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• Venezuela & the Nepali Communists • US Exits Nuclear Treaty

BY SHASHI MALLA Nepali communists on Venezuela The Nepali Communists led by Co-Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal is insisting on taking a stand on the developments in far-off Venezuela – much to the chagrin of the US embassy in Kathmandu. Dahal reiterated that his previous statement and that of the government …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Land of martyrs In a country with one of the longest lists of public holidays, there was no national holiday on Martyrs Day last. And why is it that only four martyrs are prominently mentioned and honored and the rest of the thousands of martyrs recognised mostly …

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Description of the (Great) First World War

Written by: Bidwochhiromani Hemraj Sharma Edited by: Prof. Dinesh Raj Pant Published by: Bidwochhiromani Hemraj Puraskar Guthi, Dhakatol, Published on 26 Mangsir, 2075 Price: Rs. 600.oo Printed by: Shree Press, Jawlakhel, Lalitpur It is interesting to read the book, “Description of the (Great) First World War”, of which, the script …

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Tyranny of the majority

BY K.P. SHANKARAN It is a little known fact that democracy, which is today celebrated worldwide, was anathema to Mahatma Gandhi. His disdain for the institution of parliament was evident when in 1909, writing in the Hind Swaraj, he described it “a costly toy of the nation”. Gandhi was, of …

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The real intention behind Trump’s NATO withdrawal card

BY ZHANG JIADONG Over the course of 2018, US President Donald Trump privately told his advisers many times that he would consider pulling his country out of NATO if other members did not change the military alliance’s policies, especially increasing their military budgets. Once he even claimed that the US …

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Tibet border regulation expanded

An updated border regulation which specifies the areas under its coverage in Tibet took effect on Sunday, amid a growing incidence of separatist and terrorist activities. The designated border areas under the new regulation now include land ports, trade zones and scenic spots, expanding the scope of the old regulation …

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Nepal committed to One-China Policy’

Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, has reiterated Nepal’s commitment to One-China Policy. During a meeting on Wednesday with newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, Home Minister Thapa said that any anti-China activities would not be allowed from Nepali territory. On the occasion, various issues including Nepal-China …

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Mega Bank signs Bankasurence agreement with Sun Nepal Insurance

By Our Reporter Mega Bank Ltd and Sun Nepal Life Insurance Company Ltd have endorsed Bankasurence agreement. Along with endorsement of the agreement, Bank’s clients will receive the facility of life insurance service from all 102 branches of the Bank all over the country. Also, clients can receive premium payment …

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