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Dixit produced before Special Court

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KATHMANDU — Sajha Yatayat Chairman Kanak Mani Dixit was produced before the Special Court on Sunday.

Dixit, also a noted journalist and a human rights activist, was arrested by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) last Friday to probe into the charges of illegally amassing property.

The CIAA produced Dixit before the Court seeking further detention for carrying out investigation.

Dixit was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Bir Hospital on Saturday after his wellbeing deteriorated.

According to a CIAA source, Dixit was found to have transferred 50,000 US dollars to Metric TV, an Indian television company from his bank account in HSBC.

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NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs





KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.

The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.

Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.

NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.

Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.

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