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Will local elections be possible by May?

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba have been reiterating that the local elections would be held by mid-May this year. These two leaders have been stating that the dates for the local polls will be announced in a week and the …

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Will constitution be amended?

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inducted two ministers from small parties with a hope that they would support to endorse the constitution amendment bill tabled in the parliament. Prem Badaur Singh of Samajwadi Party Nepal and Kumar Khadka of Akhanda Party Nepal were appointed new ministers. However, …

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Government attorneys boycott court

By Our Correspondent The district attorneys and those working at the office of the Attorney General have started boycotting the court to protest against the appointments of the 80 judges in the high courts. Even Attorney General Raman Shrestha has supported the protest that began from Sunday. The Judicial Council …

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Agitating Tarai leaders responsible for Tikapur massacre

By Our Reporter A parliamentary committee formed to probe the Tikapur massacre has found the leaders of Federal alliance including NC lawmaker Amaresh Kumar Singh and Maoist leader Dev Gurung for instigating the Tharus for the heinous crime. The agitating Tharus had killed seven police personnel including a  senior police …

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Nepal can be safe haven for international terrorists

By Our Reporters Nepal that has already become a transit point for the smugglers of gold and animal parts is likely to turn a safe haven for the international terrorists. The weak law and order coupled with weak intelligence service and open border between Nepal and India offer a good …

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RSS deputy chief reporter Bhandary honoured

Sarachchandra Bhandary

Kathmandu, Jan 21: Thirty-two personalities including Deputy Chief Reporter of the Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Sharachchandra Bhandary have been honoured here on Saturday. Neeti Anusandhan Pratisthan, Nepal honoured them for their significant contribution to the nation from their respective sectors after studying in various educational institutions of India. Bhandary was honoured …

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Wild tuskers kill two, buffalo one

By Our Reporters Wild elephants killed two persons, including a 13-year-old girl, in a community forest of Jhapa Sunday The deceased were identified as 13 – year – old Sharmila Limbu and Palmaya Subba, 41, of Bhadrapur – 2. The attack took place when they were foraging for fodder at …

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Shot-in-the-arm for Nepali nationalism


By Our Reporter Since his dethronement in 2008, former King Gyanendra proceeded to Shital Niwas on 16 January where he graced the marriage ceremony of Nishakusum Bhandary, daughter of the present head of the state, Vidya Bhandary. The invitation by the president to the former monarch represents the very first …

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Election in April impossible now

By Our Reporter At a time when Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and his deputy and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi, who is believed to be the main architect behind the formation of the government, have been reiterating that the government will be holding local polls by April this year, Local …

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Rawal’s information


By Our Reporter Former DPM and former minister Bhim Rawal was informed through his sources that the Indians have planned to destabilize Nepal by using some Tarai centric parties along with some armed forces in Tarai districts. Rawal, senior UML leader, is learnt to have briefed this information to the …

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