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Amendment of constitution crucial for elections: Deuba

    ARJUN RAJBANSI, Feb 24 2017
    Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has remarked that the constitution amendment bill should be endorsed in order to conduct the local election within the set deadline.
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    Mahashivaratri being observed today (in pictures)

      Feb 24 2017
      Hindu devotees all over the country are celebrating the great festival of Mahashivaratri by worshipping Lord Shiva at various rivers, ponds and temples on Friday.
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      Prez Bhandari attends Nepal Army Day function

      Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 24 2017
      President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended a special programme organised by the Nepal Army at the Army Pavilion in Tundikhel on the occasion of Mahashivarari festival on Friday.

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      Main News

      Overwhelming turnout at Pinkathon Kathmandu

      Post Report, Feb 24 2017
      Over 2,000 women from various walks of life came together to participate in Pinkathon Kathmandu held in the Capital on Friday.
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      Constitution amendment: UML ‘allows’ House to deliberate over bill

      TIKA R PRADHAN, Feb 24 2017
      Deliberations on the constitution amendment bill finally started on Thursday, almost three months after it was registered at the Parliament Secretariat and a month and a half after it was tabled in Parliament, following the main opposition CPN-UML’s decision to stay neutral.
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      Poll expenses likely to touch Rs 20 billion

      When the country holds local level elections on May 14, they will be first in two decades, and the cost is likely to shoot up to a whopping Rs 18-Rs20 billion.
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      A third man has been arrested in relation to an ongoing investigation into possible corruption in Pakistani cricket, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.

      "Officers from the National Crime Agency arrested a British man in his thirties this morning in the Sheffield area as part of its investigation into the spot-fixing of cricket matches," the NCA said in a statement on their website.

      "He was bailed pending further inquiries."

      The NCA arrested two other men earlier this month as part of the investigation, which they said was being done in conjunction with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and International Cricket Council.

      The PCB suspended three players, including former test opener Nasir Jamshed, as part of the investigation.

      Batsmen Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif were also provisionally suspended this month and sent home from the Pakistan Super League (PSL) Twenty20 tournament, which is being played in Dubai.

      The PCB said at the time they were investigating whether an international betting syndicate was trying to influence matches in the PSL.

      Three Pakistan players, Mohammad Amir, Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif, were jailed in Britain in 2011 for conspiracy charges relating to spot-fixing after 'no balls' were bowled to order during a test against England at Lord's.

      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

      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

      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

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


      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

      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.