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No politics in bureaucracy

By Our Reporter At a seminar on “Bridging the Gap between Public Officials and the Public” jointly organised on 28 May by People’s Review weekly and UNJ and supported by FES, a German NGO the participants criticized political parties for politicizing the bureaucracy which has destroyed the entire civil service …

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Fast-track to be completed in four years

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By Our Reporter Prime Minster Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday laid foundation stone for the construction of of the Kathmandu-Nijgadh Fast-Track  – the strategically important national pride project that connects the Terai region with capital city of Kathmandu. Dahal flew to Bara to lay the foundation stone of the 76.2 …

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Jumbo Size Budget


The government on 29 May presented a jumbo-sized budget for the fiscal year 2017/18. The budget worthRs 1278.99 billion is the largest ever budget the nation has seen. The budget has allotted funds for provincial elections and federal elections to be held in the coming fiscal year. Accordingly, after first …

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UML ensures victory by winning over 120 local units


By Our Political Analyst As expected prior to the local election, the CPN-UML has won the largest number of seats in the first phase of local polls held on May 31. As of Tuesday it won 119 posts of mayors  in municipalities and chairmen of rural municipalities while its candidates …

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Leaders against PM Dahal’s resignation

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, following the gentleman agreement, has stepped-downfrom the government as per the gentleman agreement reached between him and NC president SherBahadurDeuba during the formation of the Dahal-led coalition government in last year. As Dahal was preparing to quit, some NC and UML leaders …

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Question of sustainability

By Our Reporter The government has again added the number of local units. From the earlier 744 local units, now 22 new local units have been introduced in the Tarai districts by upgrading two sub metropolis cities Biratnagar and Birgunj to the metropolis cities and also upgrading 22 rural municipalities …

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New faces likely in new government

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal has tendered his resignation on Tuesday. He was publicly saying that he was going to quit the PM’s post by maintaining the gentleman’s agreement endorsed between him and NC supremo Sher Bahadur Deuba, however, he was trying to influence the Tarai leaders for …

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How successful is PM Dahal’s 10 month tenure?


By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is all set to quit after completing his 10-month tenure in the office. By the time, this issue of this weekly reaches the readers, Dahal will have resigned.  As such, everyone wants to know how successful his term was. Obviously, Prime Minister …

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Isn’t Deuba heading to retain his 2002 title?

By Our Reporter It seems NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba who is becoming Prime Minister of Nepal in the next two weeks will retain his 2002 title of ‘incompetent’ after a gap of 15 years. He has not been able to become Prime Minister since February 2005 when he was …

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When will Deuba become PM?


By Our Reporter Under the strong pressure of NC president SherBahadurDeuba, PM PushpakamalDahalwas planning to tender resignation on Tuesday by addressing the Parliament. As UML created obstacle in running the parliament business, Dahal was unable to address the Parliament.  Dahal could tender resignation to President VidyaBhandari if he had really …

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