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PM Cup Cricket-TAC starts with a win

23 May, Kathmandu: Tribhuvan Army Club has begun with a win in the first Prime Minister Cup Cricket tournament that began at TU Cricket ground in Kirtipur today. In the inaugural match, TAC defeated eastern region by 9 wickets. Batting first after winning the toss, eastern region posted a meagre 103 runs on the board losing all its wickets in 32.3 overs. In reply, NAC surpassed the total at the loss of just one wicket in the 18th over. Sagar Pun was the destroyer for NAC, who took five wickets while Sushan Bhari took 3 and Sompal Kami 2...

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TU results published

23 May, Kathmandu: The Office of the Controller of Examinations of the Tribhuwan University (TU) on Tuesday published the results of Master’s Degree first year (2072 partial) of Nepali and English subjects under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The exams were held in the last of 2016, the Office of the Controller of Examinations, Balkhu said. The results can be accessed at www.educationsansar.com, www.edusanjal.com, www.tu.ntc.net.np and www.educationkhabar.com....

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Election fervor gripping Mahottari

23 May, Bardibas: As only three weeks remain for the second-round of local-level elections, election fervor has increased in Mahottari, a district in the southern plains. Various political parties including the Nepali Congress, CPN (UML), CPN (Maoist Centre), Naya Shakti Party and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) are intensifying their election-related activities in the run-up to the polls and this has contributed to creating the election wave here. Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal which was earlier threatening to boycott the election is certain to join the election as the government has shown flexibility towards their demands that can be addressed...

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Parliament meeting postponed till 3pm today

23 May, Kathmandu: A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament called for 11:00 am this morning has been postponed till 3:00 pm. The meeting was postponed due to ongoing meeting of major political parties at the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar, according to the Parliament Secretariat. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is scheduled to give special address in today’s meeting. Similarly, there is an agenda to hold pre-budget discussion to collect suggestions from lawmakers regarding the budget to be brought by the government for the coming fiscal year 2017/18. The budget session of the Parliament has commenced...

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Govt to bring full budget without affecting Election Code of Conduct

23 May, Kathmandu: The government has informed top leaders of the three major political parties about the preparation of the budget for coming fiscal year 2017/18. During a meeting held at the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar, it was informed that a full-shape budget would be brought without affecting the Election Code of Conduct in view of the second round of local-level election. Discussion on various issues including constitution amendment and power handover among top leaders is underway where Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN (UML) Chairman, KP Sharma...

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Youth arrested in possession of automatic pistol

23 May, Mahendranagar (Dhanusha): Police have arrested a 22 – year – old youth from Janakpur in possession of modern weapons. The District Police Office, Dhanusha acted on a special tip off to arrest the youth from room no 107 of Apsara Hotel and Guest House in Janakpur Sub Metropolis – 10. The arrested youth has been identified as Suraj Sah, a native of Birgunj Sub Metropolis – 19. The police recovered an automatic pistol loaded with three rounds of bullets from underneath his bed covering, Dhanusha’s Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Manoj Yadav said. The authorities are preparing...

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One killed after truck rams bike

23 May, Ratnanagar (Chitwan): A motorcyclist was killed after getting struck by a truck at Tikauli area of Ratnanagar in Chitwan. Upanesh BK, 30, of Ratnanagar Municipality – 11, who was seriously injured in the accident at 9:30 pm, died at 10:35 pm in course of treatment, District Police Office, Chitwan said. The truck (Na 6 Kha 1442) heading towards Bharatpur from Ratnanagar rammed a bike (Na 39 Pa 7895) coming from the opposite direction injuring BK, who breathed his last at College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur. The police have detained the truck driver....

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Biratnagar joins the league of metropolitan cities, rolls up sleeves for celebration

23 May, Biratnagar: Biratnagar is gearing up for a grand celebration in response to the government’s announcement to upgrade the sub metropolis into a metropolitan city. The Cabinet meeting held on Monday evening took the decision to upgrade Biratnagar sub metropolis into a metropolitan city. The local political party leaders, lawmakers, trade and social organizations had been lobbying for too long to designate the status to Biratnagar. The city currently has a total population of 214,000 which will be enlarged further with the merger of Tanki Sinubari village’s population of around 2o,ooo and 8,000 more from Jahada – 3....

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PM Dahal for marking Republic Day amidst people’s participation

22 May, Kathmandu: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said the government is celebrating the national Republic Day on coming May 29 by organising various programmes with the people’s participation. Addressing a meeting of the Republic Day Celebration Main Committee held at the Home Ministry, Singha Durbar today, the Prime Minister pledged to celebrate the Day among the people instead of making the celebration just a formality. “The Republic Day of Nepal is the moment that marks the change of an era in country’s history,” he said, adding that the government was committed to making the entire people...

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