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Parliament concludes deliberations on amendment proposal

KATHMANDU: The Legislature-Parliament concluded deliberations on second amendment bill on Constitution of Nepal-2073 BS. The bill was registered in the parliament on August 16. A total of 54 lawmakers took part in the deliberations and each of them was granted three minutes to deliver the views..

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RJP-Nepal will participate in election: CEC Yadav Sunday, August 20th, 2017

DHANUSHA: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal would participate in the third round of local-level election after choosing one of the election symbols out of six election symbols of erstwhile Madhes-based parties. At a news conference in..

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Alliance with NC bears strategic significance: Chairman Dahal Friday, August 18th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the alliance and the understanding his party forged with Nepali Congress had a strategic significance.  Addressing the extended meeting of the central committee of Press Centre Nepal Friday, Chairman Dahal revealed the..

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Rana files writ petition at SC against EC

KATHMANDU: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) Pashupati Shamsher Rana filed a writ petition at Supreme Court (SC) against the Election Commission's notice on verification of signatures of RPP D's members.  In the writ filed Friday, Chairman Rana has demanded that the court issued..

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Prachanda castigates ultra-nationalism

KATHMANDU: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that ultra-nationalism would do not yield fruit to none and therefore such craze should be countered.  Inaugurating the second national general convention of Young Communist League (YCL) in the capital city on Friday,..

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EC suggests elections dates for November 20, December 7

KATHMANDU: The Election Commission (EC) has suggested the three political parties to hold the election of the federal parliament and provincial assembly in two different dates.  At a meeting between the top leaders of the three major parties and office-bearers of the Election Commission (EC) at..

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RPP’s meeting begins in Hetauda Thursday, August 17th, 2017

MAKWANPUR: A central committee meeting of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party has begun in Hetauda from today. Party central office bearers and members are attending the meeting to be run until August 20. According to party deputy general secretary Rajaram Badtaula, the meeting is scheduled to hold..

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PM calls for support in amending new constitution

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has appealed to all the parties represented in the Legislature-Parliament to support the constitution amendment bill tabled in the parliament.  Prime Minister Deuba made this appeal at an all party meeting that he hosted today. The bill was tabled at..

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Constitution amendment bill in parliament

KATHMANDU: The government has tabled the Constitution of Nepal (Second Amendment) Bill-2073 BS at the Legislature-Parliament today. Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Yagya Bahadur Thapa presented the Bill at the parliament seeking clause-wise discussion on it. It may be noted..

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RPP summons emergency CWC meet Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has summoned an emergency meeting of the central working committee (CWC) for August 18.  The party has, in the wake of a split within the party and the withdrawal of support to the government, called the CWC emergency meeting in Hetauda to determine..

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Chinese Vice-Premier lands in Kathmandu Monday, August 14th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Vice Premier of State Council of the People's Republic of China Wang Yang arrived here this afternoon on a four-day official visit to Nepal.  Mr Wang was welcomed at the Tribhuvan International Airport VIP longue by Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan..

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NC lawmakers to donate one month’s salary to flood victims Sunday, August 13th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The meeting of the Nepali Congress central work execution committee has decided to deposit one month's salary of its 207 lawmakers to the Prime Minister National Disaster Rescue Fund as the assistance to provide relief materials to the flood victims.  The meeting, held at PM's official..

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Congress wins DCC election in Nuwakot

NUWAKOT: The Nepali Congress panel has won the election held for the District Coordination Committee, Nuwakot.  In the election held today, Santa Man Tamang of NC was elected the Chair by defeating his contender from CPN-UML. Likewise, Apsara Thapa won the post of deputy Chair. Ganesh Shahi,..

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Parties raise clamour for Udaya’s release from Indian custody Friday, August 11th, 2017

ILAM: The political parties here have issued a joint appeal for the release of Nepali youth arrested by the Indian police who reached India for his mother's medical treatment. The parties on Thursday issued a statement demanding the immediate release of 27 – year – old Udaya Hang Fago of..

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Federal election before provincial is wrong: leader Yadav

KATHMANDU: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal chair Upendra Yadav has blamed three major parties – the ruling parties for misusing the state power and the main opposition party for other activities to win more seats in local polls in Province 2.  Chair Yadav who has arrived here in course of party..

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