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Searching Nepali name for tornado

By Our Reporter Bara and Parsa districts were hit by a tornado, the first recorded wind-induced disaster in the country, killing 28 people and injuring 600 others on March 30. Many people termed the powerful storm that uprooted trees and even water pumps and blew the concrete slabs of the …

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Ah, those jitters jingling behind the jibes

By Maila BajePrime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli increasingly relishes mocking the Nepali Congress, but he doesn’t seem to be exuding authentic mirth. If anything, his external pleasure seems to reflect his inner perplexity. Put simply, our prime minister cannot understand the mounting public disaffection with his government when what he …

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The other side of 26 Chaitra

By PR Pradhan Those, who are enjoying power at present, have recalled 26 Chaitra as the founding day of present political change. They are not tired of advocating the 26 Chaitra as the foundation of democracy or say present day “loktantra”. On 26 Chaitra, 2046 BS, multiparty democracy was introduced …

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Spice of life

By P. KharelQ paper leakage In Province Number 2, question papers were out on the eve of SEE exams last fortnight, as a result of which the related exams were postponed. Infuriated students resorted to street demonstrations and poured their anger on public vehicles, created roadblocks as a mark of …

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The fever and the fury

It was quite out of character for Comrade Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ to go after a group of Nepalis living in the United States while updating reporters on his eagerly watched visit to that country. Not that the former Fierce One is a stranger to acerbity and causticity. In his …

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The investment summit

The two-day investment summit organised in Kathmandu was concluded on 30 March with instant commitment of 1700 billion rupees worth investment in 17 various projects. Although, the organizers are highly encouraged from such a commitment, economic observers and business people are still doubtful on the investment part. In the 2017 …

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