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Principal of VS Niketan Dr Baburam Pokhrel no more

By Our Reporter Outgoing Member of Parliament and educationist Dr Baburam Pokharel passed away on Sunday. He was 67. Dr Pokharel, a heart patient, was rushed to the hospital after he fell down in the toilet at around 6:00 Sunday morning. He was however declared dead on arrival at 7:15 …

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Political Stability?

UML chairman KP Sharma Oli and Maoist Center (MC) chairman Pushpakamal Dahal are talking of political stability and economic prosperity since the election alliance between the UML and MC. They say that unification between UML and MC is sure as they have already received people’s mandate. However, delayed process in …

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New government only in February?

By Our Reporter Formation of the new government is likely to delay, thanks to the ego between  K P Oli UML chair and Sher Bahadur Deuba, NC boss and Prime Minister. When these two leaders made the National Assembly Election Ordinance an issue of prestige with Oli trying to prevent …

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HoR proportional results only after NA elections, says EC chief Yadav

By Our Reporter The Election Commission has reiterated clearly that the final results of the election to the House of Representatives would be made public only after holding the election of the National Assembly. Although the left alliance leaders have been claiming that there was no relation between the NA …

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Left unification looks challenging

By Our Reporter When the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre in the middle of the Dashain in October last year made their surprise decision to forge electoral alliance they had also said that the two communist parties would be unified immediately after the elections. However, even about a month after …

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EC Urges parties to register for NA polls

By Our Reporter The Election Commission asked the political parties to register with the poll panel for the National Assembly election a day before the President authenticated the National Assembly Election Ordinance. The EC on December 28 issued the notice asking the political parties to register their parties for the …

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Why Maoists stick in government yet?

By Our Reporter The CPN-Maoist Centre has not yet quit the government and dozens of its leaders are enjoying the pays and perks as ministers without portfolios. They had denied quitting the government stating that the Deuba-led government could postpone the elections if they quit it. Now the elections have …

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Finally, President seals NA election ordinance against UML stand

By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday authenticated the ordinance on election to the National Assembly, which had been pending at the Office of the President for long due to the dispute among the political parties over it. Although the President had wanted all the political parties to …

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National Dhaka Topi Day observed

By Our Reporter The 5th National Dhaka Topi Day was observed across the country on the New Year day on Monday  with various programmes. The theme of the campaign for this year was ‘Nepali Topi Nepali Pahichan, Yahi Ho Hamro Rastriya Pahichan’ (Our National Identity: Nepali Topi). As part of …

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Cold waves affect normal life in western Tarai

By Our Reporter Normal life in western Tarai districts from Banke to Kailali was affected due to the cold wave accompanied by dense fog. Those most affected by the increasing chill are school kids, the older persons and the daily wage earners. People can be seen assembled around fires lit …

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