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Autocracy, media and dollar farming

Kathmandu, 25 July: Westerners have started to spread propaganda by using local media that the present KP Sharma Oli led government has performed autocracy in Nepal, reports Sanghu vernacular weekly. At a time when the main opposition party Nepali Congress is seen weak, the westerners have decided to use media …

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Prospective of ecotourism in Nepal

BY ASMITA PANDEY Ecotourism is the form of tourism that involves the nature-based travelling in undisturbed and untouched remote places. The main focus of ecotourism is in those areas which are rich in natural beauty, biodiversity and cultural heritage. Due to the presence of massive mountains, rolling hills, abundant vegetation, …

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‘Great disorder under the heavens’ in Trumpian world

BY M.R. JOSSE KATHMANDU: China’s legendary leader Mao Zedong once famously declared that there was ‘great disorder under the heavens’ before going on to aver that such a situation was just what the doctor ordered as it rendered the world ‘ripe for revolution’. American President Richard M. Nixon, in a …

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BP between reds and Royals

By Maila Baje Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba finally has discovered why his party’s presiding deity so consistently counseled against cooperating with communists. Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala died an inveterate anti-communist and circumspect constitutional monarchist. As someone who was once a communist, B.P.’s disenchantment with our variant of ideologists – …

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What went wrong with Nepal?

By PR Pradhan The present day leaders never become tired from deploring the panchayat days as “dark era” in the history. Always, they are trying to project King Mahendra and King Birendra as autocratic rulers by over-shadowing their contribution to the nation. However, compared to the political system that we …

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Dr. Govinda KC

He rules the roost in media coverage today. His precipitous flirtation with death draws admiration. He is a medical doctor. He teaches medicine. He is based at Tribhuvan University’s Teaching Campus in Mahrajgunj. He is currently in his fifteenth fast onto death. Dr. Govinda KC makes waves with his hunger …

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Spice of Life

B y P. Kharel Painful Press presentation Bits of inside information keep flowing from the Prime Minister KP Oli’s China visit in June. His lieutenants wore a long look when its official photographer to Beijing lost his ID card and could not enter the premier’s brief meeting with Chinese President …

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Will India revise its course on Nepal?

BY DR. RAJU CHITRAKAR When Nepal is in a hard time, India cannot remain unaffected. India seems to ignore this bitter reality. Nepal’s Vedic cultural values are under attack. All the institutions including education and judiciary are under the control of power. Corruption is rampant. Remittance based economy is running …

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