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French citizens have chosen an open France

By Yves Carmona I am pleased and honored to celebrate again the French national day in your company in Nepal. On the same national day last year, I told you that the value of fraternity was challenged. Unfortunately, a few hours later, a cruel act of terrorism in France confirmed …

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Desperate stories

By PR Pradhan Nepal is very rich in natural resources, but the Nepalis are very poor as they have failed to harness the nation’s natural resources. According to Dr Mahesh Kumar Maskey, Nepal’s former ambassador to China, the Chinese people believe that the Nepalis are sleeping on golden beds but …

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Diplomatic Solution to Persian Gulf Conflict?

By Prabasi Nepali US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had talks with foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia and its three Arab allies (Egypt, Bahrain, UAE/United Arab Emirates) in the Saudi Red Sea city of Jeddah last Wednesday over how to end the over one month conflict with Qatar (all states …

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Lessons from Darjeeling

By P. Kharel Ten political parties in the Darjeeling region of India’s West Bengal state last month joined hands to set forth their common agenda: Darjeeling first and foremost. Protests erupted in the wake of the Banerjee state government that decreed that Bengali language be made compulsory at schools. At …

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Tibet sanguinity in the Sikkim missive?

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By Maila Baje If the Indians seem to be shrugging off China’s latest threat to support Sikkim’s independence against the backdrop of growing tensions on their Himalayan frontier, they have good reason. Admittedly, the former Himalayan kingdom was incorporated into the Indian union through a series of highly underhanded maneuvers. …

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Just a dream

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By PR Pradhan Kulman Ghishing, managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority, speaking at an interaction programme in Ramechhap on Saturday said that Nepal can generate 25 thousand MW electricity just from the Saptakoshi Corridor. Quoting a survey conducted by JICA in 1985, Ghishing informed that the report has shown the …

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Dramatic developments on international, regional and national fronts

BY M.R. JOSSE GAITHERSBURG, MD: The past week saw portentous developments on the international, regional and national fronts. The G-20 summit in Hamburg was its dominant foci because it was the venue of the first tête-à-tête between the American and Russian presidents. It was, however, nearly overshadowed by North Korea’s …

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Discoursed Nepalis

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By PR Pradhan Last Friday this scribe attended noted columnist Saurav’s new book release programme. Saurav has penned the “Asangati” second volume of the “Asahamati-2” [“Discourse” in English]. Speaking about the book, Saurav said that for the last 25 years the nation has not been able to feel as a …

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No End in Sight in Persian Gulf Conflict

By Prabasi Nepali Saudi-led Ultimatum on Qatar Expires – What Next? The four-nation coalition led by Saudi Arabia, and comprising in addition Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), had issued an ultimatum to Qatar to accept their 13-point demands by Sunday midnight, or face dire consequences. This has …

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