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Monthly Archives: July 2018

US-India nexus potential threat to peace

BY KIRAN MODI-led Indian government is essentially anti-Muslim and anti-Pakistan as is evident from the persecution of the Indian Muslims, reign of terror let loose by the Indian security forces against the people of Kashmiri, persistent cross-border firing along the LOC, bellicose blustering by the Indian ministers and generals and …

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Political upheavals may grip Nepal; PM Oli may land in trouble soon

By NP Upadhdhya Indian Academician Brahma Chellany recently suggested his own government in Delhi that “India would do well if she asks for an apology from Nepal for all of its past blunders that New Delhi committed on the tiny Himalayan “sovereign” nation” in the past. Perhaps he was talking …

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All worked up by works in progress

By Maila Baje If reality is a work in progress, our polity surely encapsulates the perpetuity of the process. With too many experiments going on at the same time – in parallel as well as in conflict – every appearance of arrival only advances our destination. After plodding on for …

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Nepal still an underdeveloped country

By PR Pradhan When political leaders dance to the tune of foreigners and intellectuals run behind the INGO funds, then it is sure, the country and people will suffer. The same has happened in Nepal. Just recently, Bangladesh, a youngest country in South Asia, celebrated the event of upgrading the …

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Waterways: For record

This is for record. A Nepali multi-party activist of the referendum days of Nepal’s 1980s launched a quest for waterways access to the sea for Nepal. Manjur ‘World’ founded a ‘Rastrya Samaj Sudhar Sanstha’ which pioneered two sterling homegrown movements in those days of new found multi-party activism. One was …

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SPICE OF LIFE

By P. Kharel Awaiting change Economic woes won’t agree to “Let bygones be bygones”. It never did in history nor will it now or ever. Oligarchy is what we are suffering—economic, political and intellectual—polarises as Nepalis engage in outright partisan lines with almost inimical intensity whenever an opportunity arrives from …

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Saving Nepal’s democracy from its “democrats”

PM Oli has much to deliver BY BIHARI KRISHNA SHRESTHA In 2015, a Washington think tank, New America, published the findings of two democracy researchers, Roberto Foa and Yascha Mounk, who said, “The United States is not the only country in which the population has grown fiercely critical of democracy …

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EU-China Summit to support open, rules-based system

BY HANS DIETMAR SCHWEISGUT In times of geopolitical uncertainties, the 20th EU-China summit will be an opportunity to show that our cooperation is important not only for Europe and China, but also for the rest of the world. We must support and strengthen the open, rules-based system of global governance, …

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Remote sensing identifies permafrost risks on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

LANZHOU, July 10 (Xinhua) — Chinese scientists are using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and thermal infrared remote-sensing technology to monitor permafrost changes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, providing early warning of geological risks in major engineering projects. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is home to large stretches of permafrost, which supports many engineering …

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