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By P. Kharel Madan Bhandari recalled May 17 marks the day when the then CPN (UML) general-secretary Madan Bhandari was killed in a motor accident under highly questionable circumstances. Foul play was widely suspected and all sorts of rumours circulated, especially after Bhandari’s own party asked or high level investigation. …

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By P. Kharel Recall other recalls Tears are being shed by some sections over the recall of Nepal’s ambassadors to various countries. They are bad losers supporting the cause of those who benefited from the powers that be when they had their stars right, and are now being pulled back …

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Spice of Life By P Kharel Sack them Even if the eighth edition of the National Games barely managed to be organised in Nepalgunj and neighbourhood from April 17 to 24, National Sports Council members make a ridiculous claim of a flying success. This is what happens when nothing but …

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By P. Kharel Sack them Even if the eighth edition of the National Games barely managed to be organised in Nepalgunj and neighbourhood from April 17 to 24, National Sports Council members make a ridiculous claim of a flying success. This is what happens when nothing but political proximity and …

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By P. Kharel Race for messages Whenever some event or issue comes up to celebrate or condole, political leaders run out of breath in their race for ensuring that that they are not out of step in discharging their arrogated duties. They scramble at the slightest opportunity for the prospective …

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By P. Kharel Royal memories Japan’s outgoing Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will voluntarily retire from public life and state duties at the end of this month. The royal couple wants a quiet and completely retired life, away from the worries of state duties and expectant crowds it served since …

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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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By P. Kharel Rules against underdog Individual Nepalese face the axe everywhere when it comes to paying their dues. Whenever they are involved in a slight delay, “fines” are imposed without any concession. Rule is law, the authorities concerned say in defence of they stern approach. Rules are, theoretically, made …

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By P. Kharel ‘Transition’ shield In a country where much is said about the ideals of democracy, one, too, would like to contribute his modest line or two. Democracy reflects a state’s social, economic and political governance, with emphasis on popular accessibility to decision-making mechanism. Its success is on how …

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By P Kharel Bickering communists Unity delay between the two factions in Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has disenchanted its rank and file no end. Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s Maoist faction is discontent with Prime Minister KP Oli’s style of assertive leadership as the head of government that does not bother taking …

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