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Oppn to join House panel’s meeting

Gorkha Post




The agitating 30-party alliance led by UCPN-Maoist has decided to attend the parliamentary panel’s meetings.

A meeting of the alliance held at the office of the UCPN-Maoist Parliamentary Party Office in Singha Durbar on Sunday morning made decision to that effect.

The meeting decided that the lawmakers of the alliance will join the meetings of the Parliamantary Panels from today.

The alliance has also decided to adopt utmost flexibility to forge consensus on the disputed issues of the constitution.

The alliance also urged the ruling parties to strengthen necessity effort to forge consensus before March 10.

The agitating alliance had earlier warned that they would declare second phase of protest programs if the parties failed to find common grounds on the key contentious issues of constitution by Tuesday.

The alliance has been boycotting the meeting of the Constituent Assembly (CA) and Parliamentary Panels after CA Chairman Subas Nembang formed the Proposal Drafting Committee on January 25.

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Three arrested with tiger hides





KATHMANDU- The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Tuesday arrested three persons in possession of tiger hides.

The CIB said that Man Bahadur Tamang of Shailung Rural Municipality in Dolakha; Lokmaya Gurung of Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality in Gorkha district and Amar Singh of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality in Saptari district were arrested from Budhanilkantha in the capital city acting on a tip off about their involvement in smuggling of animals’ hides and skeleton.

All three have been sent to the Division Forests Office, Kathmandu for further actions. According to the Superintendent of Police Sudip Giri, the alleged would be booked as per the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1973 and CITES Convention, 1975.

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