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Scene shifts to house

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By Our Reporter Why Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba should have told the media that his pursuit of a two thirds majority in the executive parliament for constitutional amendment continues to incur the wrath of nitpickers should perhaps be explained in yet another expansion of his already bloated council of …

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Gorkhaland movement completes 75 days

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By Our Reporter The Gorkhaland movement completed 75 days of agitation this week. However, there has not been any sign about the end of the movement launched by the people of Darjeeling. The people of Darjeeling and the surrounding areas have been braving the shut down for over 75 days …

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“Less chance of war on Doklam dispute”

By Our Reporter Dr Khadga KC, International Relations Department, Tribhuvan University, said that there is only five percent chance of war between India and China on the Doklam dispute. In an interview to the STV Chat in the Sagarmatha TV, KC said that China, by fighting with India will not …

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95 political parties want to contest federal, provincial polls

By Our Reporter Altogether 95 political parties have applied for the registration with the Election Commission (EC) with a view of contesting the provincial and federal elections. The Election Commission had set August 27 as the deadline for the registration of the political parties. As many as 31 political parties …

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Deuba is likely to lead the biggest-ever cabinet

By Our Reporter The term of the present parliament and the government ends on January 21, 2018 and many of the leaders who are now lawmakers can never be elected in the parliament. As such, they want to become ministers even for three months and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba …

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Deuba’s clarification

By Our Reporter There were rumours that India has changed her stance on Nepal regarding recognition of the new constitution promulgated by Nepal. However, India has clarified that her stance regarding amendment of the constitution has not been changed. Indian External Affairs secretary S Jayashankar, addressing a press conference, said …

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How to win the Afghan war

By Raze WHEN asked about the US Afghan strategy in July, Trump told reporters: “…. I want to find out why we’ve been there for 17 years, how it’s going, and what we should do in terms of additional ideas”. Here are a dozen explanations for the present chaos in …

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Sell-out or buy-in?

By Maila Baje Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba probably expected the ‘sell-out’ slur well before he delivered his constitutional amendment assurance at the joint news conference with his host, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi the other day. If not the constitution, our premier’s critics would have found something else to …

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Debacle of ANFA

By D.M. Thapa There was a time when the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) had no money. One friend told me how he and the coach of the national team had to wait till eleven in the nigh and virtually beg to an official before they got the money due …

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Big enemies of Nepal

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By PR Pradhan Every time, one question strikes me who are the big enemies of Nepal! Nepal is a heaven as nature has given us a lot, still, Nepal is listed as one of the least developed countries in the globe. Of course, the developed countries try to exploit small …

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