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Dr KC’s strike: Nembang says two sides are ‘close to agreement’

Kathmandu, July 25 Nepal Communist Party’s leader Subas Chandra Nembang, who is engaged in recent discussions on demands raised by medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC, says the government and Dr KC are ‘close to agreement’. Nembang, who accompanied Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli during a meeting with educationist Kedar Bhakta Mathema and Nepal […]

Govt, Dr KC’s teams continuing talks today

Kathmandu, July 25 Teams representing the government and medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC are holding another round of meeting in their bid to find a meeting point on the controversial medical education law, on Wednesday. Dr KC has been staging a fast-unto-death demanding formulation and implementation of the law as per recommendations forwarded […]

Marsi chamal: Demand for this ‘political metaphor’ skyrockets in Kathmandu market

Kathmandu, July 25 Until few weeks back, the number of Kathmanduites to have known marsi chamal, a type of rice cultivated in highlands of Karnalil Province in Nepal in particular, was very small. Now, it has been one of the most sought-after thing in big groceries of Kathmandu, thanks to recent political discussions. Marsi chamal […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Two major issues that have been highlighted on the front pages of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday are the beginning of formal talks between the government and a team representing medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC and resignation of Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Sher Bahadur […]

Govt ready to include Dr KC’s demands in new medical education law, says Minister

Saptari, July 24 Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel says the government is ready to include demands and suggestions raised by medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC in the new medical education law. Dr KC has been staging a fast-unto-death for past 25 days demanding a new medical education law as […]

Dahal says Dr Govinda KC has been used to fuel anarchy

Kathmandu, July 24 Nepal Communist Party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal says medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC is being ‘used’ to fuel anarchy in the country. Speaking with journalists close to his party at the party headquarters in Dhumbarahi today,  Dahal said the senior orthopaedic surgeon was being mobilised to create a situation against […]