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Japanese support for Women’s Cooperatives in Udayapur District

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By Our Reporter The Japan government has decided to support US Dollar 80,532 to the Nepal Social Development and People Empowerment Centre (NESPEC) under the grant assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) scheme of the Japan government. NESPEC, a local NGO in Udayapur district, will work with Small Farmer …

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OBOR to benefit Nepal: Chinese envoy

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By Our Reporter Chinese Ambassador Mrs. Yu Hongsaid that Nepal can be benefited from the OBOR (One Belt One Road) initiatives which have five main important aspects besides physical infrastructural connectivity. She made such a remark last week at a meeting with the office bearers of the China Study Center, …

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No Confidence

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It is not quite possible to shake-off a sense of political-pre-design. With the Tarai parties at one end and the CPN/UML at the other of the current constitutional spectrum, it was possible to foresee a clash. Perhaps the UML was testing the Tarai Monday. Having very harshly crushed the Tharu …

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Election yes, election no!

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By Our Reporter The government has announced local election date for 14 May, although, it is hard to believe that the election is going to be held on the said date! Until now, although the political leaders are lauding for timely elections, they are trying to develop new political equation …

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Internal rift widens in NC

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By Our Reporter Internal rift within the ruling Nepali Congress has widened further following the recommendation of controversial individuals for the post of ambassadors in the party’s quota. Although the faction led by senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has been unhappy with party president Sher Bahadur Deuba after  the latter’s …

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Amendment to statue unlikely

By Our Reporter Lawmakers of various political parties, including the agitating Madhesi parties and the ruling Nepali Congress and CPN Maoist Centre, have registered 15 amendment proposal to the Constitution Amendment Bill brought in by the government in November last year. The Madhesi parties registered a proposal seeking amendment to …

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National sovereignty and identity under threat

By Our Reporter The activities of the government and the political parties have put national sovereignty and the identity at risk. The ruling parties seem to be working at the instructions of the foreign forces while many international organisations are pouring money to convert the Hindus and Budhhists into Christians.  …

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Two journalists end fast-unto death

By Our Reporter The staging of fast-unto-death by two journalists- Lava Dev Dhungana and Prem Adhikari – at the central office of Federation of Nepali Journalist has ended on Monday after striking an agreement. Reasoning that the FNJ elections in Panchthar and Ilam districts were not transparent and given priority …

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Local election or confrontation?

By Our Reporter With the announcement of date of the local election, the politics of the nation has been polarized in the two opposite directions with the ruling parties and the main opposition, the CPN-UML intensifying their election-oriented activities and the Madhes-based parties threatening to disrupt the elections. The Madhes-based …

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Pakistani scholarship to 200 Nepali students

The Government of Pakistan has provided scholarship to 200 students. The students getting scholarship are from nursery to grade 12. Speaking at the programme organized to handover the cheque in this connection, Minister for Education Dhaniram Poudel praised the support of Pakistan government for the enhancement of education in Nepal. …

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