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Deuba to succeed PM Dahal

By Our Reporter   After the UML ended the obstruction of the parliament proceedings, the house business has resumed and immediately after the President asked to elect a new prime minister through a majority, NC president SherBahadurDeuba is going to give his candidature for the post. The UML is not …

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RJP not to take part in elections if its demands are not met

By Our Reporter The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, the newly formed political party of six Madhes-based parties, has reiterated its stance that it would not take part in the second phase of the local poll. Although the government postponed the second phase local poll for June 23 from the pre-scheduled …

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Caretaker government presents its policy and programme

By Our Reporter A day after Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal tendered his resignation, the caretaker government on Thursday unveiled its policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2017/18. President Bidya Devi Bhandari addressing a meeting of the Legislature Parliament unveiled the government’s policy and programmes for the fiscal year …

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Impeachment motion against CJ Karki withdrawn

By Our Reporter The ruling parties Monday withdrew the impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice Sushila Karki. The two ruling parties had to withdraw the impeachment motion when main opposition, the CPN-UML threatened to obstruct the budget if it was not withdrawn. The main proposer of the motion, Nepali Congress …

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Supreme Court squashes number of local bodies

By Our Reporter The government decision to increase the number of local units to 766 from existing 744 has been stayed by a Supreme Court order citing that the move was against the Local Level Election Act 2017. A cabinet meeting had decided to increase the number of local units …

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Pilot and co-pilot killed in Goma air crash

By Our Reporter A cargo plane of Goma Air crashed upon touchdown near Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla on Saturday Pilot Prakash Kumar Rai, co-pilot SujanManandharand airhostess PragyaMaharjan were injured in the crash. Rai and Mandhar died while undergoing treatment in Lukla. The plane (9N-AKY) suffered some technical problems after …

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No politics in bureaucracy

By Our Reporter At a seminar on “Bridging the Gap between Public Officials and the Public” jointly organised on 28 May by People’s Review weekly and UNJ and supported by FES, a German NGO the participants criticized political parties for politicizing the bureaucracy which has destroyed the entire civil service …

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Fast-track to be completed in four years

By Our Reporter Prime Minster Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday laid foundation stone for the construction of of the Kathmandu-Nijgadh Fast-Track  – the strategically important national pride project that connects the Terai region with capital city of Kathmandu. Dahal flew to Bara to lay the foundation stone of the 76.2 …

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Leaders against PM Dahal’s resignation

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, following the gentleman agreement, has stepped-downfrom the government as per the gentleman agreement reached between him and NC president SherBahadurDeuba during the formation of the Dahal-led coalition government in last year. As Dahal was preparing to quit, some NC and UML leaders …

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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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