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State of a beautiful country

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By Kushal Thapa Nepal is a beautiful country but all the people living in this beautiful country are not beautiful and some of them are even evil. The bureaucrats, politicians, leaders and many people who matters the most to the country and its people are all corrupt. Nepal could definitely …

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Bhagye le Bacheka Haru wins best documentary award

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Nepali documentary feature Bhagyele Bacheka Haru, has won an award in the UK. The acclaimed documentary won the Best Documentary Award at the first Edinburg Nepali Film Festival. The documentary is garnering very good reviews all around the world. During the event organised to celebrate the bicentennial relationship between the …

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‘Sherpa’ a documentary on Everest avalanche aired

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The 69th British Academy Film Awards nominated “Sherpa”, based on the story of the massive avalanche that tore through the Khumbu Icefall killing 16 persons, was aired on Discovery channel on April 18. Australian documentary filmmaker Jennifer Peedom’s directorial venture recounts the harrowing story of the 14 million ton avalanche …

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Actor Thinley dies in an accident

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Actor Thinley Lhondup passed away on Sunday. It is reported that the septuagenarian fell from his horse in the morning while traveling home to Saldang VDC from Chepka in Phoksundo VDC in Dolpa. The actor was the protagonist of the 1999 film ‘Himalaya’ popularly known as ‘Caravan’ directed by French …

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Belt and Road projects shouldn’t be loss-leaders

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By Huang Rihan – The latest flip-flop in a Chinese-Thai rail project has raised new questions about China’s massive investment in Southeast Asia, a crucial link in its whole chain of “Belt and Road” initiative. Halted by the Thai side over disagreement on some details, the landmark project is stuck …

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One year after the devastating earthquake

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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 …

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Hogwash

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The average Nepali, as everyone knows, is poor. The choice of their dwelling is based on their purse. Their thatched huts are of little choice. Mud bricks, bamboos and straw roofing are within their limited reach. If they can afford a little more, there is choice in kilned bricks or …

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Nationwide movement for Hindu kingdom

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By Our Reporter, Ramchandra Baniya Chettri, a resident of Birtamod, Jhapa, informed that his organization is launching a nationwide movement to restore Nepal as a Hindu kingdom. Chettri, chair of the Deshbhakta Nagarik Abhiyan Nepal (Patriotic Citizens’ Campaign Nepal) and also chair of the National Joint Religious Forum Hindu Rastra …

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Kanak Dixit under CIAA investigation

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By Our Reporter, The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday detained chairman of Sajha Yatayat Kanak Mani Dixit to probe into the charges of illegally amassing property by abusing his authority. Dixit, himself claims as a “senior” journalist and a human rights activist, though he …

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Will Oli get time to implement its policies and programmes?

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By Our Reporter , The government, that had almost collapsed last week, has unveiled its policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2016/17 on Sunday. President Bidya Devi Bhandari presented the government document at the Legislature Parliament. The President spent one and a half hours to read out the document …

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