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Yet another bus accident in Dang

By Our Reporter In yet another road accident, 23 persons, mostly students of a polytechnic institute of Dang were killed on Friday. The vehicle carrying the students and teachers of Ghorai-based Krishna Sen Ichchhuk Polytechnic Institute met with the accident when the bus was returning from Kapurkot in Salyan district …

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Dipak Manange gets bail

By Our Reporter Notorious gangster Deepak Manange aka Rajeev Gurung who was elected to the Province Assembly of Gandaki Province has been released from jail following an order from the Supreme Court on last Thursday. A division bench of Justices Sharada Prasad Ghimire and Bam Kumar Shrestha issued the order. …

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Hindu Rastra issue raised by NC irks Dahal

By Our Reporter Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal looked worried after the issue of the Hindu State entered the Mahasamiti meeting of the Nepali Congress. When over half of the Mahasamiti representatives gathered in Kathmandu exerted the party leadership to make Nepal a Hindu state …

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The state of democracy, human rights

By Our Reporter Nepal’s security situation is in a chaotic state, observers claim. The other day, a Nepali Congress leader was arrested by the Police in Chitwan on the charge of commenting against CPN co-chair Pushpakamal Dahal Prachanda. The recent rape case of an innocent 13-year-old school going girl, Nirmala …

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Antsiness in an unsettled arena

By Maila Baje It started all over again with an innocuous dance. Former king Gyanendra Shah took some time to sway in mirth and merriment at what he considered was a private party. The management of the restaurant where the family gathering took place chose to release a few pictures. …

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Prosperous Nepal or prosperous political leaders?

By PR Pradhan When Nepal will become prosperous and the Nepalis will become happy, we don’t know, however, within five years or say by the next elections, all the people’s representatives from ward level to the federal government will surely become prosperous. Forget about organized corruption on which the government …

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‘Lubricant’ Grease

Dr. Tulsi Giri who died last week was staunch in his analysis that the multiparty system functioned on moneys that lubricated the party system and, given Nepal’s geo-strategic system made it incompatible with a monarchy in the country. He was thus vilified by champions of the multiparty system to the …

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US Middle East & West Asia Policy in Tatters

• US to Withdraw from Syria/ US Defence Secretary Resigns • US Partial Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Geo-Political Ramifications BY SHASHI MALLA US to Leave Syria In a surprise move, US President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of all US forces from Syria. It was well known that Trump like his …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Questioning NPC Prime Minister Oli not long ago questioned the National Planning Commission’s relevance and utility. For an answer, he should have asked his Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada who has cruised through all the plum posts NPC vice-chairmanship through Nepal Rastra Bank governorship before being …

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