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Trump’s America irritates, baffles but still dominates


BY M.R. JOSSE KATHMANDU: According to J. Bradford Delong, a Western commentator, America under President Donald Trump is a “loser.” He maintains, categorically, that “it is already clear that the American century ended on November 8, 2016” when Trump was sworn in as US president. At that precise moment, he …

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How strong is Oli?

CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli addresses a mass assembly during the on-going Mechi-Mahakali Campaign at Nepalgunj of Banke district, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Photo: RSS

By Our Reporter Today, KP Sharma Oli is a strong Prime Minister enjoying two-thirds majority in the parliament. In provinces also, except from No 2 province, all the provinces are under the leadership and domination of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN). Therefore, Oli is the most powerful executive chief …

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Minister’s decision troubles manpower business

By Our Reporter Four thousand workers have been stalled even after receiving working visa for Malaysia. Minister Gokarna Bista, on the charge of taking money illegally for medical report, fingerprint, etc. from the workers, has stopped sending workers to Malaysia. The Labour Ministry has taken stance that if Malaysia will …

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Oli aggressive against Dr. Govinda KC


By Our Reporter Dr Govinda KC has been staging fast-unto-death in Jumla for the past few days. Nepali Congress, the main opposition in the parliament, and the civil society have been demanding that the government should save Dr. KC’s life. But Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli has not heard …

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Government annuls Deuba’s appointments

By Our Reporter As expected by public, the government has finally annulled all political appointments made by the previous caretaker government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba. A Cabinet meeting last week had decided to revoke all political appointments citing that the appointments were made when the election code of conduct …

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Nepalis’ deposit in Swiss Bank increases surprisingly


By Our Reporter Nepal is one of the least developed countries in the world and the poorest nation in South Asia. But a recent revelation by the Swiss National Bank — the central bank of Switzerland — shows otherwise–funds parked by Nepalis increased by four times in a decade from …

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Nepali rupee to further devaluated

Nepalese Rupees

By Our Reporter This July, the Nepali Rupee reached an all time high of 110.37 last Friday against US dollars.  The value of US dollars set a record low of 69.16 in October of 2010. Continuous depreciation of Indian rupee vis-à-vis the US dollar has been blamed for dragging the …

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Former King celebrates birthday in Nepalgunj


By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra has observed his 72nd birthday on 7 July in Nepalgunj. Different daily newspapers publishing from Kathmandu and Online portals have given coverage to the former King’s birthday celebrations. According to Annapurna Post daily, at 8 am on Saturday morning, the former King visited Bageshwori …

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Nepali team in China to finalize transit deal

By Our Reporter A Nepali delegation headed by Secretary at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies Chandra Kumar Ghimire is now in Beijing to negotiate the terms of the Protocol to the Nepal-China Transit Transport Agreement. Official talks between the two sides were scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. The …

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Tipper accident claims 20 lives


By Our Reporter Road accidents have become common again in Nepal. Not a single day passes without a fatal road mishap. In the latest fatal accident, 20 workers died when a tipper met with an accident at Syangboche of Damodarkunda Rural Municipality in Mustang.  The tipper was carrying workers of …

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