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  • Electoral constituency delineation under influence – Leader Nepal

    Bharatpur, Sept 1: CPN (UML) leader Madhav Kumar Nepal said the recent delineation of the electoral constituency was not appropriate. At a press conference organized here today by Press Chautary Nepal, Chitwan Chapter, he accused the Constituency Delineation Commission (CDC) of working under political influence while delimiting the electoral constituencies. “The CDC should keep into consideration the population, geography, convenience, voters, proximity, access and ethnic diversity while demarcating constituencies but these aspects were overlooked in some cases”, leader Nepal...

    DEAN’s national conference kicks off in Itahari

    Itahari, Aug 31: A two-day national conference of the Diploma Engineer’s Association, Nepal (DEAN) kicked off here today. The conference held outside the Kathmandu Valley for the first time with the participation of representatives from the SAARC nations as well was inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar. On the occasion, he urged the DEAN to come up with a new but substantive policy at a time when the process...

    UML Kapilvastu punishes 162

    Jitpur (Kapilvastu), Aug 30: The CPN-UML Kapilvastu has taken action against 162 members for acting against the interest of the party in the recently held local level elections. Those facing action including district level leaders to normal members. Some have been removed from the district committees while some remain suspended. Accordingly, Purna Chandra Pariyar, Ful Kumari Shrestha and Khamba Bahadur Shah were removed from the district committee. Likewise, 15 were expelled from the party, according to the district secretary...

    Energy Minister trying to sack Kulman Ghising

    29 Aug,Nagarik says Energy Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi is trying to sack Nepal Electricity Authority’s Managing Director Kulman Ghising, who has earned popularity by giving an end to regular power outage even in the winter season. Minister Shahi as well as some powerful officials of the Authority have filed a complaint at Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority demanding that the constitutional body launch an investigation into Ghising’s property, the report says the Minister wants some official close...

    PM’s statement causes division in ruling alliance

    29 Aug,Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s controversial statement at a joint press conference with Indian PM Narendra Modi that he would make efforts to amend the constitution not only brought criticism from opposition parties, but also caused some serious differences in the ruling alliance as well, according to reports published in Republica and Annapurna Post. Republica says if remarks made by CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and other senior leaders are taken into account, the Maoist Centre and Nepali Congress have already...

    95 parties to contest November polls

    Kathmandu, Aug 28:The deadline set by Election Commission for parties to get registered for provincial and federal elections to be held in November has expired on Sunday and total 95 parties have applied to contest the polls, reports Republica in its lead story for the day. All major political parties including the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, which had boycotted the first and second phases of local level elections, have applied for registration. Likewise, the breakaway faction of Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Rastriya...

    Minister Basnet makes surprise visits to Gorkhapatra and NTA

    Kathmandu, Aug 27: Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has paid surprise visits to various subordinate bodies under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) here today. When Minister Basnet reached the