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FSU election within April 13: Minister Pokharel

PYUTHAN: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokharel, has stressed on holding the election of the Free Students Union within April 13. At a press meet organised by Pyuthan chapter of Federation of Nepali Journalists at Nayabazaar today, Minister Pokharel said that the..

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Taskforce submits its report in NCP Secretariat meeting Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

KATHMANDU: A taskforce formed for the organizational unification of Nepal Communist Party Nepal (NCP) has submitted its report in today's meeting of the party's Secretariat. A standing committee meeting held on December 27, 2018, had formed a nine-member taskforce under coordination of Secretariat..

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Government failed to deliver in one year, NC claims Monday, February 18th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has criticized that the government for its failure to carry out activities in order to give a real sense of development and prosperity to the people despite its two-thirds majority. The NC said so while releasing its view regarding one year of the..

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Govt failed to delivery effective results: communist leaders Saturday, February 16th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Rastriya Janamorcha Nepal chairman and former DPM Chitra Bahadur KC, has said that the incumbent government failed to forward the developmental agendas concretely. He added that the government having two-thirds majority was also failing to control corruption and black marketing though..

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RPP (United) to launch campaign for restoration of Hindu state Thursday, February 14th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (United) has decided to launch a campaign in order to restore Nepal as Hindu state very soon as secularism was declared in the country under the pressure of foreign forces. The party has stated that nationality was weakening in the name of secularism..

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NSU chair Mahar resigns Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal Students Union (NSU) chair Nain Singh Mahar has resigned from his post. The NSU is a sister organization of the opposition Nepali Congress party. According to NC central member Ram Krishna Yadav, chair Mahar submitted his resignation to the party President Sher Bahadur..

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NCP unification process: Taskforce struggles to forge consensus Monday, February 11th, 2019

Prakash Silwal, KATHMANDU: The taskforce formed to finalise the modality of party unification process in the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is yet to come to a common point regarding the unification in the grassroots committees. The secretariat meeting of the NCP held last Monday had directed the..

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TRC, CIEDP term extended by a year Friday, February 8th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The term of the two commissions—Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Commission on Inquiry of the Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP)- has been extended by a year. The tenure of the two commissions was extended by a year after President Bidya Devi Bhandari certified the..

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NCP Chair Dahal defends his statement on Venezuela issue Thursday, February 7th, 2019

CHITWAN: the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has reiterated his stance as expressed in the press statement he issued over the political crisis in Venezuela. At a press conference jointly organized by the Press Chautari Nepal and..

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Nepali Congress concerned over criminal case against NSU leaders Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The major opposition Nepali Congress has expressed serious concern over the criminal case being filed against the leaders of Nepal Student Union, party's student wing. The central working committee meeting of the party on Wednesday demanded the government to immediately release the..

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NC demands release of its student leaders Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Major opposition Nepali Congress has demanded the immediate release of its student leaders associated to Nepal Students Union. Issuing a press release on Tuesday, the NC condemned the arrest of the NSU leaders and demanded immediate release. The NSU has been waging agitation arguing..

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NSU leaders including chair Mahar arrested

KATHMANDU: Police here have arrested Nepal Students Union leaders including its Chair Nain Singh Mahar from the capital city on Tuesday. The student leaders were arrested when they were moving towards District Administration Office Kathmandu, Babarmahal, to stage a sit-in, demanding the release of..

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Govt lagging behind to pursue prosperity, Poudel argues Monday, February 4th, 2019

TANAHUN: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel on Monday said that the government has lagged behind to pursue prosperity. "The government fails in maintaining security and good governance. Efforts are afoot to save those behind wide-body scam and gold scams," he said speaking at a..

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Main opposition NC organises protest against government

KATHMANDU: Opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has organised protest programmes in different districts on Monday. The protest programmes were held as per the NC's central working committee meeting decision, it is said. Party's central leaders have addressed the rallies in different cities where the..

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Size Matters: The Demise of the A380 Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

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