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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Local elections on 14 May still doubtful

By Our Reporter Although only 38 days are left to hold the local elections, it is still uncertain whether the local election will be organised on the scheduled date of May 14. When the Madhes-based parties are still threatening to boycott and disrupt the local polls, the Naya Shakti of …

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Will President Bhandari help fix Oli-India relations?

By Our Reporter President Bidya Bhandari is scheduled to embark on a state visit to India from April 17. It will be the first foreign visit by the first female and the second President of Nepal almost 20 months after she assumed the high office. She is visiting India at …

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Nepal-India EPG’s third meeting continues

By Our Reporter The third meeting of Nepal-Indi Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) kicked off here Wednesday. The meeting which was initially scheduled to be held in Pokhara from December 22 was cancelled due to elections in India. The meeting was rescheduled from March 18 in Kathmandu, but was again cancelled …

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PM unable to convene cabinet meeting due to protocol row

By Our Reporter The cabinet meeting that used to take twice a week–on Monday and Thursday has not held since March 16 apparently due to the protocol row between Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi and Kamal Thapa. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been unable to decide which of the …

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KMC to buy 10 broomer machines to sweep dusty roads

By Our Reporter Dust emanating from the pipe laying works of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project has alreday posed a health risk to the people. The level of air pollution has alreday crossed the limit and the Kathmandu Metropolitan City as well as other stakeholders are doing nothing to improve …

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Baburam arrested, released

By Our Reporter Police on Sunday arrested former Prime Minister and chairman of Naya Sahkti Dr Baburam Bhattarai from Jamal. He was arrested while protesting against the Election Commission that denied election symbol to his party for the forthcoming local elections. Leaders of Naya Shakti and other fringe parties including …

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Hisila in the soup

By Our Reporter Former minister and wife of Dr Baburam Bhattarai is now in the soup because of her anti-national slogan she chanted while protesting against EC and the arrest of her husband including herself. Lawmakers and media workers are now demanding in the social sites that the state should …

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Mandating amity, for heaven’s sake

By Maila Baje Now, this is getting exasperatingly familiar. Nepal has been struggling eternally to find strategic equilibrium between its two giant neighbors. When complementarities pertaining to India find prominence and Nepal’s relations with its southern neighbor seem to acquire a semblance of steadiness, the Chinese find something somewhere and …

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International Relations & Domestic Constraints

By Prabasi Nepali Brexit Fallout Last Wednesday, the UK gave notice to the European Union (EU)  that it was exiting the organization and the common market. The EU and the UK have two years to wrap up all the questions and problems. However, the path ahead is strewn with obstacles. …

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Verdict Kamal Thapa

By P. Kharel Bolstered by his landslide victory for the unified RPP’s chair last month, Kamal Thapa continues remaining in the news for reasons good and controversial. His knack of being in the limelight highlights either he chasing the media or the media running after him. The latest uncalled for …

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