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Suspended CIAA chair warns of undressing the corrupt leaders


By Our Reporter Suspended chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority Lok Man Singh Karki had warned of revealing the names of all corrupt leaders in the right time. Karki made his intention of unmasking the face of all corrupt politicians in a lengthy statement he …

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93rd birth anniversary of Kishunjee observed


By Our Reporter Late Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Bhattarai was remembered last  Friday by observing his 93rd birth anniversary at Bhattarai Ashram, Bandegaun, where he had spent last years of his life. Several leaders of the Nepali Congress, including CPN-UML chair K P Oli reached Bandegaun to recall  saint-like …

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Upper Tamakoshi generating power by one and half years


By Sharachchandra Bhandary Works to develop the 456-Megawatt Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project based in Dolakha are going on in full swing with a target of taking it to the power production phase within one and half years. The April 25 Gorkha Earthquake had inflicted damages on the access route to …

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Outrage of ineptitude


By Maila Baje “In what capacity do the Chinese keep meeting with former king Gyanendra Shah?” That pointed question by Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi at a cabinet meeting last week encapsulated the collective mind-set of today’s rule class. Stress, anger, trauma, anxiety, fear and much more psychosomatic were strung …

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India should be more open for Sino-Nepalese cooperation


By Xu Liping Indian media reported recently that Nepal would hold its first ever joint military exercise with China on February 10, 2017. Indian media said the joint military exercise appeared unconventional. But so far the news has not been officially confirmed by China and Nepal. Indian media hyping up …

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Odd Flurry


The furor created in power circles over former king Gyanendra’s scathing attack on the current state of the polity is understandable. Among other things, his analysis is as close to the truth as possible and there is none other than the current political masters who are aware the king was …

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Impact of Domestic Politics on International Affairs, and Vice Versa Domestic

By Prabasi Nepali Domestic Constitution Amendment in Limbo Maoist premier Pushpa Kamal Dahal, aka ‘Prachanda’ is insisting, together with his strange bedfellow, the Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba, that “the constitution amendment bill has been introduced to address some shortcomings in the constitution.” They were of the opinion …

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Will ‘neocons’ control Trump’s foreign/security policy?


By MR Josse KATHMANDU: Commenting on incoming American president Donald Trump’s controversy over Taiwan, Clifford A. Kiracofe alleges (Beijing Review) that “neoconservatives and assorted Cold War hawks” are conjoined with the “Taiwan lobby” in Washington which “not only influences various politicians, but also makes significant contributions to certain think-tanks which, …

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India: Major Human Rights violator in South Asia

By Hanif ALTHOUGH India claims itself to be the largest democracy in the world, but its track record on human rights violations of minorities, especially Sikhs and the people of Jammu and Kashmir is highly disappointing. India has failed all efforts of the United Nations Security Council UNSC) to implement …

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New Delhi overreaches to meddle in China’s core interests

By Wen Dao New Delhi has long held the Dalai Lama issue as leverage that it can use against China. Indian President Pranab Mukherjee met with the Tibetan separatist in exile in India this month, probably as moral support to Mongolia, which mired itself in diplomatic trouble after receiving the …

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