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Dr KC ends hunger strike

Dr Govinda KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) ended his eighth hunger strike by taking juice offered by five-year-old patient Saroj Nepali, monk Tsewang Norbu Lama and Anita Devi Mahato at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) Monday. Dr KCended his longest ever hunger strike …

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Now “Old Force” appears

By Our Reporter In the crowd of around two hundred political parties,  another political party, Purano Shakti Abhiyan (Old Force Campaign) has been constituted under the coordination of noted advocate Balkrishna Neupane. This is the campaign for restoration of the 1990’s constitution, said Neupane during an event organised by the …

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Mansoon rains create havoc across the country

By Our Reporter Incessant rains for the past one week have wrecked havoc across the country killing at least 12 people in many parts of the country. Many towns from Birtamode in Jhapa to Birgunj in Parsa were submerged by the floodwaters while landslides caused damages to the mountainous districts. …

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No trust motion intensifies disputes in NC and Maoist Centre

By Our Reporter The no-trust motion registered in the parliament against Prime Minister Oli has led to the division within the NC and the Maoist centre. Narayan kaji  Shrestha  of the CPN-Maoist Centre has opposed the move made to topple the Oli-led government while NC leaders close to senior leader …

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Govinda KC’s strike is likely to spoil career of many

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By Our Reporter The government has completely ignored the fast-unto-death strike being staged by Professor Dr Govinda KC demanding correction of all malpractices prevalent in the country’s medical education sector. The indifference shown by the government to Dr KC’s strike has angered the public greatly and this is likely to …

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Political instability obstructs economic development

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By Our Reporter Political instability has been one of the biggest ills for Nepal especially following the mid-term elections of 1994. No government formed after 1990 has competed its full term of five years. The first majority government led by late Girija Prasad Koirala after the 1991 elections collapsed in …

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Local units slashed to 565 is likely make local party cadres jobless

By Our Reporter The Commission to Determine the Number and Border of the Village Bodies, Municipalities, and Special, Protected and Autonomous Areas proposed to have only 565 local units in place of exiting nearly 3500 such units. The heavily slashed local units is likely to make the local level cadres …

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Future of ambassador nominees uncertain

By Our Reporter With the registration of no-trust motion against prime minister K . P. Oli, the fate of the ambassador-nominees has become uncertain. Though the Parliament Hearing Committee of the parliament has started hearing of the justice-nominees, it is unlikely to initiate process of hearing on the recommended names …

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EPG meeting concludes without discussing open border issue

Our Reporter The first meeting of the Eminent Persons Groups (EPG) comprising diplomat from Nepal and India concluded last week without entering the issue of closing the open Nepal-India border. Many people in Nepal have been demanding closure of the open border between Nepal and India citing that the open …

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