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GOVERNMENT WOULD BE REMOVED SOON: KP OLI

Biratnagar: Leader of CPN (UML), KP Sharma Oli, has expressed the confidence that the current government that has lost moral and constitutional grounds would be removed soon. Talking to journalists at Biratnagar Airport, he said the talks among major four political powers today would forge political consensus. A chief justice-led election government would be formed and that it would have no political representatives, he said. UML leader Oli said the election was a must for democracy and independent judiciary, adding that the judiciary would not be independent in the absence of democracy. The major political parties that were for holding the election would go to election by convincing the fringe political parties, said UML leader Oli....

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NC AND UML DO NOT WANT ELECTION : SAPKOTA

Kathmandu: Spokesman of the UCPN-Maoist Agni Prasad Sapkota has said that consensus could not be forged as Nepali Congress and CPN-UML were not in favor of elections. At a regular meeting with the press organized today at Parisdanda, the party headquarters, Sapkota said consensus could not be given final shape, as parties could not reach agreement in political issues rather than technical ones. He accused the NC and UML leaders of engaging in entangling the issue rather than resolving problems, but that his party was working with the intention of holding fresh elections by mid-June....

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UCPN-Maoist not for fresh CA elections: UML leader Nepal

Chitwan: Senior leader of the CPN (UML) Madhav Kumar Nepal has blamed that the Unified CPN (Maoist) was not for fresh Constituent Assembly (CA) elections. Speaking at a UML cadres’ training in Bharatpur of Chitwan district, he said the UCPN-Maoist has been moving forward with the UCPN-Maoist’s Seventh General Convention’s strategy of bringing the judiciary and the Nepal Army into controversy. UML leader Nepal claimed that the UCPN-Maoist had stated in the general convention that other bodies except for the judiciary and the army were in the party’s capture, and have been moving forward in a pre-planned manner. The...

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UCPN-MAOIST FOR CAPTURING STATE POWER: POKHREL

General Secretary of the CPN (UML), Ishwor Pokhrel, has said the Unified CPN (Maoist) is moving ahead with the intention of capturing state power. Talking to journalists at Biratnagar Airport, Pokhrel said the political parties that are the medium of change and democracy should not be entrapped in UCPN-Maoist conspiracy. He said even the election would not resolve the problem if the structure of democracy was ruined, adding that the UCPN-Maoist was dragging the judiciary and Nepal Army into controversy for they have been preventing the party from capturing the state power. General Secretary Pokhrel said it would be better to go for elections under the President’s guardianship than to make Executive Chief from the judiciary....

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13 CHILDREN RESCUED FROM INDO-NEPAL BORDER IN PARSA

The Armed Police Force (APF) in the Nepal-India border rescued 13 children, who were being taken to India illegally through Birgunj. The customs revenue patrolling team of the APF rescued the children aged 10 to 12 years on Friday. Police also arrested four Nepali youths — Yubak Thing and Sherpa Lama of Raigaun VDC Ward 9 of Makawanpur, Durga Lopchan of Dumarwana VDC Ward No. 6 of Bara, and Dev Karsang of Rangpur VDC No. 5 of Rautahat districts in connection with their involvement in the incident, said APF Border Security Office, Parsa. The police handed over the children rescued from the border to their respective guardians this morning, said Nagendra Thapa, APF Parsa district chief....

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NEPALI WOMEN FREED FROM INDIAN CUSTODY AFTER 5 HOURS

Four women of Parasan VDC in Kanchanpur district taken under control by Indian forest guards have been rescued by Nepal police today. Manodari Rawal, Setu BK, Mina Adhikari, and Nirmala Dahal of Parasan-3 were taken under control for entering the prohibited zone of the Indian Dudhuwa National Park when they were there for fetching grass and firewood. The Nepal police team of led by Inspector Nripa Shah of the Area Police Office, Tribhuwanbasti freed them by making them pay fines. They were taken under control at 7:00 am and were released after five hours in mediation of the police. Indian forest guards are learnt to have said that they were taken under control as taking grass and firewood is barred in the national park....

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CHAURJAHARI CULTURAL FESTIVAL

Around a dozen national and local artists have warmed the environment of Chaurjahari Festival. The organizer Chaurjahari Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) had invited singer of modern song Hemanta Sharma, folk duet singer Ramji Khand and popular comedian Kamal Gaule including others for entertaining thousands of visitors in the two-day festival from within Rukum as well as from its neighboring districts Surkhet, Salyan, and Jajarkot, among others. Tufel Khan, Secretary of the CCCI stated that the festival was organized for the publicity about the local culture. The festival is concluding today....

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FOUR INDIANS ARRESTED ALONG WITH FAKE IC

A team of Area Police Office, Belatari in Nawalparasi district has arrested four Indian nationals in the possession of fake Indian currencies. The Indian nationals who had been to the Madarbaba Fair at Madarthan at the meeting point of Rupauliya and Kudiya of Nawalparasi district were exchanging the currency notes in a shop, police said. They have admitted that they had also exchanged such notes amounting to IC Rs. 14,600 in various shops in the fair, taking benefit of the crowd. The arrested are Pintu Yadav, 20, of Betiya, India, Bijaya Bin, 26, and Motan Raya, 18, of Bhedihari, Babali Raya, 25, of Harinagar and are sent to District Police Office for necessary action....

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Ucpn-maoist, cpn-uml held discussion

9 March,  Kathmandu:  Leaders of UCPN-Maoist and CPN-UML held discussion this morning focusing on some outstanding issues to be agreed before the formation of the election government under the leadership of chief justice. The talks held at the residence of UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, focused on the formation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, citizenship distribution, updating of voters list and allotting ranks to former Maoist combatants in Nepal Army. After the discussion, UCPN-Maoist Vice Chairman Narayan Kaji Shrestha and UML leader Bhim Rawal said they were near to consensus and some issues were yet to be solved. Top leaders of Madhesi Morcha and major three political parties will discus the outstanding issues and some conclusion might be drawn from the talks today, it is learnt....

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14 suspects including 11 children arrested

9 march Birgunj. Police have arrested and started investigation into 14 suspects including 11 children, who were supposed to work as child laboureres in Karnataka state of India. In course of undertaking routine security screening, the Inarwa Police Post found children without guardians and arrested them for futher investigation. Police netted them from Shankaracharyadwar along the Nepal-India border while they were about to board on a train in Raksaul. Among the children arrested are Phursang Tamang, Sanga Mokta and Sherap Thing of Rai village, Makawanpur, Bir Bahadur Ghising of Thaparbari, Buddha Lama, Amit Ghalan, Pramodh Pariyar, Syang Moktan and Lal bahadur Moktan of Dubarbana, Bara and Sanukaji Moktan of Lalbandi, Sarlahi and Nawal Tamang of Surasa, Rautahat. The arrestees are at the age group of 9-12. Also arrested were Yubak Thing, 30, of Rai village, Makawanpur, Dev Prasad Lama, 21, of Rangapur, Rautahat and Durga Bahadur Lopchan of Dubarbana, bara for allegedly involved in an illegal act of getting children into labour force. Necessary investigation into the case is underway, said Sub Inspector at Inarwa Police Post Gopal Yadav....

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