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One year of the Oli government

By PR Pradhan The two-thirds majority government led by KP Sharma Oli has completed one year in office. Perhaps tomorrow, the government is going to make public the works done by the government in one year. However, general public are not happy from the performance of the government. They believe, …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Corruption index Prime Minister KP Oli’s public pledge that he would not engage in corruption and would not let others to do so either proved jinxed when that same day Transparency International ranked Nepal 124th out of a list of 180 countries. This meant two rungs worse …

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Unbelievable, unsettling ignorance of the mighty

By MR Josse TAMPA, FL: Understandably, no week goes by here without there being a surfeit of important, even momentous, developments unfolding – either within this continent-sized nation or outside its shores – that are worthy of comment or deserving of close scrutiny. That was true for the week that …

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Is Oli last PM of republic Nepal? Humanity is bleeding in Kashmir

By N.P. Upadhyaya Late Girija Prasad Koirala handpicked law maker of the Nepali Congress, Mr. Amresh Kumar Singh very emphatically claims that the republican order now in force, if it collapses time permitting, it would do so only because of the excessive arrogance of the incumbent Prime Minister KP Oli. …

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The allure of outrage beyond Venezuela

By Maila Baje Our Venezuela caper is getting curiouser by the day. We’re still asking why Comrade Pushpa Kamal Dahal chose to attack the United States so acerbically. The tone of the questioners ranges from scorn to solemnity. The answers are no less assorted. As the responses continue coming in, …

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Nepal’s foreign policy in mess

By PR Pradhan What is the foreign policy of the present government, we don’t know. Also, what is the foreign policy of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), we don’t know. All of a sudden CPN co-chairman Pushpakamal Dahal “Prachanda” came to stand in favour of Venezuela’s ruling President …

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• Venezuela & the Nepali Communists • US Exits Nuclear Treaty

BY SHASHI MALLA Nepali communists on Venezuela The Nepali Communists led by Co-Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal is insisting on taking a stand on the developments in far-off Venezuela – much to the chagrin of the US embassy in Kathmandu. Dahal reiterated that his previous statement and that of the government …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Land of martyrs In a country with one of the longest lists of public holidays, there was no national holiday on Martyrs Day last. And why is it that only four martyrs are prominently mentioned and honored and the rest of the thousands of martyrs recognised mostly …

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Description of the (Great) First World War

Written by: Bidwochhiromani Hemraj Sharma Edited by: Prof. Dinesh Raj Pant Published by: Bidwochhiromani Hemraj Puraskar Guthi, Dhakatol, Published on 26 Mangsir, 2075 Price: Rs. 600.oo Printed by: Shree Press, Jawlakhel, Lalitpur It is interesting to read the book, “Description of the (Great) First World War”, of which, the script …

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