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Terai cannot be separated from the hills: DPM KC

Terai cannot be separated from the hills: DPM KC

BAGLUNG, Nov 22: Deputy Prime Minister Chitra Bahadur KC has asserted the districts of the Terai could not be separated from the hilly region in the name of changing the...

PM Oli urged to  improve ties with India

PM Oli urged to improve ties with India

BIRGUNJ, Feb 18: The Tarai-Madhes agitation has set the country back by several years in terms of economic and social development aspects. Locals, intellectuals and civil society leaders of Birgunj...

Govt forms political committee on boundary disputes

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The government on Thursday night formed a political committee to resolve the disputes over provincial demarcations under the leadership of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal...

Congress may help pass House regulations Sunday

KATHMANDU, June 15: With the flexibility shown by main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), major political parties are likely to endorse the much-awaited parliament’s new regulation from the next House meeting on Sunday.


Leaders of the main opposition party told Speaker Onsari Gharti on Wednesday that the leaders are ready to endorse the bill through voting in the parliament meeting on Sunday even if they can’t find a common ground on the issue.



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Deputy Speaker Yadav accused of misusing authority to promote son, other kin

RAJBIRAJ, June 16: As discussions on budget allocation for special infrastructure development projects in Saptari-6 were being held at the office of Local Development Officer on April 28, three lawmakers barged into the meeting venue leading to a scuffle.

According to eyewitnesses, Deputy Speaker of Parliament Ganga Prasad Yadav was one among them to fuel the dispute while others involved in the incident were lawmakers Surendra Yadav and Laxmi Chaudhary of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal. They clashed with one another after the lawmakers sought equal share of budget for various development projects in their respective constituencies.


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NC gives green signal to endorse parliamentary regulation

KATHMANDU, June 16:With the flexibility shown by main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), major political parties are likely to endorse the much-awaited parliament's new regulation from the next House meeting on Sunday.

Leaders of the main opposition party told Speaker Onsari Gharti on Wednesday that the leaders are ready to endorse the bill through voting in the parliament meeting on Sunday even if they can't find a common ground on the issue.

 

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PM reaffirms local polls by mid-December

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KATHMANDU, June 16:Despite objections from the opposition as well as the ruling Maoists, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reiterated that the local level elections will be held by mid-December.   

Speaking at a function organized in Kathmandu to mark the 66th anniversary of Public Service Commission on Wednesday, he said that the government will hold the local elections by mid-December. He also said that the elections for all three levels--local, provincial and federal--will be held within the next 19 months.


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UDMF, Federal Alliance vie for ownership of safe landing

LAHAN, June 16:Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday sent the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) a third invitation letter for talks. Following receipt of the letter, the constituents of the UDMF have become divided into two viewpoints.

Some UDMF leaders argue that the PM could have sent the letter to the Federal Alliance, while others claim that the letter was sent deliberately to the UDMF.


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Bill proposes registrar general's post at Supreme Court

KATHMANDU, June 16:The Supreme Court administration will be led by a registrar general in near future if the Supreme Court Act amendment bill, which is currently under consideration at Parliament, is passed by the House.

The parliament on Wednesday paved the way for registering three amendment bills related to judiciary, including the bill that proposes amendment to the Supreme Court Act.


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Chargesheet filed NEA Accountant

KATHMANDU, June 15: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a charge sheet at the Special Court Wednesday against accountant at the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Satyendra Narayan Singh on the charge of submitting fake credentials for job entry.

The academic certificate showing Singh of having passed SLC level from the Bihar School Exam Committee Patna, India in 1984 was found to be fake.

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Discussion on Appropriation Bill from July 20

Kathmandu, June 15: Deliberations on the Appropriation Bill, 2073 BS will start from June 20 to July 6, as per the schedule made public by the Legislature-Parliament today to discuss the recently unveiled budget for the fiscal year 2016-17.

As per the schedule, July 3 to 6 are set for concerned ministers to respond to queries raised by various lawmakers about various headings of the bills.



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