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Nepal sans government, ministers

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By Our Reporter It has been three weeks since Sher Bahadur Deuba was elected the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal. But he has been unable to give a full shape to his cabinet. Even in three weeks after his appointment to the top post, he has only an 8-member cabinet …

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Discouraging Nepal-China trade?

(151031) -- RASUWA, Oct. 31, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Fuel tankers of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) head to Chinese city Kerung to receive the petrol assisted by Chinese government in Rasuwa, Nepal, Oct. 31, 2015. Nepal has sent four fuel tankers to China's Kerung on Saturday noon to receive the first batch of China's fuel grant to ease the fuel crisis in the country following India's blockade. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)(zhf)

By Our Reporter It is disappointing that while travelling from Kathmandu to Rasuwagari, one has to go through security checks in 13 check-posts. One or two security check is okay but security checks at 13 places have given a wrong message that the security organs are discouraging Nepal’s trade with …

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NC, UML in competition

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By Our Reporter Despite rains and strike called by the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, the second phase of local elections concluded in Provinces 1, 5 and 7 on Wednesday. It may take about 10 days to complete the vote counting. Many analysts have claimed that the CPN-UML was likely to …

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Gorkhaland movement enters the second week

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By Our Reporter Nepali speaking community in Darjeeling and the surrounding areas has been taking to the street demanding creation of a separate province in the hills for the past 14 days. The movement that was sparked due to a decision of the West Bengal Government to make Bangala a …

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Obstruction common in Mugling-Narayangadh road

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By Our Reporter Obstruction of the vehicular movement has been very common along the Narayanghat-Mugling road section. The road that was blocked on Thursday due to landslides at Khanikhola was reopened on only Friday evening. But it was again blocked on Sunday due to a dry landslide at Kali Khola …

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Former IGPs, AIGs surrender, leaders got off scot-free!

By Our Reporter Together with two former IGPs—Om Bikram Rana and Hem Bahadur Gurung, two AIGs Shyam Singh Thapa and Deepak Singh Thangden and DIG Deepak Shrestha are now behind bar for their involvement in the infamous Sudan scam. Among them AIG Thapa was last to surrender to the Supreme …

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Krishna Hari Baskota

Krishna Hari Baskota is the commissioner of the National Information Commission. Earlier, he also served as the secretary in the Finance Ministry and also in the PM’s Office. He is very fond of writing articles in different dailies. What he writes it is different, but why he is writing, this …

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Election alliance

It is said there are no permanent friends and enemies in politics. In this local elections we saw a Tarai based party developed an election alliance with the UML and also a Maoist party developed an alliance with the NC who were arch rivals. Any connection? Is there any connection …

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Why the hurry?

By D.M. Thapa We have heard it more than thousands of times leaders of political parties saying it is impossible to hold any form of election during the monsoon period, specially the month of Asar (mid June and July), because the majority of the people will be engaged in planting …

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A little hope with the Nepal Army

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By PR Pradhan Nepal is a country with enough natural resources, potential in tourism, hydropower potential, fertile land and so on and so forth. Nepal is located between two big nations, and thus it has a strategic geopolitical significance. Therefore, although being a tiny country, Nepal is an important venue …

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