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State, Constitution and Party

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It is ironic in the least that the oldest sovereign, independent state in the region is in search of itself. Having for decades advocated change to the point of rendering the state virtually unrecognizable, their over reach has made it difficult to distinguish between what is partisan and what is …

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Politics taking a new course

By Our Reporter The government has invited direct confrontation to the Madheshi Front by announcing the local election date for 14 May. Political observers, including the security organs have evaluated that there is no environment to hold any kind of elections by excluding the Madheshi Front. Along with the government …

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Message

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The government has decided to hold the local elections on 14 May. Along with announcement of the election date, the Madheshi Front has announced its agitation programme. Leaders of the Front are threatening to launch a decisive agitation. They are claiming that the situation in the Tarai districts could go …

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Will local election be possible on May 14?

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By Our Reporter Finally, the government has announced the dates of the local elections. A cabinet meeting on Monday evening decided to hold the local elections on Sunday, May 14, 2017. “The government has decided to hold the local elections on the same day across the country on Sunday, May …

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Kamal Thapa emerges as powerful leader in RPP

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By Our Reporter As assumed, Kamal Thapa has been elected to the post of party chairman with a huge majority. Thapa bagged 2804 votes out of total 3136 votes. His rival PradeepBikramRana bagged only 251 votes. In the beginning, PashupatiShumsherRana and PrakashchandraLohani were also in the race. However, by viewing …

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Former king Gyanendra expresses worries in his Democracy Day message

By Our Reporter Former king Gyanendra Shah, as usual, issued a congratulatory note to the Nepalis on the occasion of the 67th Democracy Day citing his grandfather the late Tribhuvan’s contribution to ushering in a democratic era. “On this auspicious day I want to recall our grandfather, the late Tribhuvan …

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Govt recommends 14 persons for ambassadorial posts

By Our Reporter The Cabinet  Monday recommended the names of 14 persons for appointment as Nepali ambassadors in various diplomatic missions abroad. The ruling parties – Nepali Congress, CPN Maoist Centre and Rastriya Prajatantra Party — resorted to a quota system based on their size in the Parliament.  A nominee …

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BP Highway caves in

By Our Reporter A strip of the BP Highway along the Shitalpati section in Sindhuli caved in and fallen into the Sunkoshi river below disrupting vehicular movement in the 158-km road. The road built I the assistance of the Japanese Government was brought into operation in July 2015. . But …

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India’s design on Nepal

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By Our Reporter Noted Communist leader Radha Krishna (RK) Mainali, in his memoire “Nalekheka Itihas” (Unwritten History), has claimed that during the 1989 people’s movement, Madhav Nepal had brought a proposal for accepting the Indian military support to end the institution of monarchy. In the book released on Saturday, writer …

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