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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Deuba fails to expand cabinet

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who has earned a bad name for his inability to appoint office bearers in the party even 16 months after he was elected president of the Nepali Congress, has exhibited similar inability in expanding his cabinet. It has already been a month …

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Provincial, federal parliament elections challenging

By Our Reporter It is already July and the vote counting of the second phase polls is still going on, and the government has been unable to make preparations for the elections of the provincial and federal parliaments, which the Election Commission has proposed to hold by the third week …

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Will RJP take part in 18 Sept polls?

By Our Reporter The government postponed the local elections in Province 2 for September 28 as demanded by the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal instead of holding it on June 28. However, the RJP-N leaders are still claiming that the government postponed the polls in Province 2 without consulting them and …

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Rejection of Maoist agendas

By Our Reporter In the sec ond phase of local elections, the Maoist Center, compared to the first CA elections, has received very nominal votes. The Maoist Center has not been able to show its presence in urban areas. In rural municipalities also, NC and UML have strongly dominated the …

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By Dirgha Raj Prasai 23 Aasar (7 July) is the 71th auspicious Birthday of former King Gyanendra. On this day, thousands of people visit Nirmal Niwas, private residence of the former King, to extend Birthday wishes to their beloved King. Besides Kathmandu Valley, people from different parts of the country …

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Discoursed Nepalis

By PR Pradhan Last Friday this scribe attended noted columnist Saurav’s new book release programme. Saurav has penned the “Asangati” second volume of the “Asahamati-2” [“Discourse” in English]. Speaking about the book, Saurav said that for the last 25 years the nation has not been able to feel as a …

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Real Post Mortem

The irony behind the establishment logic that the local level elections must take place at all cost for the constitution to be implemented is lost on the people. The mainstream media has hyped the election fervor to the extent that they have served to cover up the irony. Elections at …

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No End in Sight in Persian Gulf Conflict

By Prabasi Nepali Saudi-led Ultimatum on Qatar Expires – What Next? The four-nation coalition led by Saudi Arabia, and comprising in addition Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), had issued an ultimatum to Qatar to accept their 13-point demands by Sunday midnight, or face dire consequences. This has …

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