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  CIAA Raids Sanskrit University For Misappropriation
       Devendra Basnet  
    DANG, July 30: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Wednesday raided Nepal Sanskrit University and seized all documents in response to complaints of alleged economic irregularities.

A CIAA team from Kolahpur branch under regional office of the commission took all documents of the varsity under control for investigation.

  UCPN (Maoist) To Hold Orientation On Federalism
    KATHMANDU, July 29: In a bid to seek unanimity of opinion on federalism within the party, UCPN (Maoist) has decided to convene an orientation program for party leaders.

Leaders, including party central committee members, lawmakers, heads of sister wings and chief of districts will participate in a three-day orientation to be held in the capital.

  No Nepali Envoy In Delhi On Eve Of Modi Visit
    KATHMANDU, July 29: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to arrive in Kathmandu on Sunday on a two-day official visit to Nepal. But Nepal"s embassy in New Delhi, which is supposed to coordinate the visit at highest political level, is without an ambassador for over three years now.

´I cannot express in words how handicapped the embassy must have been at this point of time. The role of ambassador is very important especially during this kind of high-level political visit,´ argued former Nepali ambassador to India, Durgesh Man Singh.

  Rinpoche Cremation Set For Thursday
    Cabinet allows cremation after formulating new policy

KATHMANDU, July 29:The body of the Tibetan Guru Shamar Rinpoche has been brought to Kathmandu from Bhutan Tuesday evening after the government of Nepal earlier in the day decided to allow his cremation here.

Following weeks of speculation, a cabinet meeting held at Prime Minister’s Official Residence at Baluwatar on Tuesday morning decided to allow the late Rinpoche’s cremation on the premises of Sharminub Foundation in Ichangunarayan VDC in Kathmandu.

  Big Three Expedite Preparations For PTA
    Taskforce to consult hydro experts, civil society

While deeply acknowledging the need to harness the country’s immense hydro potential for overall development of the country, three major political parties -- Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) -- have agreed to step up necessary homework to ink Power Trade Agreement with India.

During a meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Baluwatar on Tuesday evening, the three parties also formed a task force comprising of NC leader Dr Ram Sharan Mahat, UML leader Bhim Rawal and UCPN (Maoist) leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha to finalize the PTA agreement with India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit scheduled for Sunday.

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