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Indian Army says its equipment is obsolete and not ready for war

By Saikat Datta In its direst warning to India’s Parliament yet, the Indian Army’s top brass stated that deep budgetary cuts have severely eroded its capabilities to fight a war. “The budget of 2018-19 has dashed our hopes and most of what has been achieved has actually received a little …

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President Bhandari reelected

By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhandari has been re-elected for the second term. Presidential candidate of the Left Alliance Bhandrai defeated Nepali Congress backed Kumari Laxmi Rai with a big margin in the election held on Tuesday. Bhandari garnered 39,275 votes while Rai received 11,730 votes. According to Election …

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China entering a new era!

BY PUJAB RAJ PRADHAN IN BEIJING Beijing once again took the center stage in a surprising move last month by announcing the Communist Party leadership wants to abolish the two-term limit for China’s president and vice president, potentially shocking the rest of the world especially the west. Exactly two weeks …

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Oli becomes the all-time strongest Prime Minister of Nepal

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has become the most powerful prime minister of Nepal after the democratic revolution of 1951 and the second PM to enjoy a two-thirds majority in the parliament after B. P. Koirala in 1960. PM Oli managed to receive three-fourths votes in the …

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6th SAARC business leaders’ conclave in the offing

By Our Reprter With the theme of eight nations one objective, the 6th SAARC business leaders’ conclave is scheduled to kick-off tomorrow at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kathmandu. The 16-18 March conclave will be attended by above 200 foreign dignitaries including commerce ministers and business leaders from all eight …

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NA world’s 97th strong military

By Our Reporter The Global Firepower (GFP) Military Strength-2017 report has put the Nepal Army (NA) in the 97th position among 133 countries included in its study. According to its official website, the NA was placed at 97th position, scoring 1.98 points this year.  In 2016, Nepal was also ranked …

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Manage TIA runway efficiently

By Our Reporter Although the TIA authorities are trying to blame the pilots of the ill-fated US Bangla Air Plane for human error causing accident, pilots flying to Kathmandu are always in stress due to the air-traffic jam and they are compelled to hold the aircraft in the nearby Kathmandu …

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Woman thrashed mercilessly on Women’s Day, Mayor shot at

By Our Reporter When Nepal and entire world was marking International Women’s Day on last Thursday, Radha Chaudhary of Ghodaghodi Municipality in Kailali district was being brutally beaten up, accusing her of practicing witchcraft. She was thrashed mercilessly by a witchdoctor in the presence of media people and local representatives. …

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