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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Krishna Shitaula’s arrogance turns costly for NC

By Our Reporter Two Nepali Congress leaders, Bimalendra Nidhi and Krishna Sitaula, turned spoilsports in the elections and contributed to reduce the size of the party in both the federal and provincial assemblies. Their arrogance against the party leadership to forge alliance with the RPP and the Madhes-based parties resulted …

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Residents mobilized to protect environment in Tibet

LHASA, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) — Residents of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region have been mobilized for government-paid patrolling jobs to protect the ecosystem on the “roof of the world.” The regional environmental department said on Monday that the government has created 620,000 jobs for forest wardens, patrollers in water source …

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Tibet to build, upgrade over 1,900 public toilets

LHASA, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will build or upgrade more than 1,900 public toilets in the next two years, local authorities said Tuesday. The facilities will be scattered in scenic areas, counties, townships and villages, and built near roads, gas stations and in commercial zones, …

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2017 election results: Preliminary analysis

By Dr. Rajendra B. Shrestha As part of the implementation of the New Constitution, national and provincial elections have just taken place in two phases. Overall, it was held in an organized, peaceful and democratic way according to national and international observers. The Election Commission reported around 70 percent voter …

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Everyone is entitled to dignity, liberty, and equality

By Valerie Julliand The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being. The 70th anniversary is an opportunity for the world to promote, engage with and reflect on the Declaration and its relevance in …

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Dirty tricks by PM Modi: Indian anti-Pak footprints

By Kamal The most recent Indian moves against Pakistan in Geneva are not much of a shock. Previously during United Nations Human Right Council sessions in September, 2016 India pulled similar stunts to broadcast false concerns over Balochistan and Kashmir. Over the course of several years, Indian RAW has spent …

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Nepal, Maldives poised to move out of Indian orbit

By M.K. BHADRAKUMAR  The South Asian region’s political map is transforming phenomenally. The early counting from Nepal’s parliamentary elections, which concluded on Thursday, suggests that the Left Alliance, which comprises the country’s communist parties, is surging ahead and will form the next government in Kathmandu. The Left Alliance is notionally …

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Police nab the main man behind Guachan’s killing

By Our Reporter The Nepal Police have again proved their mettle by arresting Sameer MansinghBasnet, the main mastermind behind the killing of Sharad Kumar Gauchan, president of the Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal (FCAN). Gauchan was shot dead in the capital on October 9. Basnet was arrested from Chitwan …

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Political parties claiming their victory

By Our Reporter How will be the structure of the upcoming House of Representatives, the major political parties are calculating. Political observers have claimed that UML is to secure first position with the strength of 65 to 70 seats; NC to secure second position with 40 to 50 seats, Maoist …

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