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EC proposes dates for Prez, Veep elections

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Feb 15: The Election Commission of Nepal has proposed dates for the election of the new President and Vice-President of Nepal. The EC has begun talks with five major parties representing in the Federal Parliament in this regard on Thursday. At the meeting, the EC proposed March 5 and March 17 as the […]

Deuba announces resignation, deems his tenure successful

Sher Bahadur Deuwa

Kathmandu / Feb 15: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba addressed the nation following the final Cabinet meeting of the incumbent government at the PM’s official residence in Baluwatar. PM Deuba briefly talked on the role played by the incumbent government in the immediate past. He deemed the tenure of his government as a successful one […]

Nepal qualifies for WC Qualifiers as Karan KC glorifies as savior


Kathmandu / Feb 14: Nepal has been qualified for the ICC World Cup 2019 Qualifiers to be held in Zimbabwe next year. Nepal has defeated Canada by one wicket with zero balls remaining. In the final match of the ICC World Cricket League Division Two held at Windhoek in Namibia on Wednesday, Nepal met the […]

CPN (MC) agrees to form new govt under unified party leadership; UML decides on KP Oli’s name for the next PM

Maoist Centre Party Office

Kathmandu / Feb 14: CPN (Maoist Center) has decided to form a government after the unification with CPN-UML. The meeting of the party held at the party chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s residence Khumaltar on Wednesday afternoon has decided to form the new government as a single party rather representing two different parties, according to party […]

Shankar Pokharel appointed Province 5 CM; Rai appointed CM of province -1

Communication Minister Rai

Butwal / Feb 14: Shankar Pokharel has been appointed as Chief Minister of Province 5 on Wednesday. Governor Umakanta Jha appointed CPN-UML leader Pokharel as CM of the province. Pokharel’s swearing in function has been scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Rai appointed Chief Minister of province -1 Meanwhile, CPN-UML leader Sherdhan Rai of has been elected […]

Traditional resting platforms being displaced with development


Palpa / Feb 14: The traditional resting platforms known as ‘chautari’ are being dislodged these days with the building of roads. The chautaris are raised platforms often constructed beneath big shady trees beside rural trails where the travellers can rest after a tedious uphill climb. A chautari also acts as traditional public space where people […]

Breakthrough in Melamchi project likely within 20 days


Kathmandu / Feb 13: A breakthrough in the Melamchi water project’s tunnel construction has been expected within the next 20 days if things go according to plan. The tunnel construction is the important part of the long-awaited project. Out of the total 27.5 kilometer tunnel under the project, now only 240 meters remains to be […]

Party unification is process for establishment of powerful communist centre: Dahal


Kathmandu / Feb 13: CPN-Maoist Centre Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said his party initiated a process for party unification with the CPN-UML as it looked forward to seeing the presence of a powerful communist force in the country. In his address to a ceremony organised in commemoration of the day when the then Maoist […]

Mahashivaratri being observed


Kathmandu / Feb 13: Mahashivaratri, a much revered festivity of Hindus, is being observed today. Devotees have thronged Pathupatinath Temple since early Tuesday morning to offer prayers to ‘Bholenath‘ (Lord Shiva) on the occasion of Mahashivaratri. Pashupatinath Temple is considered to be one of the major centres of pilgrimage for Hindus, especially Shaivaites. All four […]

Oli, Dahal agree for party merger within next week


Kathmandu / Feb 12: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal have agreed for a party unification within this week. The top leaders of the left alliance agreed for the party merger by the first week of the Nepali month of Falgun (mid February) during a one-to-one meet held at […]

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