FSU election underway in RR Campus

Kathmandu, March 28: The Free Students Union (FSU) election at Ratna Rajya (RR) Campus is underway as it was postponed for two times due to the disputes seen among the student organizations. According to campus Chief Dr Nirmala Kumari Suwal, the election was held as per the order of the Supreme Court. According to the latest update, around 1,000 votes have been cast and the voting is underway peacefully. The student wing All Nepal National Free Student Union (ANNFSU)...

PM Dahal urges Chinese investors to invest in Nepal without qualms

March 27: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has called on the Chinese investors and businessmen to invest in Nepal, saying Nepal is a virgin land for investment and that there were prospects for investments and returns in every sector. The Prime Minister said this while speaking at the Roundtable Meeting on Investment Opportunities in Nepal organised by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCIT) in Beijing today. The Prime Minister is currently in China in...

Issue of post-quake reconstruction key election agenda in Kavrepalanchok

Banepa, March 27: When will post-reconstruction works begin in true sense, and how and in what way will it take place? Why it is not getting a momentum till now? These are most frequent questions that political parties and leaders reaching villages of Kavrepalanchok in view of the upcoming local poll face from the public sphere. The first question the majority of Kavrepalanchok folks ask to political parties and leaders visiting their doorsteps with the hope of creating an...

Front leaders warn against holding polls sans amendment

Rajbiraj (Saptari), March 27: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal Chairman, Upendra Yadav, on Sunday ruled out the possibility of conducting the polls without amendment of the new constitution. Speaking at a ceremony held to pay tribute to the five Untied Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) cadres killed in police firing at the Rajbiraj Industrial Zone in Maleth, Yadav said that Kathmandu does not have the right to conduct local elections under the existing federal set up. Stating that the right to...

Nine student organisations demand postponement of FSU election at RR Campus

Kathmandu, March 26: Nine different student organisations have demanded postponement of the Free Students Union (FSU) election at Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus scheduled on coming Tuesday. Issuing a press release, the nine student organisation of the ruling parties have asked the campus administration to set a new date for the FSU election by postponing ongoing process, as the students of MA second year are sitting for their examinations and no environment conducive was created to participate in the elections...

No alternative to elections: General Secretary Pokharel

Pokhara, March 26: CPN (UML) General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel has said that his party will cooperate with the government to hold the local level polls in slated date, May 14. Speaking at a press meet organized by the Press Chautari, Kaski chapter today, leader Pokharel said elections were essential to end political transition and to implement the constitution He added that the local polls should not be postponed under any pretext. In an another note, he shared that the...

NC forms Central Work Execution Committee

Kathmandu, March 26: The Nepali Congress has formed its Central Work Execution Committee one year after the party’s general convention. Holding discussions on the first agenda, the central committee meeting started today finalised the name of members for the ‘Central Work Execution Committee’, said NC central committee member Ramesh Rijal. A total of 29-member committee comprising 22 central committee members and seven office-bearers was formed on the basis of seniority as per the party statute. The party was having...

Elections: Voter education training for regional trainers starts in Pokhara

Pokhara, March 26: Voter education training for regional trainers has started in Pokhara, Kaski keeping in view of upcoming local level elections slated for May 14. Organised by the Regional Election Office, Pokhara, a total of 70 trainers from various 12 districts including Gulmi, Palpa of Lumbini zone and other 10 districts of Dhauwalagiri have participated in the training, said election office chief Ganga Lal Subedi. The participating trainers include from different offices including district election officers, secondary level...

Election before constitution amendment not possible: Rajendra Mahato

March 24, 2017: Sadbhawana Party central chair Rajendra Mahato has said the party will not take the party in any election until the issues of fresh delineation of provinces are sorted out. Talking to media persons briefly at Janakpur Airport today, leader Mahato ruled out the possibility of election before the constitution amendment. In his reply to a query of journalists, he said to bring the issue of settling the demarcation dispute through a commission was just a conspiracy...

DCC Office and Jaleshwar Municipality office padlocked

March 24, 2017: The agitating United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) cadres and leaders have locked up the office of the District Coordination Committee and Jaleshwar Municipality in Mahottari district today in protest of the new local body restructuring. They went to these offices at around 11 am and padlocked the main doors of the both offices by forcing the staffers make their way out of their offices. According to the UDMF Coordinator Ram Naresh Raya, their demand is to...

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