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Oli and Prachanda fearing revolt in NCP

Kathmandu, 24 May: Though it has already been two weeks since top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party reportedly finalised a list of 147 leaders to include in the party’s politburo, the party has not declared the committee yet. It seems two chairpersons of the party–KP Sharma Oli and …

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China constructs academic building

Kathmandu, 24 May: The Chinese government has completed the reconstruction of Durbar High School, the first public school of Nepal, in 10 months. The historical building was destroyed by the 2015 April earthquake. China had begun reconstruction in August last year. In response to a query,  the ambassador informed that …

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Meaning of Modi’s re-election and Nepal

Kathmandu, 24 May: The gallent and nationalist Nepalis have been closely watching the poll results that Modi is again ruling the rooster in India for the second consecutive term. All the broadsheet dailies  including Kantipur and The Kathmandu Post have reported that the landslide win for Modi, who ran on …

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Ansari arrested with fake bank notes

Kathmandu, 24 May: Police have Friday arrested notorious smuggling suspect Yunus Ansari in possession of fake Indian banknotes, reports onlinekhabar.com. The son of former minister Salim Miya Anasari and the operator of National Television, Ansari had served a jail sentence for his involvement in illegal banknote transactions and drug dealing …

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God of Rains! Bhoto Jatra on June 9

Kathmandu, 24 May: The day for the display of Rato Machhindranath’s bhoto (jewel studded vest), this year has been fixed for coming June 9. Rato Machhindranath is the god of rains and good harvest. ‘A team of four astrologers belonging to Joshi community fixed coming June 9 as the auspicious …

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Probe commission on protection of public property

Kathmandu, 24 May: The government has formed a high level commission under the chairmanship of Mohan Raman Bhattarai to probe the government, public and guthi lands. The four-member commission was formed in the wake of the reports that the public, government and guthi lands from various parts of the country …

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BRI is not a debt trap, tool to get out of the trap of no development

Kathmandu, 23 May: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, has stated that her government’s flagship international cooperation project, Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will not put Nepal and any other country in any debt trap. Talking to a select group of journalists at her residence this morning the envoy said, …

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Unilever running Indian industries by closing down Nepali industries

Kathmandu, 23 May: Indian joint-venture Unilever Ltd is closing down Nepali subsidiary industries by establishing new industries with total Indian investment. Annapurna Post vernacular daily has reported that the Unilever Ltd in Hetauda Industrial Area has already shut down two subsidiary industries out of three. Ganga Soap Industry and Unique …

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Governance under “loktantra”!

By P. R. Pradhan Beloved leader Baburam Bhattarai is the father of the word “loktnatra”. Besides this, biased Bhattarai has also introduced the word “lokmarga” instead of “rajmarga” [highway] when he presented the country’s budget at the capacity of a finance minister. It seems, he didn’t want to hear the …

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Oli and Prachanda’s CPN

Kathmandu, 21May: The senior leaders of Nepal Communist Party (CPN) have expressed grave concerns on how major decisions are being taken by party co-chairs Pushpa Kamal Dahal and PM KP Sharma Oli without having a proper discussion with other leaders. Madhav Kumar Nepal, Jhalanath Khanal, Ashtalaxmi Shakya and Agni Sapkota …

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