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Deuba completes desperate 100 days in office


By Our Reporter  Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has completed his 100 days in the office. However, except for holding the second and the third phases of local polls and announcing dates of the federal and provincial elections, his government failed to do any appreciative work. Instead, his first 100 …

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American gesture

By Our Reporter Nepal is going to receive 500 million US support under the Millennium Challenge Cooperation programme. The State Department has remarked, “This is the first compact for the Trump administration, the first compact in South Asia, and includes the largest upfront contribution by any partner country.” Nepal received …

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KMC fails to distribute salaries to school teachers


By Our Reporter Incompetency of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City has once again been revealed when it failed to provide salaries and Dashain allowance to the teachers of 94 public schools of the city. The school teachers who have not received their salaries from mid-July will be marking Dashain without receiving …

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NOC chief Khadka sacked

By Our Reporter Controversial Managing Director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), state oil monopoly, Gopal Khadka was dismissed. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held in Singha Durbar on Monday relieved Khadka of his responsibilities concluding that he committed financial embezzlement while procuring land plots to build oil storage …

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Don’t let them make you feel small, Comrade


By Maila Baje Revolutionary Maoist chairman Mohan Baidya has firmly ruled out the possibility of his party’s merger with the once-formidable mother party, citing lack of ideological affinity with its supremo Pushpa Kamal Dahal. Baidya seemed too indignant to stop there. “Let Dahal and his Maoist Centre merge with the …

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Nepal can benefit enormously from Yunnan: Governor Zhao Jin

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan lately in Kunming Zhao Jin, member of the Party Standing Committee and Head of the Publicity Department of the Yunan province Committee, CPC, said that Nepal can benefit enormously from Yunnan. Talking to a group of Nepali journalists visiting China, Zhao said that Yunnan has given …

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Election or gambling?


By PR Pradhan Elections of the local bodies in No 2 Province were held on 18 September as per schedule. After viewing the local elections in all the provinces, this scribe has reached to the conclusion that days have gone for honest politics as money played a vital role in …

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The Constitution


The government observed the third anniversary of the promulgation of the new constitution on Tuesday by announcing a national holiday and a formal function was held at the Nepal Army Pavilion. However, there was lack of enthusiasm among the leaders and also the people nationwide for receiving the new constitution. …

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Genocide of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

By Prabasi Nepali North Korea Escalates Tensions in North-East Asia The US Pacific Command confirmed North Korea launched an Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) last Friday. It also said the launch did not pose a threat to the continental US or to the US Pacific territory of Guam (3,400 km …

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Far From The Beautified & The Beatified


By P. Kharel Twenty years have passed, and how the West deals with an issue of the so-called “iconic” and the “good” recurs with presentations bordering on the farcical. On August 31, 1997, the former Princess of Wales, Diana, divorced from the British heir to the throne, was killed in …

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