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Congress decides to support Maoist Center to form new govt

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KATHMANDU — Nepali Congress (NC) Wednesday has decided to support CPN (Maoist Center) for forming of the new government.

The biggest party in the parliament has formally endorsed the seven-point agreement that its leader, Sher Bahadur Deuba, forged with CPN Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal to form a new coalition government.

A meeting of the Central Working Committee (CWC) of the party held at Parliament Building on Wednesday decided to that impact. The meeting decided to lean support to Pushpa Kamal Dahal as the candidate for new prime minister.

At the beginning of the meeting, NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba had read aloud the deal reached with the CPN (Maoist Center) and had requested the CWC to endorse it.

The meeting has also decided to file a no- confidence motion against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

It is learnt that as per an understanding between the two leaders Maoist Chairman Dahal would lead the coalition government for now, and Deuba would succeed to him after some months.

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First Roland Macaulay Cup to start on November 21





BIRATNAGAR— The First Roland Macaulay Cup is being held in the capital on November 21-24.

To be organized by the Cricket Association of the Blind, Nepal, cricket clubs–Myagdi, Jhapa, Bardiya and Tribhuvan Army–will participate in the First Roland Macaulay Cup twenty20 cricket tournament, said Pawan Ghimire, the Central President of the Association at a press conference here.

The estimated budget is approximately Rs 750,000. The opening match will be held between Jhapa and Bardiya, said the organizer.

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