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Growth rate estimated to be 5.89 %

Kathmandu, 25 April: The economic growth rate is projected to be 5.89 per cent in the current fiscal year. The projection has been made based on economic indicators and data from six to nine months of the current fiscal year 2017/18 The national accounts statistics of the fiscal 2017/18 launched …

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India is a ‘republic of fear’

By Amrit Wilson As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in the UK, the details of two horrific rape cases in India have emerged. Huge protests are rocking India and in London angry people of Indian origin are taking to the streets to protest against Modi’s policies. It would be …

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Modi to visit Nepal in May

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By Our Reporter Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving in Nepal on May 11 on a two day state visit to Nepal.  It will be his third visit to Nepal after assuming the high office in 2014. According to media reports both in Nepal and India, the Indian Prime …

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Unification between UML and Maoist Centre still in limbo

By Our Reporter The CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre leaders have failed to unify their parties on April 22 as per their previous plans. Prime Minister and CPN-UML chairman K. P. Sharma Oli had tried to unify the two parties before he embarked on a three-day state visit to India on …

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Did Oli endorse a secret agreement with Delhi?

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By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, during his stay in Delhi, had held a one-on-one meeting with Indian Prime Minister Nadrendra Modi two times. Oli has not shared the dialogue that took place between him and Modi even with the high-level leaders in his own party, CPN …

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When visit information was leaked

By Our Reporter Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving in Kathmandu on 11 May. According to sources, Modi is returning on 13 May though the government has not officially announced the dates of Modi’s visit. During his three-day stay, Modi is going to visit Janakpur and Muktinath, a highly …

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RJPN observes first anniversary amidst a split in the party

By Our Reporter Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), the largest Madhes-based political party, has suffered a split during its first anniversary on Friday. A small group of dissident leaders of RJPN, including Vice-chairman Ashok Kumar Yadav, General Secretary Kadam Rasul Ansari and others announced a new party named RJPN (Democratic), …

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Deepak Manange sent to jail

By Our Reporter Independent lawmaker of Provincial Assembly of Province No. 4 Rajiv Gurung, known also as Deepak Manange, was sent to the Dilli Bazaar-based jail onFriday. Gurung, who had won the election from the Province Assembly ‘B’ constituency of Manang district, had been a fugitive after the police issued …

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Rajamama, the only living Kusunda dies

By Our Reporter The only living Kusunda, one of the nomad communities of Nepal, passed away in his home district Tanahun on April 18. He was 70. Popularly known as Rajamama, he fell unconscious in his home and died, said a local. He fell while he was going out of …

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