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Archive for October, 2010


Hygienic Meat

Translated from Nepal Samachar Patra, October 22 Alternative Pork Processing Industries has developed a new technique for consuming meat for the first time in Nepal. This technique considers animal rights as well as consumers’ health, according to the company’s director. Adopting the technique from Germany, the pork processing industry has developed it to make it […]

Taskforce meets

Political leaders, assisting the taskforce formed to finalise the contentious issues in the constitution drafting, held a meeting on Friday to discussed the structure of the judiciary in the new constitution. The participants of the meeting exchanged views on the judicial system adopted by other countries and past experiences of the country on judiciary.., said […]

Unicameral system

A unicameral parliamentary system will be adopted in the provinces. The agreement was reached at a meeting on Wednesday, following deliberations on a report of the Committee on Determination of the Structure of Legislative Body. The meeting was attended by leaders supporting the task force constituted to resolve contentious issues in the drafting of the […]

Leaders meet

Leaders of the three big parties met President Dr Ram Baran Yadav at Shital Niwas this morning to discuss ways to resolve the current political stalemate. Caretaker Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, NC president Sushil Koirala and UML chairman Jhalanath Khanal went to Shital Niwas for a meeting that lasted […]

Tremors felt

An earthquake was felt in Kathmandu Valley and surrounding areas at 1.56am on Monday. The epicentre of the earthquake was located in Xizang of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, about 100 kilometres north of Kathmandu. The earthquake measured 5 on the Richter scale. The last tremors in the Valley, felt in February, also had […]

Off to Canada

An 11-member delegation of CA members, led by Speaker Subas Chandra Nembang, left for Canada Saturday afternoon at invitation of the Canadian government and the Canadian Bar Association. The objective of the visit is to hold discussions on federalism with the leaders of political parties and federalism experts in Canada. Nembang will also meet his […]

Pascoe’s briefing in NY

During his briefing to the United Nations Security Council in New York yesterday, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe called on Nepal’s parties to take early decisions to bring the peace process to a successful conclusion. “There is no doubt that the 15 January deadline for UNMIN’s withdrawal has created a new sense of […]