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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Experts bat for national security, ‘neighbourhood first’ on foreign policy

Sharachchandra Bhandary A team of experts has stressed national security and neighbourhood policy as top priority of Nepal’s foreign policy. The experts were also for mainstreaming the economic diplomacy. A High Level Task Force on Foreign Policy, comprised of foreign relations experts, professionals of international relations and security practitioners, urged …

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There are good reasons for the army’s popularity in Pakistan

By ATTA RASOOL MALIK The ideological origins of the Pakistan Army can be traced back to what is known in British histories as the ‘The Indian Mutiny.’ Its objective was to reinstate to power in Delhi the Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah. This was India’s First War of Independence and was …

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Electricity Act in Nepal’s interest

By Ratna Sansar Shrestha, FCA After Government of Nepal (GoN) registered Electricity Bill 2008 in parliament, it was tabled for discussion only in 2011 and MPs were asked to register amendment proposals if the Bill required any amendment. The response was overwhelming: there were one hundred forty-two (142) proposals for …

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India’s meddling in Maldives internal affairs triggers crisis

By Cheng Xizhong It is widely believed that the political crisis in Maldives has been precipitated by India’s interference in its neighbor’s internal affairs. As political upheaval broke out in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation, New Delhi was quick to respond. “It is imperative for all organs of the government …

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Nepal in my mind and heart

By Prof. Dr Shastra Dutta Pant An Indian armed police force with Indian uniform entered to a house, searched a house in the CDO Tole, the heart of capital city Kathmandu. And the government of Nepal, instead arresting them, remained unnoticed and I was shocked. Soon after, one teacher from …

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NA election held, door opened for new government

By Our Reporter The National Assembly (NA) election held peacefully on Wednesday in all temporary headquarters of six provinces to elect 32 of the 56 NA members. No election held in Province-2 as all eight NA members from the province were elected unopposed. Out of the total number, 24 candidates, …

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Has India changed her Nepal policy?

By Our Political Observer What Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s special envoy and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and our prime minister in waiting KP Sharma Oli talked about during their 45 minutes long one-on-one meeting last week in Kathmandu we don’t know. However, Indians were very happy, according …

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Nepal’s former king on ‘Wow Cow Mission’ to save Indian cows

By Anil Giri Nepal’s last monarch Gyanendra Shah travelled to Odisha on Monday to participate in an event dedicated to saving India’s indigenous cows. Shah, who stepped down in 2008, will attend the International Gau Sambardhana Mahotsav and a ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the Gomata Mandir at …

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Committee formed to observe former Queen’s birthday

By Our Reporter To observe the 68th auspicious birthday of former Queen Komal Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah a 2568 member Birthday Celebration Committee has been formed under the chairmanship of Rukmini Nepali. The Committee has decided to observe the former Queen’s birthday by organizing different programmes for three days from …

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