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Monthly Archives: September 2017

WWF-Coca-Cola partnership

By Our Reporter WWF and The Coca-Cola Foundation have joined hands to promote sustainable use of water, enhance livelihoods of local communities and conserve freshwater ecosystem in Nepal. The two-year project starting August 2017 is based in Indrawati sub-basin in Nepal’s mid hills and Barandhavar corridor in Chitwan in the …

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Helping flood victims

By Our Reporter The recent landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rains have displaced millions of people in Southern Nepal and left thousands homeless. The Red Cross has estimated that 100,000 people were affected by the disaster and it got worse after the communication and electricity got cut off, adding …

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Journalist Laxaman Bista bereaved of his wife

By Our Reporter Editor and publisher of Naya Marg vernacular weekly is bereaved of his wife Radha Bista. Late Bista, 61, passed away on Tuesday at the Bayodha Hospital in Balkhu while undergoing treatment. People’s Review weekly extends heartfelt condolences to journalist Bista and all members of the bereaved family …

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Some things seem like they are just made to last

By Maila Baje The fell as scattered across the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) factions just can’t stop twirling to their own tunes. Here we have the Chinese doubting the depth of our commitment to the Belt and Road Initiative and the Indians deliberating how far we have slipped out of …

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Looters’ haven

By PR Pradhan By adopting the present constitution we are encouraging corruption and daylight robbery in the nation. At a time when the flood victims are unable to manage food for their survival, our “loktantrik” government has decided to provide two hundred thousand rupees each to the newly assigned state …

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Rohingya crisis explodes again

The Rohingya have been called — by a United Nations spokesperson, no less — “the world’s most friendless people.” That status was brutally confirmed last month as Myanmar’s security forces clashed with Rohingya insurgents. Hundreds were killed in the violence, and tens of thousands of civilians were forced from their …

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Chinese Concern

DPM and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara is presently in Beijing. His visit, according to the Foreign Ministry sources, is to assure China on Nepal’s eagerness on the implementation of BRI. After signing on the MoU on OBOR initiative and attending the OBOR meeting in Beijing, any further progress has …

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Massacre in Myanmar

By Prabasi Nepali Myanmar/Rakhine State: Horrific Humanitarian Crisis The Rohingya in Rakhine State in north-eastern Myanmar (former Burma), have been branded as illegal immigrants from neighbouring Bangladesh. They have been mostly denied citizenship in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, which has many other ethnic minorities. In the continuing period of violence, 40,000 Rohingya …

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India’s Independence And After

By P. Kharel As India marked its 70 years of independence August 15, one particular event kept recurring fresh in this scribe’s mind. Perhaps no single event in the Republic of India has inspired so many books and written works as has the infamous Emergency rule that Indira Gandhi imposed …

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North Korea dominates headlines as world holds its breath

BY M.R. JOSSE BOSTON, MA: Though there has been no dearth of momentous events lately, anxieties triggered by North Korea’s sixth nuclear test on September 3 – the second this year – have overshadowed them all. Among such happenings are those associated with Hurricane Harvey, a tragedy for untold thousands …

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