Nepal Today

Thursday, June 20, 2013

BUSINESS COMMUNITY DEMANDS END TO DONATION EXTORTIONS Kathmandu, 20 June; Business community Thursday called for an ernd to donation extortions by parties. They submitted a memorandum to Chief Election Commissioner Neelkantha Uprethy. The delegation of businessmen collectively called for transparency. Donations, they said, should be legalized. Names of donors and recipients should be made public,, business leaders said. Nnnn FORMER KING RETURNS TO SIMARA UPDATE Kathmandu, 2- June: Former King Gyanendra Thursday drove back to Simara after a pilgrimage tour of Mohottari district where he worshoipped ay match and a Shiva temple. Simara is his base for a tour of central terai districts. Nnnn CHAIRMAN REGMI ON AERIAL INSPECTION OF KANCHANPUR, KAILALI IPDATE Kathmandu, 20 June’ After-ground inspection of damage and destruction in Darchula Thursday by early monsoon this week, Government Chief Khil Raj Regmi flew over Kanchanpur and Kailali districts on an aerial inspection. In Darchula, Chairman Regmi was greeted with resentment for late arrival of relief. NC spokesman Dilendra Badu, who hails from the far-West where flood and landslide damage was heaviest, blamed India squarely for erosion caused in Khaalanga. He said erosion on the Nepali side of Makahali river in Darchula and Kanchanpout was caused by unilateral release of water by India from a 28-mW power project on the common river. nnnn


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