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Utilizing Pashupatinath Temple’s property

By PR Pradhan According to a recent report, land mafias have captured 231 ropani and 10 aana land belonging to the Pashupatinath Temple. According to the Pashupatinath Development Trust, there is the possibility of missing more land belonging to the Temple. The Trust states that a total of 19 thousand …

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From Far & Near

BY SHASHI MALLA • Mt. Everest “Traffic Jam”: Himalayan Blunder by Tourism Ministry A very narrow window of standard climbing weather has led to deadly overcrowding from the Everest Base Camp to the summit itself. This “overcrowding” was the star attraction on the front page of the International New York …

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Governance under “loktantra”!

By P. R. Pradhan Beloved leader Baburam Bhattarai is the father of the word “loktnatra”. Besides this, biased Bhattarai has also introduced the word “lokmarga” instead of “rajmarga” [highway] when he presented the country’s budget at the capacity of a finance minister. It seems, he didn’t want to hear the …

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Indian election outcome and U.S.-Iran tensions

By MR Josse GAITHERSBURG, MD: By the time this column sees light of day, the outcome of India’s marathon, seven-phase election would have been officially announced. Given the significant place India occupies in the international order, it is only natural that there should be intense attention on the matter – …

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Loud thinking on the party line

By Maila Baje If the cart hurtled with an extra jolt before the steed in the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) this week, at least our comrades were trying to instill some horse sense into it all. Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel, a two-time general secretary of the erstwhile Communist Party …

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From Far & Near

BY SHASHI MALLA • Indian Aggression in Nepal’s Far West A report in the Nepalese daily Republica (May 18, 2019) has highlighted the naked Indian aggression taking place on a daily basis in Lipulekh/Kalapani in Nepal’s far western region bordering the Indian state of Uttarkhand. This is also where Nepal, …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel From Satya Mohan People are amazed by the energy and enthusiasm displayed by the Man of the Century, cultural expert Satya Mohan Joshi even as stepped into his 100th spring last fortnight. He can also be candid in making comments. At a time distortion of history has …

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And now, an ‘ISIS’ province in India?

BY M.R. JOSSE GAITHERSBURG, MD: There have been very potent developments here in America, both in terms of the recent escalation in the ‘trade war’ between the United States and China, as well as the unseemly showdown between Congress and the Executive Branch. These events are doubtless at the front …

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