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Monthly Archives: November 2016

UML-Maoist difference widens further over the amendment issue

By Our Reporter As the ruling parties are bracing to amend the constitution, enmity between the ruling Maoist and Opposition CPN-UML has further increased. The UML outright rejected the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s appeal to support the amendment proposal. In a meeting held in Baluwatar on Monday evening, UML …

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Lawmakers increase pays and perks

By Our Reporters At a time many earthquake victims have been living in the temporary makeshifts braving monsoon rains and winter chills in lack of money to rebuild new homes, the lawmakers have increased their pays and allowances completely ignoring the people’s pain. This act showed how greedy and irresponsible …

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Kulman Ghishing works to make an impossible task possible

Interview with Kulman Ghising, Managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority at Ratnapark in Kathmandu on Sunday, September 25, 2016. PHOTO: Balkrishna Thapa Chhetri/THT

By Our Reporter No one, until this Dashain, has thought that the Nepal Electricity Authority will be capable to end load-shedding. But once KulmanGhising was appointed to man the inefficient NEA, he has made this almost impossible task possible. Although the government has not yet announced the end of the …

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Traitors working to amend the constitution as per Indian design

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Nepali Congress president SherBahadurDeuba have been working to please India by registering a constitution amendment proposal in the parliament. Dahal, who returned to power in the support of NC in August this year, had said that he had become the Prime …

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Decade of desultory dominion


By Maila Baje It’s not hard to see why an intense sense of public despondency overshadows the 10-year anniversary of the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) signed between the interim government led by Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and the erstwhile Maoist rebels. In all fairness, the CPA did succeed in …

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Rampant corruption in Nepal


By Divya Singh Rathore Corruption is the disease of the world. On 31 October 2003, the United Nations drafted a convention against corruption and finally it was singed on 9 December 2003, one hundred and ninety-four countries of the world are the parties of this convention. Article 5 to 14 …

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Majority’s voice suppressed in “loktantra”


By PR Pradhan The political parties observed 20 November as the 10th anniversary of signing of the comprehensive peace agreement. Some Maoist leaders claimed for achieving big things in these past years after endorsement of the Agreement, however, they have failed to identify the achievements. In the past ten years, …

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The ‘Panchay’ Party


The Rashtriya Prajatantra Party is one again. ‘Again’ is the key word here. This round, it is the unification of the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party led by Pashupati S. Rana and the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party Nepal led by Kamal Thapa that has united. Prior to this, the Rashtriya Parjatantra Party had …

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US President-Elect Dominates World’s Attention

By Prabasi Nepali Domestic Nepal Transforms from ‘Loktantra’ (Democracy) to ‘Loottantra’ (Kleptocracy) After the major ‘SujataKoirala Scandal’ involving a huge amount of state grant for her medical treatment, Nepal’s legislators have now awarded themselves a massive increment in emoluments and other benefits which will be a major burden on the …

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