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House panel claims jurisdiction over all ministries, govt bodies

THIRA L BHUSAL
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: The parliament´s good governance and monitoring committee has claimed that all ministries, department and agencies of the government should come under its jurisdiction.

Dissatisfied with the jurisdiction defined by parliament´s regulation, the committee formed a seven-member subcommittee and tasked the panel with suggesting a clear concept on its jurisdiction. [More]

  Is distance the new closeness?  
  BY ROSHANI DHAMALA  
 
It is said, “Distance makes the heart grow fonder.” Is it really true?

Their relationship started off in the way a lot of long distance relationships do. Leena*, 30, met Ravi* for the first time on Facebook. Ravi came across her Facebook account through a mutual friend. They became friends and over time the friendship evolved as they started talking and video chatting quite often. A year down the line they have decided to get married.

“We talk everyday now, sometimes on Skype and other times over the phone,” she says, as she smiles, unable to hide her affection for Ravi who works in Korea right now and plans to return to Nepal in February to get married to Leena.

 
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