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  307 Govt Staffers Found Absent During Sudden Checks
       SANTOSH GHIMIRE  
 
    KATHMANDU, Aug 22 : In surprise inspections carried out in 25 ministries over the past two days, the National Vigilance Centre (NVC) found 307 government employees, including 19 gazetted first class officers, playing truant.

NVC said 25 teams paid inspection visit to the ministries to see whether civil servants were arriving on time and complying with the dress code set by the government. Of the total absentees, 19 were gazetted first-class officers, 59 gazetted second-class officers, 62 gazetted third-class officers and 167 non-gazetted officers.

 
  UML To Stick To 7-province Model
       REPUBLICA  
 
    ´Party still flexible for inter-party consensus´

The federal provinces proposed by the party are Kirat-Limbuwan-Koshi; Tamsaling-Newa-Bagmati; Magarat-Tamuwan-Gandaki; Bheri-Karnali; Seti-Mahakali; Mithila-Bhojpura-Janakpur and Tharuhat-Abadh-Lumbini.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Top leaders of CPN-UML have stood for giving continuity to the party´s existing policy of adopting a multiple-identity-based seven province federal model.

The leaders airing their views at the party´s office bearers´ meeting under way for the last couple of days said that they should continue with the same stance while adopting a flexible approach for finding a middle path solution among the major political parties over the issue.

 
  CIAA Files Two Graft Cases
       Republica  
 
    KATHMANDU, Aug 22 : The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has registered a graft case at the Special Court against Pappisara Gharti, Assistant Sub-Inspector at Zonal Police Office, Mahakali, for submitting fake educational certificates to get the job.

The anti-graft body said that the investigation proved Pappisara´s certificate of intermediate level was forged one acquired from one Rajakiya Girl´s Inter College in the Indian city of Lucknow.

 
  DPM Gautam Assures To Hold Local Polls Prior New Constitution
       Myrepublica  
 
    KATHMANDU, Aug 22 : Deputy prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bam Dev Gautam said local polls should be held before issuing new constitution .
 
Speaking at a inaugural function of CPN-UML aligned All Nepal Peasants´ Association here in the Capital, on Friday, Gautam stressed that the local body’s election should be held before the promulgation of new constitution as mentioned in Interim constitution.

 
  Envoys To Different Countries To Be Appointed Soon: Minister Pandit
       REPUBLICA  
 
    BHAKTAPUR, Aug. 22: Minister for General Administration Lalbabu Pandit has said appointments to the vacant ambassadorial posts to different countries would be decided in the next meeting of the Council of Ministers.

Inaugurating Nepal Jaycees Area ´Ga´ Assembly-2014 at Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur today, Minister Pandit said that the first priority of the government is constitution writing through consensus among all political parties.

 
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