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Where is 33 Kg gold? Who is the main smuggler?

By Our Reporter Despite arresting several senior police officers and others for their alleged involvement in the smuggling of 33 kg gold in February this year, it is still not known about the whereabouts of the gold. The smuggling case was revealed only after Sanam Shakay, one of the gold …

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The fate of a sovereign nation

By PR Pradhan Debates are on regarding Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Nepal visit. Apart from the local media reports, there is a flow of local reaction in the social media. Some have remarked that Modi is in a process of course correction, however, the majority of the Nepalis have …

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Beijing via New Delhi?

BY MAILA BAJE If the idea of Nepal publicly felicitating Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi continues to gall many Nepalis, it’s not hard to fathom why. The wounds inflicted by New Delhi’s 2015-2016 economic blockade are still raw. But, then, there’s the flip side. What kind of fella could even contemplate …

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Think Global

In the least, this need not have been pointed out to our champions of globalization who used the ruse to cannibalize our preciously built industries and are currently in the process of dismantling the state utilizing myopic interpretations of democracy and constitutionalism. Forget a world view for Nepal. Take just …

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Public Schools in the air

BY P. KHAREL Rana Prime Minister Dev Shumsher, who launched Gorkhapatra, the country’s first newspaper, then a weekly, is credited with opening some schools more enthusiastically than his predecessors. This led to his successors to follow suit in their own way. Each decade thereafter saw the number of schools significantly …

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Resolving China-US trade row a hard fight

BY ZHAO MINGHAO The latest round of trade talks between China and the US has come to an end. Although the two countries didn’t sign any agreements, they exchanged ideas on issues including expanding US exports to China, bilateral services trade, two-way investment and protecting intellectual property. The two countries …

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India’s unemployment problem

BY PRAVEEN CHAKRAVARTY AND JAIRAM RAMESH In January this year, the Prime Minister made this statement: “7 million new jobs created in 2017”. The statement draws on false conclusions of a study by two economists. Here is another: “10-12 million young people join the workforce every year and 7 million …

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Nepal-India relations

BY PROF DR SHASTRA DUTTA PANT In order to understand the relations between the two countries‚ their dimensions can be categorized into five-fold relations: 1. Relations between the Governments of Nepal and India, 2. Relations between the political parties of Nepal and India, 3. Relations between the bureaucracies of Nepal …

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