Nepal | January 26, 2020

NCP urged to reconsider Sapkota’s nomination

Minister for Forests and Soil Conservation Agni Prasad Sapkota, at Singha Durbar, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Photo: RSS

The International Commission of Jurists, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International jointly issued a press release today opposing the candidacy of Agni Prasad Sapkota for the post of speaker. These organisations urged the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to reconsider Sapkota’s candidacy. ...

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Business

Sugarcane farmers divided over recovering due payment

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