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Boao Forum: Nepal misses historical opportunity

Kathmandu, 17 April: Boao Forum for Asia is an alternative international forum moving forward under the Chinese leadership, writes Nabaraj Neupane in Op-Ed column of Drishti vernacular weekly. The new government has given priority on economic prosperity, inviting foreign investment. As Boao Forum is the common venue of world’s big …

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MPs be aware!

Kathmandu, April 17: The House of Representatives, Regulations Drafting Committee is doing homework to incorporate in the regulation the provision on automatic suspension of the post of Member of Parliament if a criminal case is filed against the MP or if the lawmaker is taken into custody for investigation. Committee …

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No unification, helms men to decide

Kathmandu, April 17: The much hyped merger of  the two largest communist parties has been stalled for the time being. The meeting of the party unity coordination committee of the CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) held today was unable to sort out the contentious issues further delaying the unification. The …

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Hetuada will not be moved…

Kathmandu, 17 April: Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Province 3’s Chief Minister Dormani Poudel held a meeting in Hetauda today. During the meeting, leader Deuba urged the Chief Minister not to shift the province capital from Hetauda to other location. Hetauda was announced the …

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“NC should adopt Hindu agenda”

Kathmandu, 17 April:  NC’s popular leader and central committee member Shankar Bhandari has said that NC should move forward by carrying the Hindu agendas introduced by NC leader late Khum Bahadur Khadka. In an interview to Tarun vernacular weekly, known to be closed to NC chairman Sher Bahadur Deuba, Bhandari …

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Former King to visit Mid-Western Nepal

Kathmandu, 17 April: Former King Gyanendra Shah, after one month long visit to different parts of Eastern Tarai districts, is not planning to visit all parts of Mid-Western districts. According to Tarun vernacular weekly, the programme to visit Gorkha and Syangja has already been fixed, however, visit programme to other …

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Development partners submit details of reconstruction

Kathmandu, 17 April :The representatives of different development partners and donor agencies have submitted the details in the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) that are being carried out by their nations, missions and development agencies in the post earthquake reconstruction efforts of Nepal. In the 7th meeting of the development assistance …

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UML-MC decisive meeting in progress

Kathmandu, 17 April: The meeting of the Party Unification Coordination Committee is being held to settle issues pertaining to the unification of CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) at Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar. The meeting will deliberate on the reports submitted by the taskforces formed to settle outstanding …

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China related sensitive file goes missing

Kathmandu, 17 April: A very sensitive file relating to construction of railway in cooperation with China has gone missing. Since three months, the Chinese officials responsible for executing the railway project in Nepal are waiting for that particular file, reports Dristi Vernacular Weekly, known to be closed to PM KP …

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Nepal secures seats in UN

Kathmandu, 17 April: Nepal has been elected as a member of the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) for the term 2019-2021. Nepal will be serving at that capacity for the first time since its creation in 2010. According to the …

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