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Paudel protest forces Deuba to delay officials’ appointment

Kathmandu, April 30 A warning of protests and boycotts from the rival faction led by senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel has forced Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba to put the appointment of party officials on hold for now. Earlier, Deuba had called a meeting of the party’s Central Working Committee members directly elected from […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, April 30, 2018

Two key issues that have received topmost attention on the front page of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu are a Nepali Congress decision about its poll performance and an order of the Supreme Court about controlling encroachment of Phewa Lake in Pokhara of Kaski district, supposedly Nepal’s tourism capital. With the […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

All major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Thursday have given the topmost attention to the progress marked in reconstruction of quake-hit buildings and structures as the country marks the third anniversary of magnitude-7.6 earthquake today. They have also published pictures from past and present to show the slow progress. Therefore, the number […]

Oli lambasts Deuba for calling his India trip submissive

Kathmandu, April 23 Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has criticised Nepali Congress President and main opposition leader Sher Bahadur Deuba for calling his India trip submissive. Addressing a function organised at his party headquarters in Dhumbarahi of Kathmandu today, Oli said Deuba did not know what the word ‘submissiveness’ mean. A sarcastic […]

Five deputies file complaint against chief of Nepali Congress student wing

Kathmandu, April 23 The internal rift in Nepali Congress-aligned Nepal Students Union has reached its peak on Monday as five of 11 vice-chairpersons of the organisation have filed a complaint with the party President Sher Bahadur Deuba against their organisation’s President Nain Singh Mahar. Prakash Rana, Khadka Bahadur Dangi, Urmila Thapaliya, Nabin Rai and Sagar […]

Nepali Congress: Veteran who proposed Deuba’s presidency now calls for dissolution of all committees

Kathmandu, April 22 Veteran Nepali Congress leader Kul Bahadur Gurung, who had proposed Sher Bahadur Deuba for the party President ahead of the 13th national general convention in March 2016, says he withdraws his proposal now. Instead, Gurung says he wants all party committees dissolved owing to its humiliating defeat in recent elections and an […]