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Debates continue to extend the tenure of CIEDP, TRC

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Kathmandu / Jan 8: As the government on Friday extended the tenure of Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Commission of Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP), Nepal stating that some more tasks were left to perform, the stakeholders have come for debates whether to extend the tenure or reconstitute both the commissions. The government, […]

Woman dies due to Chhaupadi


Achham / Jan 8: A 22-year-old woman who was banished to a hut nearby her house in Achham following the monthly period was found dead last night. She is Gauri Budha, spouse of Birendra Budha of Bhairavsthan of Turmakhand Rural Municipality-3. Her family went into the hut to check her as she did not wake […]

Provincial parliament secretariat operation to cost 2.55 billion annually

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Kathmandu / Jan 7: The cost of operation of all the seven provincial parliament secretariats is estimated to be around Rs. 2.55 billion annually, according to a study carried out by the Legislature-Parliament Secretariat. Likewise, the provincial parliament secretariats will each require between 47 to 50 staffers to help with administrative responsibilities of the secretariat. […]

Child among three succumb to cold in Siraha; VP Pun urges govt. to help cold wave affected people


Lahan / Jan 7: Three people including a six-year-old child have died due to hypothermia in Siraha district. Biting cold has gripped the district with the onset of a cold wave in the last few days. Lav Kumar Saha, 6, the son of Shambhu Saha of Golbazar municipality-4 and 70-year-old Ram Prasad Mahato of Lalpur, […]

EC publishes election operation cost

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Kathmandu / Jan 7: The Election Commission (EC) has published the election operation cost of Provincial Assembly and House of Representatives held in two phases on November 26 and December 7. The government had provided 10 Billion Rupees to EC for completing the two-phase elections. Three hundred million Rupees had transferred as capital expenditure and […]

Fruits worth Rs 20 billion imported annually


Kathmandu / Jan 6: Nepal Fruits Wholesaler Association has concluded its 26th annual general meeting on Saturday revealing that the country imports fruits worth Rs 20 billion annually. “Although Nepal is known as an agricultural country, there is a lack of adequate environment for production resulting in an ‘import-dependent’ economy,” CPN UML leader Rajendra Pandey […]

Chill to continue for some days: Meteorologist; No less than -3 in Kathmandu


Kathmandu / Jan 6: The Kathmandu Valley is to see a further decline in the temperature. As the minimum temperature is going down, colder days are ahead, said a weather forecaster. For three days, the minimum temperature is standing at one-degree centigrade. Today’s minimum temperature is recorded 1.6-degree centigrade. Meteorologist Raju Pradhananga said as the […]

Call to hand over reconstruction responsibility to local govt

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Lalitpur / Jan 6: Elected people representatives have stressed that the government should extend the timeline of its second tranche of grants to earthquake survivors from mid-January. According to Chairperson of Dolakha District Coordination Committee Prabal Pandey, the construction of houses on government grant is not gaining pace. “The task will take speed only when […]

Govt schedules National Assembly poll for Feb 7

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Kathmandu / Jan 5: The government has scheduled the date of National Assembly election for February 7. An emergency cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar on Friday afternoon decided to this effect. The cabinet has also decided to extend the tenure of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Commission […]

CPN MC Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal calls to make country developed and civilised


Chitwan / Jan 5: The CPN Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal today stressed the need for making the country known to the world as the most developed and civilised nation through an economic revolution. While inaugurating the 18th annual general assembly of Chitwan Industry Association, Dahal underscored the need for driving the country towards […]

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