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Published On: September 20, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi  | @Inspiredkamal

Constitution Day observed amid fanfare in capital 

The government organized a special function at Tudikhel in the heart of the capital to observe the Constitution Day also known as the National Day, marking the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the historic constitution.

To mark the day, a special function was held at the Nepal Army pavilion in the heart of the Capital. President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime KP Sharma Minister Oli, and Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara, National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Timalsina, senior government officials, security chiefs, lawmakers, leaders from various political parties, foreign diplomats and among others.

Let's not take side in matters relating to constitution implementation: PM Oli

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that nobody should take sides in matters relating to the implementation of the constitution. 

Addressing the special ceremony organized at Tundikhel in Kathmandu to mark the fourth anniversary of the constitution promulgation on Friday, PM Oli reiterated that any hurdles on its implementation would be cleared by making necessary amendments. 

Foreign leaders extend best wishes on Constitution Day

Presidents of India, China, Russia, the United States of America and Switzerland have extended best wishes to the Government of Nepal and entire Nepalis on the occasion of Constitution Day.

Nepal-Belgium first BCM meeting concludes in Kathmandu

The first-ever meeting of the Nepal-Belgium Bilateral Consultation Mechanism concluded in Kathmandu on Thursday.

During the meeting, the two sides took stock of all aspects of bilateral relations and exchanged views on further promoting cooperation between the two countries, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

NKorea welcomes Trump’s call for ‘new method’ in talks

North Korea on Friday praised President Donald Trump for saying Washington may pursue an unspecified “new method” in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang.

Those talks have been stalled for months by disagreements over trade-offs between sanctions relief and disarmament steps.

Tournament opener ends in a tie; Nepal, Maldives share a point each

Defending champion Nepal has failed to register a win in its first match in SAFF U-18 Championship 2019 against the Maldives as the final score-line remained 1-1. 

Host Nepali side created many chances, however, failed to make it to the final touch. 

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