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TIN urges voters to defeat corrupted candidates; EC discusses security work plan


Kathmandu / Oct 12: Transparency International Nepal has urged all political parties to field the candidates with clean image while contesting in upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections. It has also urged the voters to vote against the corruption accused politicians. The suggestion from the graft watchdog body comes at a time when the parties have […]

PM, Home Minister pay final tributes to late Gauchan

Sarad Kumar Gauchan

Kathmandu / Oct 12:Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today paid final tributes to Sharad Kumar Gauchan, chairman of the Federation of Contractors Association Nepal (FCAN). Gauchan was shot dead by an unidentified group in the capital on Monday. PM Deuba reached FCAN’s office, Anamnagar and extended tributes by wrapping his body in the national flag. […]

Modern x-ray machine comes into operation at Dhangadhi airport

Biratnagarairport  X-ray machine

Kailali / Oct 12: A modern x-ray machine for checking luggage of passengers has come into operation at Dhangadhi Airport. Although the x-ray machine was installed at the airport around one month ago, it was not brought into operation for lack of skilled human resource. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal had purchased the machine […]

EC to set up offices within Oct 15 for polls

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Oct 11: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to open chief election and election officers’ offices in all the districts within October 15 for the first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections slated for November 26. According to Joint Secretary at the election body Nawaraj Dhakal, the election officers have already been selected […]

NRA directs granting subsidized loan smoothly

Nepal Reconstruction Authority

Kathmandu / Oct 11: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has directed the authorities concerned to make arrangement for providing subsidized loan of Rs 300,000 to the earthquake survivors in a smooth manner. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Monday amended the working procedure-2017 on granting loan on group collateral for the construction […]

Nepal to Develop National Migration Health Policy

Health Ministry

Kathmandu / Oct 11: A meeting between Nepal’s Ministry of Health and International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, held consultations on the development of a National Migration Health Policy to address migrant health issues, in Kathmandu, on Wednesday. Issuing a joint press statement today, the IOM said migration continues to grow in […]

Govt to hire 98,000 temporary police personnel for upcoming polls

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Kathmandu / Oct 10: The government has decided to hire 98,168 Myadi (temporary) police personnel for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections slated for November 26 and December 7. The application process will begin from today itself and will end at 5pm on October 6, according to a notice issued by the Human Resource Development […]

CEC Yadav urges govt not to take any decision unfavorable to polls

Chief Election Commissioner

Kavre / Oct 10: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Auyodhee Prasad Yadav has called on the government not to take any decision unfavorable to the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies. Inaugurating a two-day training on the issue of operation and management of election organized for chief election and election officers to […]

Deuba insists on need for developing National Archives into research centre

Sher Bahadur Deuwa

Kathmandu / Oct 10: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed on the need to develop the National Archives as a research center. Inaugurating the golden jubilee celebrations of the establishment day of the Archives amidst a function in the Capital today, the Prime Minister pledged to sort out the issue with the Supreme regarding […]

Proposal of keeping 15 ministries in center and 7 in province

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Kathmandu / Oct 9: Suggestions have been made for keeping only 15 ministries in the center in line with the federal structure. It has been proposed to reduce the number of ministries from 31 at present to 15. Spokesperson at the Ministry of General Administration, Shivahari Neupane, said there will be 15 ministries of the […]

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