Stories By 'SANJEEV GIRI'
Members of the public, party cadres, and leaders from the opposition as well as the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have come down heavily against the ruling party after Kathmandu-7 lawmaker Rambir Manandhar announced on Tuesday to resign so that senior NCP leader Bam Dev Gautam could contest the by-election there.
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The government has adopted a pragmatic approach by altering the modality of providing concessional loans to survivors of the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015.
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None of the national political parties has complied with the Election Commission directive to ensure 33 percent representation of women in the central committee.The order, in line with the constitution and the Political Party Registration Act, has been flouted, with the parties saying they will be able to comply with the legal provision only after a general convention.
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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who returned to Kathmandu on Thursday after a long engagement in the United States and Costa Rica, was flooded with questions over growing dissatisfaction within the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), in a chaotic press conference at the airport that more or less sums up the current state of the ruling party.
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Even as landlocked Nepal is pushing to enhance connectivity, the lack of a national guiding policy on the role of railways and conflicting geo-strategic dynamics is taking a toll, as the country will be among the few nations in the modern era to develop two completely different railway systems.
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The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has decided to investigate the purchase of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).
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