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Artificial fuel shortage hits Valley KATHMANDU: Motorists and motorcyclists were elated this afternoon when the Nepal Oil Corporation reduced price of petrol by seven rupees per litre, and those of ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-19 11:28 PM] 

Cong should step down after Jan 22‚ says Khanal KATHMANDU: Former prime minister Jhalanath Khanal, who is also former chairman of CPN-UML, today said Nepali Congress should step down after January 22 even if ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-19 11:20 PM] 

Solu‚ adjoining regions on high alert KATHMANDU: The District Administration Office, Solukhumbu, today called on all the stakeholders to be on high alert after scientists and meteorologists warned t ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-19 11:03 PM] 

Satyarthi calls for invoking compassion for a better world KATHMANDU: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi today said everyone must regain compassion that is gradually disappearing from human beings due to their appetite fo ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-19 10:56 PM] 

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Student unions submit memo to TU officials KIRTIPUR: Fifteen Student Unions aligned to various political parties, including ruling parties, today submitted a memo to Tribhuvan University officials, deman ...Full story

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Nembang urged to take initiative for consensus KATHMANDU: Some Constituent Assembly members today advised CA Chairman Subas Chandra Nembang to take initiative to help settle the disputed issues. CPN-UML member Bishnu Paudel, ... Full story

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India fight back after Smith ton‚ wagging Aussie ... BRISBANE: India were fighting back after Australia gained a 97-run innings lead on the back of another century from new skipper Steve Smith and a wagging tail in the second Test he ...Full story

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Pak to challenge bail for 26/11 'mastermind' ISLAMABAD: Pakistani prosecutors are to appeal against a court decision to grant bail to a man accused of plotting a 2008 militant assault in India’s fina ...Full story

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Remittance income grows marginal 0.8pc KATHMANDU: Negligible growth seen in remittance income in the first four months of the current fiscal year has worried Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), as the central b ...Full story

 

Readerspeak

K. K. SHARMA from KATHMANDU wrote:
Discussing handover, is not actually a handover. It can be a ploy to buy time. However, given out tradition of the political parties, in holding on to chairmanship for life, and preventing the rise of the younger generation within all the political parties, this news in incredible. Yet if Dahal Baje does relinquish his post, unprecedented though it be, he will be making a great contribution in the party politics of this country. Lets wait to see what actually happens.

 

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