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Twinkling Tibet mesmerizes millions

SHARACHCHANDRA BHANDARY LATELY IN LHASA. For a week, (the second week of September)the roof of the world- Tibet was lit by splendid lights and elites from far and wide gathered to witness the Fourth China Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo. Co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the …

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Indian Army Chief Rawat talks absurd, testing time for PM Oli begins

NP Upadhdhyaya Indian leadership remains in a shocked state. The shock is only but logical in that the Indian regime, the successor of the British India Company, received two severe jolts this time which were at least unexpected to the coercive regime from an “Independent and Sovereign” Nepal. The first …

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Flashback: Trilateral Omission

Darn it, they couldn’t let our exhilaration last a little longer. When news broke of the surprise trilateral meeting between the leaders of Nepal, China and India on the sidelines of the Goa BRICS summit, it really felt, well, good, to say the least. Finally, our two closest friends seemed …

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India: Friend or foe

When our leaders of the day give big speeches claiming that the 2006 April uprising was a grand victory of the Nepali people against a feudal rule, they even don’t feel any shame. Everybody knows, the 2006 April uprising was solely sponsored by the then Indian establishment. The Indians, on …

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Nothing Wrong!

‘For forms of government let fools contest. Whatever administered best is best is best.’ Alexander Pope must have been living in tumultuous English times in the turn of seventeenth century England when his poetic skills of one of the most quoted poet in England was poured on the systemic struggles …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Political pawns Dhan Bahadur Budha, Minister of Sate for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, is not resigning from his Dolpa constituency after all. Earlier, he was being alerted to step down, to make way for Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leader Bam Dev Gautam to make parliamentary entry. …

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BIMSTEC-IV spin-off, Prachanda’s peregrinations and other stuff

BY M.R. JOSSE KATHMANDU: Three weeks ago, this columnist ventilated some motley views on the then impending two-day BIMSTEC-1V summit in Kathmandu concluding that it was not only an incongruously constituted grouping but one that didn’t have much to show by way of concrete achievements in terms of “technical and …

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Former Maoist leader Bhattarai taken to task in USA

BY NIRAJ ARYAL More than a decade after the conclusion of Maoist led “peoples’ revolt”, fear largely remains in Nepal among media men and common people to write and speak against the Maoist atrocities. However, some courageous Nepalis living far from home in the United States of America found it …

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No country gains in US’ reckless trade war

BY ROBERT A. MANNING “When the elephants fight,” goes the old African proverb, “it is the grass that gets trampled.” That is one way to look at the intensifying trade war between the world’s two largest trade powers, the US and China: a lose-lose proposition not only for both nations, …

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