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KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A meeting of the National Security Council decided to make necessary security arrangement to hold upcoming elections of House of Representatives and State Assemblies in a free and fearless manner.
KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The Supreme Court today refused to issue an interim order in response to a writ filed at the court, demanding the printing of separate ballot papers for the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.
BHOJPUR, Oct 18: A man was arrested on rape charges from the district on Tuesday.
Dipak Kumar Rai, 21, of Aamchowk rural municipality-3 has been accused of raping a 17 year-old neighbour a few days ago.
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KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Kukur Tihar, the festival of dogs, is being celebrated at every household today, to mark the second day of Yamapanchak of the Tihar festival. Tihar is the second biggest festival of the Nepali Hindus.
KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) have decided to field fifty percent candidates each in Province 2, while the sharing of constituencies elsewhere would be based on their respective strength.
KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Supreme Court officials said on Tuesday that the apex court would decide on Wednesday whether or not to issue a stay order in relation to a writ petition seeking to arrange separate ballot papers for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections and for first-past-the-post and proportional representation systems.
KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Talks scheduled for Tuesday between the representatives of Dr Govinda KC and the government could not be held after a draft of an agreement prepared by the government team was rejected by Dr KC.
KATMANDU, Oct 18: The Election Commission (EC) has said scheduled polls may be affected if the court orders to arrange different ballot papers as demanded by a writ petitioner for upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A two-day conference on climate change was held in Jumla district with an objective to bring the pressing issues of fragile mountain ecosystems, food insecurity and plights of the marginalized mountain communities to the fore.