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MP Mohan Bahadur Basnet’s lucrative business

By Our Reporter Where is NC-MP Mohan BahadurBasnet busy these days as the Tatopani-Khasha trade route has remained closed since the devastating earthquake on 25 April, 2015! Everybody knows that Basnet’s main source of income was smuggling in the border trade with China. . Even during closure of the border …

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Upadhyaya new PAC chair

By Our Reporter Going  against  the established practice of granting the post of the chairman of the Public Account Committee of the parliament to the opposition party, the ruling coalition of the Maoist Centre and NC retained the post by electing lawmaker Dor Prasad Upadhyaya of the Maoist Centre to …

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BAR against Chief Justice

By Our Reporter Appointment of 80 judges in the high courts has invited a clash between the Nepal Bar Association and the Supreme Court. The lawyers associated with NBA have been protesting against the appointment of the judges in the seven high courts stating that the appointments were not fair. …

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Japan’s aassistance for a secondhand fire engine in Damak

The Government of Japan has decided to extend financial assistance of US Dollar 15,387, to Damak Municipality Office under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Scheme.  Damak Municipality Office, a municipality office in Jhapa, will be provided with a secondhand fire engine from Myozai Fire Department, Japan, through coordination …

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Strengthening governance and accountability

By Our Reporter With the aim to strengthen school level governance and accountability, the Department of Education (DoE)/National Center for Educational Development (NCED) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Search for Common Ground in Nepal. Country Director of SFCG – Nepal, Dr. Bhola Prasad Dahal, along with Director General …

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Martyrs devalued

By Our Reporter The people in general could not see any important celebrations on the occasion of the Martyrs’ Day this year. The only thing they got was the public holiday on this day. It has been years since the country started marking Magh 16 as the Martyrs Day to …

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Committee to observe former Queen’s birthday

By Our Reporter A committee has been formed to observe former Queen Her Majesty Komal Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah’s 67th birthday. The committee chaired by Jotshna Rajya Laxmi Thapa has decided to observe former Queen’s birthday from 17 to 19 February by organizing different programs. According to a press release …

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America can’t be great again without China

By Zhao Minghao With Donald Trump officially taking office as the 45th US president, the discussion on the future of Sino-US relations has intensified. Amid myriad uncertainties, one certain thing is that in the coming months, the bilateral relations will be bumpy, which might have lasting effects beyond the scope …

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“Supreme” leaders’ actual size

By PR Pradhan On Sunday, we observed Martyrs’ Day. The Day has been devalued as the political leaders have declared their workers – even those who died in accidents – as martyrs. This is unfortunate that from such a practice, the height of the real martyrs has been decreased. Alas, …

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Pot Pourri

Prime Minister ‘Prachanda’ is at his tether’s end. This ‘gentleman’s agreement’ with the Congress to head government turn by turn is approaching time lapse. The conditional vote support he received from the Tarai parties in the legislature threatens to erode. He is still harping both ways. He must be allowed …

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