Information Minister says electoral atmosphere now all – pervasive

Nawalparasi, Sept 10: Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has spoken of the all – pervasive electoral atmosphere in the country. Speaking to journalists on Saturday evening at Bardaghat of Nawalparasi here, Minister Basnet added that the elections to the parliament and provincial assemblies will be held as per the schedule after the local polls in Province no 2. He noted that the country has now advanced into the federal state structure with the local level polls....

Embrace BP’s ideology: General Secretary Koirala

Pokhara, Sept 9: Nepali Congress’ General Secretary, Shashank Koirala, said the country can move forward only if it embraces the ideology propounded by late leader, BP Koirala. At a function held at BP Kunja Park by the NC Pokhara – Lekhnath Metropolitan City – 26 Ward Coordination Committee to mark the 103rd birth anniversary of BP Koirala, the Congress leader said the development work in Nepal started only during the term of the first elected Prime Minister, BP Koirala,...

Court orders to stop counting of votes of ‘Nepal Idol’ till Sept 8

SEP 7 KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu District Court has issued an interim order to stop counting the votes received to choose the best singers in ‘Nepal Idol’, a famous reality show being aired in a television show recently. A single bench of judge Bivakar Bhatta on Wednesday issued the order, said Spokesperson at the Kathmandu District Court, Krishna Prasad Nepal. Both the sides to the case have been summoned for a discussion on September 8. Lawyers including Yagyamani Neupane had filed...

FNCCI President Rana pledges to bring Palpa’s staple products to international market

Rampur (Palpa), Sept 6: Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) President, Bhawani Rana, has pledged to internationalize the trade of Palpa’s staple products of Dhaka, Karuwa and ginger. Inaugurating the Golden Jubilee of the Palpa Chamber of Commerce and Industry here, Rana said the trade of the staple products will contribute towards country’s economic prosperity. He added that the FNCCI remained committed in its effort to export the Nepali products to India and China. Stating that...

Don’t vote for candidate violating election code: Commissioner Poudel

Parsa, Sept 4: Election Commissioner Ishwori Prasad Poudel has said that a senior leader of the CPN (UML) has confessed to violating the election code of conduct by him. Poudel said that the leader acknowledged his mistake in a letter he sent to the Election Commission in response to the clarifications the commission sought from him. The EC had sought clarification from the leader saying he violated the election code of conduct during election publicity in Birgunj. Speaking at...

Multi-religious diversity Nepal’s special identity: PM Deuba

Kathmandu, Sept 3: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended best wishes to entire Muslim community on their big festival Eid -ul Joha. Giving a congratulatory message today, PM Deuba said the multi-ethnic, multi-religious, multi-cultural and multi-religious diversity are the special identity of Nepal, which inspires all for further respect in society. “I believe that the constitutional provision on the National Muslim Commission will help identify the problems of the Muslim community and the measures to address them,” the...

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...

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...

PM Deuba arrives home concluding five-day State visit to India

Visit successful to boost nation’s prestige: PM Deuba Kathmandu, Aug. 28: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has returned home Sunday evening by wrapping up his five-day State visit to India. At a news conference organized in the VVIP Lounge of Tribhuvan International Airport after his arrival, PM Deuba said that his visit to India heightened nation’s prestige and it helped strengthen the Nepal-India bilateral relations. Reading out a press note during the news conference, PM Deuba said that his...

Forces opposed to election now in election fray: senior leader Poudel

Tanahun, Aug 27: Nepali Congress’ senior leader, Ram Chandra Poudel, today said the forces opposed to elections were now inclined to take part in the elections. Poudel made the remark at a press conference held at the Reporters’ Club, Tanahun. Poudel was of the opinion that the provincial and state elections will be held within mid December. “The forces opposed to the elections will also be taking part in the upcoming elections,” he added. On the occasion, the NC...

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