Nepal Today

Friday, August 27, 2010

President urges consensus before 5 Sept. election

Kathmandu, 28 Aug.: President Dr Ram Baran Yadav at a two-and- a- half hour meeting with top leaders of Maoists, NC and UML Saturday morning asked them to develop a common understanding before the next round of elections for prime minister 5 September.
Chairman Prachanda, NC Acting President Sushil Koirala and UML Chairmen Jhalanath Khanal were invited to Shital Niwas by the president.
The leaders presented the party views and traded accusations before him, a source said.
The country is being rum by a caretaker administration two months after the forced resignation of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal.
Nepal Saturday accused Maoists for the deadlock at a public meeting in the capital.
The premier said the country is without a successor prime minister even two months after his resignation.

Bhaktapur inner city declared vehicle free

Kathmandu, Aug.29: Vehicles have been banned in the inner core of medieval city of Bhaktapur from 21 August.
The municipality took the decision to facilitate the movement of tourists.
The town is the best managed among the Valley’s three urban settlements.


“Those who shout ‘down with imperialism’ the loudest, push for the division of a small state along ethnic lines. Where else in the world can you find a better gaijatra?”

(Author and UML leader Modraj Prashit, Annapurna Post, 28 Aug.)


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