SC stays swearing-in ceremony of 3 NA members nominated by Prez

    Post Report, Feb 25 2018
    The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a short-term interim order directing the government not to administer the oath of office and secrecy to the three National Assembly members nominated by the President upon the recommendation of the KP Sharma Oli-led government.
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    EPG report to be positive for both countries

      Feb 25 2018
      The report to be presented by the Nepal-India Eminent Persons Groups (EPG) will be positive for both the countries.
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      NSU cadres stage demonstration outside NC office

      • Deuba gifted spectacles
      Post Report, Feb 25 2018
      Cadres of Nepali Congress (NC) aligned Nepal Student Union (NSU) staged demonstration outside party office in Sanepa on Sunday demanding end to factionalism in the party.
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      NC forms committee to elect PP leader

        Post Report, Feb 25 2018
        The Nepali Congress (NC) has formed a three-member committee for the election of Parliamentary Party (PP) leader.
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        Court orders to present petitioner in Krishna Pd Adhikari murder case

        Chitwan, Feb 25 2018
        The Chitwan District Court on Sunday issued an order to present petitioner in the case relating to the murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari of Fujel, Gorkha.

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        College staffers padlock Mahendra Bindeshwori Multiple Campus

        Rajbiraj, Siraha, Feb 25 2018
        The main gate of Mahendra Bindeshwori Multiple Campus (MBMC), Rajbiraj has been padlocked in protest against the government's decision to merge the college into newly established Rajshri Janak University (RJU).

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        Main News

        Man arrested red-handed dealing drugs

        Post Report, Feb 25 2018
        A drug dealer has been arrested red-handed from Sundhara in the Capital.
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        Hearing on 2004 Krishna Pd Adhikari murder case today

        Post Report, Feb 25 2018
        The Chitwan District Court has slated the hearing on the murder case of Krishna Prasad Adhikari of Fujel, Gorkha, who was killed during the armed conflict, for Sunday.
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        Army claim sixth title of the season

        Post Report, Feb 25 2018
        National team striker Nawayug Shrestha missed from the spot but Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) still prevailed over archrivals Nepal Police Club (NPC) 4-3 in penalties to win the Hetauda Gold Cup on Saturday.
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        SC stays swearing-in ceremony of 3 NA members nominated by Prez

        Post Report, Feb 25 2018
        The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a short-term interim order directing the government not to administer the oath of office and secrecy to the three National Assembly members nominated by the President upon the recommendation of the KP Sharma Oli-led government.
        full story »

        Entertainment

        Sports

        Kanchi Maya Koju of Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club successfully defended the title as she claimed the second edition of Kathmandu Pinkathon on Saturday. 

        Koju clocked one hour, 20 minutes and 21 seconds to win the race ahead of Sarita Basi of Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Pushpa Bhandari of Nepal Police Club (NPC). She had won the first edition in 1:18:20 hours. 
        Basi was a distant second place finisher clocking 1:25:01 hours, while Bhandari timed 1:27:02 hours. The top three finishers of this event got Rs 60,000, Rs 40,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively.
        APF also got hold of the women’s 10km race with Santoshi Shrestha taking the gold in 38:40 minutes. Her clubmate Bindra Shrestha finished second in 39:42 minutes and another TAC runner Reshu Basnet took bronze in 40:45. The podium finishers got Rs 30,000, Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively. 
        The event, organised by Leisure Port Nepal, had to be held at Nepal Police Academy in Maharajgunj due to construction work at the Dashrath Stadium. 
        Only women runners participate in the Pinkathon initiated by Bollywood actor and super model Milind Soman. Leisure Port are the franchise holder for Pinkathon in Nepal.
        The one-day event is organised to spread awareness of breast cancer. Soman had said that the objective of the event was to encourage women to adopt health and fitness in their daily lifestyles through running. Pinkathon is currently held in eight different cities of India. Saturday also saw the women’s 5km and 3km rallies won by Deepa Neupane and Chandana Gurung respectively. 

        Eastern Region entered the semi-finals of the Prime Minister Cup Twenty20 National cricket tournament with a crushing 98-run victory over Mid-Western Region at the Fapla cricket grounds on Friday.

        Electing to bat first in a Group ‘A’ game, Eastern Region made 134-5 with 42 runs from Kajol Shrestha and 41 from skipper Rubin Chhetri. Midwest in reply were bundled out for just 36 runs in 19 overs.

        In another match, Central Region edged Far-Western Region by 12 runs to finish Group ‘B’ winners. (PR)

        Health & Style

        Escalate

        Keep an eye on the competition, but don’t let it drive you

        Post Report, Feb 19 2018
        Amir K Pradhananga was drawn towards the hospitality industry early on. While growing up, Pradhananga often visited hotels in the Valley with his family and says was drawn to the business without even registering it at first.
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        Saturday Features

        Education in the federation of Nepal

        Post Report
        A robust discussion concerning the future state of education under a federal setup in Nepal has kicked off at a two-day international conference, organised by the Higher Institutions and Secondary Schools’ Association Nepal (Hissan).

        ‘Writing is inherent, but needs nurturing’

        When she first came to Nepal from India in 1964, Maya Thakuri thought of herself as more of a singer than a writer.

        Sky.Sky.

        Prateebha Tuladhar
        1. The air is thick where we stand. 2. The sky is heavy, like it were on the brink of tears.3. I suck the air in and it tastes like water.4. The rain has stopped. It’s time we left.

        A little less corrupt!

        Guffadi
        If we were to believe the report from Transparency International then we should all be happy that our land is a little less corrupt than it was a year ago.

        Mountain of the spirit

        Mountains have enticed me for as long as I can remember. As a child, I always looked at the mountains, which once used to be in plain sight from my house in Kirtipur, and wondered if there is anything beyond them.

        All the rage

        Timothy Aryal
        This week saw the opening of a new theatre house in Kathmandu, the Kunja Theatre. As its debut production, the theatre house is currently staging A Madman’s Diary.

        Wakanda forever

        OBIE SHRESTHA
        Exactly a decade after the Marvel Cinematic Universe had kicked off with Iron Man, Marvel and Disney have finally seen fit to offer us the very first black superhero in the series, in the form of the Black Panther, the latest—not to mention, very late—addition to the gang.

        Best foot forward

        Abijeet Pant
        51-year-old Ram Bahadur Thapa, a porter by trade, had become anxious in the last few years because of a rapid decline in work opportunities in the Capital.

        Book rush

        Sandesh Ghimire
        Almost half a century before the publication of Bhanubhakta Acharya’s translation of Ramayana—considered widely as the first Nepali bestseller—the Bible had been translated and published in Nepali in 1821 CE.