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Government announcing local elections on Monday, after talks with UDMF, poll commission

Kathmandu, February 19 The Prachanda government is announcing local level elections on Monday. But it will announce the exact date for the polls only after consultations with the Election Commission. At a Sunday morning meeting between leaders of the ruling Nepali Congress and the CPN-Maoist Centre in Baluwatar, the two sides rejected the request coming […]

A day in the life of PM of a crisis-ridden Nepal: Attending Purana recital, ‘gracing’ events

Kathmandu, February 19 Despite pledges that he won’t be attending ribbon-cutting ceremonies any longer, Prime Minister Prachanda — a communist prime minister at that — went to inaugurate a weeklong Purana recital in Siraha district on Sunday — that too on a chopper. Onlinekhabar asked about the PM’s itinerary to his secretariat, which responded thus: […]

There’s no reason why this government should cling to power, says Yogesh Bhattarai

Bhaktapur, February 17 CPN-UML Secretary and chief of the party’s publicity department, Yogesh Bhattarai, said on Friday there’s no reason why this government should stay on in power if it cannot conduct elections. Unite for polls He was speaking at a face-to-face that Rafat Sanchar Club had organised in Bhaktapur. ┬áHe stressed the need for […]

Nepal PM Prachanda, UN resident rep Julliand discuss transitional justice, TRC

Kathmandu, February 16 Prime Minister Prachanda and United Nations’ Resident Representative Valerie Julliand held talks in Singhadurbar on Thursday. The meeting focused on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and transitional justice. During the meeting, Prime Minister Prachanda described Nepal’s peace process as homegrown and said it is heading towards success. He said his government is […]

No joke, this: Top leaders of three parties discuss possibility of postponing student elections

Kathmandu, February 15 Three political bigwigs gathered at Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Baluwatar on Wednesday morning to talk about polls. Interestingly, the bigwigs — CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and Prime Minister cum CPN-Maoist Centre Chair Prachanda — had not visited Singhadurbar to discuss local, provincial and federal […]

Foreign Minister in Brussels, Nepal-EU relations in focus

Barcelona, February 14 Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat held talks with his Belgian counterpart┬áDidier Reynders in the Belgian capital Brussels on Monday afternoon. The discussions focused on matters of mutual interest, the Embassy of Nepal in Belgium informed.   Aid plea, bilateral mechanism Mahat, who is in Belgium on a four-day visit, asked […]