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How the New Silk Roads are merging into Greater Eurasia

BY PEPE ESCOBAR The concept of Greater Eurasia has been discussed at the highest levels of Russian academia and policy-making for some time. This week the policy was presented at the Council of Ministers and looks set to be enshrined, without fanfare, as the main guideline of Russian foreign policy …

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Nepal at the edge of total collapse

BY BISHAL B. SHAH New nation emerges and an old one collapses. It is an undeniable play of the circumstances. And, the circumstances are the outcome of the play that leadership envisions and acts upon that vision. The vision might be very focused for the betterment of the larger community …

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Indian role behind dismembering Pakistan

BY S SHUKAT 16th December is the day of tragic memory when Pakistan was dismembered and a new state of Bangladesh was created in 1971 as part of Indian conspiracy which still continues against the integration of Pakistan. India has a long-gone history of many centuries, based upon religious prejudice …

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Export cash incentive should be increased

BY DR. SUMAN KUMAR REGMI The government has started the cash incentive scheme for exports through the budget announcement from fiscal year 2010/11 in a bid to increase exports with a higher comparative advantage. This scheme was implemented since 2012. This incentive of 2 percent presently is continued with a …

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Social Security

BY MODNATH DHAKAL The government announced contribution-based social security schemes for the workers of all organised sectors. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli announced the scheme amidst an extravagant event on Tuesday announced the scheme The entire city was littered with the posters of the event as they were pasted in …

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India is Unprepared for Regional Peace

By C Kiran: PRIME Minister Imran Khan declared the opening of Kartarpur Corridor as a “victory of peace.” However, it did not attain a tangible outcome. The deadlock on bilateral talks continued between India and Pakistan, and the Modi government once again turned down Pakistan’s invitation to attend the South …

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Relief needed from Indian countervailing and other para duties

BY DR. SUMAN KUMAR REGMI Nepalese entrepreneurs have been requesting for removal of countervailing duty imposed by the Government of India (GoI) on the import of Nepali goods. Even as Nepali exporters have been lobbying for the same from time to time respectively through the Nepalese Government. But the GoI …

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Karachi consulate attack, a conspiracy to sabotage CPEC?

By NP Upadhdhaya The criminal-minded terrorists of the 23rd November attack on the Chinese Consulate office in Karachi, Pakistan have forced now the country’s security forces to retaliate in an appropriate manner and save the declining image of Pakistan, as is being disseminated by Pakistan’s known and unknown detractors of …

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Emerging geo-strategic challenges for Nepal

BY HIRANYALAL SHRESTHA The promulgation of the Constitution of Nepal by major political parties, the Nepali Congress and the Communist Party of Nepal despite advice from neighboring country India to accommodate some changes in the constitution and to hold the constitution for some time, implementation of the constitution firmly defying …

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