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Why Kashmiris observe 27 October as black day

By Muhammad Raza Malik Background October 27 is the darkest day in the history of Jammu and Kashmir and the Kashmiris living on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world observe it as Black Day. This is the day, when, in 1947, India sent its armed …

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CPC congress concludes, opening new chapter for new era

CPC 2017

BEIJING — The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) concluded on Oct 24, enshrining Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era into the Party Constitution and installing a new Central Committee and a new Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI). At …

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Full text of resolution on CPC Central Committee report

BEIJING — Following is the full text of the Resolution of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on the Report of the 18th Central Committee adopted on Oct 24 at the just-ended 19th National Congress of the CPC. Resolution of the 19th National Congress of the …

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South Korean help on health insurance system

By Minjung Sohn South Korea started the health insurance program with enactment of the health insurance act in 1963. It was the time when, per capital GDP of the country was US 140. They started by implementing the health insurance program for the government sector only, because ascertaining the earnings …

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Left alliance worries NC, India


By Our Reporter The left alliance announced in the middle of the Dashain festival has sent a shock wave in the Nepali Congress circle as well as New Delhi. A section of the intelligentsia has suspected China’s hand for the alliance between the rival communist parties. However, inclusion of Dr …

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Left and democratic alliance a play to grab power

By Our Reporter After the CPN-UML and the Maoist-Centre decided to forge electoral alliance and pitch for the unification of the two parties in a dramatic way during recent Dashain, the political parties have been polarised on two opposition directions. When the CPN-UML, the Maoist- Centre and Baburam Bhattarai’s Naya …

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Killing of Gauchan spoils Home Minister’s image


By Our Reporter The brutal killing of Sharad Kumar Gauchan, chairman of the Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal (FCAN), at Shantinagar, Kathamndu Metropolitan City-32 on Monday afternoon showed the deteriorating law and order situation in the Kathmandu Valley. Gauchan, 58, was believed to have killed when he denied giving …

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India proposes cross-border regulation


By Our Reporter The fifth round meeting of the Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) concluded in Kathmandu this week without making any concrete decision. However, representatives of both the countries proposed to remove illegally built structure on the no-man’s land. The fifth meeting held to offer recommendations by studying the entire …

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Ganging-up for power

By Our Reporter The CPN UML, Maoist Center and Naya Shakti Party have given a big surprise to the democratic forces in the country by announcing a 6-point agreement in bagging necessary majority, if possible, two thirds majority with the capacity of amending the constitution. The agreement states unification of …

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