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  Parliament Resumes Business As Maoists Withdraw Protest
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    KATHMANDU, April 18 :Parliamentary proceedings resumed on Friday after the UCPN (Maoist) withdrew its protests as the Chitwan District Court released Maoist cadres arrested for alleged involvement in the murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari on bail on Thursday.

Law Minister Narahari Acharya tabled the bill on Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Commission on Enforced Disappearance in parliament as the main opposition party allowed the parliament to resume its proceedings. Lawmakers are now scheduled to start deliberations on the bill from Sunday.

 
  UML Central Committee Meet Postponed By Five Days
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  Dual Nationality Holders Hindering Nation's Progress : Minister Pandit
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    BHAIRAHAWA, April 18: Minister for General Administration Lal Babu Pandit on Friday accused dual permanent Residency (PR) holder government officials of hindering country’s progress.

Speaking at an inauguration function of the Nepal Jaycees’s 17th national councilor Academy here, Minister Pandit said that country is suffering for government official’s dream of acquiring permanent residence (PR) at foreign land and immigrating abroad.

 
  Preparation For UCPN (M) National Convention Concludes
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    BIRATNAGAR,April 18: Preparations for the National Conference of the Unified CPN (Maoist) to be held in Biratnagar have been concluded, it is said.

Speaking at a press conference organized by Revolutionary Journalists´ Association here today, UCPN (Maoist) leader and Coordinator of the Main Organizing Committee of the Conference, Posta Bahadur Bogati said that the conference will be held for five days starting from May 1.

 
  US, Norway Ambassadors Meet UCPN (Maoist) Chairman
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    KATHMANDU, April 18: US Ambassador to Nepal Peter W Bodde met with UCPN (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter´s residence at Lazimpat today.

During the meeting, they discussed the latest political situation in the country and the formation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission(TRC) and the Commission of Inquiry on Disappearances (CID), among other issues.

 
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