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Invite Indian army to teach a lesson to King Birendra

NP Upadhya

BY N. P. UPADHYAYA Bogus death threat to PM Modi, election stunt Non-partisan Nepali population have now reasons to smile as the Indian establishment in the South has also been plagued with the Maoists threat which have been apparently fighting against injustice that has remained the hall mark of the …

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Cranky yet comfortable – for now


BY MAILA BAJE From his outward acerbity and antics, Sher Bahadur Deuba looks like someone sedulously fighting for his political life. Yet, for a man in his situation, he is quite comfortably placed. Having suffered that kind of a setback in the polls he held as prime minister, the head …

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Everything possible in “new” Nepal

Pushpa Raj Pradhan

By PR Pradhan The suspicious disappearance of a Sherpa guide after successfully ascending to the summit Mt Everest has become an attractive story for the international media. It is suspected that the members of the Ukrainian expedition, with the fear that the hard disk of illegal crypto-currency, which was hidden …

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To Be in History


We are at it again. Having been asked to take reprieve of political change and concentrate on development for prosperity, the execution or management phase of the new Nepali republic is being given silent doses of expectations for yet another momentous change. As it is, the constitution was being sold …

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* Towards Peace in the Korean Peninsula ? * Trump Disrupts G-7 Summit * World In Disarray & the West in Crisis * Qatar Still Vibrant after One-Year Blockade

Shashi P.B.B. Malla

BY SHASHI MALLA Peace in the Korean Peninsula ? At the ‘historic’ US-North Korea Summit in Singapore, US President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un signed a joint statement/document, enumerating what the two parties have achieved until now and what they hope to accomplish in the future. This …

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Disclose Details to Expose Them


BY P. KHAREL At a time when the KP Oli-led government keeps making new promises to the people by the day, one would make a plea that it also exposed the dubious among us journalists, who pocket money or undue influence on the sly. After King Birendra lifted the ban …

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New members will boost SCO’s political strength

BY YAO PEISHENG The SCO summit in Qingdao over the weekend has been convened for the first time after the admission of India and Pakistan as full members in June 2017. The membership expansion itself is the latest demonstration of the Shanghai Spirit, which was formed on the basis of …

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CPEC framework of regional connectivity


BY MUHAMMAD KHAN REGIONAL connectivity and development of the required infrastructure through cooperative efforts of the participating countries for shared economic prosperity is a visionary concept and recipe for addressing issues related to poverty alleviation and development, as well as ensuring peace through economic interdependence. The leadership of new China …

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Tibet sets up tourism data center

LHASA, June 11 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has set up a data center for tourism and traffic information, the local tourism authority said Monday. The center will allow tourists to access online information from regional tourism, transportation, railway and civil aviation departments, as well as offer hotel …

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Over 150 invasive species discovered in Tibet

LHASA, June 11 (Xinhua) — Scientists have found over 150 unsafe invasive species in Tibet Autonomous Region after two years of research. Led by Tibet’s regional institute of plateau biology, the research team found over 130 invasive plants including crofton weed, and more than 20 invasive animals in the region, …

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