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Nepal-India ink railway feasibility study agreement

By Our Reporter As expected earlier, Nepal and India signed a bilateral agreement on the feasibility study of Kathmandu-Raxaul railway during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent Nepal visit to attend the 4th BIMSTEC Summit. The agreement was signed in the presence of the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and …

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Kathmanduites face troubles during BIMSTEC Summit

By Our Reporter Although the government managed to host the 4th BIMSTEC Summit successfully, denizens had to face ordeals for at least five days due to disturbance in the traffic system in the Kathmandu Valley. Vehicles remained off the road from Wednesday (August 29) to Sunday (September 1) almost throughout …

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Nepal-Sri Lanka ink two deals

By Our Reporter Nepal and Sri Lanka signed two agreements during the two-day goodwill visit of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to Nepal on Septemeber 1-2. President Sirisena concluded his two-day bilateral, goodwill visit to Nepal on Sunday. At the invitation of President Bidya Devi Bhandari President Sirisena was on …

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Sri Lankan President visits SAARC headquarters

By Our Reporter Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, visited the SAARC headquarters on 2 September. The President was accompanied by his entourage and the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Nepal. To commemorate his visit to the Secretariat, the President planted a tree in its …

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PM’s instruction to mark Constitution Day as a common festival

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the upcoming Constitution Day should be marked as a national day to show respect to the nation’s struggle and contributions made by the countrymen. Speaking at a meeting organised by the Constitution Day Main Organising Committee at the Ministry …

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Is Pappu Construction above the government?

By Our Reporter Pappu Construction has now become a notorious construction company of Nepal. The company owned by Hari Narayan Prasad Rauniyar, a lawmaker of the Federal Parliament, has earned a bad name for not completing any project in time and for the poor quality construction works as a number …

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Unhappy warriors

By Maila Baje Our brand-new Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has come with a shelf life of five years, if you believe Dr. Baburam Bhattarai. The former Maoist chief ideologue, ever since ditching the once-imposing party to form his Naya Shakti, has kept his ideological fealty very close to his chest. …

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BIMSTEC or by mistake!

By PR Pradhan How friendly are our leaders and particularly those ministers, aides of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Oli himself with the social networks and media, we are unable to understand. If they would have visited social network sites, at least they could know the public reaction against …

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Elitism diagnosis

Whether we want to believe it or not, realistic appraisals of contemporary Nepal must accept the existence of a new political elite in Nepal. This political elite is nowhere near the traditional elites unless we factor in their casteist base. But even this is not adequate. Even this casteist base …

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