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Govt, UML agree to hold discussion on amendment bill

  • Parliament to convene today
Post Report, Feb 23 2017
The government and the main opposition CPN-UML have agreed to take the constitution amendment bill for discussions at the Parliament.
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Police recover missing weapons looted by Raut supporters

Post Report, RUPANDEHI, Feb 23 2017
Police have recovered all of the missing weapons that were looted by CK Raut supporters during a protest at Marchawar in Rupandehi.

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Bhattarai supports Morcha's cause, asks govt to withdraw poll decision

Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 23 2017
Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Nepal and Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum Nepal's Chairman Upendra Yadav have demanded the government withdraw its election announcement decision.

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People affected by road expansion protest at Maitighar

Kathmandu, Feb 23 2017
A protest was held in Maitighar Mandala in the Capital on Thursday, demanding proper compensation to those affected by the road expansion project.

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Main News

FinMin seeks fund transfer of Rs 100b ahead of elections

ANIL GIRI, Feb 23 2017
Over Rs 100 billion proposed budget transfer for new programmes by Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara during a recent Cabinet meeting has landed in controversy.
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Morcha banda affects life in eastern Tarai

Post Report, Feb 23 2017
Banda enforced by the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) affected life in central and eastern Tarai districts on Wednesday. Western Tarai districts, however, remained largely unaffected due to the strike.
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SLMM planning to sever ties with ruling coalition

Post Report, Feb 23 2017
Roiled by the government move of announcing local level poll date without addressing their demand of constitution amendment, the Madhes-based parties are considering severing ties with the Maoist Centre-Nepali Congress alliance.
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Money

Entertainment

Sports

Royal KCTC indoor cricket arena is organising the first Corporate Clash indoor cricket tournament from Friday.

A total of 13 teams are participating in the 10-day league-cum-knockout tournament to be played at the Royal KCTC indoor facility in Golfutaar. The participating teams have been divided into three groups with five teams placed in Group ‘A’ from where two teams will make it to the semi-finals. Only the winners from Group ‘B’ and ‘C’ will advance into the last four. 

Bank of Kathmandu Lumbini, Nepal Life Insurance, Nepal Sports Journalists Forum, Machapuchhre Bank and Ruslan are drawn in Group ‘A’. Group ‘B’ consists of Mega Bank, Nepal Republic Media, Citizen Bank and Tele World. NIC Asia Bank, Max Media, ICFC Finance and Civil Bank are drawn in Group ‘C’.

The winners, runners-up and individual award winners will get gift hampers. The Corporate Clash is first event after Kathmandu Cricket Training Centre (KCTC) recently tied up with Royal Indoor to handle Nepal’s first indoor cricket facility. KCTC is owned by national cricket team vice-captain Gyanendra Malla and plans to organise various cricket programmes along with providing training to aspiring cricketers. 

Malla said the target of Corporate Clash is to take cricket into corporate sector. “By getting involved with this tournament, people from the corporate sector will get to know more about the game. This will help in building relations with a large number of corporate house which will ultimately benefit cricket as a whole,” said Malla.

The tournament will not have leg before wicket (LBW) decisions. Each team will field eight players contesting a 12-over game.

Health & Style

Fiction Park

The Hotel

Runa Maharjan, Feb 19 2017
The flight landed in Kathmandu on November 25, 1:00 am. I had come to Nepal to conduct my psychology research. I looked forward to meeting all kinds of people and learning about their inside-world.
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Saturday Features

Man Utd's Rooney could miss League Cup final with muscle injury

Reuters
Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney could miss Sunday's League Cup final against Southampton at Wembley after manager Jose Mourinho revealed that the striker was still struggling with a muscle injury.

The making of India’s foreign policy

Atul K Thakur
India, the world’s largest democracy, certainly has with it some choices when it comes to its foreign policy.

No country for bards

MOHAN GURAGAIN
English teachers often joke that even those who cannot complete a single sentence correctly can still pass the grade 10 English board exams.

Low-life loafers

Guffadi
Our Emperor should learn a thing or two from Amriki President Trump when it comes to coming up with new nataks every week.

Rootless

Pooja Pant
When Africans were enslaved by European colonists and taken to the new continent—now known as the Americas—their names were erased and they were given the names of their ‘masters’.

Of fogs and sunsets

Nepal is known as the land of the Himalayas, with its other geographical aspects often overlooked.

Making of a viral YouTube hit

Anup Ojha
In 2014, The Next, a group of Sydney-based Nepali dancers led by Pradeep Lama, uploaded their first video on YouTube—a dance sequence accompanying the popular song Jaalma.

Same old, same old

OBIE SHRESTHA
Paterson (Adam Driver), who boasts the same name as the New Jersey town he lives in, leads what looks to be a most unremarkable life.

The new ride

Aakriti Dhital
For Kathmandu’s three million daily commuters, getting on overcrowded and unpredictable public transportation services can be a dreaded affair.