PHC endorses Ghimire as new CIAA chief

KATHMANDU: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) has endorsed Navin Kumar Ghimire as the Chief Commissioner of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA). A meeting of the committee today unanimously endorsed the name of Ghimire proposed as the new Chief Commissioner. The..

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Chinese investors urged to spur investment in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, who is on an official visit to China, paid a courtesy call on Chinese Vice-Premier, Hu Chunhua, on Wednesday evening. During the meeting, Vice-President Pun said the Nepal-China relation has become as high as the Mount Everest as well as inseparable,..

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Time to Reap Benefits of Constitution: PM Oli

When the country prepares to celebrate today the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of Nepal's constitution drafted by the Constituent Assembly in 2015, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is confident that Nepal will move ahead in the path of 'Prosperous Nepal and Happy Nepali' despite many..

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Call for statute amendment as per people’s expectations Monday, September 17th, 2018

Birendra Karna, BIRGUNJ: Despite institutionalizing republicanism, secularism, proportional representation and inclusion in the Constitution of Nepal as per the demands and aspirations of the people, people of different walks of life from Province No. 2 have called for amendment to the constitution..

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Second Nepal-China joint military drill from Monday Sunday, September 16th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The second edition of Nepal-China joint military exercise with a special focus on combating terror would begin from Monday in China's southwestern Sichuan province, a senior official here said. The Nepal Army's 12 military personnel will visit China to attend the second edition of 'Mt..

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Massive protests in Nepal against minor girl’s rape, murder Saturday, September 15th, 2018

By Shirish B Pradhan, KATHMANDU: Thousands of people staged anti-government protests in Nepal on Saturday, demanding justice to a 13-year-girl who was raped and killed. People from different walks of life took out a massive protest rally in Maitighar Mandala under the banner of 'Justice For..

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President calls for justice to Nirmala Friday, September 14th, 2018

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called on the stakeholders concerned to bring the perpetrator(s) in the rape and killing of Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur to book. "All sides should be sensitive for punishing the criminals by bringing them under the purview of law, becoming mindful of..

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Nijgadh airport: 200000 trees to be cut down

KATHMANDU: At a time when there have been increasing voices for keeping environmental conservation at centre, the government is planning to construct the Nijgadh International Airport being sensitive to environment. Though the airport has total 8,000 hectares of land, only 2,000 hectares will be..

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Nepal could not afford federalism-Chitra Bahadur KC Thursday, September 13th, 2018

DHANGADHI: Rastriya Janamorcha Chairperson Chitra Bahadur KC has asserted that the country like Nepal cannot afford federalism. At a condolence meet organized here Thursday on the 11th day of the demise of party's central member Manoj Bhatta's father, Nanda Lal Bhatta, leader KC said that he was..

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Casting Kavanaugh: The Trump Supreme Court Drama Friday, September 21st, 2018

Stage set Washington. Object: adulterating power. The arm of government: the judiciary. That particular group of high ranking paladins remains up in the air as US..