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Published On: January 24, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Will strongly react if govt remains arrogant on Medical Education Bill: NC

Nepali Congress has asserted that it will strongly react to the government if it continued exhibiting its arrogance on the Medical Education Bill. A Central Working Committee meeting of the NC held in Sanepa has decided to strongly protest against the government if it did not maintain flexibility on its stance on the Medical Education Bill.

Dr. KC urges parliamentarians to think twice before endorsing medical education bill

Dr. Govinda KC, who is one the 16th day of his 16th fast-unto-death hunger strike, has urged elected representatives to be answerable towards their voters before endorsing the revised medical education bill.  

The West including United Nations urges govt to be open about transitional justice

At a time when the tenure of two transitional justice mechanisms is expiring in two weeks, Kathmandu-based diplomatic missions including the United Nations have urged the government to clarify to the public regarding its plans to take the transitional justice process forward in 2019.

Karnali Province to build police posts, buy ambulances

The Karnali province has started the construction of two fully equipped police posts in two border points with China. The police posts will be set up in Hilsa of Humla and Dhomorilla of Dolpa within a year.

Maduro rival Guaido claims Venezuela presidency with U.S. backing

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday, winning the backing of Washington and many Latin American nations and prompting socialist Nicolas Maduro, who has led the oil-rich nation since 2013, to break relations with the United States

Osaka digs deep against Pliskova to set up Kvitova final

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka staved off a fightback from Karolina Pliskova to reach her maiden Australian Open final with a 6-2 4-6 6-4 win on Thursday setting up a title clash with double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova.

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