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Pokharel elected chair of NARMIN

Chairperson of Tamakoshi Rural Municipality (Dolakha) Iswor Chandra Pokharel was unanimously elected to the Province-3 Committee Chair of National Association of Rural Municipalities in Nepal (NARMIN). A closed door session of the NARMIN Province-3 Committee concluded on Thursday picked Pokharel as the Chair. 

by RSS | Feb 20
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Austrian Foreign Affairs Minister arriving Nepal

Dr Karin Kneissl, Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Republic of Austria is paying an official visit to Nepal from February 21-23 at the invitation of Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali. The Austrian Foreign Minister is visiting Nepal after 30 years. 

by RSS | Feb 20
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SC senior-most judge post becomes vacant

The post of senior-most judge at the Supreme Court has turned vacant from today with senior-most judge Deepak Raj Joshi tendering his resignation before President Bidya Devi Bhandari today. Earlier today, he sent his resignation to the Head-of-the-State through Chief Justice Cholendra Shumser JB Rana.

by RSS | Feb 19
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President-Democracy Day Greetings

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes that the 69th National Democracy Day may inspire all of us to move ahead by upholding fundamental principles and values of democracy, In the greetings message delivered today, President Bhandari expressed her confidence that the Democracy Day (today)

by RSS | Feb 19
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Parliamentary committee discusses land use issues

Experts have suggested for an act granting the people's right to the use of land with the provision of state control over it, if necessary. In a meeting today of the Agriculture, Cooperative and Natural Resources Committee; agriculture experts Krishna Poudel and Punya Prasad Oli, and Rastra Bank's former governor Deependra Bahadur Chetri suggested

by RSS | Feb 18
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Office of Attorney General submits its annual report to President

The Office of the Attorney General has submitted its annual report for fiscal year 2017/18 to President Bidya Devi Bhandari. At a special programme organised at the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas, today, Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel, submitted the annual report about the works carried out by the Office of the Attorney General

by RSS | Feb 18
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Province 1 forms committee to celebrate Democracy Day

Province 1 has formed a 501-member main committee under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai to celebrate the 69th Democracy Day for three days from today. Various programmes as illumination at government offices, industrial centres, and educational and private institutions,

by RSS | Feb 18
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12 local level's name and centre changed

The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has changed the name and centre of 12 local level units in the far-western province. The names of the local level units and centres in Baitedi, Darchula, Bajhang, Dadeldhura, Doti and Bajura have been changed on the recommendation of the concerned village and town assembly,

by RSS | Feb 17
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PM Oli condemns terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli telephoned Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and condemned terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir happened on Thursday. In a tweet on Thursday evening, PM Oli stated he also conveyed 'our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims'. 

by RSS | Feb 15
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NA regulations Amendment Draft Committee term extended

The meeting of the National Assembly (NA) on Thursday has extended the term of National Assembly Regulations-2075 BS Amendment Draft Committee by 15 more days. The committee President Parshuram Meghi Gurung had proposed to extend the term of the committee in the meeting. The proposal was seconded by lawmakers Brinda Ale Magar and Pramila Kumari.

by RSS | Feb 14
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Rs 2.5 million for ward office setup

Roshi Rural Municipality of Kavrepalanchowk has started constructing building of ward offices in two areas. The Rural Municipality allocated budget of Rs 2.5 million each for the construction of offices of wards 6 and 7 in the current fiscal year. 

by RSS | Feb 14
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Institute of Health Science to be set up in Saptari

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, Upendra Yadav has informed the government took the decision to establish an Institute of Health Science here so as to develop Saptari as a health hub like Dharan and Kathmandu. The Cabinet endorsed the draft of the Act that end and works are progressing accordingly,

by RSS | Feb 14
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Preparations on to establish ‘Forest Development Fund’

The government has making preparations to establish the ‘Forest Development Fund’ for the protection and promotion of forest area. ‘The National Forest Policy, 2075’ endorsed recently by the Council of Ministers incorporates the provision of setting up the Fund under which the government will not have mandatory responsibility for the conservation and other promotional programmes regarding the forest area. 

by RSS | Feb 12
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NA passes ‘Payment and Clearance Bill’

A meeting of the National Assembly today unanimously endorsed the ‘Payment and Clearance Bill, 2075 BS’ along with the message from the House of Representatives. Prior to this, Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada presented the proposal, seeking the endorsement of the bill along with the message from the Lower House. 

by RSS | Feb 12
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Government employees imparted training on RTI

Information Commissioner Kiran Kumar Pokharel has said the effective implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) would make office activities further transparent and employees should be more responsible towards that end. The effective enforcement of the RTI Act would cause positive impact on the public, Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Udyaypur president Bharat Khadka said quoting the information commissioner.

by RSS | Feb 12
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662 Joint-Secretaries adjusted

Government has adjusted a total of 662 Joint-Secretaries as per the Civil Servant Adjustment Ordinance-2075. According to the Spokesperson at the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, Suresh Adhikari, the adjustment of these Joint-Secretaries was conducted after the Council of Ministers approved the adjustment proposal. As per the application submitted online by the Joint-Secretaries for the adjustment,

by RSS | Feb 12
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High court issues mandamus order for stray cattle management

The Mahendranagar bench of High Court, Dipayal on Monday issued a mandamus order in the name of four municipalities of Kanchanpur district to pay attention towards the management of stray cattle. It may be noted that a single bench of Pawan Kumar Sharma, judge at high court Dipayal on 1 October 2018

by RSS | Feb 12
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India proposes to construct lower Arun Hydro

The Government of India has proposed for the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project bearing the capacity of 400 MWs. In a meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun at New Delhi on Monday, Indian Minister of State for Power Raj Kumar Singh put forth a proposal

by RSS | Feb 12
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NA chair Timilsina receives felicitation

National Assembly Chairperson Ganesh Prasad Timilsina was honoured with felicitation at his home town. He was offered the honour for being the first person of the Gandaki province to ascend to the special class of the nation. NA Chair Timilsina was felicitated with letter of appreciation, shawl and flowers amidst an inaugural function of the Gandaki Province-level women festival. 

by RSS | Feb 11
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Laws formulation be completed by March 5

Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Timilsina has said that the all laws required for three levels of government would be passed by March 5. Inaugurating the Gandaki province level women festival at Kusma on Sunday, NA Chair Timilsina said that the women should be competitive to hold key post

by RSS | Feb 11