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Trump on the Rampage

By Prabasi Nepali Trump’s War on the Media Trump had already designated a part of the American media as ‘enemy of the people’. Before that, Stephen Bannonhis top strategist and High Priest of Trumpism had warned that White House relations with the media (print and electronic) would get “worse every …

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Result of surrender

By Prajwal Shrestha Indian ambassador Ranjit Rae returned home yesterday after completing his tenure in Nepal. For the last two/three weeks, he was very busy in attending farewell receptions organised in his honour. The leaders of the Madheshi parties were found competing against each other to organize farewell receptions, reports …

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Towards a trilateral world order?


By MR Josse KATHMANDU: Even before the end of the Cold War, the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact and the collapse of Communism in the USSR, international relations pundits were in broad agreement that the post-Second World War bipolar world order would inexorably give way to multi-polarity – after a …

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India in Nepal

indian strategy

By Bihari Krishna Shrestha The ultimate responsibility for keeping our own house in order rests squarely with our own people, ithas to be said that given the asymmetry in the relative size and resource capabilities of the two neighbours, Nepal and India, thelatter, with its historically predatory intents–for instance, IndiraGandhi’s …

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“Licensed larceny” in Nepal’s context


By Ratna Sansar Shrestha, FCA Nicholas Hildyard has authored an interesting book titled “licensed larceny”, the theme being “infrastructure, financial extraction and the Global South”, intending to “mise-en-scène” (arrange on stage) the injustices of wealth; published by Manchester University Press in 2016. People are licensed to drive vehicles, fly aircraft …

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Sikhs cry for justice

By Chandio SINCE 1984, countless Sikhs have been killed in India. The roots of the Sikh dilemmain India are very complex with the main factors being inadequate recognition of Sikhism as a separate religion and the Punjabi language coupled with mistreatment from the successive Indian governments since its formation in …

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Sunrise Bank in Damak


By Our Reporter Sunrise Bank Ltd has opened its Damak Branch at the Gorkha Departmental Store in Ward No 10 of Damak city in Jhapa. The Branch was jointly inaugurated by RajendraDhakal, president,DamakChmber of Industry and Commerce and Apach Kumar Yadav, Bank’s deputy general manager amidst a function on 28 …

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Himalaya Airline’s Yangon flight launched

Himalaya Airlines on Friday launched scheduled commercial flights to Yangon, Myanmar. The airline said the flight to Myanmar is part of their initiative to strengthen direct connections with around 3,00,000 people of Nepali origin residing there. The flight took off from Tribhuvan International Airport at 10:55 (local time) and touched …

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NIBL marks 30th anniversary


By Our Reporter Nepal Investment Bank observed its 30th anniversary amidst a function. The Bank has established a record for being decorated with the prestigious international award “Bank of the Year” for the fifth time. Recently, the Financial Times in London had awarded the Bank with the award. The Bank …

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