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Federal, provincial polls on November 26

By Our Reporter The government has set both the federal and provincial elections for November 26. A cabinet meeting on Monday decided to hold both the federal and provincial polls on a single date of November 26. The Election Commission too showed its readiness to hold both the polls on …

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Deuba devalues his protocol

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has devalued his protocol by attending a programme hosted by the Indian Embassy in honour of Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Sworaj. On 11 August, the Indian Embassy had hosted a reception in honour of Indian visiting minister Sworaj. Deuba not only …

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RPP shrinks to 19 MPs

By Our Reporter RPP Nepal, the fourth largest party in the Parliament having 24 MPs has now shrunk to the sixth largest party. Earlier, RPP Nepal having the strength of 24 MPs and RPP having 13 MPs were unified into RPP and emerged as an alternative force in Nepali politics …

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Deuba Trip

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s New Delhi trip begun Wednesday is unique in its treatment in our mainstream media. A section would make it the butt of jokes satirizing the routine pilgrimage of the newly incumbent for homage and patronage. Another would rather express reservations as to what more compromises …

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Himani Trust distributes relief materials

By Our Reporter The Himani Trust distributed relief materials to 500 families in some floods hit villages in Parsha district on 23 August. Former Crown Princesses and chairman of the Himani Trust Himani Rajjya Laxami Devi Shah distributed 500 tents, rice, lentils, salt, cooking oil, bitten rice, etc.

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BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting fails to fix summit date

By Our Reporter The 15th Ministerial Meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) concluded here Friday failed to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the BIMSTEC Grid Interconnection. The meeting also failed to fix the date of the fourth BIMSTEC Summit. Earlier, …

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RJP-N to participate in third phase polls

By Our Reporter The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N)  that boycotted the first and the second phases of local elections had agreed to participate in the third phase of local elections scheduled for September 18 in Province 2. However, the government should table the constitution amendment bill in the parliament to …

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Deuba plans ill-timed visit to India

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is all set to pay an official visit to India from August 23 to 27 despite strong opposition from a section of scholars and diplomats in Nepal. In series of write-ups published in different newspapers and online news, scholars and diplomats have …

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Dirty politics in RPP

By Our Reporter RPP’s splinter party RPP Democratic chairman PashupatiShumsherRana is playing dirty politics to finish RPP mother organization chaired by Kamal Thapa. Rana is yet to manage necessary number of the 40 percent central committee members to split the party formally. He has abducted CC members forcefully and it …

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Chinese Vice Premier Wang visits Nepal

By Our Reporter Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang is now on a four-day Nepal visit. He arrived in Kathmandu from Pakistan Monday evening. His is the highest level visit of Chinese leaders to Nepal in six years. Wang’s visit that took place just a few days before Prime Minister SherBahadurDeuba’s …

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