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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Iron bread for the government

By Our Reporter The civil servicemen’s unions which are affiliated with different political parties have become iron bread for the government. The other day, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Minister Lalbabu Pandit warned that the civil servicemen must go to the new office where they have been transferred. If …

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FM Gyawali to attend NAM summit

By Our Reporter Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali is likely to attend the Non Aligned Movement Summit to be held in Azerbaijan in first week of April. However, his visit can be affected due to PM KP Sharma Oli’s visit to Delhi. Since India has felt that she has emerged as …

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Pakistan Embassy observes 78th national day

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By Our Reporter On the occasion of the 78th National Day of Pakistan, flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Kathmandu on 23 March. Dr Mazhar Javed, Ambassador of Pakistan hoisted the national flag. On the occasion special messages of President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, …

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Bangladesh Mission celebrates independence day

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By Our Reporter On the occasion of the 47th independence day of Bangladesh her ambassador in Kathmandu Ms Mashfee Bintey Shams hosted a reception on 26 March. Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun was the chief guest whereas members of the Council of Ministers, constitutional bodies’ chiefs, Kathmandu-based diplomatic missions’ chiefs and …

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Nepali dilemma begins: PM Oli willingly falls in Indian trap

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BY N.P UPADHYAYA Birds of same feather flock together: Nepal Prime Minister KPS Oli has proved himself that he prefers India first over China despite repeated insults from the southern neighbor which tested the political acumen of Mr. Oli when India imposed a six month over economic blockade on Nepal. …

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Diplomatic code of conduct

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By PR Pradhan In Nepali context definition of diplomatic code of conduct is like an abstract art. In other countries, without permission of the foreign ministry of the concerned country our diplomats cannot meet any of the officials, political leaders or the leaders in the government. This is a standard …

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Eew, we’re not gonna take it!

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BY MAILA BAJE Boy, are they defensive! And the condescension. From the almost universal criticism the European Union election observation mission’s final report prompted, you might have expected a tone-down. In fairness, the EU poll mission has many nice things to say about our recent elections. Yet it’s recommendation pertaining …

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Method in Madness

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“Mr. Gorbachev, you teared down this wall” was Ronald Reagan’s congratulatory signal to the world that the Cold War had ended. The fall of the Soviet Empire was not, however, complete until the Russian leader was denied precious loans and food-aid following the rigors the Russian people were subjected to …

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Trump Tilts Towards Foreign Adventurism

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BY PRABASI NEPALI US President Donald Trump’s impulses are putting his administration’s credibility on the line – not only in domestic affairs, but also in the whole gamut of external relations, from trade to national security. According to the Associated Press, weeks of conflicting and misleading statements from the president …

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Comeback Calling for Congress

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BY P. KHAREL Dislodged from power with the prospect of having to cool its heels in the opposition benches for the next five years, if not necessarily more, Nepali Congress faces trying times. It needs to be strengthened while ensuring a measure of resilience to confront and cope with the …

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