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Amidst clamor from oppn, CA forms questionnaire committee

Oppn, ruling parties chalking out future course
KATHMANDU, Jan 25
:Despite stern objection from opposition parties, CA Chairman Subas Nembang on Sunday afternoon announced formation of questionnaire committee.The proposal was subsequently endorsed through majority voice votes.Lawmakers from opposition parties chanted slogans as the CA Chairman announced name of 49 members in the 73-member committee.


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One tree hill

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The Great Debate : The Humanities vs. the Sciences

There’s a popular assumption in Nepal that good students should study Sciences while those who are academically poor should opt for the study of Humanities. That’s because Sciences are understood

Zero recognition for economic contributions

Home-Based Workers are coerced to confine themselves to small enterprises due to the lack of policies Apsara Dangol’s smug gestures hinted at

Politics

Nembang to propose forming questionnaire committee

Will stop CA Chairman at any cost: Oppns KATHMANDU, Jan 25: After major parties failed to reach agreement on postponing the meeting of Constituent Assembly (CA), CA

''I have always been opposing ethnicity-based federalism'': Bhatta

ACHAM, Jan 25 : UCPN-Maoist politburo member Lekh Raj Bhatta said that he has always been opposing ethnicity-based federalism as a party member. Speaking

President Yadav and UCPN-Maoist leaders meet

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Top leaders of the UCPN ((Maoist) have called on President Dr Ram Baran Yadav this morning. During the meeting held at the Office

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10 best momo places in Kathmandu

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Three women commit suicide in Morang in two days

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 25: Three women have committed suicide in the past two days in Morang. Kiran Devi Mandal,28, of Rangeli-3 is the third woman to have

Couple donate land worth 1.5 m to health post

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Business

India lifts ban on carrying 1,000, 500 bank notes to and from Nepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lifted a ban on carrying Indian bank notes of Rs 1,000 and 500 denominations to and from Nepal. Issuing a circular on Thursday, RBI -- the central

Sports

ICC WDC2: Kenya defeats Nepal by 15 runs

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Kenya defeated Nepal by 15 runs at the third place playoff of the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 held at Windhoek in Namibia on Saturday. Chasing 209-run posted by Kenya, Nepal

INTERNATIONAL

Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany, Jan 25: President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich nation´s

Smart gloves to help you control hand temperature

LONDON, Jan 25: A graduate student from Loughborough University in Britain has launched innovative running gloves with built-in climate control. His

Obama looks to build toward policy breakthroughs with India

NEW DELHI, Jan 25: President Barack Obama opened a three-day visit to India aimed at turning his personal chemistry with Prime Minister Narendra Modi into progress

TIME - OUT

If not a musician, I would've been a teacher: Bob Dylan

LOS ANGELES, Jan 25: Legendary rocker Bob Dylan says if he had not become a musician, he would have been a school teacher. Dylan, 73, said he would

Poonam Pandey's World Cup act

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Gen next

Strokes of Genius

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CIMA Global Business Challenge 2015 calls for applications

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: For undergraduate students, here’s an opportunity to participate in a global competition related with business. The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is organizing

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