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Archive for February, 2014


Subash Nembang elected CA chair

CPN-UML leader Subash Nembang has been elected to the post of Speaker and Chairperson of the Constituent Assembly on Tuesday evening. Acting CA Chairperson Surya Bahadur Thapa announced the name of Nembang as the next Chief after political parties present in the parliament extended their support to Nembang without opposition. UML Parliamentary Party (PP) leader […]

Update: Air crash in Argakhachi

Nepal Army Rescuers have recovered bodies of all 18 on board on the Nepal Airlines twin otter from the crash site in Argakhachi. A Nepal Army chopper had spotted the wreckage of the missing Nepal Airlines twin otter on Masine lekh in Argakhachi at an altitude of 7000ft on Monday morning . “Our helicopter has […]

Bad operator

The Central Investigative Bureau (CIB) arrested Bishwa Pratap Acharya, operator of an orphanage Happy Home Nepal (HHN), on child-trafficking charges. CIB’s investigations began on Friday, first with a raid on the premises of HHN’s school – Happy Home International School – in Dhapakhel. On Friday afternoon, 43-year-old Lojung Kippa Sherpa of Makalu, Sankhuwasabha, filed a case […]

Hospital hunger strike

Dr Govinda KC has ended his hunger strike  on the eighth day after the government officials agreed to his demands on Saturday. Dr KC, who had been demanding end of politic al interference in medical sector, broke the strike in the presence of Chief Secretary of Government of Nepal, Lilamani Poudel and Chairperson of Nepal […]

Competing at Sochi Winter Olympics

Nepal’s only contender at the Sochi Winter Olympics Dachhiri Sherpa is set to play today in the 15 km Men’s Cross Country event scheduled for Friday at 3:45 pm NST. NOC General Secretary Shrestha said Dachhiri was selected as per his performance in various events organised by International Ski Federation (FIS). “There was no selection […]

Passing the buck

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has denied about any promise was made to provide the Ministry of Home Affairs to CPN-UML. “We have not reached any agreement, as it has been publicised, to provide Home Ministry to UML,” Koirala told journalists after a meeting of Constituent Assembly in New Baneshwor on Wednesday. NC leader Ram Sharan […]

Deal or no deal

Vice Chairman of CPN-UML Bam Dev Gautam criticised Nepali Congress backtracking from its decision to  not award the Home Ministry portfolio to UML. He even warned that his party will wage a nationwide “exposure” against the NC’s deception. Gautam, who was likely to get the post of Home Minister in the new government led by […]