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By P. Kharel Why shy? Ram Baran, in Annapurna Post’s pullout “Ankoor” last fortnight, said he was recommended for MD study to the Indian city of Chandigarh after serving as BP’s Koirala’s physician. He told the children’s section of the broadsheet daily that Indian leader Chandra Shekhar had come to …

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Hanoi and after, Imran aces Modi and Guaido’s gamble

NEW YORK , NY : After the abrupt collapse of the Hanoi summit between American President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un there has been the usual dump of self-congratulatory ‘I told you so’ commentary in political, academic and journalistic circles. Much more noteworthy, however, is that …

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Regional conflict: Indian terrorism in J&K: OIC

N.P. UPADHYAYA “With my heavy heart, I appeal to yours, India that Pakistan is not your enemy. Your enemy is our enemy. How much more blood needs to be spilled before we realize (that) we are fighting the same”. This is what has very freshly been tweeted by yet another …

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It’s still foggy out there

By Maila Baje These days, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba is increasingly worried about the future of democracy in Nepal. It must be a source of immense satisfaction to the former prime minister to be able to turn the tables on his political adversaries. Sure, you could argue that …

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Now Singhadurwar reaches to villages

By PR Pradhan If not forgotten, immediately after promulgation of the present constitution, the then Maoist supremo Pushpakamal Dahal had expressed his happiness saying, “Now, Singhadurwar will reach to all the villages”. Considering the report on corruption and abuse of authority by the local authorities, it seems, Dahal’s dream to …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Talent rediscovered Nirmal Kumar Acharya, former editor in chief of Gorkhapatra daily, has several books in Nepali to his credit, including those on first Nepalese women and 101 first Nepalese women. He is among the very few former editors who write for newspapers regularly and also author …

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Venezuela teeters on edge while Saudi Arabia looks east

By M.R. Josse NEW YORK, NY: The recent cascade of telling developments vis-à-vis Venezuela cumulatively suggests that a tipping point is imminent – even the drastic possibility of external military intervention to unseat de facto Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro! Juan Guiado, recognized as the legitimate ruler of Venezuela by dozens …

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Hospital halt

By P. Kharel Hospital halt A section within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) got chagrined by medical doctors protesting against the new regulations concerning their terms of employment, transfer and other issues they consider vital to their craft and career. The new arrangement seeks to synchronise with the federal …

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