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Monthly Archives: April 2018

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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TIA closed for 14 hour

By Our Reporter Tribhuvan International Airport, the only international airport in Nepal, has become congested for the smooth landing and taking off of planes. A minor incident on the runway will result in the complete closure of services for hours. The airport remained closed for 14 hours on Thursday and …

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Import of petroleum products soars

By Our Reporter Fuel import to Nepal increased by 37.3 per cent during the first eight months of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period last year. According to NOC sources, the country imported petroleum products worth Rs. 101.01 billion during the first eight months. Petroleum products worth …

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Neither Dharahara erected, nor Ranipokhari filled with water

Kathmandu, 25 April: Today, 12 Baisakh, is the unforgettable day that Nepalis experienced a horrible jolt of devastating earthquake which caused heavy loss of lives and property in Nepal three years ago. All the newspapers have expressed serious dissatisfaction for delayed reconstruction works carried out by the government as well …

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Imminent crucial palavers in Korean DMZ and Wuhan

BY M. R. JOSSE GAITHERSBURG, MD: Although there is no dearth of comment-worthy developments unfolding here, I shall focus mainly on happenings relating to the upcoming summit Friday between the leaders of the two Korean states, which, coincidentally, takes place while leaders of China and India are to jawbone, informally, …

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Nepal elected as Chair in the UN

By Our Reporter Nepal has been elected by acclamation as Chair of the Committee on Conferences, a permanent subsidiary organ of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), for the year 2018. According to Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, Nepal was appointed by the President of the General …

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What’s leaving Left unity behind?

BY MAILA BAJE From the way things are going, it sure does look like ethereal elements are trying to prevent the unification of our United Marxist-Leninist (UML) and Maoist factions into that single imposing communist party. Unity looked like a done deal before last year’s landmark elections. Nepali voters were …

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India should join hands with China for regional prosperity

By Liu Lulu Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali embarked on an official visit to China this week. “One of the objectives of my China visit is to come up with a concrete outline for the effective implementation of past agreements,” the minister said prior to his trip. Beijing and …

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Actors are still the same

By PR Pradhan The nation has witnessed a big political change. A Hindu kingdom has been transformed into a secular, federal republic. Will this federalism, secularism and republicanism make the nation prosperous, it is still doubtful. Recently the Office of the Auditor General made public an alarming report of mal-governance …

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