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Nepal to import all fuel from India

By Our Reporter It seems the Nepalese leaders hardly learn a lesson from history. It is evident from the agreement reached between Nepal Oil Corporation and the Indian Oil Corporation that Nepal will import petrol, diesel and cooking gas only from India. The controversial agreement was made just a year …

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Criminal groups disrupting political activities: Oli

By Our Reporter UML chairman KP Oli has stated that criminal groups have been active in federal state No. 2 under the guise of politics. Addressing a function organised at the party office in Dhumbarahi to welcome the newly elected central committee members, former PM Oli said that these groups …

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No public holiday on Prithvi Jayanti

By Our Reporter There was a heated argument between two ministers regarding giving public holiday on Prithvi Jayanti. The argument was between Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi and Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation minister Dil Nath Giri. During a meeting in Singhadurbar regarding issue of public holidays …

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Naya Shakti expels four Central Council members

By Our Reporter At a time when many leaders are deserting the party, Naya Shakti has expelled four of its central council members accusing them of involving in the anti-party activities. A meeting of the Special Political committee of the Party held on Monday decided to expel NirmalBhattarai, Chandra DevOjha, …

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Status quo again and again

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By Maila Baje This sure does not look like a good time to be Sher Bahadur Deuba – not even by Deuba’s standards. The doyen of the status quo seems dumbstruck by the shocks and surprises coming from every conceivable corner. Wresting the presidency of the Nepali Congress last year …

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The two neighbours

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By PR Pradhan One quote in the social network drew my attention. The quote was, “One neighbour is always squeezing us and the other neighbour is always willing to help us”. In spite of such behavior of our neighbours, our leaders are always trying to please the neighbour which is …

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RPP Statute: Anti-Constitutional or Anti-National ?

By Prabasi Nepali Local Elections in Nepal & Internal Developments Various incidents on the Nepal-India border could possibly influence the approaching local elections Mid-May. A fortnight back, a Nepali national, GovindaGautam was shot dead on Nepalese territory by the Indian border police (SSB/SeemaSurakshaBal) from across the border in Kanchanpur. Nepalese …

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When Nepali rupees become strong

By Prajwal Shrestha At a time when all the economic indicators are showing negative trends, our currency has become stronger against the US dollar. The US dollar had already reached above 110 rupees per unit of dollar. At present, it has come down to around Rs 104 per unit of …

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The Show

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Ten years of ‘people’s war’ culminating in ‘janaandolan 2’ and a further decade into ‘constituent assembly’ politics and the constitution is said to justify the need of the current elections to the constitutionally designated local levels. Somewhere along the line we are asked to forget that the very same people …

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