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On Off the record

A dead Valley

By PR Pradhan Kathmandu Valley is an ancient city which has a rich culture and religious heritages. It is needless to describe the glorious history of the Valley, unfortunately, in the name of modernization and continuous human encroachment, we have destroyed this nature gifted City and the beautiful gifts it …

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Unification only for power sharing

By PR Pradhan Chairmen of the newly unified Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) [underline], KP Sharma Oli and Pushpakamal Dahal are sharing much joy after the “historical” unification of the Unified Marxist and Leninist party and the Maoist Center. Understandably, from now onward, Karl Marx, Lenin, Mao are limited within …

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Modi’s pilgrimage to Nepal

By PR Pradhan After all, the third visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal could not remain out of controversy. Modi apparently said, at least according to the media, satisfied from the visit and believed that the visit was a historical one and it has given a “new …

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The fate of a sovereign nation

By PR Pradhan Debates are on regarding Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Nepal visit. Apart from the local media reports, there is a flow of local reaction in the social media. Some have remarked that Modi is in a process of course correction, however, the majority of the Nepalis have …

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“New” Nepal in the “golden era”

By PR Pradhan Leaders of the present political parties are found giving speeches defaming the erstwhile scrapped Panchayat era as a “dark era”, “autocratic era” and this “loktantrik era” as the “golden era”. How is this “golden era”, we have already experienced! The government itself is saying that there is …

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Actors are still the same

By PR Pradhan The nation has witnessed a big political change. A Hindu kingdom has been transformed into a secular, federal republic. Will this federalism, secularism and republicanism make the nation prosperous, it is still doubtful. Recently the Office of the Auditor General made public an alarming report of mal-governance …

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Again remembering the Panchayat days

By PR Pradhan The action programme of the government has once again compelled this scribe to recall the beauty of the Panchaya era. Decades ago, during the Panchayat days, Nepal had adopted the new education programme emphasizing on vocational education; Nepal had always insisted on peaceful labour movement and thus …

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Oli meets Modi

By PR Pradhan By following the tradition established since the introduction of multiparty system in 1990 in the country, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli after assuming the office two months ago, made his first official visit to Delhi from 6 to 8 April. Before, his departure to Delhi, Oli had …

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Attacks on our identity

By PR Pradhan The EU has shown its real appearance. What the Westerners want, this has been reflected in the EU statement. EU has invested a huge amount of Euro to destroy our culture, values and identity. Those traitors who are concerned about their own lifestyle and their families’ future …

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Diplomatic code of conduct

By PR Pradhan In Nepali context definition of diplomatic code of conduct is like an abstract art. In other countries, without permission of the foreign ministry of the concerned country our diplomats cannot meet any of the officials, political leaders or the leaders in the government. This is a standard …

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