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Rs 29.4 M Australian Aid For 15 Small Projects
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KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Australian embassy in Kathmandu has provided assistance worth Rs 29.4 million to 14 non government organizations in Nepal under the embassy´s Direct Aid Program 2014-15.

Australia´s Ambassador to Nepal Glenn White, presented cheques worth the amount to various NGOs working in the field of health, education, disability, sports and media development on Tuesday, according to a press statement issued by the embassy.
Pandey Addresses UN Conference On Population And Development
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KATHMANDU, Sept 23 : Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahendra Bahadur Pandey has said that Nepal has been implementing a long-term Population Perspective Plan (2010-2031) to mainstream population and development issues in national and sub-national development policies, plans and programs.

Addressing the 29th Special Session of the United Nations on the follow-up to the Program of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development beyond 2014 in New York on Monday, Minister Pandey underlined that the elimination of poverty should be at the core of all efforts aimed at the people-centric development. "Population and development activities should be matched by means of implementation through multi-stakeholders participation and the special needs of the LDCs should be given due attention," he said.
305 Fake Schools Closed In Tarai After CIAA Probe
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Writ To Scrap CC Recommendations To NHRC
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KATHMANDU, 23 : A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court on Tuesday demanding to scrap the recommendations made by the Constitutional Council for the vacant positions at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

Advocate Bhim Rai, Dinesh Kumar Ghale, Santosh Rana Magar and Ram Hari Shrestha have filed the petition arguing that the recommendation was not inclusive. They have also claimed that the appointments in the constitutional bodies should be inclusive as per the provisions of the Interim Constitution.
NHRC Concerned Over Adhikari's Death
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Appeals to save life of Ganga Maya

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed serious concern over the incident of passing away of Nanda Prasad Adhikari, while demanding justice in connection with the murder of his son.

Nanda Prasad, who has been on hunger strike seeking prosecution to the then the Maoists for abducting and consequently killing of his son Krishna Prasad Adhikari, passed away on Monday morning.
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