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95 political parties want to contest federal, provincial polls

By Our Reporter Altogether 95 political parties have applied for the registration with the Election Commission (EC) with a view of contesting the provincial and federal elections. The Election Commission had set August 27 as the deadline for the registration of the political parties. As many as 31 political parties …

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Deuba is likely to lead the biggest-ever cabinet

By Our Reporter The term of the present parliament and the government ends on January 21, 2018 and many of the leaders who are now lawmakers can never be elected in the parliament. As such, they want to become ministers even for three months and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba …

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Deuba’s clarification

By Our Reporter There were rumours that India has changed her stance on Nepal regarding recognition of the new constitution promulgated by Nepal. However, India has clarified that her stance regarding amendment of the constitution has not been changed. Indian External Affairs secretary S Jayashankar, addressing a press conference, said …

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Will PM Deuba strongly present Nepal’s agendas in New Delhi?

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is now on his five-day maiden India visit. It is the first foreign trip of Prime Minister Deuba in two months after he assumed the highest executive post. He left for New Delhi on Wednesday although a section of Nepali scholars were …

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House rejects constitution amendment bill

By Our Reporter Almost nine months after the registration of the controversial bill on constitution amendment by the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government the uncertainty of the controversial bill ended on Monday when a full meeting of the Legislature Parliament rejected to endorse it. The Dahal-led government which came into power …

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Chinese message: Stability, development, prosperity

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, during the meeting with the Nepali leaders, said that China wants to see Nepal politically stable, economically developed and a prosperous nation. He expressed the view that China is eager to support Nepal in infrastructural development including road, hydropower, development of …

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President Vidya Bhandary shows concerns about foreign policy

By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhandari has asked the leaders of major parties to talk with India to develop proper river system so as to find a permanent solution to the problems of flooding in the Tarai. President Bhandari invited the top leaders of the major parties at her …

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Nepali intellectuals on Doklam dispute

By Our Reporter Independent intellectuals/writers believe that India has violated the international norms by deploying its force in Doklam. However, they are divided on possibility of war. Some argue that there can be war between the two nations, whereas, some others are predicting that the dispute will not invite war. …

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Acharya becomes new FNJ president

By Our Reporter The two ruling parties—Nepali Congress and the Maoist-Centre succeeded to capture the leadership of the Federation of Nepali Journalists by forging electoral alliance against UML-backed Press Chautari. The two parties which forged alliance during the local polls gave continuity to their alliance even in the FNJ elections. …

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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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