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President inaugurates first cricket festival

President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the first cricket festival organised by the Madan Bhandari Sports Academy, Department of Cricket amidst a ceremony here today. The Head-of-the-State handed a cricket bat and a ball to Nepali national cricket team captain Paras Khadka to as a symbol of the opening of the festival.

by RSS | Jan 19
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The Nepali Congress central working committee meeting

The Nepali Congress central working committee meeting is taking place today also as the party central members are not over with putting forth their views in the meeting. The meeting has been taking place at the official residence of the Prime Minister and party president Sher Bahadur Deuba since Thursday.

by RSS | Jan 19
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EC allocates election symbols to political parties for NA election

The Election Commission has allocated election symbols to the 21 political parties that have registered for the purpose of the election to the member of National Assembly. Accordingly, the CPN (UML) has been allocated 'the Sun', the Nepali Congress 'Tree', CPN (Maoist Centre) 'Hammer and Sickle inside a Circle', the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum Nepal the 'A Hand carrying a Torch',

by RSS | Jan 19
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President to administer oath of office to Province Chiefs

President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to administer the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-appointed Province Chiefs at a special ceremony at the President House, Shital Niwas, at 4pm today, the Office of the President has stated. A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday had fixed the temporary centres of the provinces for carrying out

by RSS | Jan 19
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Due attention must to tackle energy crisis: Ex-Energy Minister Rayamajhi

CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Top Bahadur Rayamajhi has said that the government should prepare concrete plan to make the country self reliant in the energy sector. Leader Rayamajhi who is also the former DPM and Energy Minister, while inaugurating the central conference of the Nepal Electricity Authority National Employees Organization here Thursday said the government should pay due attention

by RSS | Jan 19
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Leaders criticize leadership in NC CWC meeting

The central working committee (CWC) meeting of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) started Thursday has discussed about the party's preparations for the election to the National Assembly, alliance with other political parties and the contemporary political developments. The meeting is likely to take a decision on forging election alliance with Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) and other fringe political parties

by RSS | Jan 19
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Ex VP Jha bats for referendum to decide secularism

Former Vice- President Paramananda Jha has opined for going in referendum to settle the secularism in the country. Speaking at a programme organize to honour Swami Hemananda Giri by World Hindu Federation, Nepal in the capital Thursday, Jha opined for going in referendum over the agenda adding that restoration of Hindu state was essential for national identity.

by RSS | Jan 19
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EC makes public names of Provincial Assembly lawmakers

The Election Commission has today made public the name of winner candidates of proportional category under provincial assemblies election held on November 26 and December 7. 

by RSS | Jan 18
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Tension runs high in Deepayal

With the government announcement making Dhangadhi as the provisional capital of Province No 7, tension ran high in Doti. The people here are agitated much. 

by InHeadline | Jan 18
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Demand to make Bhaktapur province capital

The government decision to name Hetauda of Makawanpur district as the temporary capital of Province No. 3 has drawn flak here. 

by InHeadline | Jan 18
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EC makes public names of Provincial Assembly lawmakers under proportional

The Election Commission has today made public the name of winner candidates of proportional category under provincial assemblies election held on November 26 and December 7. The name of winner candidates is given below: Province no 1 CPN (UML): received seats- 15 1. Bindadevi Rai 2. Sabitri Joshi 3. Ushakala Rai 4. Krishna Kurmari Rai 5. Padam Kumari Gurung

by RSS | Jan 18
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Important phase of constitution implementation has been completed: PM

Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president, Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that an important phase of the implementation of the constitution which was formulated under the Nepali Congress' leadership has been completed also under Congress' leadership.

by RSS | Jan 18
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PM Deuba stresses on preventive measures to contain cancer

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said attention should be given not only to the curative but also to the preventive measures in cancer treatment. Addressing the international conference on challenges on controlling cancer in developing countries that commenced here from today, he said the number of cancer patients was on the increase due to the unhealthy lifestyle

by RSS | Jan 18
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Provincial chiefs and temporary capitals can be reviewed: Chair Oli

CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the appointment of provincial chiefs and declaration of temporary capitals by the incumbent government could be reviewed after formation of a new government. After returning from Bangkok, Thailand after his regular health check-up today, Chairman Oli said that although it was the responsibility of the government to declare temporary capital

by RSS | Jan 18
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NC central committee meeting underway

The Nepali Congress central committee meeting has started at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar today. The meeting will focus on NC's preparations for the February 7 National Assembly elections, candidate selection process, alliances with other parties for the polls and other contemporary political issues, said NC Spokesperson Bishwo Prakash Sharma.

by RSS | Jan 18
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Mahara expresses displeasure to govt decision on province capital

CPN (Maoist Centre) leader and Member of Parliament from Dang Constituency-2 Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that his serious attention was drawn to the government decision to announce the temporary capital of the provinces. In a press statement Wednesday, Mahara said that government's inefficiency was confirmed for its failure to fix the province capital in a conscientious and balanced manner

by RSS | Jan 18
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NC CWC meet to take place today

The central working committee meeting of the ruling Nepali Congress party is taking place first time after the federal and provincial parliamentary elections. In a meeting to convene at the Prime Minister's residence, Baluwatar, this morning, matters related to the party's preparation for National Assembly election and candidates selection process would be discussed, shared NC Spokesperson Biswo Prakash Sharma.

by RSS | Jan 18
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Sonam Lhosar-Greetings

CPN-UML chairperson KP Sharma Oli has extended best wishes to all Tamang brothers and sisters at home and abroad for their happiness, peace, prosperity and progress on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar-2074 BS. In a message sent today, leader Oli said that it is the shared responsibility to keep ethnic unity and religious tolerance.

by RSS | Jan 18
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UML demands NA election on announced date

The CPN (UML) has drawn the attention of the government and Election Commission towards holding the National Assembly (NA) election on time. A meeting of the party's standing committee took place at the party headquarters, Dhumbarahi today demanded the government and EC guarantee the NA election on the scheduled date, according to party secretary Yogesh Bhattarai.

by RSS | Jan 17
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Mahara insists on unification between UML,CPN(MC)

CPN (Maoist Center) leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has accused the government of trying to avoid the people's mandate by presenting constitutional difficulties in regard with the formation of a new government. Speaking at a press meet organised by Press Center Kaski here today, leader Mahara said the left alliance forged between the CPN (UML)

by RSS | Jan 17