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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Media tycoons in verbal war

By Our Reporter Kailash Sirohiya owned publications blamed Ajaya Sumargi owner of Thaha Sanchar Network for being involved in money laundering business. Against such blame, Sumargi filed a case at the District Administrating Office blaming Sirohiya for blackmailing him and threatening on his life. Sumargi has stated that he is …

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Grasp the opportunity for infrastructural development

By Our Reporter Intellectuals, academicians, senior journalists both from Tibet Autonomous Region of China and Nepal gathered and discussed on Chinese President and supreme leader Xi Jinping’s thought and Nepal-China relations in Kathmandu. At the conference organised on 31 December by Tianli Nepal and China’s Tibet Book Store, Luo Tiezhu, …

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Political stability, tranquility likely to be elusive

BY M. R. JOSSE TAMPA, FL: Reading the tea leaves entering the new year 2018, it appears that political stability and tranquility in Nepal – and in the wider world – will prove elusive. Though the process of constituting the Upper House has finally and reluctantly been initiated, the foot-dragging …

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Indian jealousy unlimited; CPEC unstoppable now

BY N. P. UPADHYAYA Indian jealousy, as is its convention, has increased in these days and recent weeks observing the stunning developments that have taken place against its desire and hope in and around the entire South Asian region. Positive developments, as they are, however, the Indian regime has taken …

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When Does Order Matter?

BY MAILA BAJE Now that we have been so sternly schooled in the scope of practice of a government entrusted with holding elections, can we hope to be more sensible in our general expectations of what may come ahead? Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Nepali Congress were supposed …

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The best ever constitution!

By PR Pradhan At the time when the present constitution was promulgated, a section of people didn’t hesitate to define it as the world’s best constitution although we saw a bloody agitation in protest of the constitution. Still, our political leaders are engaged in convincing their foreign bosses for amending …

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Blame Game Begins

Nepali politics only now comprehends the enormity of cradle to grave welfare election promises. The obsession with constitutional politics has left the people stranded. Politics now asks the people to turn to government for even minor services. The haste to implement the constitution went head over heels in the elections. …

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2017 in Review/Prospects for 2018

BY PRABASI NEPALI Nepal There was an orderly transfer of power and Sher Bahadur Deuba of the Nepali Congress (NC) did again become the prime minister for the fourth time, taking over from Pushpa Kamal Dahal of the CPN-Maoist Centre, which remained in the centre-left/extreme left coalition. However, as the …

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BY P. KHAREL “Every man has his price,” said British Prime Minister Robert Walpole. Indeed, individuals often fall for offers they weigh as matching their interest, cooperation, service, dishonesty or perhaps betrayal. As such, its proponents insist, “Nothing is impossible in politics.” In a variation of the same, they reiterate, …

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Polls in neighborhood pose fresh challenges for India

BY INDRANI BAGCHI Even as S Jaishankar makes way for Vijay Gokhale to take over as foreign secretary, India is bracing for a fresh set of challenges as every country in India’s neighbourhood goes in for elections over the next 16 months with some incumbents looking shaky. Nepal was first …

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