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Where is protocol on Transit with China?

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had claimed that during his visit to China, the protocol on transit and transportation will be signed. He returned empty handed. Upon his arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Oli informed that due to the lack of necessary homework, the protocol was …

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“Implement minimum wage in tea sector without delay”

By Our Reporter Members of a tripartite plus task force on quality tea have stressed the urgency to implement the recently announced minimum wage for workers. Trade union representatives said the minimum wage was announced in consensus among workers, employers and the government and any delay in its implementation would …

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Two Chinese kids help orphan students in Kathmandu

By Our Reporter Fan Shuxuan and Ms Chen Yiwei, both 16, Chinese national currently studying in the United States have sponsored tuition fee of six orphan students studying in the Kamana International School in Sanobharayang, Kathmandu. By saving their personal expenditure they are receiving from their parents, the Chinese kids …

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Paying tribute to the departed in a novel way

Dr. Rajendra Bahadur Shrestha, who was bereaved by his father late Amrit Bahadur Shrestha, following the late Shrestha’s instruction, on the occasion of the 13th day of the latter’s demise, paid respect to the departed soul by distributing alms to the poor/needy and praying for eternal peace of the departed …

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From Strait of Hormuz to South China Sea and Assam

BY M.R. JOSSE KATHMANDU: Seminal, if yet incipient, geopolitical developments are taking shape on the America-Iran chessboard, with the strategic waterway – the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian/Arab Gulf – constituting a key element of that narrative. Though attention to the fraught Washington-Tehran relationship had been directed in this …

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PM Modi’s fourth unwanted trip to Nepal, change of guard in Pakistan

By NP Upadhdhya The slain Indian Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi had a fervent desire to gulp Nepal much similar to the way she swallowed the Independent and Sovereign Nation, Sikkim, into the Indian Union through the grand connivance of Lendhup Dorje, a Sikkimese national who had some political differences …

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Back to school again

By Maila Baje As his government advances toward its six-month milestone, Prime Minister K.P. Oli must be busy wondering what has gone so wrong. Backed by a two-thirds majority in parliament, Oli expected to lead New Nepal on its first real steps toward peace, progress and prudence. Three tiers of …

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Qualification of judges

By PR Pradhan Many things have been surfaced and many rumours have been heard since the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee rejected the recommendation to assign acting chief justice Dipakraj Joshi to the post of chief justice. How politics has spoiled our independent judiciary, Joshi’s case is just an example. Today, …

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What Now

How the CPN two-thirds in parliament helped the party to ride over the removal of the acting chief justice cuts a long story short. The supremacy of parliament is adequate adage to cover up the fact that both the head of government and the chief of the opposition had recommended …

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