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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Cane them As has been the case for at least a decade, textbooks for school children are unlikely to be made available for at least a couple of months, when the new academic session starts next spring. Back in February 1975 on the occasion of his coronation, …

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Syrian withdrawal fallout: mega turbulence ahoy!

By MR Josse TAMPA, FL: As I open this maiden column for 2019, it may be apposite to indulge in some crystal-ball clairvoyance. The dominant image that emerges is that great turbulence lies ahead for President Donald Trump’s administration. TURBULENCE Given the embittered relations between Republicans and Democrats, the ongoing …

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Antsiness in an unsettled arena

By Maila Baje Candor is not uncharacteristic of Dr. Baburam Bhattarai when it comes to public pronouncements. It’s just that our former prime minister usually trains it on those governing us. This time he has challenged the governed to assume our portion of culpability for the rampant mal-governance we have …

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King Birendra for national sovereignty, peace and development

By PR Pradhan The Nepali people observed the birth anniversary of late King Birendra on 14 Pous (29 December). Nepal is republic nation now and the government doesn’t observe any event recalling King Birendra, yet, patriotic Nepali people remember the contributions made by King Birendra for safeguarding national sovereignty and …

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Expectations & Prospects for the New Year 2019:

• Nepal in Limbo / Reinvigorating Dynamic Sanatan Dharma ? • World in Flux — Restoring World Order ? BY SHASHI MALLA Whither Nepal? The general public and even parts of the governing monolithic Communist government are of the opinion that the past year has not been particularly favourable for …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Desh Bhakta Morcha Desh Bhakta Janatantrik Morcha has fired a shot announcing that it would soon launch a nationwide protest campaign to highlight its ideas and the mismanagement of the national governance by what it describes as a corrupt and incompetent rulers who have betrayed the very …

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Year-end uncertainty looms large in America and Nepal

By MR Josse TAMPA, FL: Last week, attention was focused on the mayhem that seemed to infuse American politics even as the Democrats were breathlessly awaiting taking control of the House of Representatives, come 2019. Since then, the fast-paced whirl of events has ratcheted up, inevitably generating the belief that …

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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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