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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Elections become expensive in “Loktantra”

By Our Reporter Contesting an election in Nepal has of late become an expensive venture. When the political parties started selling election tickets to only reach leaders, mostly businessmen and contractors, contesting elections for the honest and non-corrupt leaders have been beyond their reach. In the recently held local polls, …

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Why Nepal is underdeveloped?


By PR Pradhan A group of senior journalists from Kathmandu, mostly editors, visited China’s two cities – Beijing and Kunming – at the invitation of the All China Journalists Association from 27 August to 2 September. Some of the journalists were visiting China for the first time, thus, they were …

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Not Delusional


Take the example of a known Nepali intellectual who decided to curry favor from the newly emergent Nepali Congress by blasting king Birendra’s pet New Education System plan as politically compromising. It did not matter that the plan itself was scuttled politically in course of the referendum a decade earlier. …

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UN: Myanmar waging “Ethnic Cleansing”

By Prabasi Nepali Exodus of Rohingya from Myanmar Ever since independence from British rule, Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) has struggled to integrate its various minorities, including the Shan, Karen, Rohingya, Mon, Chin, Kachin and ethnic Chinese. During the British imperial administration, the Muslim Rohingya was the main ethnic group …

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Far From Neighbourly


By P. Kharel India rejects neighbouring Nepal’s 2015 Constitution using its fronts fed, financed and clothed for years. In the course of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s unnecessarily extended five-day “state visit” to India last fortnight, Indian External Affairs Secretary S. Jaishankar, ignoring diplomatic nicety befitting conduct with an independent …

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Monster hurricane Irma, disputes in South Asia


BY M.R. JOSSE NEW YORK, N.Y: Monster hurricane Irma that lashed both coasts of Florida with winds near 130 mph on Sunday, September 10, marked for the first time that two massive storms – the other being Harvey mentioned briefly last week – that powerfully targeted the United States in …

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NIBL to distribute 40 percent dividend

By Our Reporter Nepal Investment Bank Ltd has decided to distribute 15 percent bonus share and 25 percent cash dividend to its shareholders. The recent board meeting has taken such a decision. The Bank has already written letters to the Nepal Stock exchange and Nepal Rastra Bank to acquire permission …

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Sunrise Bank introduces Call Center

By Our Reporter Sunrise Bank Ltd, A class bank in the country, has introduced call center to inform about the service provided by the Bank to its clients. Bank’s chairman Motilal Dugger inaugurated the Call Center amidst a function. On the occasion, Board Members Dr Bhogendra Guragain, engineer Bachharaj Tated, …

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“Bhagyale Bachekaharu” wins Best Documentary Award in USA

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By Our Reporter ‘Bhagyale Bachekaharu” (Heroes, Survivors and Miracles) a Nepali documentary featuring stories ¬of the survivors of 2015 Nepal earthquake has yet again triumph an international award in the prestigious Marietta International Film Festival, USA. In a Special Ceremony held at Marietta City of Georgia State in United States …

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HBL received TFP Award 2017


By Our Reporter Asian Development Bank (ADB) has awarded the TFP Award 2017- Leading Partner Bank in Nepal to Himalayan Bank Limited. The TFP awards recognized 18 leading partner banks in 2017 for their role in supporting trade in Asia and the Pacific region. ADB has awarded the TFP award …

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