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International digital art exhibition held in Kathmandu

By Our Reporter For the first time of its kind, the Chinese international digital art exhibition on Tibetan cultural heritage was held in Kathmandu last week. The exhibition, jointly organized by Xinhua News Agency and China Mobile Tibet Company was inaugurated by Vidyasundar Shakya, mayor, Kathmandu Metropolis on 10 November, …

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Metro rail in Kathmandu!

By Our Reporter The government has decided to conduct a study to build a metro-rail in the Kathmandu Valley. A recent meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and attended by chairman of the Investment Board Maha Prasad Adhikari decided to conduct a study and prepare the detailed project …

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CIAA opens file against ex-secretaries, ex-Police IGP

By Our Reporter The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority seems to have sharpened its tooth again. The CIAA that drew criticism for not taking any action against Gopal Khadka of the Nepal Oil Corporations has activated its anti-corruption drive after Khadka’s transfer to the Ministry. This time, the …

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Kyirung-Kathmandu-Pokhara-Lumbini railway possible

By Our Reporter A Chinese technical team that recently made field visits to Kyirung, Pokhara, Lumbini and Kathmandu concluded that Kyirung-Kathmandu-Pokhara-Lumbini railway was possible. The 23-member high-level team, led by Zheng Jian, Vice Minister of the National Railway Administration of the People’s Republic of China, and officials of the Railway …

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Biplav targets the Maoist leaders

By Our  Reporters The Maoist leaders who hurled and exploded bombs, ambushed the police vehicles and the public buses and killed the innocent people and those serving in the Nepal army and the Nepal Police brutally for 10 years are now become the target of the bombs and ambushes. Of …

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Nationalist, honest leader Bista passes away

By Our Reporter Former prime minister Kirti Nidhi Bista passed away on Saturday at the age of 90. Bista, who was popular among the Nepali people as the honest and truly nationalist politician of Nepal, was suffering from cancer for a long time. Bista, known for his simplicity, integrity and …

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Interesting election race among heavyweights

By Our Reporter When the first phase of elections  in  37 constituencies of  32 districts are just one and a half weeks away, people have started guessing the fate of the heavyweights who are contesting the elections from the same constituency. Surely, many of the heavyweights of the major parties …

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How patriotic are our political parties?

By PR Pradhan I went through the election manifestos of different political parties. The parties have made big talks that within five years and ten years they would make Nepal a heaven. I am confused that how will they make Nepal a heaven without safeguarding Nepal’s sovereignty! Nepal-India open borders …

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Trump’s East Asian tour: coming to terms with reality

By M.R. Josse NEW YORK, NY: By the time this is published, American President Donald Trump will have returned to Washington after a hectic 12-day, five-nation tour through East Asia having taking in three important bilateral visits – Japan, South Korea and China – and two regional summits – in …

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Anarchy in Bureaucracy

  By P. Kharel Bureaucracy in Nepal has always been the subject of public criticism. Thing have aggravated for from bad to worse since the early 1990s after the restoration of multiparty polity to the present “loktantrik” times introduced since the spring of 2006. According to press reports last week, …

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