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Published On: October 1, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Speaker Mahara resigns amid sexual harassment accusations

Speaker of House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara has stepped down from his post on Tuesday.

NCP Secretariat instructs Mahara to resign from speaker and lower house 

Secretariat meeting held on Tuesday has advised Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara to step down both from the posts of speaker and member of lower house of the parliament after the latter has been accused of sexually harassing a female employee.

NC General Secretary calls for fair probe over Mahara case

General Secretary of the main opposition Nepali Congress Dr Shashank Koirala has demanded the government to launch a fair and independent investigation against Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara who has courted controversy after sexually harassing a female employee at the Federal Parliament.

Six Nepali nationals killed in road accident in UAE

Eight persons including six Nepali nationals were killed in a road accident in the United Arab Emirates on Monday morning, the Nepali Embassy in Abu Dhabi confirmed.

FM Gyawali invites UN Secy General to Sagarmatha Dialogue

Nepal has invited Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres to participate in the first episode of the Sagarmatha Dialogue titled "Climate Change, Mountains and Future of Humanity" to be organized by the government in April next year.

PM congratulates Chinese counterpart on 70th anniversary of founding of PRC

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of founding of People's Republic of China.



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