KATHMANDU, Oct 16: A group of Indians and Nepalese doctors have been arrested for taking an amount of Rs 1, 600,000 each by providing enhanced equipment to cheat during the entrance examination of Institute of Medicine’s bachelor program. 16 persons are arrested too.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: It’s 8:30 pm Sunday. Three election officials are waiting at the Election Commission (EC) headquarters in the capital to register the name-lists of the parties’ candidates contesting the upcoming provincial and parliamentary polls under the Proportional Representation (PR) category from Province 6. When asked about the progress made in the job, an official who wished to stay anonymous saying that he is not authorized to speak to the media, said only three parties had submitted their PR candidate lists by then.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Several regional and fringe parties have opted for mergers with the three big parties after their political survival came under threat with the introduction of electoral threshold. The threshold barrier has pushed few other parties to go into coalitions with bigger parties.