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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Change of CEO likely to further delay reconstruction works


By Our Reporter The present coalition government of Nepali Congress and the Maoist Centre has once again proved that they are little bothered about the plights of the people. They are interested more to take revenge against the CPN-UML, the main opposition party that has been trying to foil their …

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Nepal’s flag carrier to take delivery of Chinese-made planes

KATHMANDU, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) — The Nepal Airline Corporation (NAC), the national flag carrier of Nepal, said on Sunday that a four-member team departed for China to bring two of the four Chinese-made aircraft on order. As per an agreement signed between Nepal’s flag carrier and Chinese supplier – AVIC …

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How far is the government friendly with China?

By Our Reporter Bimalendra Nidhi, deputy prime minister and home minister is of the view that Nepal should enhance relations with India by discouraging relations with Nepal’s northern neighbour China. Time and again, he has advised PM PushpakamalDahal saying that there is no need to look towards the north. This …

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3rd Bangladesh Expo kicks off


By Our Reporter With a view to further enhancing the existing excellent trade and business relations between Bangladesh and Nepal and to introduce and familiarize the Nepalese entrepreneurs and consumers to the wide variety of products that are Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Embassy has organizing a five-day single country trade fair, …

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“Agreed to disagree”

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal has said that the constitution amendment bill was tabled after the meeting with UML chair KP Oli. As per the agreement the amendment bill was tabled on 8 January, said Dahal. He however clarified that Oli had agreed to disagree the bill. Dahal …

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Gushing grievances within Indian armed services


By Chiran Jung Thapa Recent string of incidents involving uniformed personnel have roiled the Indian armed services. Several uniformed personnel have taken to social media to expose the excesses, inadequacies and transgressions in their respective services. It all began after Constable TejBahadurYadav from Border Security Force, (BSF) stationed in the …

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The holiday episode


By PR Pradhan In spite of the government efforts to overshadow the contribution of King Prithivi Narayan Shah the Great, the entire nation observed his birth anniversary on 11 January with great fanfare. In spite of pressures from RPP leaders and also NC and UML leaders, the government headed by …

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Building Bridges


As Nepali politics in its exclusionary travails of impudent organizational gains continues to breach national unity resulting in precarious national divisions bordering structural collapse, it seems it takes none less than a king to resort to building bridges for the nation’s sake. Amidst undercurrents of controversy whether former king Gyanendra …

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Soft Power & Strategic Perspective

By Prabasi Nepali Neighbours India India has long been a source of inspiration for many Nepalese, and its government right since its independence the fountainhead of guidance for most Nepalese leaders. Unfortunately, for many uninspired countrymen who have not seen the light, it has remained the “Mughlan (since the time …

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Load-shedding free era

By Prajwal Shrestha The Kathmandu Valley has been declared load shedding free area and the government is making efforts to declare the entire Nepal as a load-shedding free area. We commend the effort of the Energy Minister Janardan Sharma and Kulman Ghising, the general manager of the Nepal Electricity Authority. …

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