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Published On: February 11, 2018 06:00 PM NPT

UML agrees on HoR candidates under PR

CPN-UML has finalized the name of the members of the parliament for House of Representatives under Proportional Representation electoral system. The party has confirmed 6 Dalits, 10 indigenous, 11 Khas-Aarya, 6 Madheshi, 2 Tharus and two Muslim members to represent the party in the parliament. Likewise, 4 male members will also represent the party.

Only 21 of 174 assigned employees report for work in Province-2

The works of the province legislature and executive bodies have been affected as only 21 out of 174 civil servants assigned to these bodies have reported for work in Province-2. 

'40 per cent people lack access to electricity'

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Energy Kamal Thapa said that 40 per cent people in the country are still deprived of electricity supplies and that the government was working to generate electricity across the country in the next five years. Thapa also said that the government was preparing to develop 17,000 megawatt power in a decade. 

Mid-hill Highway develops cracks, halting vehicular movement in Jajarkot

Although vehicular movements is yet to begin, the mid-hill highway section in Jajarkot is filled with potholes and cracks have started to appear, thanks to the use of quality compromise. 

Myanmar says soldiers, police facing action over village killings

Action will be taken against 10 members of Myanmar’s security forces in connection with the killing of captured Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, a government spokesman said, adding it was not related to a Reuters report on the incident.

In a must win match, Nepal decides to field first

Nepal selected to field first in a must win game against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the ICC World Cricket League Division 2.  If past matches are to reflect anything, Nepal has repeatedly lost against UAE since 2014’s ACC Premier League in Malaysia. 


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