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NA sees possibility of unrest in Nepal

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By Our Reporter With the fate of the constitution becoming uncertain owing to the growing difference among the key political forces over the constitution amendment proposal,  Chief of the  Army Staff Rajendra Chettri  has asked the NA officials to face the challenges. COAS Chhetri made the comment recently hinting that …

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Incidents of cow slaughtering on rise

By Our Reporter   With the massive conversion drive launched in the support of the Kathmandu-based western mission, incidents of cow slaughtering have increased across the country. Killing cow hurts the religious sentiment of the Nepalese people and the Christians, mostly the Maoists, have intensified the anti-cultures activities. Although police …

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Fidel Castro: Lessons for Nepali leaders

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By Our Reporter Fidel Castro who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple him, died on Friday. He was 90. Despite facing US blockades for decades, he managed to build a strong Cuba, making his country prosperous …

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TRC to set up offices in all 7 provinces

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Nepal is preparing to expedite further investigation into conflict-era complaints by setting up one each province office in all seven provinces. Since the 90 per cent of its internal works have been executed, the TRC is going at the local level for additional investigation …

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Load-shedding: Gift of corrupt NEA officials

By Our Reporter Evidences prove that the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has remained a haven for the corrupt officials, who compelled the people face load-shedding for hours by taking commission from the industries and businessmen. They supply power to the industries and businessmen receiving commission of a few thousand rupees. …

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Delhi Pact Negated

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Many a time this column has had to resort to recall. Recall that the so-called Janaandolan 2 led by the Nepali Congress was for the restoration of a duly dissolved parliament. Dig deeper into memory and you will discover that a constitutional monarchy acquiesced to the advice of the elected …

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An example of loot-tantra

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By Our Reporters It is very sad to state that the lawmakers, instead of keeping concern on other burning issues, are found keen in increasing their own salaries and facilities by many folds. The Parliament on Sunday endorsed the bill to increase salaries, allowances and facilities of the lawmakers with …

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Constitution amendment proposal in dilemma

By Our Reporter The UML standing committee meeting held on Sunday concluded with the decision that there is no need of amendment, rather, there is the need for implementation of the constitution. It is thus sure that UML is not going to support the efforts of the NC and Maoist …

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Two RPPs merge

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By Our Reporter Rastriya Prajatanra PartyNepal led by Kamal Thapa and Rastriya Prajatantra Party led by Pashupati Shumsher Rana have formally merged into a single party amidst a function held on Monday. In the interim period, Rana has become the national chairman of the party whereas Thapa has become the …

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Disputes in restructuring local units hamper LBRC’s work

By Our Reporter Works of the Local Body Restructuring Commission are likely to be affected further due to disputes between the people and the representatives of the political parties. Owing to the growing disputes over the local units fixed by an all-party mechanism, the LBRC has sent back the recommendation …

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