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Monthly Archives: August 2016

‘Chhakka Panjaa’ to be screened on Sept

Actors Deepashree Niraula and Deepak Giri had travelled to Dharan on a promotional tour for the upcoming feature film, Chhakka Panjaa. The movie is based on the story of migrant Nepali workers. During a short meet with the media in Dharan, they discussed the themes of their upcoming release. The …

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Adele rejects to sing at Super Bowl

LOS ANGELES: Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Adele says she turned down an offer to perform at the 2017 Super Bowl halftime show. The British singer told an audience Saturday at her Los Angeles concert that she was asked to perform at the event. “First of all, I’m not doing the …

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Is Dahal true nationalist?

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal presents himself as a true nationalist while delivering his speeches. However, in practice he does not look a nationalist. It is evident from his rejection to wear Daura Suruwal while taking the oath of office. His prejudice against the national attire had …

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Internal rift in ruling parties delay cabinet expansion

By our reporter Even a week after becoming the prime minister, Pushpakamal Dahal has failed to expand his cabinet due to internal rift in the Nepali Congress and his own party CPN-Maoist Centre. However, Dahal added three ministers to his tiny cabinet from the fringe parties on Monday. He appointed …

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RPP-RPPN unification process derailed

By Our Reporter On the issue of whether to join the government or not, the unification process of the two parties — RPP and RPPN scheduled for 9 August was disturbed. RPPN has taken the stance for not joining the present the NC-MC coalition government. It was sure that RPPN …

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“Chinese President to visit Nepal”

By Our Reporter Dr. Ji Zhiye, President of the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), a think tank under China’s State Council, said that the upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping would further enhance Nepal-China bilateral relations. At a time when doubts were being created on the visit …

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Anna Hazare’s new avatar?

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan “In Nepal, Indians are feeling victorious while being engaged in micro-management; Chinese are engaged in curbing the Tibetan refugees but the Westerners are playing a long-term game by using NGOs”, said a member of the National Planning Commission. Comparing the amount spent in Nepal by different …

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NSU’s 11th general convention breeds disputes in NC

By Our Reporter The 11th general convention of the Nepal Students Union that began in Kathmandu on Sunday could not remain free from controversies. It’s closed session had to be put off by one more day due to the disputes over the representatives to the convention the very next the …

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This is TIA

By Our Reporter This scribe got an opportunity to capture two photographs at the luggage collection area of the arrival hall from which we can know the state of the Tribhuwan international Airport, the country’s only international airport. There is mobile-charge hub but the box is non-functional and the wire …

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Cabinet scraps recommendations of 14 ambassadors

By Our Reporter The government’s decision to cancel the appointment of 14 of the 22 ambassadors has snatched away sleep of those who were recommended for the appointment after paying a huge amount of money to the party leaders. The previous government led by K.P. Oli had recommended 22 names …

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