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Journalist Laxaman Bista bereaved of his wife

By Our Reporter Editor and publisher of Naya Marg vernacular weekly is bereaved of his wife Radha Bista. Late Bista, 61, passed away on Tuesday at the Bayodha Hospital in Balkhu while undergoing treatment. People’s Review weekly extends heartfelt condolences to journalist Bista and all members of the bereaved family …

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95 political parties want to contest federal, provincial polls

By Our Reporter Altogether 95 political parties have applied for the registration with the Election Commission (EC) with a view of contesting the provincial and federal elections. The Election Commission had set August 27 as the deadline for the registration of the political parties. As many as 31 political parties …

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Deuba’s clarification

By Our Reporter There were rumours that India has changed her stance on Nepal regarding recognition of the new constitution promulgated by Nepal. However, India has clarified that her stance regarding amendment of the constitution has not been changed. Indian External Affairs secretary S Jayashankar, addressing a press conference, said …

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House rejects constitution amendment bill

By Our Reporter Almost nine months after the registration of the controversial bill on constitution amendment by the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government the uncertainty of the controversial bill ended on Monday when a full meeting of the Legislature Parliament rejected to endorse it. The Dahal-led government which came into power …

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President Vidya Bhandary shows concerns about foreign policy

By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhandari has asked the leaders of major parties to talk with India to develop proper river system so as to find a permanent solution to the problems of flooding in the Tarai. President Bhandari invited the top leaders of the major parties at her …

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Nepali intellectuals on Doklam dispute

By Our Reporter Independent intellectuals/writers believe that India has violated the international norms by deploying its force in Doklam. However, they are divided on possibility of war. Some argue that there can be war between the two nations, whereas, some others are predicting that the dispute will not invite war. …

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Acharya becomes new FNJ president

By Our Reporter The two ruling parties—Nepali Congress and the Maoist-Centre succeeded to capture the leadership of the Federation of Nepali Journalists by forging electoral alliance against UML-backed Press Chautari. The two parties which forged alliance during the local polls gave continuity to their alliance even in the FNJ elections. …

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Federal, provincial polls on November 26

By Our Reporter The government has set both the federal and provincial elections for November 26. A cabinet meeting on Monday decided to hold both the federal and provincial polls on a single date of November 26. The Election Commission too showed its readiness to hold both the polls on …

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RPP shrinks to 19 MPs

By Our Reporter RPP Nepal, the fourth largest party in the Parliament having 24 MPs has now shrunk to the sixth largest party. Earlier, RPP Nepal having the strength of 24 MPs and RPP having 13 MPs were unified into RPP and emerged as an alternative force in Nepali politics …

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Himani Trust distributes relief materials

By Our Reporter The Himani Trust distributed relief materials to 500 families in some floods hit villages in Parsha district on 23 August. Former Crown Princesses and chairman of the Himani Trust Himani Rajjya Laxami Devi Shah distributed 500 tents, rice, lentils, salt, cooking oil, bitten rice, etc.

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