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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Disputes surface in NC over ministerial berths

By Our Reporter Disputes between the two factions of the Nepali Congress have deepened with the formation of the present government under the CPN-Maoist Centre’s chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal in the backing of NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba. The NC has been unable to name its ministers to be inducted …

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Efforts underway to resume the disrupted RPP-RPPN unification process

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By Our Reporter Former Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand and other many leaders of the Rastriya Prajantra Party have been exerting pressure on party chairman Pashupati Shumsher Rana to revive the process to unify the party with the Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajantra Party-Nepal. The unification process initiated earlier was abruptly …

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Were the PM’s emissaries’ visits to China, India successful?

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By Our Reporter Deputy Prime Ministers Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Bimalendra Nidhi, who visited China and India respectively as special envoys of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, returned home accomplishing their duties. Prime Minister Dahal  had sent  DPM and Finance Minister Mahara to China and DPM and Home Minister Nidhi …

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PM Dahal to visit Delhi from 15 September

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal interacts with the high-officials of Federation of Nepali Journalists at his official residence in Baluwatar, on Tuesday, August 09, 2016. Photo: RSS

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal seems to be well aware not to repeat the mistakes he committed while  leading the first government  of Republic of Nepal in 2008 by visiting Beijing prior to his New Delhi trip. His Beijing trip during the conclusion ceremony of the Olympics, …

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Maoist Center’s unity national convention deferred

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By Our Reporter The ruling CPN-Maoist Centre has decided to postpone its unity national convention. A meeting held at the Lazimpat residence of Prime Minister and Centre’s chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal decided to stall the national unity convention citing the need for the party to focus more on the government …

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CSC delegation to Tibet

By Our Reporter A ten-member multi-disciplinary delegation of China Study Center (CSC-Nepal) led by its secretary general Dr. Upendra Gautam visiting Tibet Autonomous Region of China at the invitation of Tibet Academy of Social Sciences (TASS), held a discussion on matters of mutual interests with Prof. Yang  Dan, vice-president of …

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NSU election makes Deuba further stronger in NC

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has further tightened his grip on the party by sweeping the elections of the Nepal Students Union, the powerful student wing of the party, in its 11th general convention.  All the candidates loyal to Deuba were elected in the key posts. …

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President Xi and Chinese premier to visit Nepal: Mahara

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By Our Reporter Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara said that Chinese President Xi Jinping and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang were positive about visiting Nepal. Mahara told this to journalists upon his arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport after completing his five-day visit to …

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Running in circles around overlapping spheres

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By Maila Baje Who would’ve really thought the Indian and Chinese presidents one day would be vying with each other so feverishly to visit Nepal first. Okay, neither Pranab Mukherjee nor Xi Jinping seems that desperate. But you get the drift. Watch for what is said as well as what …

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