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No preparation to impeach election commissioners: UML

3 years ago

June 3, Kathmandu : Chief Whip of the CPN (UML) parliamentary party Bhanubhakta Dhakal has said that his party has not made any preparations to register impeachment motion against the Chief Commissioner or Commissioners of the Election Commission over the Election Commission ordering a re-polling in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-19. The Election Commission had ordered for a re-election at Ward Number 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City today following the tearing of the ballot papers of that Ward by representatives of political parties while the vote counting was underway for that ward on May 28. Talking to RSS, leader Dhakal made it clear that the UML would not go for a 'reactive politics' of that sort. "Our party does not have the policy of terrorising the office-bearers of the......

Those winning polls by distributing money should repent: Bijukchhe

3 years ago

June 2, Bhaktapur : Chairman of Nepal Workers and Peasant Party, Narayan Man Bijukchhe, has said that people's level of consciousness would not go up after winning the polls by distributing money and goods. At a programme organized by Nepal Revolutionary Women Association on Friday, Bijukchhe said that those winning the polls by distributing money should repent. "This is the serious crime," he added. On the occasion, lawmaker Anuradha Thapa Magar and party's leaders expressed their opinions on women......

Nikita lifts title of Miss Nepal-2017

3 years ago

June 2, Kathmandu : Nikita Chandak has lifted the title of Miss Nepal-2017 organized by the Hidden Treasure Nepal. Chandak was declared the title winner after the final talents show event organized in the capital city this evening. Likewise, Rojina Shrestha has bagged the title of 'Miss Earth Nepal'. Similarly, Niti Shah has won the title of the 'Miss International Nepal'. A total of 19 ladies were selected for the final race in the......

Hindu nation, constitutional monarchy can be reinstated peacefully: Leader Thapa

3 years ago

May 29, Kathmandu : Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairperson Kamal Thapa ha said the new constitution does not negate any ideologies, so the Hindu nation and constitutional monarchy could be reinstated in the country. He said this while addressing the 28th anniversary of the party here Monday. Chairman Thapa admitted that his party could not gain favorable results in the first phase of local level election on May 14. He reasoned that many forces were cornering the party that resulted RPP in a grim position in the election. RPP Chairman stressed the need to correct the internal weakness and make public understand the ideals and the principles of the party and its manifesto in view of the second phase of election. On a different note, the former Deputy Prime Minister urged one and......

Govt forms committee to probe Goma Air crash

3 years ago

May 28, Kathmandu : The ministerial level meeting called by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation formed a committee to probe into Goma Air crash on Sunday. The Goma Air's airplane (9N-AKY ) with three crew members ferrying cargo from Kathmandu to Lukla crashed while trying to land at Tenzing-Hillary Airport of Lukla Saturday noon. A senior pilot Paras Kumar Rai died on the spot while its co-pilot Srijan Manandhar succumbed to injuries later. Airhostess Pragya Maharjan received injuries. She is receiving treatment in Kathmandu. According to a press statement released by the Spokesperson of the Ministry, Ghanashyam Upadhyay, on Sunday, a five-member committee was formed to investigate the Saturday's aircraft crash. Former Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority......

Five women dead in bus accident

3 years ago

May 28, Dhading : At least five women died after a bus met an accident at Bhakare of Nilkantha Municipality-11 along the Dhadingbensi-Salyantar road section in Dhading district Sunday evening. The bus (Ga 1 Kha 3805) heading to Khahare from Golabhanjyang fell 200 meters down the road, injuring 20 other passengers, Kuber Dharel, a local involved in rescue, said. Identity of the deceased persons is not ascertained as yet while the injured are receiving treatment at the District Hospital. The District Police Office said that details of the incident are awaited, for the police personnel could not reach the site in......

UML gains people’s trust: Chairman Oli

3 years ago

May 28, Kathmandu : CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has argued that UML's height has increased due to people's trust on the party in the local level elections. At a programme organized in the capital city on Sunday, he also expressed commitment to serve the people honestly by respecting the trust they showed to the party through the election. He also expressed his confidence that the second phase of local level polls, provincial polls and polls in the central parliament should be conducted based on consensus and coordination of three major political parties for the implementation of the constitution. On the occasion, UML Vice-Chairman Bamdev Gautam, former foreign affairs minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey, UML leader Sanu Shrestha, Youth Association Chair Rajib Pahari and others......

Terhathum village suffers without electricity for past two days

3 years ago

May 26, Terhathum : An entire village in Terhathum is forced to suffer darkness for the past two days with a canal of a local hydropower project damaged by a local resident. The village named Khamlalung in Aatharai rural municipality-2 that has got power disconnected houses around 200 families. The 22 kilowatt Koyakhola Hydropower Project that was built in 2064 B.S. had been illuminating the village. However, a local resident damaged a canal of the project, approximately 10 meters long, saying water flowing through the canal that cuts through his land caused landslides. Without any option left, they filed a complaint with Area Police Office at Sankrantibazaar demanding investigation into the case, said the project chairman Gopi......

Man dies in road accident

3 years ago

May 26, Sunsari : A man was killed and one other injured when a tractor met with an accident at Inaruwa-9 in Sunsari on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as local resident Sajar Khan. Khan died in the course of tratment at B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan. The injured Sarekh Khan was receiving treatment at the hospital, police said. The ill-fated tractor (Ko 2 Ta 2768) was headed to Sattairjhora from Babiya......

Indian PM Modi congratulates PM Dahal

3 years ago

Kathmandu : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' for making the local level polls a success in Nepal. In a telephone call to PM Prachanda this evening, the Indian PM expressed happiness over the local level polls in Nepal, Prime Minister Prachanda's Press Advisor Govinda Acharya told RSS. Modi expressed the confidence that Nepal would proceed ahead on the path of peace, good governance and stability through the local level elections. In his call, Modi also praised PM Prachanda for crucial achievements during his stay in the office as the PM for nearly 10......

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