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Government prepares to provide facilities ex-top officials

By Our Reporter Despite the court order not to provide facilities to ex-high officials, the government has registered a bill in the parliament proposing monthly pensions and other facilities for former presidents and vice presidents and others. The bill proposes monthly allowances of Rs 50,000 and Rs 40,000 for former …

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UML continues its campaign despite Rajbiraj incident

By Our Reporter The CPN-UML has given continuity to its Mechi-Mahakali campaign in western Terai despite the tragic incident in Rajbairaj last week. The UML that put off its campaign for three days following the Rajbiraj incident in which five individuals were killed in the police firing resumed its campaign …

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Dr Lohani quits party


By Our Reporter Senior leader of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Dr Prakash Chandra Lohani quit the party on Sunday, 20 days after the unification of the Pashupati Shumsher Rana-led RastriyaPrajatantraParty and Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal. Dr Lohani, who served as national president of the party and finance minister, …

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Self-sufficiency and Buddhist economics


By Our Reporter An interaction programme was organised on Tuesday on self-sufficiency and Buddhist economics under the financial literacy programme of the Citizens Bank International Ltd in collaboration with the Lumbini Buddhist University and Lumbini Research Centre for Understanding and Peace. On the occasion, professorWolfgang Drechsler, Chair of Governance at …

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Knife Edge Politics


It is surely the politician treading the knife’s edge who is bleeding. And so is Nepali politics that has for too long poised itself on uncertainties. For those who would want politics to run its full course, the fault lies in the fact that they have contributed to the knife’s …

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Alarming situation


By Our Reporter It is very sad to state that in an encounter with the security forces, three activists of the Madheshi Front have been killed, several succumbed bullet injury and several dozen have been wounded in Rajbiraj on Monday afternoon. The Front activists had aimed at disturbing the mass …

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All eyes towards Delhi


By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Whether the local election will be held on 14 May or it will be postponed, even the supreme leaders of the political parties are not sure. For the last 19 years, the nation has not been able to conduct the local body election. After a long …

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When PM violates code of conduct


By Our Reporter The Election Commission has, by implementing the election code from last Wednesday, prevented the Prime Minister and Ministers from using helicopters till the end of local polls. However, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had violated the code by using helicopter to fly to Kamidanda of Kavre on …

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Politics for power

By Our Reporter The leaders of major political parties, although, are lauding for 14 May local level election, are busy in power politics. Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal wants to prolong his tenure whereas NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba is preparing for becoming the next prime minister before the Budget presentation. …

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By Our Reporter Elections of the Free Students Union under Tribhuvan University flopped this year as the elections could not be held in the big campuses within and outside the capital city. Of the 60 TU constituents campuses, the elections of FSU were held only in 22 campuses due to …

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