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If the NC-MC alliance was made 25 years ago

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal and NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba had developed an election alliance between NC and MC much earlier than the 14 May local elections. Deuba, while addressing a joint election assembly in Chitwan, said that such an election alliance will continue in the provincial …

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Prime Minister Dahal to step-down

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has announced to resign to pave the way for NC president SherBahadurDeuba to become new prime minister. Dahal said on Monday that he would quit the post by addressing the parliament. Dahal, who became the PM in the backing of NC and …

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Belt Road Initiative Summit held

By Our Reporter The two-day summit on One Belt One Road Initiatives that kicked off in Beijing on Sunday  brought the world leaders together. From Russian President Vladimir Putin to Turkish President RecepTayyipErdogan and several other influential leaders and ministers from 29 countries attended the summit that was opened by …

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First phase of local election concludes successfully

By Our Reporter The first phase of local election concluded peacefully in 34 districts of provinces 3, 4 and 6. In the local poll held in a gap of 20 years, 73 per cent voters cast their votes to elect their representatives in 383 of the 744 local level units. …

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Poll Momentum

The haste to usher in a ‘new Nepal’ through implementation of an exclusive constitution by the conduct of its first elections can merely reflect the flaws. The fact is that the constitutional issues remaining did trigger the electoral division of the country in its very first stage. Our monopolists can …

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DPM Mahara attends OBOR summit

By Our Reporter Signing of the OBOR by Nepal is likely to be fruitful for Nepal. It was evident from the positive gestures expressed by the Chinese leaders towards building railways in Nepal during the summit. China has assured Nepal that it would consider the proposal to construct railways in …

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South Asian tobacco control leadership meet concludes

A week-long South Asia Tobacco Control Leadership Programme concluded here in Kathmandu on Saturday, highlighting an urgent need to develop appropriate tobacco intervention strategies to make this region smoke-free. The conference jointly organised by the Ministry of Health, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg …

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Fate of second phase election uncertain

By Our Reporter Although it is now almost sure that the first phase of election will be held in the scheduled date of May 14, as an election friendly environment has already been in place, the fate of the second phase local poll looks uncertain. The government, which had earlier …

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Finally, government to join OBOR

By Our Reporter Following pressure from the scholars in home and the Chinese diplomats, the government has formally decided to sign an accord on the “One Belt, One Road” initiative launched by China. A cabinet meeting on Monday decided to ink the OBOR. The present government led by Pushpa Kamal …

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Review columnist P Kharel awarded

By Our Reporter Columnist of the People’s Review, P Kharel has been awarded the Gorkhapatra National Award on the occasion of the National Journalism Day on 7 May. The Award carries Rs. 55,551.00. The first professor at the Central Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Tribhuvan University, Kharel is a …

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