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Dubious Deal Doesn’t Deliver


By P. Kharel Pushpa Kamal Dahal, in his abrupt second innings as prime minister, was doomed to fail by the course he took to secure power. Eventually, he proved to be a pathetic cropper. This was amply indicated by the manner in which his own Maoist Centre members, at their …

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India: heed geo-political realities, eschew recklessness


BY M.R. JOSSE GAITHERSBURG, MD: Though the past week has been a most eventful and dramatic one here in America – and a tragic period in Barcelona, Spain – this column will deal with matters closer to home, especially as one feels that not enough in-depth attention has been focused …

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In South Asia, be the Un-China

By Suhasini Haidar As the stand-off between the Indian and Chinese militaries enters its third month at Doklam, it is not just Bhutan that is keenly anticipating the potential fallout. The entire neighbourhood is watching. There is obvious interest in how the situation plays out and the consequent change in …

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Writer: Meera Rajbhandari Amatya The author Meera Rajbhandari Amatya wrote this research based work as her M.Phil dissertation entitled “Status of press freedom in Nepal after comprehensive peace accord and an analysis on the situation of indigenous journalists.” Her research work was published by national foundation for development of indigenous …

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China sheds light on alleviating poverty in India

By Rabi Sankar Bosu “A good life is created with one’s own hands, so poverty is nothing to fear. If we have determination and confidence, we can overcome any difficulty,” President Xi Jinping said on June 16, 2015. During the 11th ASEAN-China Forum on social development and poverty reduction, held …

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Has Narenda Modi switched sides?


By F. William Engdahl It’s very discomforting to see the nation of India, one of the great potential leading countries of the world systematically self-destruct. Provoking a new war with China over remote chunks of land in the high Himalayas where the borders of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region converge with …

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Xi congratulates scientists on expedition to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

BEIJING, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday sent a congratulatory letter to a research team on an expedition to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Xi expressed his congratulations and greetings to scientists, young students and support staff who joined the country’s second comprehensive scientific expedition to the plateau. …

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IME Life Insurance starts its operation


IME Life Insurance has started its operation from Thursday. IME has become the first company among the new 10 life insurance license holders companies to start the operation. IME Life has been started with a paid-up capital of Rs 1.40 billion and authorized capital of Rs 3 billion. The company …

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16.6 Million SMS sent by Ncell


Ncell customers in flood and landslides affected districts sent over 16.6 million text messages, utilizing free SMS service provided by the company to ensure communications during the disaster. Ncell had announced 50 free SMS per day for three days to help the flood victims stay in touch with their family …

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