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Local elections: Commission says old structures could be retained

Kathmandu, December 13 Local elections can take place in Nepal in April if civic bodies’ structure prescribed by the Interim Constitution is retained, Nepal’s election commission says. The commission’s statement comes as Nepali Congress chief Sher Bahadur Deuba and UML chairman KP Oli have publicly said that old civic bodies need to be retained for […]

Constitution Amendment: Gulmi general strike enters 14th day

Kathmandu, December 12 A general strike in Gulmi, a hill district in western Nepal, to protest the government’s bid to redraw the boundary of Province 5 entered its 14th day on Monday as demonstrators take to the streets shouting anti-government slogans. According to local reports, strike enforcers shut down markets is district headquarters Tamghas, and […]