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Monthly Archives: August 2017

SC verdict on Bharatpur 19 re-election irks UML

By Our Reporter The Supreme Court‘s verdict to uphold the Election Commission’s decision to conduct re-polling in Ward no. 19 of Bharatpur Metropolis has irked the CPN-UML. Although the CPN-UML accepted the verdict, it warned that the verdict of Apex Court on re-polling of Bharatpur -19 has established  a wrong …

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Major parties formulating plans to win Province 2 local polls

By Our Reporter The third phase of local polls are just one and a half months away but the major political parties have been exercising to become the first party in the election scheduled for September 18  in Province 2. While the Nepali Congress is planning to emerge as the …

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India against review on 1950 Treaty

By Our Reporter Presenting a paper in Japan, professor Mahendra P Lama, member, EPG-India, has stated that Nepal was reluctant on reviewing the 1950 Treaty, Annapurna Post vernacular daily has reported. However, the Nepali EPG members say that in every EPG meeting, the Nepal side has clearly mentioned the Articles …

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Indian ambassador instrumental in reviving “one madhesh” agenda again

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By Our Reporter Chakrapath Online Portal has reported that after a meeting in the Indian Embassy recently, Maoist Center leader MatrikaYadav had announced for revivalof “one madhesh one prades agenda”. The other day, Yadav said that with the consent of party supremoPushpakamalDahal, the agenda has been revived. He further said …

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Get back to where you once belonged…

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By Maila Baje If the expression ‘damp squib’ can be associated most aptly with any political formation in Nepal, it has to be the Naya Shakti of Baburam Bhattarai. Indeed, the dude himself has been remarkably candid about the dud his organization has become. So you would have expected Dr. …

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The Nepali priority

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By PR Pradhan Everyday the local media has been reporting about the horrible scenario of Nepal’s deficit on foreign trade. But what is the government doing to reduce the inclining trade deficit, we are unaware. According to a government data, Nepal’s exports rose by merely 6.35 per cent to Rs …

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India-China Doklam standoff

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Since mid-June, after some Indian troops crossed the Bhutan China border and entered into the Doklam area, the two countries have been engaged in a standoff. It is a case of serious violation of the international norms and practice by the Indian troops. China is firm on its stance that …

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Pakistan’s Political Chaos That Wasn’t

By Prabasi Nepali Last Friday, Pakistan’s Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office (as MP, and ipso facto as PM) over undeclared assets. However, unlike the assessment of various (quack) experts, the nuclear-armed South Asian nation did not plunge into political turmoil after a long period of relative …

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