Nepal Today

Friday, June 29, 2012

HARSHYANI EKASASHI OVSERVED Kathmandu, 30 June: Saturday was observed by offering puja to tulsi coinciding with Harshyani Ekadashi.I. Tulsi planted one month earlier is worshipped. nnnn ONLY TWO DISTRICTS REMAIN TO BE LINKED BY ROAD Kathmandu, 30 June: Grains now have to be transported by helicopter to only two of 75districts, Suraj Kuwar writes in Katipur Except Humla and Jumla, all other districts have been linked by road. It’s possible to transport grains overland in the winter. nnnn UPDATE ON UNION OFFICE VANDALIZATION Kathmandu, 30 June: A group of 30 to 40 persons overnight vandalized the office of the Free Students’ Union and Economics Department at TU in Kirtipur. The Department Friday published results of examinations it had conducted. Records and computers at the Union office were destroyed at the Union office. Nnnn 54th PARLIAMENT DAY BEING OBSERVED SATURDAY Kathmandu, 30 June: The 54th Parliament Day. is being observed Saturday without parliament which has been automatically dissolved after government unilaterally announced constituent assembly elections 22 November. Nepal’s first elected parliament met exactly 54 years ago. NC, the second largest party, before dissolution of parliament, gained an absolute ajority in the 1959 parliamentary elections. The legislature was dissolved by King Mahendra in December 1960 after a short experiment with parliamentary democracy. nnnn


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