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BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting fails to fix summit date

By Our Reporter The 15th Ministerial Meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) concluded here Friday failed to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the BIMSTEC Grid Interconnection. The meeting also failed to fix the date of the fourth BIMSTEC Summit. Earlier, …

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RJP-N to participate in third phase polls


By Our Reporter The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N)  that boycotted the first and the second phases of local elections had agreed to participate in the third phase of local elections scheduled for September 18 in Province 2. However, the government should table the constitution amendment bill in the parliament to …

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Deuba plans ill-timed visit to India

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is all set to pay an official visit to India from August 23 to 27 despite strong opposition from a section of scholars and diplomats in Nepal. In series of write-ups published in different newspapers and online news, scholars and diplomats have …

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Dirty politics in RPP

By Our Reporter RPP’s splinter party RPP Democratic chairman PashupatiShumsherRana is playing dirty politics to finish RPP mother organization chaired by Kamal Thapa. Rana is yet to manage necessary number of the 40 percent central committee members to split the party formally. He has abducted CC members forcefully and it …

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Chinese Vice Premier Wang visits Nepal


By Our Reporter Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang is now on a four-day Nepal visit. He arrived in Kathmandu from Pakistan Monday evening. His is the highest level visit of Chinese leaders to Nepal in six years. Wang’s visit that took place just a few days before Prime Minister SherBahadurDeuba’s …

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Observing Pakistan’s Independence Day

Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Krishna BahadurMahara, President of Nepal Pakistan Friendship and Cultural Association, Himalaya ShumsherRana and Ambassador of Pakistan, DrMazharJaved cutting a cake during a programme organized by Nepal Pakistan Friendship and Cultural Association to mark 70th Anniversary of Independence …

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Nepali gas dealers facing losses worth billions of rupees

By Our Reporter As the Indian authorities denied to give explosive proof certificates to the Nepali gas bullets manufactured in India, Nepali dealers are facing billions of rupees worth losses. After the economic blockade two years ago, the Nepali government had given permission to the Nepali petro-dealers to import gas-bullets …

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What is a foreign trip for?

By D.M. Thapa As is the tradition of newly appointed prime ministers of Nepal going first to India, our newly elected prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is also making such a sojourn and holding on to tradition. After all, Nepal is a traditional country and it would be a sin …

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Unfortunate Nepalis!


By PR Pradhan We know that during every rainy season, there are floods/landslides and we witness casualties of the people. As expected, this year also, we witnessed the deaths of hundreds of Nepali citizens in both the hill and Tarai areas due to the landslides and floods. When the local …

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Pakistan Independence Day : Message from President and Prime Minister

Message from Mr. Mamnoon Hussain, President Islamic Republic of Pakistan (For the Nation on the occasion of Independence Day, 14th August, 2017) Happy Independence Day to all my fellow citizens! While we happily hoist the national flag today we need to reiterate our strong resolve to always uphold the values …

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