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Former King’s birthday to be celebrated


By Our Reporter The Civic Main Birthday Organising Committee is going to celebrate former King His Majesty Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev’s 71th birthday for a week with great fanfare by organizing different programmes beginning from 5 July. On 7 July, the Committee is organizing a procession comprising of people …

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Jeopardy Again


One fails to see constitutionalism functioning in the establishment’s approach begrudging a rounded view to the Tarai problem. There is politics no doubt in portraying the Tarai demands in bad light. The media and our ruling cabal have conveniently forgotten that the demands the Tarai continue to harp on were …

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Russian Embassy observes National Day

By Our Reporter Russian Ambassador Andrei Budnik hosted a reception to mark the National Day of Russia on 8 June. Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun was the chief guest, which was largely participated by heads of the constitutional bodies, political leaders, heads of the diplomatic missions, senior government officials, senior …

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CSC executives in Kunming

By Our Reporter China Study Center’s acting chairman and former ambassador Sundarnath Bhattarai and former ambassador Prof. Dr. Mohan Lohani took part at a consultation meeting of the think-tanks from China and South and South East Asia held in Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province of China, from 11 to 13 …

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Deuba becomes the PM for fourth time


By Our Reporter The Parliament on Tuesday afternoon elected Sher Bahadur Deuba, 71, as the new Prime Minister. This is his fourth tenure as the PM and he is the 40th PM of the country. He is assuming the office with the PM’s portfolio. As expected, Deuba has bagged 388 …

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CIAA arrests Chudamani Sharma on corruption charge

By Our Reporter Chudamani Sharma, the director general of the Inland Revenue Department, has finally come under the net of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA). Sharma who had earned a bad name for amassing wealth by establishing close links with the powerful politicians was arrested on …

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Will RJP participate in local election?

By Our Reporter The government postponed the date of the second phase local election twice from June 14 to June 23 and again to June 28 hoping that the RastriyaJanata Party Nepal, the newly formed  united party of the six Madhes-based forces, would participate in it. Earlier, Prime Minister Pushpa …

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EC’s decision to hold re-election in Bharatpur irks UML, voters

By Our Reporter The decision of the Election Commission to hold re-election in Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan has irked the UML as well as the voters. The counting of the votes in Bharatpurwas disrupted in the midnight on last Wednesday (May 28) after Maoist cadres tore 90 of the …

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Deuba’s ascent to power delayed by three days

By Our Reporter Had the Election Commission not decided to hold re-election in Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Nepali Congress President SherBahadur would have become the 40th prime minister of Nepal on Sunday.  Butthe UML prevented Deuba from becoming the prime minister for the fourth time at least by two days due …

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