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Nepali CEC says Election Commission can’t take action against PM

Nepali CEC says Election Commission can’t take action against PM

Kathmandu, Sept 14 (UNI) Nepal's Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) has said that their attention was drawn towards the recent Cabinet expansion but the institution was not mandated to take action in this regard. The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), Ayodhee Prasad Yadav, while speaking at a programme organised at the Reporters’ Club in Kathmandu yesterday, said, “our attention has been drawn towards the recent Cabinet expansion, but we cannot take action against the Prime Minister, we can only suggest him.” On a different note, he said that the election body would take action against those who tried to lure voters by organising feasts during the third phase of local level elections slated for September 18. He warned that the nominations would be scrapped if any candidate was found involved in organising feast during electioneering. “We have heard that the candidates have been spending huge money for the elections, but we have not found any proof yet,” he said, adding, “If we receive photos as a proof, we will take action against him/her on the spot.” Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba had expanded his Cabinet for the fifth time on last Monday by inducting three ministers from Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Prajatantrik). With the expansion, the size of Deuba-led cabinet has become the biggest in country's history. UNI XC SNU 1418

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Terrorists attack SSB camp in Banihal, ASI among 2 martyred

Terrorists attack SSB camp in Banihal, ASI among 2 martyred

Jammu, Sept 20 (UNI) An Assistant Sub Inspector among two attained martyrdom as terrorists attacked the SSB camp near Jawahar Tunnel in Banihal area of Ramban district in Jammu and Kashmir.

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20 Sep 2017 | 10:20 PM
Iranian President Rouhani slams Trump in his UNGA speech

Iranian President Rouhani slams Trump in his UNGA speech

Tehran, Sept 20 (UNI) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has used a speech to the UN General Assembly to hit back at Donald Trump over the US president's criticisms of his country and its 2015 nuclear deal, a BBC report said today.

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20 Sep 2017 | 11:52 PM
Stage set for Chabahar Port operational by 2018, says Government

Stage set for Chabahar Port operational by 2018, says Government

New Delhi, Sept 20 (UNI) The India-Iran Chabahar Port Development will offer a 'win win' situation for stake holders including Afghanistan and several Central Asian countries, Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said here today amid indications that the project can be operational by December 2018.

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20 Sep 2017 | 11:34 PM
India to conduct First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ from Oct 10-13

India to conduct First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ from Oct 10-13

New Delhi, Sept 20 (UNI) The First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017) will be conducted by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as the lead agency from October 10-13, 2017 in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), a Home Ministry release said.

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20 Sep 2017 | 9:58 PM
CBI registers case against ex-Justice of Odisha HC, others for corruption

CBI registers case against ex-Justice of Odisha HC, others for corruption

New Delhi, Sept 20 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against former Justice of Odisha High Court and others for their alleged involvement in corruption.

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20 Sep 2017 | 11:21 PM
India expresses firm commitment to Paris climate deal

India expresses firm commitment to Paris climate deal

New York, Sept 20 (UNI) Amid uncertainty over the US role regarding the Paris climate deal, India today expressed its firm commitment to work for environment above and beyond the Paris agreement.

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20 Sep 2017 | 9:10 PM
Pak much to gain from partnering with US effort: US Vice Prez

Pak much to gain from partnering with US effort: US Vice Prez

New York, Sept 20 (UNI) Pakistan and the United States have agreed to resolve their bilateral issues through dialogue as Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met with the US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly session.

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20 Sep 2017 | 9:05 PM
Stage set for Chabahar Port operational by 2018, says Government

Stage set for Chabahar Port operational by 2018, says Government

20 Sep 2017 | 11:34 PM

New Delhi, Sept 20 (UNI) The India-Iran Chabahar Port Development will offer a 'win win' situation for stake holders including Afghanistan and several Central Asian countries, Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said here today amid indications that the project can be operational by December 2018.

Trump urges 'strong and swift' UN action to end Rohingya crisis

21 Sep 2017 | 2:48 AM

By David Brunnstrom and Tommy Wilkes UNITED NATIONS/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Sept 20 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump wants the United Nations Security Council to take "strong and swift action" to end violence against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, declaring the crisis a threat to world.

KTR to address International Mobile Congress in Delhi

20 Sep 2017 | 9:14 PM

Hyderabad, Sept 20 (UNI) Telangana Minister for Information Technology, KT Rama Rao today received an invitation from Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha to participate in “International Mobile Congress” 2017 and address on “Sustainable Wi-Fi” at Pragathi Maidan in Delhi on Sept 27.

Ultrasonography:New and larger scope

Ultrasonography:New and larger scope

20 Sep 2017 | 4:14 PM

Kolkata, Sep 20 (UNI) Can ultrasonography be used for peripheral nerve blocks? A Kolkata-based private specialty hospital recently organised a one-day workshop on "Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia" to familiarise budding anaesthesiologists and practitioners with the use of ultrasound and how to perform the various procedures.

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