Attorney General rules out defending impeachment against Karki

    Post Report, Oct 21 2016
    The Office of Attorney General has made it clear that it cannot defend the suspended chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki, because of the impeachment motion against him.
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    Supplementary application filed at SC against Lokman

    • Advocate Aryal demands termination of all facilities to Karki
    Post Report, Oct 21 2016

    Another supplementary application has been filed at the Supreme Court against suspended Chief Commissioner of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Lokman Singh Karki.

    Advocate Om Prakash Aryal registered the application at the Apex court on Friday seeking the court’s interim order to terminate all facilities to Karki and suspend him from work.

    “He should be stripped of residential facility provided by the government, security, and his financial transactions should be kept under scrutiny as he could misuse them to obstruct the judicial process,” said advocate Aryal.

    Aryal further accused Karki of using police to retaliate SC team, who were at his house to paste the court summons. “Allowing security facility to him is risky,” said Aryal.

    The application seeks suspension of Karki, stating that he has obstructed judicial activites, did not cooperate with the court and could attempt to destroy the evidences against him.

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    Two more arrested in connection with Kathmandu school blasts

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Oct 21 2016
    Police on Thursday night arrested two more people in connection with explosions in half-a-dozen schools of Kathmandu on September 20.

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    Main News

    Govt team to inspect petroleum gas at Imadol today

    Post Report, Oct 21 2016
    The government is all set to conduct a test on petroleum gas found at Imadol on Friday. Although the potentiality of methane gas at Imadol has been in talks for a very long time, no steps had been taken for its exploration.
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    Lokman's impeachment proposal not our concern: Morcha

    Post Report, Oct 21 2016
    Madhesi Morcha--an alliance of Madhes-based parties protesting against the constitution--has said that impeachment proposal against CIAA Chief Commissioner Lokman Singh Karki is not an issue of their concern.
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    CNP without animal hospital; sick, injured animals at risk

    SHIVA PURI, Oct 21 2016
    According to the CNP, three rescued rhinos succumbed to injuries during treatment in the last three months
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    YAN defends foreign concern over impeachment motion

    Oct 21 2016
    The Youth Association Nepal (YAN) has said foreign concern over the impeachment motion registered against the Chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki, at the parliament is unnecessary.
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    SS Events, an event management company, has completed all the preparations for the third Century Bank Corporate Super Sixes tournament that kicks off on Wednesday.

    A total of 19 corporate houses are competing in the tournament to be played at the Tribhuvan University Stadium. Kantipur Media Group, Century Bank, Civil Bank, NIC Asia Bank, Prabhu Bank, Nabil Bank, Nepal SBI Bank, Machhapuchhre Bank, Kumari Bank, Jyoti Bikash Bank, NCC Bank, NMB Finance, ICFC Finance, Ruslan, Subisu, Nepal Telecom, Sipradi Trading and Nimbus are the participating teams.

    The teams are divided into six groups with the top two teams after league stage making it to the pre-quarterfinals. Four best runners-up teams with highest net run-rate will also join the group winners and runners-up in the last 16. SS Chief Executive Officer Raman Shiwakoti said the organisers are expecting a good tournament.

    “We would like to thank everyone who have been supporting this event. We are trying to promote Nepali cricket and corporate cricket is a good start for us. We are expecting some tough competitions for the tournament,” said Shiwakoti. Century Bank Deputy CEO Jeevan Bhattarai lauded the effort from SS Events.

    “Every since our establishment, Century Bank has been trying to contribute in the development of cricket. The Super Sixes is a good concept that brings all corporate house together. The tournament has grown up well and we are happy to be a part of it,” said Bhattarai.

    The five-over-a-side tournament will see each team consisting of six players battling in the field with white ball and colour clothing. Player of the tournament and other individual winners are assured of prizes. Sipradi Trading are the defending champions.

    Health & Style

    Fiction Park

    Some things you cannot fix

    PUNAM GHIMIRE, Oct 02 2016
    I never knew when she would appear. She’d open windows to the cold air and steal the covers from my bed. I felt sure she didn’t act alone. She had a bevy of her girls assisting her. I was really up against a force stronger than I could handle
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    Editor's Pick

    Impeachment axe falls on Lokman Singh Karki

    TIKA R PRADHAN, Oct 20 2016
    As many as 157 lawmakers from the governing CPN (Maoist Centre) and the main opposition CPN-UML on Wednesday evening registered an impeachment motion against Lokman Singh Karki, chief of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), at the Parliament Secretariat.
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    Saturday Features

    Theatre of Dreams: A fortress once more

    Old Trafford has found an unlikely messiah in the once-hated Jose Mourinho as it looks to reestablish itself as an impossible venue all teams feared travelling to

    Post-Dashain syndrome!

    Offices will open but civil servants will not do any work till Tihar is over. They don’t do much during the rest of the year anyway

    Will Xi or won’t Xi?

    John Narayan Parajuli
    Do we even have a sense of security and logistical requirement for facilitating the visit of the second most powerful leader in the world?

    Dashain In 10 Photographs

    Post Report
    Dashain In 10 Photographs

    A flower on a lake

    I’ll be honest. When I first heard about the possibility of visiting Mugu, I was hesitant. It seemed so far away. And the trip wasn’t meant to be leisurely. It wasn’t going to be a week of just walking through the Western hills where I could pause and marvel at the changing landscape. We would be staying in Mugu’s headquarter, Gamgadi, at a lodge, with a team of a dozen. The trip would end with a visit to Rara Lake. But still. A week in Gamgadi seemed like a stretch.

    A Dashain, despite it all

    Post Report
    Festivities are but an occasion to celebrate life. But what if there is nothing to celebrate? When life is squeezing you from all sides and you are meandering pillar to post just to eke out a living, what is there to be merry about? Or so I had thought. But having been party to the Dashain celebrations at the squatter community along the Bagmati River in Thapathali, I now know otherwise.

    Get fresh mandate

    Leaders have been discredited; the CA-turned-Parliament has outlived its purpose. Let’s elect the House of Representatives to implement the constitution and hold provincial and local elections

    On writers and their works

    With Elena Ferrante’s true identity revealed, we are forced to think about the relationship between a writer and her creation

    Why KC Matters!

    Our politicians do not want change, the ‘old’ system of ‘loot, boot & shoot’ works pretty well for those who want to make quick bucks