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Deuba becomes the PM for fourth time

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By Our Reporter The Parliament on Tuesday afternoon elected Sher Bahadur Deuba, 71, as the new Prime Minister. This is his fourth tenure as the PM and he is the 40th PM of the country. He is assuming the office with the PM’s portfolio. As expected, Deuba has bagged 388 …

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CIAA arrests Chudamani Sharma on corruption charge

By Our Reporter Chudamani Sharma, the director general of the Inland Revenue Department, has finally come under the net of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA). Sharma who had earned a bad name for amassing wealth by establishing close links with the powerful politicians was arrested on …

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Will RJP participate in local election?

By Our Reporter The government postponed the date of the second phase local election twice from June 14 to June 23 and again to June 28 hoping that the RastriyaJanata Party Nepal, the newly formed  united party of the six Madhes-based forces, would participate in it. Earlier, Prime Minister Pushpa …

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EC’s decision to hold re-election in Bharatpur irks UML, voters

By Our Reporter The decision of the Election Commission to hold re-election in Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan has irked the UML as well as the voters. The counting of the votes in Bharatpurwas disrupted in the midnight on last Wednesday (May 28) after Maoist cadres tore 90 of the …

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Deuba’s ascent to power delayed by three days

By Our Reporter Had the Election Commission not decided to hold re-election in Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Nepali Congress President SherBahadur would have become the 40th prime minister of Nepal on Sunday.  Butthe UML prevented Deuba from becoming the prime minister for the fourth time at least by two days due …

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Dhurmus couple reveals new scheme

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By Our Reporter Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation that has succeeded to receive accolades  from public for building model settlements for the earthquake victims has unveiled its next ambitious project named ‘Namuna Nepal’ (Model Nepal) They have planned to develop their  fourth project  in around 500-1,000 Ropani land at the cost of  Rs5 …

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MoU to build Budhigandaki project signed

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The government has formally awarded Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project to China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC). Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for project development in the presence of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday. China Gezhouba will …

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Deuba to succeed PM Dahal

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By Our Reporter   After the UML ended the obstruction of the parliament proceedings, the house business has resumed and immediately after the President asked to elect a new prime minister through a majority, NC president SherBahadurDeuba is going to give his candidature for the post. The UML is not …

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RJP not to take part in elections if its demands are not met

By Our Reporter The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, the newly formed political party of six Madhes-based parties, has reiterated its stance that it would not take part in the second phase of the local poll. Although the government postponed the second phase local poll for June 23 from the pre-scheduled …

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