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Government to create 744 local levels units

By Our Reporter In a bid to appease the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front, the government has decided to increase the number of local units to 744 from 719 approved by the Local Level Restructuring Commission (LLRC). A Cabinet meeting held at Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s residence in Baluwatar …

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Japanese support for Women’s Cooperatives in Udayapur District

By Our Reporter The Japan government has decided to support US Dollar 80,532 to the Nepal Social Development and People Empowerment Centre (NESPEC) under the grant assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) scheme of the Japan government. NESPEC, a local NGO in Udayapur district, will work with Small Farmer …

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Oli wants back in: Will he be the same man?

By Maila Baje Taking a leaf from former king Gyanendra, ex-premier Khadga Prasad Oli the other day sought to plant new seeds of national reassurance. “Some forces may have succeeded in removing the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist from power, but they have not been able to remove us from …

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OBOR to benefit Nepal: Chinese envoy

By Our Reporter Chinese Ambassador Mrs. Yu Hongsaid that Nepal can be benefited from the OBOR (One Belt One Road) initiatives which have five main important aspects besides physical infrastructural connectivity. She made such a remark last week at a meeting with the office bearers of the China Study Center, …

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Daylight loot in “loktantra”!

By PR Pradhan “Loktantra” has become synonymous of corruption, commission, bad governance, among others. It seems, the political leaders don’t go to the government to serve the nation but they go to the government to destroy the nation. In the last 11 years of “loktantra”, Nepal is going down in …

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No Confidence

It is not quite possible to shake-off a sense of political-pre-design. With the Tarai parties at one end and the CPN/UML at the other of the current constitutional spectrum, it was possible to foresee a clash. Perhaps the UML was testing the Tarai Monday. Having very harshly crushed the Tharu …

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Trump Faces Major Challenges

By Prabasi Nepali The Korean Pivot: Seoul’s Strategic Choices and Rising Rivalries in Northeast Asia The above is the title of a discussion paper published by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Washington, D.C. The writers are of the opinion that as U.S.-China relations intensify and as the North Korean …

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Where is Nepal in OBOR?

By Prajwal Shrestha Beijing is hosting OBOR (One Belt One Road) Summit in May. Nepal is also invited to attend the Summit. By showing the local election in May, Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal has tried to escape from the Summit. This is very much unfortunate for Nepal. As Dahal has …

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Sino-Indian relations: an update

By MR Josse KATHMANDU: Yu Ning of Global Times suggested that “India should have an open mind” towards the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative which purportedly provides an important opportunity “not only for the potential economic benefits it brings to China and Pakistan, but also because it allows greater …

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India’s growing frustration

By Jaml Despite the fact, India has failed to isolate Pakistan; it has had many setbacks during the last few months, and its frustration is obvious. Pakistan held naval exercise in which 37 countries took part including the US, Russia and China with the theme ‘Together for peace’, which is …

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