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Editors’ Society elects new office bearers

By Our Reporter The 22nd annual general meeting (AGM) of the Editors’ Society of Nepal (ESON) which was held last week has elected new office bearers. Senior journalist Puru Rishal has been elected as the new chairman of the Society, whereas, Pushpa Raj Pradhan, editor-in-chief of the People’s Review weekly …

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Fate of the constitution

By Our Reporter Even if RPP (37 votes) will cast vote for amendment of the constitution, there is lack of two votes to endorse the amendment bill, said an UML source. However, on Monday, RPP decided not to vote for amendment of the constitution stating that in as-it-is situation the …

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Japan’s National Day celebrated

By our Reporter Masashi Ogawa, Ambassador of Japan hosted a Reception on 2 December to celebrate the 83rd auspicious Birthday of His Majesty the Emperor Akihito at his official residence, Tahachal. Nearly four hundred of VVIP and VIP guests including the Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun as a chief guest, Speaker …

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Forcing Alternatives

There is still that hope that our mainstream parties patch up their differences fast and dish out a compromise that sets the course for the current constitution to conduct all levels of elections in order to render the implementation process of the constitution complete. Warnings that disaster awaits if this …

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Amending or scrapping the constitution?

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan   The political parties have been divided on the issue of amendment of the constitution for the second time. NC and MC coalition government is trying to amend the constitution to please their Indian bosses. UML has warned that as the amendment in the constitution is …

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Constitution amendment becomes knottier

By Our Reporter The government has registered the constitution amendment bill in the Parliament on Tuesday night. PM Pushpakamal Dahal said that after he got assurance from the Tarai centric parties that they would go for elections if the constitution is amended. Therefore, Dahal said that the government had registered …

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Foreign puppets’ definition of nationalism

By Our Reporter Those known to be confidant of India such as Bimalendra Nidhi, Krishna Shitaula, Baburam Bhattarai are defining nationalism in a different way. They are frequently using Mahendra-path to denounce the patriotic people in the country. However, after knowing their behavior, people are convinced that King Mahendra was …

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NA sees possibility of unrest in Nepal

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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