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PM Oli shifts to official residence, Baluwatar

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has moved into the PM’s official residence in Baluwatar on Sunday evening. PM Oli who was appointed to the post of the Prime Minister on Thursday had been residing in his private residence in Balkot, Bhaktapur. PM Oli, while entering the official..

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Second Int’l Youth Summit begins in Pokhara Saturday, February 17th, 2018

POKHARA: The Second International Youth Conference has begun in Pokhara on Saturday. The theme of the conference is 'Participatory Youth Leadership for Sustainable Development'. A total of 180 youths from 20 different countries are taking part in the five-day-long event. Coordinator of the Summit..

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Council of Ministers formed in Province-7

KAILALI: Chief Minister of Province-7, Trilochan Bhatta, has, on Saturday, constituted a seven-member Council of Ministers. Chief of the Province Mohan Raj Malla administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-appointed Chief Minister and other ministers at a function organised at the..

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Winner Nepali cricket team returns home

KATHMANDU: Nepali cricket team celebrating its top second position in the ICC World Cricket League Division and thus qualifying for the 2018 ICC World Cup Qualifier returned home this evening. Former Minister of Sports Daljit Shreepaili and Nepal Cricket Association office-bearers were at..

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Indian PM Modi congratulates Oli, invites for India visit

Ramesh Giri, BHAKTAPUR: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended congratulation and best wishes to Nepal's newly appointed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. In a telephone call at 10.30 PM Thursday, Indian PM Modi expressed his best wishes for the successful tenure of Oli's premiership and..

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Chief Minister Rai sworn in Friday, February 16th, 2018

BIRATNAGAR: State Chief of Province No. 1 Dr. Govinda Bahadur Tumbahangphe today administered oath of office and secrecy to Chief Minister of Province No. 1 Sher Dhan Rai. The parliamentary party leader of the UML's Province No. 1 was elected to the province assembly from Bhojpur district. Born..

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Chief Minister Pokhrel administers oath of office

BUTWAL: Chief of Province-5, Umakant Jha, administered the oath of office and secrecy to Chief Minister Shankar Pokhrel Thursday. The Chief Minister took the oath in the name of the country and the people at a special ceremony. Following the ceremony, Chief Minister Pokhrel appointed..

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Bhatta appointed Province-7 Chief Minister Thursday, February 15th, 2018

DHANGADHI: Chief of Province-7 Mohanraj Malla has appointed CPN (Maoist Centre) parliamentary party leader of the province, Trilochan Bhatta as the Chief Minister of the province. After the appointment to the post, Bhatta shared that institutionalizing federalism was his first priority. He further..

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Pandit and Thapa appointed Ministers

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has appointed Lal Babu Pandit as the Minister for Population and Environment, and Tham Maya Thapa as Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare. President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed Ministers..

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Pokhrel appointed Province-5 Chief Minister Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

BUTWAL: UML parliamentary party leader in Province-5 Shanker Pokharel has been appointed Chief Minister the province. Chief of Province Umakant Jha appointed Pokhrel as Chief Minister of the province in accordance with Article 168 (2) of the Constitution, said Nanat Kumar Dawadi, secretary at..

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Raut appointed Chief Minister of province-2

DHANUSHA: Mohammad Lalbabu Raut of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal has been appointed the Chief Minister of province no 2. At a programme organised at the office of the State Chief today, State Chief Kayastha presented the appointment letter to Raut. Raut is Parliamentary Party leader of Forum..

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Rai appointed Chief Minister of province -1

MORANG: Sherdhan Rai of CPN (UML) has been elected Chief Minister of province no 1. State Chief Prof Dr Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang today appointed Parliamentary Party leader of the CPN (UML), Rai, to the post of the Chief Minister. At a programme organised at the Office of the State Chief, State..

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Breakthrough in Melamchi project likely within 20 days

KATHMANDU: A breakthrough in the Melamchi water project's tunnel construction has been expected within the next 20 days if things go according to plan. The tunnel construction is the important part of the long-awaited project. Out of the total 27.5 kilometer tunnel under the project, now only 240..

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Army Day observed by organizing various programmes

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended a special programme organised at the Army Pavilion, Tundikhel, organised on the occasion of Nepal Army Day and Shivaratri this evening. President Bhandari is the Supreme Commander of the Nepal Army, Bhandari participated as the chief guest in the..

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CPN (MC) submits PR list of candidates to EC Monday, February 12th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The CPN (Maoist Centre) has submitted its list of parliamentarians under the Proportional Representation (PR) category to the Election Commission today. According to MC Spokesperson Pampha Bhusal, the party has submitted the list to elect five from Khas-Arya cluster out of 17..

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