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Negative narrative paralyzes Pakistan

SHARACHCHANDRA BHANDARY LATELY IN ISLAMABAD As an old adage goes, “Seeing is believing,” the negative narrative portrayed by Western media about the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is found to be absolutely false. This scribe, having visited the federal capital Islamabad, the economic hub Karachi and the historic city of Lahore, …

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The government priorities

By Our Reporter The government has decided to construct a new ministers’ residence in Bhaisepati by demolishing the existing ministers’ quarter in Pulchowk. In Pulchowk, the government has decided to construct and operate ten government guesthouses. The Prime Minister’s Residence has constructed a dreamland garden in the residence premises spending …

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Provincial Council meeting to save federalism

By Our Reporter With the increasing grievances expressed by the chief ministers of all seven provinces to work in absence of civil servants and relevant laws, the federal government this week held a meeting of Inter-Provincial Council (IPC) at Singha Durbar. In absence of laws and employees and increasing administration …

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Dispute in CPN spills over after boycott of secretariat meeting

By Our Reporter The leaders of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal have not been happy with the way Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has been working. It was evident from the boycott of a secretariat meeting of the party by four influential CPN leaders. Former Prime Ministers Madhav …

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Labour Minister Bista addresses Marrakech meeting

By Our Reporter Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Raj Bista addressed the plenary session of the Intergovernmental Conference for Safe, Orderly Migration (GCM) on Monday, The meeting was held in Marrakech, Morocco, from Dec 10-11. According to the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, New …

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PM vows to end corruption

By Our Reporter Although the government has of late drawing flak for failing to maintain good governance, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had said that he would use every measure to curb corruption. “I don’t see the effective implementation of the slogan ‘not indulging in corruption’, so I will try …

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Minister Sunar awarded ‘Dr Ambedkar International Award 2018’

Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Sunar has been honoured with ‘The Dr Ambedkar International Award 2018’ for his contribution to the upliftment, development and rights of Dalits and backward communities. The award was handed to Minister Sunar amid a programme organised in New Delhi on Sunday by the …

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Former staff commits suicide at TUTH

By Our Reporter A former staff of the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital Maharajgunj committed suicide at the hospital. Krishna Bahadur Bohara, 76, of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-3 hung himself from the ceiling of a building inside the hospital on Sunday, said Deputy Superintendent of Police PhanindraPrasain. The reason of Bohara’s suicide …

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