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  I Want To Make UML More Revolutionary, Dynamic: Nepal
       THIRA L BHUSAL  
 
    KATHMANDU, April 15: CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has lately intensified his campaign to become party chief through the upcoming general convention scheduled for June.

Former Prime Minister Nepal has argued that he has stepped forward to claim the party’s top post as per the demand of party members across the country and the need for a dynamic leader to steer the UML as the leading communist party in the country.

 
  AG Paints Bleak Picture Of National Pride Projects
       SANTOSH GHIMIRE  
 
    KATHMANDU, April 15: The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has pointed out that progress on national pride projects has been sluggish and unsatisfactory due to lack of adequate budget, implementation efficiency and disputes at the local level.

Submitting its 51th annual report to President Dr Ram Baran Yadav, the OAG has painted a bleak picture on the progress of eight national priority projects under five ministries. The report states that the future of national pride projects has become uncertain.

 
  'Bring Adhikari Murder Case Under TRC Purview'
       KAMAL PARIYAR  
 
    KATHMANDU, April 15: While the hearing on “Adhikari murder” began on Tuesday at the Chitwan District Court, the kin of those accused in the murder have demanded that the case be put under the purview of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

“Despite compelling evidences that shows that the accused are innocent, the so-called lawyers and activists have been framing the Maoist cadres with an ill-intent,” Badri Paudel, son of Chabilal Paudel, 72, prime accused in the murder of Adhikari, told Republica.

 
  UCPN (Maoist) Leadership Dispute Cripples Sister Wings
       ASHOK DAHAL  
 
    KATHMANDU, April 15: Most of the sister wings of UCPN (Maoist) have been ridden with faction and rendered almost dysfunctional thereby weakening party´s organizational base.

For instance, the just concluded national convention of All Nepal National Independent Student Union Revolutionary (ANNISU-R) utterly failed to elect its leadership.

 
  All-party Meeting Ends Inconclusively
       REPUBLICA  
 
    KATHMANDU, April 15 :All party meeting on Tuesday summoned by the Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Tuesday ended inconclusively as the main opposition UCPN (Maoist) boycotted the meeting.

The meeting was supposed to discuss nominations of the remaining lawmakers, heads of the Constituent Assembly (CA) committees, parliamentary committees and other concurrent issues.

 
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