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Question of sustainability

By Our Reporter The government has again added the number of local units. From the earlier 744 local units, now 22 new local units have been introduced in the Tarai districts by upgrading two sub metropolis cities Biratnagar and Birgunj to the metropolis cities and also upgrading 22 rural municipalities …

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New faces likely in new government

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal has tendered his resignation on Tuesday. He was publicly saying that he was going to quit the PM’s post by maintaining the gentleman’s agreement endorsed between him and NC supremo Sher Bahadur Deuba, however, he was trying to influence the Tarai leaders for …

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Isn’t Deuba heading to retain his 2002 title?

By Our Reporter It seems NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba who is becoming Prime Minister of Nepal in the next two weeks will retain his 2002 title of ‘incompetent’ after a gap of 15 years. He has not been able to become Prime Minister since February 2005 when he was …

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Deep Basnyat new CIAA chief

By Our Reporter Deep Basnyat has assumed office as the chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) after taking oath of office on Monday. The Constitutional Council on last Tuesday had recommended Basnyat for the post of the CIAA chief. Basnyatwas working as the acting chief …

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Government to announce full Budget

By Our Reporter The caretaker government has prepared to launch a full budget for the next fiscal year on May 29. The government decided to table the budget amidst debate whether the government can present budget before holding the local poll slated for June 14. However, the Election Commission has …

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Money matters in election

By Our reporter In the first phase of local level elections, according to an estimate, one candidate spent a minimum of ten million rupees in small municipalities. In Kathmandu like cities, the candidates are said to have spent tens of millions of rupees to influence the voters. Basically, the big …

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Nepal joins Belt and Road initiatives

Nepal Join

By Our Reporter Nepal has finally signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation under One Belt One Road Initiative ending all speculations of the past 10 months. Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal You Hong signed the MoU on behalf of their respective governments in Kathmandu …

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UML continues to lead in all metropolis, and important municipalities

By Our Reporter Mayoral candidates of the main opposition, the CPN-UML, have been leading in all four metropolis and important municipalities in the on-going slow-paced vote counting. In Kathmandu Metropolis that has the largest number of voters, UML mayoral candidate Bidhya Sundar Shakya was ahead of Sajha party’s KishorThapa by …

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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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