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National Assembly election announced

By Our Reporter The government has finally announced the date of the National Election for February 7. A Cabinet meeting held on Friday took the decision to this effect paving the way for the formation of Upper House. The decision came at a time when the left alliance of CPN-UML …

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Deuba Government yet to appoint province chiefs

By Our Reporter Against the expectation, the government did not appoint the governors of the provinces on Monday. Earlier, even the ministers had said that the governors would be appointed on Monday. But they were not appointed. In absence of the state governors, the Election Commission has been unable to …

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Nepal’s trade deficit widens with all major trade partners

By Our Reporter Nepal has failed to diversify its international trade as well as lessen the trade deficit with its major trade partners like India, Germany, China and Bangladesh. This was revealed in the statistics of the Trade and Export Promotion Centre (TEPC). However, Nepal’s trade with the US has …

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Kathmandu temporary capital of all provinces

By Our Reporter The government has finally stepped back from its previous plan to name the temporary capitals of the provinces due to the nationwide protests against the cities recommended by a committee formed to study the infrastructures of the potential provincial headquarters. Although the government had not named the …

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Police to seek news sources only through PCN

By Our Reporter Press Council Nepal (PCN) said that the police agreed not to seek the sources of news relating to the work appraisal performance report of former DIG Navaraj Silwal, which were published in some media. Instead the police agreed to deal all press-related issues only through the PCN …

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Former King, Queen receive warm welcome in West and Far West Nepal

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra and Queen Komal were greeted by the Nepali people during their recent trip to Dang, Nepalgunj and other cities of western Tarai. A large number of people thronged Dang and Nepalgunj to receive the former royal couple. The people chanted slogans that the king …

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Principal of VS Niketan Dr Baburam Pokhrel no more

By Our Reporter Outgoing Member of Parliament and educationist Dr Baburam Pokharel passed away on Sunday. He was 67. Dr Pokharel, a heart patient, was rushed to the hospital after he fell down in the toilet at around 6:00 Sunday morning. He was however declared dead on arrival at 7:15 …

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HoR proportional results only after NA elections, says EC chief Yadav

By Our Reporter The Election Commission has reiterated clearly that the final results of the election to the House of Representatives would be made public only after holding the election of the National Assembly. Although the left alliance leaders have been claiming that there was no relation between the NA …

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EC Urges parties to register for NA polls

By Our Reporter The Election Commission asked the political parties to register with the poll panel for the National Assembly election a day before the President authenticated the National Assembly Election Ordinance. The EC on December 28 issued the notice asking the political parties to register their parties for the …

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Finally, President seals NA election ordinance against UML stand

By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday authenticated the ordinance on election to the National Assembly, which had been pending at the Office of the President for long due to the dispute among the political parties over it. Although the President had wanted all the political parties to …

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