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SK National Assembly Speaker calls on President


Kathmandu, April 25: Visiting South Korean National Assembly Speaker Chung Ui-hwa Monday called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Rastrapati Bhawan, Shital Niwas. During the meeting, matters relating to bilateral relations existing between the two countries, mutual interests and bilateral cooperation were discussed, the Office of the President said. On …

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Private school drivers to receive RS 12,000 as basic salary


Kakadvitta (Jhapa), The school drivers at private schools across Jhapa district are now entitled to Rs 12,000 as a basic salary. An understanding reached between the agitating school drivers and PABSON (Private and Boarding School’s Organization) in a meeting held at the PABSON’s office at Birtamode on Monday decided on …

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Oli in Mahendra Path?


These days, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is alleged by the Indians for following the Mahendra Path. According to those leaders who have met with the Indian leaders and officials from the South Block, the Indians are alleging Oli trying to be a follower of Mahendra Path by giving anti-Indian …

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International Labour Day and changing workforce


By Ajay Gurung The unprecedented demographic transition in the form of ageing population has caused significant changes in the structure of global labour market. Demographic trends show that by 2050, two billion people will be aged 60 or over and 80 percent of them will be living in developing countries. With …

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One year after the devastating earthquake


By Prajwal Shrestha The Indian blockade has become a big excuse for the government as the government has failed to show its performance in helping the earthquake victims. With great fanfare, 12 Baisakh (24 April) was marked as the devastating earthquake memorial day by organizing different programmes. President Vidya Bhandary went …

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A sorry, tell-tale anniversary in post-quake Nepal


By MR Josse GAITHERSBURG, MD: Penning this on the anniversary of Nepal’s devastating quakes of April-May 2015 – estimated to have killed nearly 9,000 people and wrought damage worth $ 7 billion – one is obliged to assert that their most salient collective feature is their damning verdict on the pernicious …

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PM spends 30 million in throwing party!


At a time when the earthquake victims are compelled to stay under the sky, PM KP Sharma Oli is busy in hosting dinner parties. Only in the six months, the PMO has spent 30 million rupees from the state coffer for lunch and dinner parties. When President Xi Jinping came …

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Let’s admit we are challenged in one eye


By P Chidambaram This government is a bundle of nerves. It sees ghosts where none exists. It sees enemies even among friendly and neutral commentators. And it has men and women who are ready to shoot to kill even without orders (under a political version of AFSPA — Angry Friends Special …

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RAW, from Palk Strait to Balochistan


By Kauravi The arrest of Commander Kulbhushan Yadav from Balochistan may have surprised many in the media and political hierarchy; however Indian prime agency RAW’s involvement to destabilize neighbourhood of India is nothing new as it is part of a larger Indira Doctrine. The Doctrine as stated by Bhabani Sen Gupta …

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