Nepal Today

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

FORMER KING COMES OUT IN RAJBIRAJ, LAHAN AND WORSHIPS AT TEMPLES Kathmandu, 11 June: Defiant former King Gyanendra came out on the streets on Rajburaj and Lahan in central terai Tuesday and worshipped at temples in the towns.. He was cheered by thousands of supporters and well0wishers. Students affiliated with political parties hurled stones and chappals at him in Rajbiraj Monday and tore down welcome welcome arches. MORE FORMER SPEAKER NEMWANG SAYS COUNTRY ENTERING DARK TUNNEL Kathmandu, June 11: Former Chairman of the Constituent Assembly (CA), Subas Nembang, has said that now the country has entered into a dark tunnel as the political parties were headed towards that direction, which were out of the imagination of the Constituent Assembly (CA), RSS reports.. Speaking at an interaction on Tuesday organised by former Dalit lawmakers of the dissolved CA, Nembang said that election environment has been created in the country. He mentioned that there was possibility of mishap in the country as happened before while going for CA election in the present situation. Similarly, Nepali Congress leader, Laxman Ghimire, argued that it was a misfortune for the country┬┤s democracy in handing over the leadership of the country to the Chief Justice. General Secretary of the UCPN (Maoist), Posta Bahadur Bogati, said that there was now no alternative to going for election to institutionalize the democracy. Likewise, CPN-UML leader, Bhim Acharya, pointed out that all the political parties should give high priority to issues of Dalit community. On the occasion, lawmakers, Laxmi Pariyar, Shantidevi Chamar, Kalpana Rana, among others, expressed their views on the issues to be forwarded by political parties for the welfare of Dalits and women. Yam Bahadur Kisan, who is active for the welfare of Dalits, presented a working paper on Dalit- related provisions to be included by the new constitution. nnnn LINEUP FOR GURKHA CUP SEMIFINAL CUP COMPLETE Kathmandu, 11 June: Lineup for the semifinal matches of Gurkha Cup is complete. Tribhuvan Club of Nepal Army plays Boys Union in the first semifinal of Groikha Cup at Dashrath Rangashala Wednesday. Three Star Club and MMC meet in the second semifinal Thursday nnnn. INDIAN FORMER FEDERAL MINISTER DIES OF WOUNDS SUSTAINED IN A NAXAL ATTACK Kathmandu, 11 June: Former Indian federal minister for information died of wounds sustained in a Naxal or Maoist attack in Chhatishgadh state, radio reports said Tuesday. He was wound in the stomach and chest two weeks ago during an attack in the northeastern state. He sustained bullet wounds for which he was receiving treatment at hospital.. nnnn


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