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Nepal under Indian umbrella?

By Our Political Analyst Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal has said that during his state visit to India, an understanding has been developed in developing working alliance with India in international issues. This is an indication that Nepal is going to back India in international issues. He clarified that Nepal has …

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Dahal’s visit ill-timed and fruitless: UML

By Our Reporter The CPN-UML, the main opposition party in the parliament, has termed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahl’s recent India visit as ill-timed and fruitless. From party chair K. P. Oli to senior leaders like Madhav Kumar Nepal and Bam Dev Gautam, most UML leaders and cadres have strongly …

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Nine prime ministers in 10 years: Deepening political instability

By Our Reporter Political instability has been the biggest misfortune for the Nepalese people. It is evident from the number of prime ministers we have in 10 years from the political change of 2006. After the political change of 2006, Girija Prasad Koirala became prime minister till the 2008 Constituent …

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When PM meets most wanted fugitive

By Our Reporter Prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, during his Delhi visit, met Nepal’s “most wanted person” who escaped from Nepal after he was accused of masterminding the murder of a two-year-old child and eight security personnel at Tikapur in 2015. Dahal met Resham Chaudhari, the accused murderer, at a …

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Bold and patriotic leader Dil Bahadur Shrestha passes away

By Our Reporter Dil Bahadur Shrestha, also known as “Sanobabu”, former minister for health, supplies, home, who was the Rastriya Panchayat member for decades after introduction of the Panchayat System since 1960 representing Sunsari district, passed away Sunday morning at 1 a.m. in Kathmandu. Late Shrestha was also the central …

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Constitution in ICU observes birth anniversary

There was no enthusiasm among the people when the political leaders of the ruling parties were celebrating the birth anniversary of the constitution in a fanfare manner. There was absent of the main opposition party UML and opposition parties RPPN and others when the government was celebrating the  “birthday programme” …

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By Our Reporter When PM Dahal was meeting with the Indian leaders, including his counterpart, he was in a suit with tie on his neck. Besides, he was wearing a cap from which we could assume that he was a Nepali. However, the other officials in his team, including the …

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A handshake and a shakedown

By Maila Baje Was Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s visit to India really as successful as is being officially characterized in both countries? The answer would rest on whether Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in Kathmandu this year – or ever. From New Delhi’s standpoint, at least, our prime minister’s …

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Indra Jatra, Kumari and King Prithvi

By Dirgha Raj Prasai The glorious Indra Jatra, this year, is being celebrated enthusiastically in Kathmandu on Bhadra 30th 2073 BS (15th Sep.2016). On Bhadra 1825 BS, the golden day of Indra Jatra, King Prithvi Narayan Shah concurred greater Nepal and sat on the royal throne at Hanuman Dhoka with …

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