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Thai Embassy observes national day

By Our Reporter The Thai Embassy in Kathmandu observed its national day on the occasion of the birth anniversary of late King of Thailand BhumibolAdulyadej, 5 December. BhakavatTansku, Thai ambassador, hosted a hosted a reception on the occasion. Vice president NanddaBahadur Pun was the chief guest at the event. The …

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MBL, Sanima Insurance endorse bancassurance deal

By Our Reporter Machhapuchre Bank Ltd and Sanima General Insurance have signed bancassurance service deal. The deal was signed by Suman Sharma, chief executive officer of MBL and SubodhlalShrestha, DGM of the Insurance Company. As per the deal, now onward, all the Bank clients can get all kind of insurance …

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Machhapuchre Bank launches three new branches

By Our Reporter Machhapuchre Bank Ltd has launched three new branches in Hetauda and Chitwan. The branch offices are located in Hetauda Sub Metropolis Corporation in Hetauda, Ichhyakamana Rural Muncipality and Kalika Municipality in Chitwan. The Hetauda Branch was inaugurated by Bank’s board director Jayamukunda Khanal and Mayor of the …

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Tell-tale Trump choice for UN envoy and echoes from the past

By MR Josse NEW YORK, NY: In a week very largely dominated by a splurge of big-time negative news for the Donald Trump presidency – and a revival of the use of the ‘I (impeachment) word’ in political discourse – this column focuses on the bizarre nomination of Heather Hauert, …

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Flashback: What’s Leaving Left Unity Behind?

By Maila Baje From the way things are going, it sure does look like ethereal elements are trying to prevent the unification of our United Marxist-Leninist (UML) and Maoist factions into that single imposing communist party. Unity looked like a done deal before last year’s landmark elections. Nepali voters were …

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The country in the hand of hopeless leaders

By PR Pradhan There was a great deal of expectations among the people that the government under the leadership of KP Sharma Oli would make some good contribution for the nation, but their expectations turned negative as Oli is also following the same path of previous prime ministers. Indeed, during …

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What’s the Paush 1st: Points to Ponder Fuss?

The late Surya Prasad Upadhyay, in an interview when the referendum was in full swing had claimed that he headed the Kathmandu branch of the Nepali Congress while the Benaras branch was founded by Krishna Praad Bhattarai, Gopal Prasad Bhattarai, Biswesor Prasad Koirala and Matrika Prasad Koirala just as the …

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• Germany: A New Era with Change of Leadership • Pakistan: Cooperation or Confrontation with US? * Yemen: Tentative Steps toward Peace Settlement

BY SHASHI MALLA Germany Germany’s largest political party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has elected Chancellor Angela Merkel’s close ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as chairperson. She succeeds Frau Merkel who headed both the chairperson of the party, and the government (in a grand coalition with the Social Democratic Party/SPD). She stood …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Bizarre claim Of late, leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) are seen claiming of the “model” Nepal’s peace process has offered to the rest of the world. It would not be surprised if the British and Nordic countries, in particular, were to feel highly amused …

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