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Mild quake jolts capital KATHMANDU: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on Richter scale hit the Kathmandu Valley and eastern districts at 9:17pm on Thursday. According to the department of hyd ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-18 11:07 PM] 

THT EXCLUSIVE: 'Nepal meets targets for graduation from LDC' KATHMANDU: Nepal’s dream of moving to the group of developing nations is likely to come true, as the country has met at least two targets required for gra ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-18 10:43 PM] 

NEA to import additional 35 MW power from India KATHMANDU: Nepal Electricity Authority is planning to import around 35 megawatts of additional electricity from India to limit load-shedding hours as energy pro ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-18 10:41 PM] 

Global life expectancy rises by 5.8 years in men‚ 6.6 year ... PARIS: People around the world lived on average to a ripe old age of 71.5 in 2013, up from 65.3 in 1990, a study said today, noting the gains came despite big i ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-18 10:37 PM] 

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Vaccine crisis leaves govt scrambling KATHMANDU: The government has sought UNICEF’s help for the delivery of BCG and MR vaccines which have run out of the stock in many districts. The ...Full story

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Forge consensus or be ready for vote‚ says PM KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala today urged Unified CPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal to either forge consensus on constitutional issues soon or be ready to settle di ... Full story

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Confident Nepal face Maldives in inaugural tie KATHMANDU: Nepal will take on Maldives in opening match of the first South Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship here at National Sports Council covered hall on Friday. The ...Full story

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US‚ Cuba repair strained ties HAVANA/WASHINGTON: The United States and Cuba agreed yesterday to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago, and President Barack O ...Full story

 

Readerspeak

K. K. SHARMA from KATHMANDU wrote:
Discussing handover, is not actually a handover. It can be a ploy to buy time. However, given out tradition of the political parties, in holding on to chairmanship for life, and preventing the rise of the younger generation within all the political parties, this news in incredible. Yet if Dahal Baje does relinquish his post, unprecedented though it be, he will be making a great contribution in the party politics of this country. Lets wait to see what actually happens.

 

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