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“Chinese President to visit Nepal”

By Our Reporter Dr. Ji Zhiye, President of the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), a think tank under China’s State Council, said that the upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping would further enhance Nepal-China bilateral relations. At a time when doubts were being created on the visit …

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Anna Hazare’s new avatar?

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan “In Nepal, Indians are feeling victorious while being engaged in micro-management; Chinese are engaged in curbing the Tibetan refugees but the Westerners are playing a long-term game by using NGOs”, said a member of the National Planning Commission. Comparing the amount spent in Nepal by different …

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NSU’s 11th general convention breeds disputes in NC

By Our Reporter The 11th general convention of the Nepal Students Union that began in Kathmandu on Sunday could not remain free from controversies. It’s closed session had to be put off by one more day due to the disputes over the representatives to the convention the very next the …

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This is TIA

By Our Reporter This scribe got an opportunity to capture two photographs at the luggage collection area of the arrival hall from which we can know the state of the Tribhuwan international Airport, the country’s only international airport. There is mobile-charge hub but the box is non-functional and the wire …

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Cabinet scraps recommendations of 14 ambassadors

By Our Reporter The government’s decision to cancel the appointment of 14 of the 22 ambassadors has snatched away sleep of those who were recommended for the appointment after paying a huge amount of money to the party leaders. The previous government led by K.P. Oli had recommended 22 names …

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Indian envoy Rae meets former PM Oli at UML party office

By Our Reporter Former Prime Minister K. P. Oli, who has openly been accusing India of pulling down his government, denied meeting Indian ambassador to Nepal Ranjeet Rae at former’s Balkot residence. Instead, Oli told Rae to meet him at the UML’s headquarters. Interestingly, Oli did not allow Rae to …

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Helicopter crashes killing 7 in Nuwakot

By Our Reporter In a week of the appointment of Pushpa Kamal Dahal as the 39th prime minister of Nepal, the country witnessed two air crashes killing seven persons. Four days after an aircraft belonging to Makalu Air made a force-landing in the  Karnali River of Rauterana in Mugu, a …

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Thaneshwar Ghimire’s demise, a loss to the nation

By Our Reporter   Social worker and businessman Thaneshwar Ghimire, 86, passed away on 2 August. Born in a village near Memmo, Myanmar, Ghimire is one among the pioneer transportation entrepreneurs. When Ghimire was in Myanmar, he had played a vital role in construction of the Durga Temple in Memmo. …

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Senior journalist Nirvik passes away

By Our Reporter Senior journalist having patriotic stance, Dilliram Nirvik, 78, passed away on Wednesday, 3 August. Born in Shantipur, Ilam, Nirvik devoted his entire life in the profession of journalism. He launched Hijo-Aaja vernacular daily, among others, from Bhadrapur in Jhapa district. The daily was being published in a …

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Humility: Making sense of Dahal’s makeover

By Maila Baje For someone who stepped down from the premiership so rancorously seven years ago refusing to ‘prostrate’ before ‘foreign gods’, Pushpa Kamal Dahal is trying hard these days to illuminate his halo of humility. To be sure, Nepal’s top Maoist no longer projects the ferocity of yore. Open …

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