Parties agree to bring all war-era cases under TRC
(today) In the wake of UCPN (Maoist) warning that they could walk out of the political process, the three major parties have agreed to bring all war-era cases under the purview of Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). At a meeting held at the Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday, top leaders of the Nepali Congress, the CPN-UML and the UCPN (M) consen
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Amnesty provisions' in TRC bill violate Intel law, say Intel HR bodies
(today) Amnesty International (AI), Human Rights Watch (HRW), and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) have expressed grave concern over the provisions of amnesty contained in the recently-tabled Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) bill in the Nepal´s Parliament. Issuing a statement in New York on Thursday, the three international human ri ... Read Full News
93.2 hectares of forestland encroached in 63 districts: OAG
(today) A total of 93,283 hectares of forestland have been encroached by the settlers in 63 districts of the country so far, according to the Auditor General´s latest report. The 51st annual report of the Office of the Auditor General (OAG), which was recently submitted to President Dr Ram Baran Yadav, shows that a whopping 121 thousand households have
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Lawyers divided over case withdrawal
(today) Legal practitioners remain divided over whether the government should withdraw the case filed against 13 Maoist cadres for their alleged involvement in the murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari. Legal practitioner Khim Lal Devkota, who is also a UCPN (Maoist) leader, claimed that the government can withdraw the cases through a cabinet decision. On the
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Khotang School generates fund by selling urine
(today) It may come as a surprise to many to know that a school in Khotang district is making money by selling urine to local farmers. Janata Lower Secondary School of Nerpa in the district has been generating funds by selling urine it started collecting since last year. According to school principal Jhama Prasad Acharya urine is sold to farmers at Rs 2
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MoE pledges to provide textbooks to all students in two weeks
(today) While school students across the country began their new academic session without textbooks in their hand, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has vowed to make the books available to them within two weeks from now. With the delay this year, the government has failed to provide the textbooks to students on time for the seventh year in a row. The M
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Oli returns home, says his life has been prolonged
(yesterday) CPN-UML parliamentary party (PP) leader KP Sharma Oli, who was in Indian Capital New Delhi for nearly one and a half months for his treatment, has returned home. Talking to media persons upon his arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu Wednesday, leader Oli said that the medical treatment in India had prolonged his life.  He
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Parties agree to form special court to take up conflict-era cases
(today) Laders from the ruling and main opposition UCPN (Maoist) have agreed to amend the bill on Truth and Reconciliation Commission to pave the way for formation of a special court to take up conflict-era cases. The leaders, however, couldn´t reach consensus on settling the dispute over the arrest of 13 Maoist cadres for their alleged involvement in the
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UCPN (Maoist) picks Dahal as PP leader
(today) The UCPN (Maoist) on Wednesday picked its Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal as party’s Parliamentary Party (PP) leader. Dahal, who had earlier refused to take the position, agreed to assume the role after being convinced by party leaders that his leadership is needed in the House and constitution drafting process. However, the party’s Parliamentary P
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UGC submits draft higher education policy to MoE
(today) University Grant Commission (UGC) has submitted a draft of the higher education policy to the Ministry of Education (MoE) amid a program on Wednesday. Handing over the draft policy to the Minister for Education Chitra Lekha Yadav, the UGC’s Member Secretary Bhola Nath Pokhrel mentioned that the draft envisages establishment, regulation and manage
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Air hostess detained with illegal gold
(9 hours ago) An airhostess of Air Arabia has been held with 19 kg of gold at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Wednesday night. Air hostess Subhekchya Regmi was detained at around 11.30 last night during a regular checking at the airport. Police also found 232 gram of earrings from Regmi. Meanwhile, police have been interrogating Regmi.
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Careless driving behind surge in accidents along six-lane highway
(today) Though fatalities along the country´s first six-lane highway have shown negligible decrease, the number of road accidents on the highway is still significantly high. As per the records of the last four years provided by Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD), over 300 road accidents are reported along the highway annually. Experts fear tha
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House clogged over TRC, meeting adjourned for an hour
(yesterday) UCPN (Maoist) has obstructed the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament protesting the government move to file case against 13 Maoist activists in connection to Krisha Adhikari murder case before the formation of Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). With the Maoist obstruction, the house meeting has been adjourned for an hour. At the sta
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Adhikari murder case: UCPN (Maoist) obstruct House (yesterday)
Adhikari murder case: UCPN (Maoist) obstruct House
(yesterday) The UCPN (Maoist) obstructed the Legislature-Parliament session of the Constituent Assembly on Wednesday protesting against the government move to file case against 13 party cadres in connection with the 2004 murder case of Gorkha's Krishna Prasad Adhikari . CA Chairman Subash Chandra Nembang adjourned the House for an hour after the Maoist l ... Read Full News
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(Apr 15) A panel discussion about the topic National Dialogue on Youth Policy in Nepal is being conducted at the Film Development Board, Chabahil, on April 15. The hour-long policy debate will also be aired li
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(Apr 11) In his brand new song, singer Kanye West has slammed socialite-fiancée Kim Kardashian’s former lovers Kris Humphries and Reggie Bush. The track, which also features rapper Future, is titled I won.
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(yesterday) It is quite difficult to slot a piece of music into a fixed genre these days and it’s probably because so many styles are being practiced by Nepal’s upcoming musicians. Artistes are, after all, bound
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(Apr 09) It seems as though the characters in Prawin Adhikari’s debut collection The Vanishing Act have conspired to stay with us. Without much sound, they burrow deep into the folds of our memories and appear
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