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Ajit Rai

Ajit Rai is a visiting faculty at Central Department of Rural Development, TU.
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PM Oli to visit flood-hit districts in Province 2 soon

Published On: August 2, 2019 01:26 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, August 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday has said that he would visit Province 2 to take stock of damages caused by floods and inundation very soon.

Meeting of National Assembly going on(Live Video)

Published On: August 1, 2019 03:57 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, August 1: Members of National Assembly(NA) are expressing their opinion about different issues at the NA meeting that began at 3 pm.

House meeting adjourned until August 5

Published On: August 1, 2019 03:50 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, August 1: The meeting of the House of Representatives(HOR) adjourned till Thursday on Wednesday has been postponed again until August 5 after the all-party meeting called by House speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara failed to forge consensus on issues raised by the opposition parties Nepali Congress and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal.

Sajha Party calls for fair appointment of university officials

Published On: July 31, 2019 06:55 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 31: Sajha Party has called for a fair appointment of university officials including Vice Chancellor condemning blatant disregard for scientific criteria used by major political parties in appointing university officials.

PM Oli directs ministers to implement work contract they signed

Published On: July 31, 2019 02:51 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed all the ministers to enhance their performance to achieve the goal expressed in the government’s slogan ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali’ on Wednesday.

Blood testing program organized on occasion of World Hepatitis Day in capital

Published On: July 30, 2019 06:40 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 30: Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) and SRL Diagnosis Pvt Ltd have jointly organized two-day blood testing program in the capital on Tuesday on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day with a view to creating awareness among people about hepatitis.

If reactionaries overthrow republican system, country will run risk of danger, says NCP chair Dahal

Published On: July 29, 2019 02:52 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

LALITPUR, July 29: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party(NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said reactionaries are hatching a conspiracy to end republic in a program organized to welcome the cadres of the outlawed Chand-led party to the NCP.

NC and RJPN lawmakers shouting slogans in Parliament to obstruct House proceedings(Live Video)

Published On: July 29, 2019 01:45 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 29: Lawmakers representing Nepali Congress and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal are obstructing the proceedings of the House of Representatives today demanding the formation of a parliamentary committee entrusted with the responsibility of probing the Sarlahi incident.

International organizations including Human Rights Watch express discontent over govt’s apathy toward conflict-era human rights violations

Published On: July 29, 2019 01:40 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 29: Four international organizations working for human rights- Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Human Rights Watch, and TRIAL International-have said that Nepal government has reneged its promise to administer justice to the victims of decade-long armed conflict.

I did not feign sickness, I am only a temporary patient, says PM Oli

Published On: July 27, 2019 05:55 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday amused those who attended the function organized in the capital to inaugurate the newly-constructed Emergency and Outpatient Service Block of Sahid Gangalal National Heart Centre with his speech full of a number of mythical stories.

Nepal has yet to lay foundation for sustainable development, say former finance ministers

Published On: July 26, 2019 07:08 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 26: Three former finance ministers on Friday have accused the government of failing to lay the economic foundation for sustainable development.

Minister Baskota seems to have resorted to circumlocution to confirm RAW chief’s meeting with PM Oli (with video)

Published On: July 25, 2019 08:01 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 25: Minister for Communication and Information Technology and Government Spokesperson Gokul Prasad Baskota on Thursday has taken recourse to circumlocution to obfuscate the question of whether Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli held a meeting with the newly appointed RAW chief Samant Goel during his recent three-day visit to Nepal.

Bill on adjustment of police force against federal spirit, say NC, SPN lawmakers

Published On: July 25, 2019 06:08 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 25: Members of the House of Representatives belonging to the main opposition Nepali Congress(NC) and the ruling party Samajbadi Party-Nepal(SPN) have taken exception to the bill on the adjustment of Nepal Police personnel at federal and provincial levels saying that it is against the spirit of federalism.

Lawmakers at loggerheads over elderly people’s right to bequeath their property

Published On: July 25, 2019 02:53 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 25: Lawmakers representing the ruling Nepal Communist Party(NCP) and the main opposition Nepali Congress(NC) are at loggerheads over certain provisions in the bill on elderly people under consideration at Parliament’s Women and Social Committee.

Entrepreneurs react to Monetary Policy for FY 2019/20

Published On: July 24, 2019 07:48 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 24: Entrepreneurs have reacted to the monetary policy unveiled by the country’s central bank Nepal Rastra Bank(NRB) on Wednesday differently.

NC President Deuba calls for diplomatic solution to Terai flood problem

Published On: July 24, 2019 05:43 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 24: The president of the main opposition Nepali Congress(NC) has urged the government to solve the problem of floods faced by Terai districts every year during the monsoon season in a diplomatic way.

EC mobilizes €7 million to assist Nepal, Philipines in being prepared for disasters

Published On: July 24, 2019 03:13 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 24: The European Commission(EC), the executive of the European Union, has mobilized € 8.5 million to assist four countries India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Philippines in South and South East Asia in being better prepared for natural disasters like floods and landslides.

What makes RAW chief Goel’s maiden three-day visit to Nepal interesting?

Published On: July 23, 2019 08:05 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 23: The newly appointed chief of the foreign intelligence agency of India-Research and Analysis Wing(RAW)- Samant Goel has returned home on Monday after completing his three-day visit to Nepal.

US Army and APF personnel taking part in 'First Responder Knowledge' exchange program in Chandragiri

Published On: July 23, 2019 06:37 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 23: Members of the U.S. Army and eighteen Armed Police Force (APF) personnel have started exchanging their ‘medical first responder knowledge’-knowledge on how to provide pre-hospital care in a medical emergency- with each other at the National Armed Police Force Academy in Chandragiri in Kathmandu from Monday.

Govt has succeeded in maintaining peace and security: Home Minister Thapa (with video)

Published On: July 23, 2019 04:45 PM NPT By: Ajit Rai

KATHMANDU, July 23: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa on Tuesday has claimed that his ministry has succeeded in maintaining peace, security and good governance in the country.