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Nepal Students Union on the verge of dissolution

By Our Reporter The factional division in the Nepali Congress is likely to eat up Nepal Students Union, the powerful sister organisation of the party formed some 48 years ago. The NSU whose general convention should have held by August 2018 is still unable to fix the date for its …

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What’s going on upstairs?

By Maila Baje He wants to do something good for Nepal for a decade and ‘go upstairs’. At one go, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has sought to silence the term-limits crowd and shore up the standing of his profession. If he succeeds, it would be a heck of an accomplishment. …

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Leaders and their double standards

By PR Pradhan While celebrating the 297th birth anniversary of Great King Prithivi Narayan Shah, the government has performed double standards. When the government is considering for giving national holidays to different communities, including the Christians, during their festivals, the government seems conservative while giving national holiday on the birth …

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What’s the Fuss

Surreal Nepali contemporary environs are best evinced in the presence of the president and prime minister at the Prithwi Narayan Shah statue in front at Singha Durbar gates and their formal obeisance to the unifier of the country amidst popular gatherings at the venue demanding a national holiday on the …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Failed team Convener of a government appointed team Som Prasad Pandey on December 27 indirectly admitted failure to bring the dozens of underground groups who refuse to join the national political mainstream and threaten to resort to militant tactics. The panel comes with an amusing conclusion that …

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Fear rules the minds of law-abiding citizens

By Anup Sinha In today’s world of uncertainty, people seek secure and predictable lives. This is not easy to achieve since change comes rapidly and unexpectedly, and all are supposed to adapt. One implication of fast changes in society is that adapting becomes difficult owing both to the novelty of …

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A big year ahead for a more prosperous, open Tibet

LHASA, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) — Economy in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region remains upbeat as it has recorded double-digit GDP growth for 26 consecutive years. High-tech and digital industries, together with agriculture, tourism and culture, green industries and modern services, have become major industries, which contribute to high-quality growth in …

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Tibet to strengthen railway construction in 2019

LHASA, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will continue to strengthen railway construction in 2019, according to the ongoing second session of the 11th People’s Congress of the region. The region will continue to enhance planning and construction on the Sichuan-Tibet Railway and improve related services. It …

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