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SAC’s directives unconstitutional

Kathmandu, 18 June: Challenging the directive issued by the parliamentary State Affairs Committee (SAC) to annul the recruitment process of government staff initiated by the Public Service Commission (PSC), a writ petition was filed at the Supreme Court on Sunday. Claiming that the directive issued by the parliamentary committee is …

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Tourism promotion programme in Thailand

Kathmandu, 18 June: The Embassy of Nepal in Thailand in collaboration with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and the Society of Travel and Tour Operators (SOTTO)–Nepal organized “Nepal Evening 2019: B2B Tourism Event” in Bangkok. Addressing the function held on Friday, Nepali Ambassador to Thailand Ganesh Prasad Dhakal shed light on …

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Another writ against PSC

Kathmandu, 18 June: Another writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court against the vacancy announced by the Public Service Commission (PSC) A total of 121 people representing the employees working in temporary and contract basis at local level filed the writ petition on Monday, demanding suspension of the …

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Govt. likely to withdraw Guthi Bill

Kathmandu, 18 June: Amid mounting pressure and consultation with people’s representatives, the Government is likely to withdraw the controversial Guthi (Trust)Bill. According to a press statement released by the Prime Minister’s personal secretariat, Prime Minister Khagda Oli on Monday held consultations with the people’s representatives on the Guthi Bill that …

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CIAA files corruption case against 16 officials

Kathmandu, 18 June: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has lodged a case of corruption against 16 officials including then Officiating Chief of the Land Revenue Office (LRO) in Jumla district after they were found to have worked in cahoot with middlemen to illegally transfer ownership of …

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Mercury to go down from today

Kathmandu, 18 June: Normal life has been affected badly in various parts of the country including Kathmandu valley for the past few days due to rise in temperature. The mercury level has crossed 40 degrees Celcius in most of the parts of the Tarai region.  The mercury is however expected …

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Nepali delegation off to China

Kathmandu, 17 June: A six member government delegation has left  for China  to discuss the Detail Project Report (DPR) of much-awaited Kerung-Kathmandu Railway with the Chinese officials. The delegation led by Secretary at the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport  Devendra Karki will hold talks with officials from the Chinese …

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Nine killed in Bajhang jeep mishap

Kathmandu, 17 June: At least nine people are reported to have been killed and four others seriously injured when a jeep veered off the road in Bhajang district. The jeep was heading towards Masta Rural Municipality from the district headquarters Chainpur, according to police. People’s News Monitoring Service

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Mobile mania risks lives

Kathmandu, 17 June: The excessive use of mobile phone by the two school teachers in Sundar Haraincha Municipality of Mornag district has staked the lives of two students. Nayapatrika daily of today has published a news item with a picture where two lady teachers are busy in mobile phone sets …

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writ filed against House Panel

Kathmandu, 17 June: A writ has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC)against the decision of the parliamentary committee which had asked the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration to cancel the advertisement called by the Public Service Commission for various vacant posts in the local level. According to …

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