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Rainbow parliament’s session kicks off


By Our Reporter The members of the Federal Parliament took the oath of office on Sunday. During the swearing-in ceremony, the parliament looked like a rainbow as the lawmakers of different political parties appeared in their traditional attire reflecting their ethnicity. Only the lawmakers from the UML and the NC …

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Western influence in the government

By Our Reporter Along with appointment of Yubraj Khatiwada as the finance minister in the present KP Sharma Oli led cabinet, observers have started to say that the Oli government is neither pro-India nor pro-China but it is a pro-west. PM Oli, under the design of the West, had appointed …

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PM Oli intends to become more powerful by centralizing power

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K. P. Oli, who has been bracing to form a powerful government of a two-thirds majority in the centre by trying to induct the two Madhes-based parties—Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, has also initiated process to centralize power in the Prime Minister …

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Why two thirds majority?

By Our Reporter It is clear, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli led government is trying to secure two-thirds majority to amend the constitution. Whether the government is intended to please the Indians by amending the constitution or there are other agendas to fulfill while securing two-thirds majority, the government has …

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Deuba elected NC PP leader

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba waves after being elected NC’s Parliamentary Party leader in Kathmandu. on Wednesday, April 7, 2016. Photo: RSS

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has been elected the parliamentary party leader of the Nepali Congress despite strong opposition from the public as well as a faction in the party. As the supporters of the Nepali Congress and a large section of the leaders and cadres …

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“Heart of Eurasia” art exhibition kicks off


By Our Reporter Russian Centre of Science & Culture, Orenburg Regional Museum of Fine Arts (OOMIZO) in cooperation with Nepal-Russia Art Club (NRAC) jointly organized an exhibition “Heart of Eurasia – Orenburg Region of Russia” on 5 March at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture. Chief Guest of the …

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Rai and Gurung win IME iPhone X gift scheme


By Our Reporter Rajesh Rai has won IME iPhone X gift scheme introduced by IME Ltd. The Company, by aiming its clients in London, USA and Europe, had introduced the scheme on 15 December for two months. Under the scheme, among those clients receiving money in Nepal, five lucky winners …

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IME Digital, Siddhartha Bank ink agreement


By Our Reporter IME Digital and Siddhartha Bank have inked an agreement to facilitate customers to avail various mobile financial services offered by IME Digital through its product IME pay. Daniel D Shrestha, Chief Operating Officer, IME Digital and Suresh Maharjan, Head – Payment Solutions, Siddhartha Bank signed the agreement. …

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Uncertainties and opacity abound – far and near


BY M. R. JOSSE NEW YORK, NY: Metaphorically gazing out from New York one perceives a kaleidoscope of eye-catching developments – some more sparkling than others – emanating from Nepal and in its periphery. In order to accord due attention to them, one is perforce obliged to refer to a …

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Nepali Congress: Conundrum of change


BY MAILA BAJE Amid the banality of the dump-on-Deuba campaign within the Nepali Congress, Krishna Prasad Sitaula’s remarks merit closer examination. You can hardly quibble with Sitaula’s prediction at a public function the other day that the party would threaten its existence if it failed to adjust to the changing …

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