Constitution amendment proposal incomplete-Dr Bhattarai


Kapilvastu, Dec 5: Naya Shakti Party (NSP) Nepal Coordinator Dr Baburam Bhattarai has claimed that the constitution amendment motion recently tabled by the government before the parliament is incomplete. Addressing a political training and party entry programme organized by NSN's Interim District Council here on Monday, Coordinator Bhattarai said they have made their stance clear on demarcating two provinces in Terai on five bases of identity and four bases of capability. Dr Bhattarai further spoke of the importance of constitution amendment for safeguarding and implementing the constitution. NSN Province Number 5 Coordinator Surendra Chaudhary hinted about the possible collapse of achievements of the past movements if serious efforts are not made regarding the implementation of the constitution -- albeit incomplete. On the occasion, leaders and cadres of different parties including Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Loktantrik) Vice-Chairperson Dan Bahadur Chaudhary defected to NSN Party. RSS


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UML to intensify agitation against constitution amendment


Bhaktapur, Dec 5: The CPN-UML has decided to intensify the ongoing agitation against the constitution amendment bill registered by the government at the Legislature-Parliament. The standing committee meeting of the party held at Chairman KP Sharma Oli's residence, Balkot, reiterated the importance of taking the agitation nationwide, said party Vice-Chairman Bam Dev Gautam. Informing media about the meeting, UML Spokesperson Yogesh Bhattarai said the protest against government's plan to amend the constitution would be widened across the country, taking the agitations to all seven provinces. According to him, the date for the massive demonstrations in the provinces would be fixed later. Government's atrocity against protest would be debunked, he added, condemning the vandalism at party offices and at leaders' residence and interference in the programmes in different districts. The party condemned the views from some persons in the government which are against social and communal harmony and hill-Madhes comity. It also appealed to all not to obstruct party's political programmes. Moreover, Spokesperson Bhattarai said the party would try its best to ...

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  • ‘Women health volunteers contributions important’


    Kathmandu, Dec 6: Minister for Health Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that the women health volunteers are the bridges between the Health Ministry and the general public. Addressing a programme organized here on Monday to mark the 13th National Women Volunteers Day-2073 BS, he appreciated...

  • PM prodded to expedite Kathmandu-Nijgadh fast track

    Newly elected Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as Prachanda, (L) sits on a chair upon his arrival to administers the oath of office at the presidential building "Shital Niwas" in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 4, 2016. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

    Kathmandu, Dec 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been prodded that the government quickened the construction of Kathmandu-Nijgadh fast track and of the second international airport in Bara, which are the national pride projects. Fast track construction struggle committee and...




‘Women health volunteers contributions important’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kathmandu, Dec 6: Minister for Health Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that the women health volunteers are the bridges between the Health Ministry and the general public. Addressing a programme organized here on Monday to mark the 13th National Women Volunteers Day-2073 BS, he appreciated the...



Students demonstrate in front of Indian Embassy

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kathmandu, Dec 5: Students affiliated to the United Youth and Students Front held demonstration in front of the Indian Embassy at Lainchaur in the Capital today. Various student unions close to political parties such as CPN-UML, CPN (ML), Rastriya Janamorcha, Nepal Workers and Peasants...





Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan are ready to act together in movies again

If you are an intelligent writer and know a patient director or vice-versa or both rolled into one, you should approach Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan asap. Both the superstars are open to the idea of...


Bigg Boss 10: Swami Om gets evicted without being nominated. Here is why

The most controversial contestant of Bigg Boss 10, Swami Om has finally got eliminated from the show. But this is not through any customary eviction process. He has been shown the door because of the non-bailable...


Dear Zindagi box office collection day 4: Alia Bhatt film shows growth

Dear Zindagi has collected Rs 12.50 crore on Sunday, showing a strong growth. The film which is directed by Gauri Shinde had an impressive weekend collection. The Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt-starrer...


Box Office system will be implemented soon

Kathmandu, Nov 28: Minister for Information and Communications, Surendra Kumar Karki, has said that ‘Box Office’ system, which is considered important in the development of cine sector, would...




Paragliding in Nepal

Take to the sky on thermals over the snow capped mountains and pristine lakes like nowhere else in the world. With experienced pilots, choose from tandem flights to fully certified paragliding courses, solo flights or even go paragliding with hawks! With the low lying valleys and the high cold mountains Nepal can provide some of the best paragliding...



Breaking With Tradition, This Trail Runner Is Finding Her Way

Two years ago, Nepali runner Mira Rai went for a jog in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, just outside of Kathmandu. As she darted along the hilly trails, she happened to meet a few other runners and casually jogged with them for a while, chatting and laughing. They told her to come back a few days later, for what she assumed was a training run. When...

girlNepal’s beautiful ‘veggie seller’ becomes internet sensation


Holding elections crucial for constitution implementation


KATHMANDU: The current political scenario in the country is highly polarized. The major political parties, which stood together at the time of promulgation of the constitution fourteen months back, are now poles apart at this important juncture of its...

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Out of 11 micro hydro- power projects in Parbat, 8 no longer in operation


Phalebas ( Parbat), Dec 3: Many of micro hydro-power projects based in rural parts of Parabat, eight are not in operation. Out of 11 micro- hydropower projects developed by the joint venture of the United Nations Development Programme, World Bank and...


Bitcoin price climbs to highest level in nearly 3 years


Bitcoin traders are finally moving past the collapse of Tokyo-based digital-currency exchange Mt. Gox. The price of a single bitcoin US:BTCUSD touched $777 on Friday, its strongest level since February 2014, when reports that hackers had stolen millions of dollars’ worth of customers’ bitcoins from Mt. Gox, formerly one of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges, sent prices plunging. Coin Market Cap Charles Hayter, founder and chief executive officer of Cryptocompare, which provides data and analytics about the digital-currency market,...


New Zealand Prime Minister John Key resigns after 8 years


WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — 5 New Zealand’s popular Prime Minister John Key stunned the nation on Monday when he announced, in a breaking voice, he was resigning after eight years as leader.Key had been widely expected to contest his fourth general election next year. But he said he wanted to ensure he didn’t make the mistake that some other world leaders have done, and instead wanted to leave while he was on top of his game. Speaking in a shaking voice, Key said he had made personal sacrifices for the job and the role had...


Pakistani police say hotel fire kills 11 in Karachi


KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) —5 A massive fire swept through a four-star hotel in the southern port city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least 11 people, officials said.More than 50 people suffered injuries in the early morning blaze, which started in the hotel kitchen, police officer Tauqeer Naeem said. The exact cause of the fire was not yet known, he said, adding that four of the people who died were women.Dr. Semi Jamali at Karachi’s Jinnah’s Hospital said some foreigners were among those being treated for burns. Suffocation caused...


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Nepalese people hold the national flag as they attend a rally demanding peace, social harmony and drafting the constitution on time in Katmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Nepal's government wants the repeatedly extended Constituent Assembly to get yet another three months to finish writing the Himalayan nation's constitution, and even members of the ruling parties are crying foul. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

Kathmandu: Over two months ago, an 18-year-old kidney patient named BijayKhadka apparently killed himself by jumping off the building of the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital. The cause of the incident was said to be mental pressure exerted on the deceased following difficulty of his family to pay for his medical bills due to their poor economic status. No so long after that incident, another incident of such nature occurred around two weeks ago. A meningitis patient admitted to Birat Nursing Home in Biratnagar committed suicide...


Date for 13th SAG declared


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