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FSU election results from campuses across the country Friday, March 3rd, 2017

KATHMANDU: A joint panel has emerged victorious in the Free Student Union (FSU) elections held in two campuses in Bhaktapur. The joint panel of Nepal Student Union (NSU) close to Nepali Congress and Nepal Revolutionary Students' Union aligned to Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) won in..

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Manjeev Singh Puri proposed as Indian envoy to Nepal Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

KATHMANDU: Southern Neighboring India has on Wednesday named its senior diplomatic official Manjeev Singh Puri as its new ambassador to Nepal. Southern neighbor Indian named its new Ambassador to Nepal as recent Ambassador Ranjit Rae is returning to Delhi on Wednesday completing his tenure...

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UDMF to boycott election if amendment bypassed Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

KATHMANDU: The united democratic Madhesi front (UDMF) has reiterated its stand that it would not participate in election if the constitution amendment was bypassed. The UDMF meeting held Tuesday demanded the government to proceed with the constitution amendment, said leader Keshav Jha, adding that..

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CPN-UML against constitution amendment bill, Oli reiterates Monday, February 27th, 2017

KATHMANDU: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has reiterated that his party would not allow the House to pass the constitution amendment bill under any circumstances. Addressing a programme organised at the party central office Dhumbarahi on Sunday to welcome newcomers to the party, Oli said the..

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UML leader doubtful if local level elections will take place Saturday, February 25th, 2017

PARBAT: CPN (UML) senior leader and former Prime Minister, Madhav Kumar Nepal, has expressed his doubt over the local level elections from taking place on the scheduled date of May 14. During an interaction with party cadres on Friday evening at Kushma Bazaar, the district headquarters of Parbat,..

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Local level election on stipulated date: Deuba

BUTWAL: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has affirmed that the local level election would be held in the stated date. President Deuba said this while inaugurating the BP Memorial Building and launching the BP Memorial Souvenir at Butwal on Saturday. Deuba, also the former Prime..

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Election Commission publicises entire schedule for local polls Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

KATHMANDU: After two days of the government’s announcement of the date for local elections, the Election Commission on Wednesday made public the election schedule. As per the schedule, the casting vote on the voting day is fixed from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm on May 14. With the announcement of..

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Cabinet decides to forward constitution amendment bill Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

KATHMANDU: The meeting of the Council of Ministers has today decided to forward the constitution amendment bill registered in the parliament. The Cabinet meeting held in Singh Durbar decided to forward the bill in tomorrow's Parliament session in a bid to address the voices of Tarai-centric..

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Ruling parties decide to announce local poll soon Monday, February 20th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The government has decided to announce the date for local polls soon. A meeting of the ruling parties held at the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar today to discuss about the date for election and other contemporary issues decided in this regard. As part of its..

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RPP general convention begins Saturday, February 18th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) begun its unity general convention in Kathmandu. With the theme 'Nationality, Democracy, Hinduism and Economic Liberalism', this is the first convention after the unity between mother Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) and Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal..

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Dr Lohani announces candidacy for RPP Chair

KATHMANDU: The national chairman of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Dr Prakash Chandra Lohani has announced his candidacy for the post of chairman in the party's unity convention that is starting in the capital from today. Speaking in the face-to-face programme organised by Reporters Club..

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Overly reliant economies are dangerously fragile things. As it takes two parties, often more, to play the game, the absence of interest, or its withdrawal by one, can..