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Border sealed off for local polls

26 June, Biratnagar: The Nepal – India border has been sealed off for three days beginning today. The three-day lockdown follows a meeting between the security officials of the bordering districts of the two countries held at Supaunli. The border has been sealed off for the second round of the local polls slated for June 28, and it will open and operate as before from June 29, according to Chief District Officer, Yagya Raj Koirala. The special security arrangement has been put in place at both sides of the border to prevent any criminal activities and maintain peace and...

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President Bhandari’s best wishes on Eid-al-Fitr

26 June, Kathmandu: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed best wishes to all Nepali Islam brothers and sisters living at home and abroad for their happiness, peace and prosperity on the occasion of Eid-al-Firt. In a message today, President Bhandari has expressed her confidence that the special festivals like Eid-al-Fitr observed in our country would promote mutual reconciliation, goodwill and fraternity among different castes and lingual communities. The President said that this festival has made immense contribution for protection and promotion of our unique cultures and traditions and added that this would consolidate the notion of national unity amid...

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Eid would consolidate national unity-NMC

26 June, Kathmandu: The National Muslim Commission (NMC) has extended its best wishes to all Nepali brothers and sisters on the occasion of the main festival of Muslim religious people, Eid-al-Fitr, on Monday. The festival would help consolidate national unity in the country by consolidating religious and social harmony among entire Nepali people, stated a greetings message sent by NMC today....

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Finance Minister promises to make economy robust

26 June, Bhojpur: Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said that he was effortful to make country’s economy stronger. Receiving an honour by Bhojpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry in his home district, Bhojpur, on Sunday, Minister Karki said strengthening national economy would be easier after completing all three-layer of elections. Recalling that he forwarded the construction of the Arun-III Project when he was the Water Resources Minister, Karki expressed his confidence to contribute for the national economy by expediting the project. He also said that he would take maximum efforts to popularize the district. On the occasion, Chief...

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People’s Government receives recognition of local level-Prachanda

25 June, Khotang: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said the people’s government has received the recognition of local level. Addressing the election campaign organized by CPN (Maoist Centre) at Diktel on Sunday, he said that the people’s government units brought into practice in the past has gained constitutional recognition as a local level. “The election to people’s government has been enshrined in the Constitution”, he said, adding that the achievements would likely to be reverted if Nepali Congress and CPN-UML emerged victorious in the elections. Claiming that the UML is utterly not a republican party,...

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Fresh landslide blocks Narayangadh – Muglin route

25 June, Chitwan: The Narayangadh – Muglin route has been struck by a fresh landslide which occurred at 3 pm this afternoon blocking vehicular movement. Earlier, the road stretch, which was blocked by the landslide from 9:00 pm on Saturday night, was resumed after 11 hours. District Police Office Chief, Deepak Thapa, said the landslide struck the same location where an earlier landslip had swept away a police van and a truck on Friday morning. The police personnel searching for their colleagues in the Trishuli river section of the route ran for their lives when the earth gave way...

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Prez Bhandari approves army mobilization in election

25 June, Kathmandu: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has granted approval to mobilize the Nepal Army in second round of local-level election scheduled for June 28. President Bhandari granted the approval to mobilize the army during the election as per Article 66 (2) of the Constitution. The cabinet held on June 22 had decided to mobilize the army in the election as well as the National Security Council on June 21 had also recommended for the same, according to the Office of the President....

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Leader Nepal demands provincial and parliamentary elections in single-phase

25 June, Biratnagar: CPN (UML) leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that no consensus has been forged among political parties to amend constitution after local-level election. At a news conference here today, leader Nepal clarified that discussion would be held among Nepali Congress, CPN (UML), CPN (Maoist Centre) and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal over the issue of constitution amendment after the third round of local-level election scheduled for September 18. He expressed the view that it was wrong to put different conditions by RJP-Nepal to participate in the election. The former Prime Minister blamed that RJP-Nepal did not participate in...

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Third round of local-level election should be held immediately: Leader Khanal

25 June, Ilam: CPN (UML) senior leader Jhalanath Khanal has said that third round of local-level election should be held immediately as people are very excited towards the election. Addressing the election gathering held at Kanyam of Suryodaya Municipality today, leader Khanal blamed that the election of province no 2 was postponed due to weakness of the government. He expressed the view that the country would move ahead towards the economic prosperity after local-level election. Also the former Prime Minister, Khanal stressed the need of developing touristic infrastructure as Ilam is one of the touristic hubs of Nepal, which...

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Gurung says it is necessary to address demands Madhesi-indigenous nationalities

25 June, Panchthar: CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Dev Prasad Gurung has said that it was necessary to address the demands of Madhesi, ethnics, indigenous nationalities and marginalized community by uniting people of mountain, hill and Tarai. At a press conference organised by Press Centre Nepal at Phidim today, leader Gurung said that the government should bring all parties and disgruntled sides to consensus and collaboration at the present context and should encourage them to move ahead....

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