagi. On the occasion, the two …

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Former King’s remarks stir national politics


By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra has again made news headlines due to his remarks he made on the day of Bhaitika, the last day of the Tihar festival. After receiving tika from his sister Shobha at the latter’s residence, the former King told journalists that time was ripe for …

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Heavyweight leaders contesting elections

By Our Reporter In the first phase of elections to the House of Representatives, a few heavyweight candidates will be facing tough candidates of the rival alliance. Probably, Dr. Baburam Bhattarai of the Naya Shakti Party-Nepal and Narayan Kaji Shrestha, the common candidate of the left alliance in Gorkha-2, will …

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NC-led democratic alliance gives common candidates

By Our Reporter Democratic alliance led by the Nepali Congress fielded their common candidates to the 37 constituencies of the House of Representatives and 74 constituencies of the provincial assemblies. However, unlike the UML, the NC left minimum seats to the constituents of the democratic alliance. The NC left a …

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Nepal Army bags gold medal in international military exercise

By Our Reporter Nepal Army (NA) has bagged the gold medal in the Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2017 held in Brecon, Wales. A 10-member NA team of the Gorakh Box Battalion led by Major Aayush Rana had participated in the exercise held from October 13 to 22. Cambrian Patrol is arduous …

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Ordinance on Medical Education issued

By Our Reporter The government has issued an ordinance on medical education as per the demands of Dr Govinda KC. The ordinance issued on Monday has a provision to ban establishment of new medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley for next 10 years. The ordinance will come into effect after …

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Killing of Gauchan spoils Home Minister’s image


By Our Reporter The brutal killing of Sharad Kumar Gauchan, chairman of the Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal (FCAN), at Shantinagar, Kathamndu Metropolitan City-32 on Monday afternoon showed the deteriorating law and order situation in the Kathmandu Valley. Gauchan, 58, was believed to have killed when he denied giving …

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India proposes cross-border regulation


By Our Reporter The fifth round meeting of the Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) concluded in Kathmandu this week without making any concrete decision. However, representatives of both the countries proposed to remove illegally built structure on the no-man’s land. The fifth meeting held to offer recommendations by studying the entire …

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Ganging-up for power

By Our Reporter The CPN UML, Maoist Center and Naya Shakti Party have given a big surprise to the democratic forces in the country by announcing a 6-point agreement in bagging necessary majority, if possible, two thirds majority with the capacity of amending the constitution. The agreement states unification of …

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