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Nepal govt tables MCC in Parliament amid protests

Kathmandu: The Nepal government on Sunday tabled the contentious USD 500 million Millennium Corporation Challenge (MCC) programme of the US in Parliament for ratification, amid vociferous protests against the grant assistance, which has resulted in sharp political polarisation in the Himalayan nation. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN-Maoist Centre chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” and CPN-Unified […]