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Agitating Dr KC hospitalised

By Our Reporter Medical education reform campaigner Dr. Govinda KC, who has been staging his 16th fast-onto- in Ilam, washospitalised on Monday on the sixth day of his strike following his critical health condition. Senior orthopedic Dr. KC was admitted to the District Hospital, Ilam on Monday morning, following the …

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Nepal Students Union on the verge of dissolution

By Our Reporter The factional division in the Nepali Congress is likely to eat up Nepal Students Union, the powerful sister organisation of the party formed some 48 years ago. The NSU whose general convention should have held by August 2018 is still unable to fix the date for its …

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Leaders and their double standards

By PR Pradhan While celebrating the 297th birth anniversary of Great King Prithivi Narayan Shah, the government has performed double standards. When the government is considering for giving national holidays to different communities, including the Christians, during their festivals, the government seems conservative while giving national holiday on the birth …

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What’s the Fuss

Surreal Nepali contemporary environs are best evinced in the presence of the president and prime minister at the Prithwi Narayan Shah statue in front at Singha Durbar gates and their formal obeisance to the unifier of the country amidst popular gatherings at the venue demanding a national holiday on the …

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Anarchism in the name of loktantra

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Is the court independent? Practically no! The court is under the parliament and the parliament is under the government or say under the prime minister. When the court and the parliament goes under the government, the government becomes totalitarian. This has been witnessed in the present …

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Government challenges parliamentary supremacy in wide body case

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K P Oli, who reiterates his commitment to zero tolerance to corruption in his every speech now seems to be trying his best to give protection to the corrupt ministers and secretaries. It is evident from the formation of a powerful committee to look into …

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Government preparing for an investment summit

By Our Reporter At a time when the local investors are saying that there is no investment friendly environment in Nepal, the government is preparing to hold an investment summit in March this year to lure the foreign investors in Nepal. According to Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada, preparations …

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Government to add 12 more holidays but not on Push 27

By Our Reporter The government is now mulling over adding 12 holidays which were trimmed by it 10 months back. Stating that the high numbers of holidays were hindering the administration services, the government had cut several holidays immediately after it assumed office. But it failed to stick in its …

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PM Oli presents third report in Parliament in 11 months

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli addressed the parliament meeting on Sunday. It was his third address to the parliament to tell the people about the progress his government made in 11 months. However, his address drew more flak than appreciation from people as well as the …

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Foreign Minister Kono in town; Nepal-Japan sign aviation agreement

Sharachchandra Bhandary Nepal and Japan have signed an Air Service Agreement ushering in the avenues of tourism promotion and enhancing economic activities. The agreement was reached between the two countries during the official visit of Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono that began yesterday. The agreement signed following ministerial-level talks between …

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