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Journalist Kishor Shrestha bereaved of his mother

Narendra kumari

By Our Reporter Editor of the Jana Aastha vernacular weekly and acting chairman of the Press Council Nepal, Kishor Shrestha is bereaved of his mother Narayandevi Shrestha. Late Shrestha, 77 passed away on 4 July at the Nidan Hospital, Pulchowk while undergoing treatment. She was suffering from liver disease for …

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No 4 province named Gandaki


By Our Reporter Province No. 4 has been named as Gandaki. A meeting of the Provincial Assembly held on Friday endorsed the proposal to name the province as Gandaki. The proposal was endorsed by a two-thirds majority. Of the 56 provincial lawmakers, 54 voted for the proposal and two other …

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The only alternate to save nation


BY DIRGHARAJ PRASAI If Nepal can become prosperous without the institution of monarchy, there is no need to debate on the restoration of this institution, but if we feel that this institution is essential to safeguard Nepal’s sovereignty and independence, why should we hesitate from respecting and restoring this institution? …

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Will China meet India in Nepal?

NP Upadhya

By NP Upadhdhya Professor Amartya Kumar Sen is an Indian economist and philosopher, who since 1972 has taught and worked in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States. He once wrote that, as far as I could recollect, in a democracy, the citizens enjoy two meals a day and …

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Monarchy as a symbol of unity

Pushpa Raj Pradhan

By PR Pradhan Nepalgunj, which is a business hub in Western Nepal, had turned into a colourful city along with celebrations of former King Gyanendra’s 72nd birthday on Saturday, 7 July. This year, the former King along with the entire members of the Royal Family had reached Nepalgunj to celebrate …

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Tangible Corrections


The past decade of populism in Nepali politics has exposed itself for what it is: mere populism. If the science of development has taught the world that there are mere two avenues for development—moneys and education—political society’s perversion of the two since the past decades has made it abjectly evident …

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By P. Kharel Born to be Led Sandeep Lamichhane as a bowler making his debut in the IPL cricket in India made a brilliant presence, with a haul of five wickets in three matches with an impressive record in May 2018. But it is only when foreigners identify or crown …

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RAW in Nepal Game Plan

Shastra Dutta Panta

BY PROF. DR. SHASTA DUTTA PANT RAW prepared a secret Nepal Game Plan as per its secret objectives and working procedures. Espionage or intelligence service is not new for an independent nation; it is common for the proper functioning of the polity of a state, being practiced since historical times. …

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An Indian pilgrim’s journey in Tibet

LHASA, July 5 (Xinhua) — Anuj Gupta was one of the first Indian pilgrims to travel to this sacred mountain and lake for this year’s annual pilgrimage in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Donning sports clothes and a windbreaker to keep him warm in the severe high-altitude weather, Gupta arrived …

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