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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Adore or abhor, it’s OBOR

By Maila Baje Nepal’s decision to join China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative seems to have elated China to such an extent that Beijing has begun flashing its Nepal card. China has been quite candidly apprehensive of our commitment to a new bilateral partnership and had all but set …

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Now wait for the budget and second phase election

By D.M. Thapa Whether some people like it or not, we have to give a honeymoon period to the newly elected member of the local bodies. They deserve it. This is because people have had to deal with corrupt junior government officials who took over the task of heading local …

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Unmanaged traffic system

By Sushant Shrestha Kathmandu is the main hub and widely known as the heart of the Nepal. This city consists of all the major educational institutions, hospitals, a wide range of markets, and different ministries of the country. The vehicle in the road always seems to be crowded and the …

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Poll Momentum

The haste to usher in a ‘new Nepal’ through implementation of an exclusive constitution by the conduct of its first elections can merely reflect the flaws. The fact is that the constitutional issues remaining did trigger the electoral division of the country in its very first stage. Our monopolists can …

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North Korea Defies Major Powers

By Prabasi Nepali Random Thoughts on Nepal’s Local Polls The huge voting sheet was a sure indication that the election commission considers us a nation of uneducated bumpkins (although the literacy rate is over 70 percent!). The reason: the voting sheet did not mention the names of the candidates and …

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Foreign Policy: Out of Step

By P. Kharel Will the 16-member Foreign Policy Review Task Force, formed in April, produce within the mandated time of four months a report that brings about qualitative changes in the days ahead?It all depends on how clear and specific the report will be and, more importantly, how the governments …

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Kashmir is sliding into disaster

By P Chidambaram The people of the Kashmir Valley have alternated between hope and despair. J&K has seen good times and bad times, but the present time seems to be the worst of times. (Representational) I have written many times on the situation in Jammu & Kashmir with particular reference …

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Tibet to improve maternal, infant mortality rates by 2020

LHASA, May 10 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will reduce maternal and infant mortality rates to under 80 per 100,000 and 12 per 1,000 respectively by 2020, local authorities said Wednesday. By 2020, the average life expectancy in the region is expected to reach 70 years. The mortality …

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