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One year after the devastating earthquake

By Prajwal Shrestha The Indian blockade has become a big excuse for the government as the government has failed to show its performance in helping the earthquake victims. With great fanfare, 12 Baisakh (24 April) was marked as the devastating earthquake memorial day by organizing different programmes. President Vidya Bhandary went …

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A sorry, tell-tale anniversary in post-quake Nepal

By MR Josse GAITHERSBURG, MD: Penning this on the anniversary of Nepal’s devastating quakes of April-May 2015 – estimated to have killed nearly 9,000 people and wrought damage worth $ 7 billion – one is obliged to assert that their most salient collective feature is their damning verdict on the pernicious …

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PM spends 30 million in throwing party!

At a time when the earthquake victims are compelled to stay under the sky, PM KP Sharma Oli is busy in hosting dinner parties. Only in the six months, the PMO has spent 30 million rupees from the state coffer for lunch and dinner parties. When President Xi Jinping came …

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Let’s admit we are challenged in one eye

By P Chidambaram This government is a bundle of nerves. It sees ghosts where none exists. It sees enemies even among friendly and neutral commentators. And it has men and women who are ready to shoot to kill even without orders (under a political version of AFSPA — Angry Friends Special …

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RAW, from Palk Strait to Balochistan

By Kauravi The arrest of Commander Kulbhushan Yadav from Balochistan may have surprised many in the media and political hierarchy; however Indian prime agency RAW’s involvement to destabilize neighbourhood of India is nothing new as it is part of a larger Indira Doctrine. The Doctrine as stated by Bhabani Sen Gupta …

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Belt and Road projects shouldn’t be loss-leaders

By Huang Rihan  The latest flip-flop in a Chinese-Thai rail project has raised new questions about China’s massive investment in Southeast Asia, a crucial link in its whole chain of “Belt and Road” initiative. Halted by the Thai side over disagreement on some details, the landmark project is stuck at …

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China’s Tibet delegation visits Colorado

DENVER, April 22 (Xinhua) — A Tibetan delegation of the National People’s Congress of China has visited Boulder and Denver in Colorado State to enhance friendship and communication. Heading the delegation, Qizhala, secretary of the Lhasa Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), said that the friendship between …

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Qinghai-Tibet rest stops to encourage recycling

XINING, April 24 (Xinhua) — Qinghai Province plans to open highway rest stops where motorists will be offered souvenirs in exchange for dropping off their garbage. The eight “green posts” along a 420-km stretch of the Qinghai-Tibet highway are intended to curb littering on the key artery. The rest areas …

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Guangzhou to host World Routes 2018

Guangzhou, the third largest city in China and capital of Guangdong Province, has won a highly competitive bid to host the World Routes air service development forum in 2018. World Routes is a unique event that moves from city to city every year to highlight different international aviation markets. It …

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JICA’s seamless assistance for earthquake recovery and reconstruction

To illustrate the overview of activities for reconstruction and rehabilitation after Nepal Earthquake by Government of Nepal with support from Japan and discuss on expediting the reconstruction, National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) organized ” Build Back Better and Resilience Workshop on 1 Year Memorial of …

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