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Transportation workers not to join entrepreneurs’ agitation

Kathmandu, 18 April: At a time when transportation entrepreneurs have announced nationwide agitation programme against the government decision to end syndicate system in transportation sector, drivers, helpers and transportation labours have said that they are not going to take part in the agitation launched by vehicle owners. In the past, …

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Nationwide transportation strike

Kathmandu, 18 April: Along with the government decision to end syndicate in public transport sector, the public transport entrepreneurs have warned to launch transportation strike nationwide. According to Ratopati news portal, the transport entrepreneurs organised a press conference on 17 April informing that they are going to launch nationwide transportation …

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Unification uncertain

Kathmandu, 18 April: Unification between CPN-UML and CPN-MC has become uncertain owing to deep differences between the top leaders of both the parties. The unprecedented unity between KP Oli and Madhav Kumar Nepal has greatly troubled Prachad – the reason behind prolongation of party unification. Ghatana Ra Bichar vernacular weekly …

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No citizenship to Dhirendra’s daughter

Kathmandu, 18 April: Former prince Dhirendra Shah’s daughter Shreya Rajya Laxmi Shah has been deprived of Nepali citizenship, reports Ghatana Ra Bichar vernacular weekly. 30 years old former member of the then royal family, Shreya Rajya Laxmi Shah has made sentimental expression: “I was born as a Nepali, I want …

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‘Maoist will end up’

Kathmandu, 17 April: Liquor entrepreneur and Manager of Surya Nepal Rabi KC has claimed that Maoist will end up sooner or later and the fate of federalism would be the same. His claim is based on the illegal activities of Maoist Center leaders’ rampant involvement in abduction, corruption and extortion. …

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Boao Forum: Nepal misses historical opportunity

Kathmandu, 17 April: Boao Forum for Asia is an alternative international forum moving forward under the Chinese leadership, writes Nabaraj Neupane in Op-Ed column of Drishti vernacular weekly. The new government has given priority on economic prosperity, inviting foreign investment. As Boao Forum is the common venue of world’s big …

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MPs be aware!

Kathmandu, April 17: The House of Representatives, Regulations Drafting Committee is doing homework to incorporate in the regulation the provision on automatic suspension of the post of Member of Parliament if a criminal case is filed against the MP or if the lawmaker is taken into custody for investigation. Committee …

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No unification, helms men to decide

Kathmandu, April 17: The much hyped merger of  the two largest communist parties has been stalled for the time being. The meeting of the party unity coordination committee of the CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) held today was unable to sort out the contentious issues further delaying the unification. The …

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Hetuada will not be moved…

Kathmandu, 17 April: Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Province 3’s Chief Minister Dormani Poudel held a meeting in Hetauda today. During the meeting, leader Deuba urged the Chief Minister not to shift the province capital from Hetauda to other location. Hetauda was announced the …

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“NC should adopt Hindu agenda”

Kathmandu, 17 April:  NC’s popular leader and central committee member Shankar Bhandari has said that NC should move forward by carrying the Hindu agendas introduced by NC leader late Khum Bahadur Khadka. In an interview to Tarun vernacular weekly, known to be closed to NC chairman Sher Bahadur Deuba, Bhandari …

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