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With just four days left for the federal and provincial elections to be held under the first phase on November 26 many people in remote hilly and mountainous districts complain that they did not have any idea on how to vote.

 

As per the directive of the Tribhuvan University Executive Committee (TUEC) the Institute of Medicine Examination Control Division has decided to cancel the MBBS entrance exams that were held on October 14.

 

 

A fully domestic funded 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (UTHEP) has made a breakthrough by digging the main tunnel channeling water from headwork to the powerhouse.

 

“It was a usual morning and I was waiting for my school bus, standing some inches far from a muddy puddle. It had rained all night and there were puddles everywhere. I saw a lady dressed in a smart uniform looking quite nervous probably leaving for a job interview or a presentation.

 

Before the restoration of democracy in 1990 Nepalis used to go abroad for work on their own initiatives without any formal channels.

 

A cabinet meeting held Monday decided to scrap the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the government of Nepal and China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC) to develop the 1,200-MW reservoir-based Bhudhigandaki Hydroelectric Project.

 

Nepal managed to upset India with a thumping victory by 19 runs in its Group A match of the ACC U-19 Youth Asia Cup that is being held in Kuala Lumpur.

 

International observer teams from distant Europe and elsewhere have started arriving in Nepal ahead of the provincial and federal polls slated for November 26 and December 7. The over-enthusiastic Election Commission has earmarked a huge budget — approximately 11 billion rupees — to conduct the first election under the new constitution. Some suspect a lack of transparency in financial allocation and management.

 

It will take the government at least one year to fully adjust the civil servants in the three tiers of government – local, provincial and federal.

 

Why do we use capital ‘I’ everywhere in our writing? Why do our English teachers correct us when we write small ‘i’ alone? These queries seem simple but we need to think for a moment to address them. It is veracious that we have to use capital ‘I’ as per rule if we are using it separately.

 


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