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NA passes condolence motion in demise of former lawmaker Alam

Today's meeting of the National Assembly has unanimously passed a condolence motion on the demise of former lawmaker Mohammed Mustaq Alam. The leader of the Communist Party of Nepal, and former Minister of State died of cardiac arrest in the night of July 13. He died while undergoing treatment at Bansabari-based Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center.

by RSS | Today, 01:44 PM
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Bishnupur rural municipality approves budget Rs 190 million

The second village assembly of Bishnupur rural municipality, Saptari concluded on Monday approved its total budget amounting to Rs 193.85 million for the current fiscal year 2075/76 BS. The village assembly endorsed the total budget of Rs 193.85 million for fiscal 2075/76 BS which includes Rs 168.3 million received as financial equalization grant from federal government, Rs 2.7 million

by RSS | Today, 01:38 PM
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PM's activism for effective implementation of budget

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli directed the ministry leadership to materialize the plan to double the agro yields within five years. At a discussion on policy and programme of fiscal year 2075/76 and action plan for budget implementation, PM noted, "We need to lay emphasis on production for prosperous Nepal.

by RSS | Today, 12:16 PM
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Minister Khanal and WB Country Manager Zervos meet

Minister for Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives, Chakrapani Khanal, and World Bank Country Manager for Nepal, Faris Hadad-Zervos, held meeting at Singha Durbar today. During the meeting, Country Manager Zervos said that World Bank would provide possible support in Nepal's agriculture sector. Zervos also suggested for modernization and marketization of agriculture, saying the WB was ready

by RSS | Jul 16
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House deferred due to obstructions from main opposition

Today's session of the House of Representatives could not take place due to the obstructions from the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC). On the very onset of the meeting, NC lawmakers stood from their respective seats, accusing the government of not becoming serious towards the demands put forth by agitating senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC.

by RSS | Jul 16
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NC urges govt. to be serious towards Dr KC's demands

Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has drawn the attention of government to be serious towards the demands put forth by Dr Govinda KC. In a press statement released by NC here today, leader Deuba said that the deteriorating health of Dr KC was a cause for concern for him and his party and added that turning

by RSS | Jul 16
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HoR meet put off for half-an-hour

Today's meeting of the House of Representatives has been put off for half-an-hour due to obstruction of Nepali Congress. In the beginning of the meeting, NC lawmakers protested after standing from their respective seats, saying the government was not seen serious to address the demands of agitating Dr Govinda KC. On the occasion, NC lawmaker Min Bahadur Bishwokarma

by RSS | Jul 16
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CPN (MC) demands to save Dr KC's life

Central Secretariat (standing committee) meeting of the CPN (Maoist Centre) has demanded to save the life of Dr Govinda KC. Dr KC has been staging hunger-strike for the 15th times putting forth six-point demands including reform in medical education and health sectors. The meeting urged the government to fulfill the genuine demands of KC immediately, said Standing Committee member

by RSS | Jul 16
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NC is ready to extend constructive support to the govt,

Nepali Congress parliamentary party deputy leader Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has said the Nepali Congress was ready to extend constructive support to the government despite being the main opposition party in parliament, in deference to the democratic system. Speaking in a programme at Barju rural municipality in Sunsari on Sunday, he said the erstwhile government led

by RSS | Jul 16
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PM finds his dream in literary creations at a programme

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli attended the literary programme organized at Chandragiri Hill today. The programme had the participation of literary persons from the country and abroad. PM Oli found his dream of 'prosperous Nepal, happy Nepali' resonating in the literary creations presented during the programme.

by RSS | Jul 15
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'State no. 1 will be prosperous in five years'

State no. 1 Minister for Financial Affairs and Planning Indra Angbo Masaum has said that the State would be made prosperous in the next five years. Addressing the third village assembly of Falgunanda rural municipality at Panchami bazaar on Saturday, he said of the three tiers of government, the local government delivers service to the people

by RSS | Jul 15
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PM joins 'Chandragiri Srijana Yatra'

Prime Minister KP Sharma today joined the Chandragiri Srijana Yatra, a literary creation journey, organised as part of the three-day greater Himvatkhand Art and Literature Conclave-2075. The event is organised by the Madan Bhandari Academy of Art and Literature on the occasion of the 205th birth anniversary of pioneering poet Bhanu Bhakta Acharya who is honoured

by RSS | Jul 15
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CEC Yadav demands authority to EC to announce poll date

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission should be given the final authority to announce election date. Inaugurating a newly constructed building of the District Election Office, Tahanu amidst a programme here today, the CEC sought the right to declare the date of any poll to the EC.

by RSS | Jul 13
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PM Oli takes stock of Aalam's health condition

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli reached the Baansabari-based Shahid Gangalal National Heart Centre in Kathmandu today and inquired about the health condition of former State-Minister, Mustaq Aalam. Aalam, who suffered from a heart attack, has been admitted to the Hospital since last Thursday. He was rushed to the Hospital from Rautahat after he had a heart attack.

by RSS | Jul 13
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Foreign force active to weaken the communist power: Leader Dahal

Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)'s chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has claimed that national and international forces were making efforts to weaken the communist power in Nepal. In his address to a prize distribution and cultural programme jointly organised by the Sharada Memorial Foundation and People's Cultural Federation Chitwan here today, the former Prime Minister said

by RSS | Jul 13
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NA Chair calls on people's reps to curb corruption

Chairman of the National Assembly, the upper house of the federal parliament, Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has urged the people's reprsentatives to root out corruption and irregularities. The NA chairman said this while addressing the second assembly of the District Coordination Committee here on Thursday evening. Stating that citizens were complaining of corruption, delays and negligence in public works

by RSS | Jul 13
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Presentation of rhinos deepens Nepal-China ties: PM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today handed a couple of rhino named Bhadra (male) and Rupasi (female) to Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong amid a programme in the Capital. Nepal gifted the rhinos as per the government's decision made some two years ago. Of the two couples of rhinos to be gifted to China

by RSS | Jul 12
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Chairman Prachanda urges World Bank to invest in Nepal's priority

CPN Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has urged the World Bank's representatives to consider investment in Nepal's highly prioritized sectors, stating that Nepal has already paved its path towards economic prosperity. Chairman Prachanda said so during a meeting with the World Bank's Country Manager Faris Hadad-Zervos at the former's residence in Lalitpur today.

by RSS | Jul 12
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"I'll create a new history of good-governance", says PM Oli

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the motto of 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali' could be achieved through good-governance and development and expressed his confidence of creating a new history of good governance in the country. At an award ceremony organized by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation in Kathmandu today, PM Oli committed

by RSS | Jul 11
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Youths should involve in 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali' campaign: Minister

Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista has said that the government would utilize the knowledge, skills and capability of the foreign employment returnees. Addressing a national gathering organized by the National Youth Council (NYC) Nepal here today, Minister Bista said that the government would create conducive wherein the foreign returnees would be encouraged to use

by RSS | Jul 11

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