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Gorkhaland Timeline

1907: The demand for a separate administrative unit in Darjeeling is raised for the first time. The Hillmen’s Association of Darjeeling submit a memorandum to Minto-Morley Reforms demanding a separate administrative setup. 1917: The Hillmen’s Association submit a memorandum to the Bengal government and the Viceroy for the creation of …

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People in Darjeeling take to street over language row

By Our Reporter The people of Nepali origin have been demonstrating in Darjeeling of India against the provincial government’s decision to make Bengali a compulsory language in schools of the hill. The present unrest began when Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamta Banerjee said on May 16 that Bengali would …

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RJP announces stir to foil local elections

By Our Reporter Finally, the Madhes-based parties united under Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP) did what this weekly has been predicting since long. The Madhes-based parties which can act only at the instruction of their masters in New Delhi were sure to not participate in the local polls. Their only …

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PM Sher Bahadur to visit India immediately after second phase poll

By Our Reporter Any Prime Minister of Nepal hurries to embark for New Delhi immediately after assuming the high office in Kathmandu. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is not an exception. The unusual haste made by almost all prime ministers of Nepal to visit India after reaching power makes Nepalis …

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Orientation for newly elected chiefs, deputies of local bodies

By Our Reporter The first orientation training for the chiefs and deputy chiefs of the Metropolitan Cities, Sub-Metropolitan City, municipalities and rural municipalities concluded in Dhulikhel of Kavre Palanchowk district on Saturday. The three-day orientation programme for the newly elected mayors, deputy mayors of municipalities and chiefs and deputy chiefs …

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EC expresses reservation over protest against its Chief

By Our Reporter A day after the RJP cadres displayed black flags against Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayudhi Yadav, the election body made its stance clear by issuing a statement. The EC expressed reservation over a demonstration and display of black flag against Dr Ayodhee in Rajbiraj, Saptari on Sunday. …

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Former King’s birthday to be celebrated

By Our Reporter The Civic Main Birthday Organising Committee is going to celebrate former King His Majesty Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev’s 71th birthday for a week with great fanfare by organizing different programmes beginning from 5 July. On 7 July, the Committee is organizing a procession comprising of people …

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Russian Embassy observes National Day

By Our Reporter Russian Ambassador Andrei Budnik hosted a reception to mark the National Day of Russia on 8 June. Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun was the chief guest, which was largely participated by heads of the constitutional bodies, political leaders, heads of the diplomatic missions, senior government officials, senior …

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CSC executives in Kunming

By Our Reporter China Study Center’s acting chairman and former ambassador Sundarnath Bhattarai and former ambassador Prof. Dr. Mohan Lohani took part at a consultation meeting of the think-tanks from China and South and South East Asia held in Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province of China, from 11 to 13 …

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