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Preparations for PM’s India visit ‘complete’

All preparations related to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s upcoming five-day visit to India are complete, according to the Nepali Embassy in New Delhi. Both sides are likely to make an official announcement on Monday.

KAMALDEV BHATTARAI, Aug 21 2017

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EC investigates into Budhanilkantha voter registration dispute

After CPN-UML local leaders and Election Commission (EC) officials were caught registering new voters at the house of a UML leader on Saturday night in Budhanilkantha Municipality, other parties have padlocked the municipality office on Sunday.

Post Report, Aug 21 2017

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Dr KC warns against new medical affiliation

Expressing serious reservations over the Tribhuvan University’s “secret” move to grant affiliation to a new medical college in Kathmandu, Dr Govinda KC has warned of stern protests including a hunger strike if the decision is not scrapped.

Post Report, Aug 21 2017

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RPP stands against charter revision bill

The Rastriya Prajatantra Party has decided to vote against the constitution amendment bill registered in the Legislature-Parliament, making endorsement of the bill an uphill task for the government.

Post Report, Aug 21 2017

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Baidya, Baburam and Biplav will be wiped if they do not return to mother party: Dahal

CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has remarked that those who deserted the party would be wiped out if they do not return to the party.

Post Report, Aug 20 2017

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Govt will not control media: PM Deuba

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that the government would not control the media.

Post Report, Aug 20 2017

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Bagmati river festival draws huge crowds

Nepal River Conservation Trust in association with Friends Club Kupandole on Saturday organised the Bagmati river festival—Maha Jal Yatra—on the bank of Bagmati River in Kupandole to mark the 223rd week the Bagmati Mega Clean-Up Campaign.

Post Report, Aug 20 2017

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Low-pressure monsoon causing rainfall

The effects of low-pressure monsoon has caused nationwide cloud and resulted in rainfall in some parts of the country on Saturday.

Aug 19 2017

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NOC MD says land purchase deal won't be stopped

Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Managing Director Gopal Bahadur Khadka said the land purchase deal made by NOC won't be stopped at any cost and challenged media persons to stop it if they can.

Post Report, Aug 19 2017

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Prez calls for prioritising rescue works

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has withdrawn the attention of political leaders over the issue of rescue and relief to floods and landslides victims, constitution amendment and foreign policy.

Post Report, Aug 19 2017

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FNJ general convention calendar out

The general convention calendar of the Federation of Nepali Journalists has been made public.

Aug 19 2017

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EVM use ruled out in upcoming polls

The Election Commission has ruled out the possibility of using electronic voting machines (EVMs) for the upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections after it failed to convince three major parties for the same.

Post Report, Aug 19 2017

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MCC board approves $500 million ‘compact programme’ with Nepal

The US Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has approved a $500 million (approximately Rs52 billion) ‘compact programme’ with Nepal. This is MCC’s first compact in South Asia.

Post Report, Aug 18 2017

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Bhandari sworn in as Attorney General

Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly appointed Attorney General Basanta Ram Bhandari in the presence of President Bidya Devi Bhandari amidst a ceremony held at the Office of President, Sheetal Niwas on Friday.

Aug 18 2017

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