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Pyongyang threat revisited and turmoil in the Himalayas

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BY M.R. JOSSE GAITHERSBURG, MD: President Donald Trump is never beyond the spotlight – or out of the periphery of a perfect political storm, as suggested by the bagful of problems set off by the flap created by revelations of his eldest son Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian …

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Will PM Deuba be able to hold polls as provisioned in the statute?

By Our Reporter The latest political developments and expressions made by a section of our powerful politicians have made the people suspicious about the effective implementation of the constitution. When only five months, as proposed by the Election Commission, are left to hold the elections of the federal and provincial …

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Former King underwent angioplasty treatment

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra Shah had been admitted to Norvic International Hospital in Kathmandu on Wednesday morning for treatment of his heart ailment. The same morning, the former King underwent angioplasty treatment successfully, according to a press release issued by DrPhaniPathak, former King’s Press Secretary. Earlier, Dr Yadav …

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Where is UTL?

By Our Reporter There was a hue and cry against Ncell, a multinational joint-venture company providing mobile service, for manipulating tax. Different committees in the Parliament, media and the so-called intellectuals launched a campaign to defame Ncell on the charge of not paying tax to the government on its share …

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People’s Review enters 27 years

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan We are pleased to inform our valued readers that from this week People’s Review has completed 26 years of its publication and has started its journey in 27 years. It seems, just yesterday that we had started publication of the Weekly, it is amazing, how soon …

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Election dilemma continues

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By Our Reporter The third phase of local election scheduled for 18 September is likely to be held even if the constitution is not amended. When Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Maoist Center chairman Pushpakamal Dahal saw no possibility of amendment of the constitution before 18 September, now they …

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Promotion of Police officers not fair

By Our Reporter The decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs to  recommend 11 deputy inspectors general (DIGs) for the post of additional inspector general smells rat as some DIGs, including Nawaraj Silwal and Pankaj Shrestha were excluded in the list. Although Home Minister Janardan Shrama claimed that the promotion …

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Gorkhaland faces humanitarian crisis due to blockade

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By Our Reporter The Indian government that has been using blockade as a tool to bring its tiny neighbours to their knees has imposed the inhuman blockade against its own citizens in Darjeeling and Sikkim. When the people of Darjeeling and the surrounding areas launched a movement by calling indefinite …

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Japanese state minister in town

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By Our Reporter State Minister of Environment of Japan, Tadahiko Ito visited Kathmandu from July 18 to 19 on an official visit. Ito is also the Vice President of Japan-Nepal Parliamentarian Friendship League. During his stay here, he held meetings with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, senior leader of the …

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CIAA files cases against the largest corruption crime

By Our Reporter The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Sunday filed charge-sheets against the suspended Director General of Inland Revenue Department, Chudamani Sharma and two others at the Special Court claiming that they had embezzled nearly Rs 11 billion when they were office bearers of …

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