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Junk food’s a rising problem

By Sushant Shrestha The teen years are a period of rapid growth and development. In fact, teenagers need more calories during this period than they ever need in their lives, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Teens that eat junk foods – noodles, chips, candy and fast food – …

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UML ensures victory by winning over 120 local units

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By Our Political Analyst As expected prior to the local election, the CPN-UML has won the largest number of seats in the first phase of local polls held on May 31. As of Tuesday it won 119 posts of mayors  in municipalities and chairmen of rural municipalities while its candidates …

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Leaders against PM Dahal’s resignation

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, following the gentleman agreement, has stepped-downfrom the government as per the gentleman agreement reached between him and NC president SherBahadurDeuba during the formation of the Dahal-led coalition government in last year. As Dahal was preparing to quit, some NC and UML leaders …

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Question of sustainability

By Our Reporter The government has again added the number of local units. From the earlier 744 local units, now 22 new local units have been introduced in the Tarai districts by upgrading two sub metropolis cities Biratnagar and Birgunj to the metropolis cities and also upgrading 22 rural municipalities …

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Do or die alone can preserve our dignity and honour: Madan Regmi

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“The world will need to go back to history of understanding them. The book, willy-nilly also vindicates what Spinoza said: “if a reputation is not preserved it dies.” The history has another lesson to offer: people who ignore their own security are doomed either to perish or to be subjugated. …

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New faces likely in new government

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal has tendered his resignation on Tuesday. He was publicly saying that he was going to quit the PM’s post by maintaining the gentleman’s agreement endorsed between him and NC supremo Sher Bahadur Deuba, however, he was trying to influence the Tarai leaders for …

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How successful is PM Dahal’s 10 month tenure?

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By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is all set to quit after completing his 10-month tenure in the office. By the time, this issue of this weekly reaches the readers, Dahal will have resigned.  As such, everyone wants to know how successful his term was. Obviously, Prime Minister …

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Isn’t Deuba heading to retain his 2002 title?

By Our Reporter It seems NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba who is becoming Prime Minister of Nepal in the next two weeks will retain his 2002 title of ‘incompetent’ after a gap of 15 years. He has not been able to become Prime Minister since February 2005 when he was …

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When will Deuba become PM?

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By Our Reporter Under the strong pressure of NC president SherBahadurDeuba, PM PushpakamalDahalwas planning to tender resignation on Tuesday by addressing the Parliament. As UML created obstacle in running the parliament business, Dahal was unable to address the Parliament.  Dahal could tender resignation to President VidyaBhandari if he had really …

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Will Rastriya Janata Party Nepal participate in elections?

By Our Reporter The second phase local poll is just three weeks away, but it is still not certain whether the Rastriya Janata Party, Nepal, the new party of six Madhes-based parties, will take part in the poll is still uncertain. The RJP has been demanding that the election should …

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