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Ambassador Rae is going home soon

By Our Reporter Indian ambassador Ranjit Rae is said to be returning home after completing his tenure here. Of late, Rae has been dragged into controversy as he is being alleged for intervening in Nepal’s internal affairs. After last week’s lunch meeting with the Madheshi Front leaders, some student leaders …

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Dahal’s worry

By Our Reporter These days, Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal has started to feel that they may lose the “achievements”. He has seen serious threats to federalism and republic. Unfortunately, he has not seen the threat of losing sovereignty and independence of the nation. Dahal is performing total surrendersim to India …

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India intends to capture Nepal’s hydropower

By Our Reporter Indian intention to capture and monopolise Nepal’s water resources was revealed last week. The new directives issued by India on cross-border trade of electricity have discouraged other countries and non-Indian companies from investing in export-oriented hydropower projects in Nepal. The conditions mentioned in the new directives will …

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Again 60-year age limit in civil service

By Our Reporter The government is now working to increase the compulsory retirement age for the civil servants to 60 years from 58 years. The government had included the plan to increase the retirement age to 60 years in its budget speech of fiscal year 2014/15. However, the revision regarding …

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PM Dahal makes funny speech


By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s speeches have become funnier in the recent weeks. And the funniest speech he made was while addressing a function organised on the occasion of international anti-corruption day on Friday. PM Dahal said that corruption should be ended for economic prosperity and he …

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INLS Assam Chapter constitutes

By our Reporter An 11-member International Nepali Literary Society Assam Chapter has been constituted in Assam, India. Chaired by Naba Sapkota, Badri Guragain, Dr Shanti Thapa, Dr Induprabha Devi, Dr Kalidas Thapaliya are the vice chairman, secretary, joint secretary and treasurer respectively of the newly constituted Assam Chapter. Similarly, Professor …

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10 percent free beds to helpless patients in private hospitals

By Our Reporter The government is all set to enforce the provision of allocating 10 percent of the total beds in the government and private hospitals to the poor, underprivileged, aged citizens, single women and disabled and provide them treatment free of cost. At a press meet at the Ministry …

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Journalist Madan Dhakal passes away


By Our Reporter Senior journalist and literate Madan Dhakal, 65, passed away on 8 December in at the Purna-Tung Birta City Hospital in Birtamod, Jhapa while undergoing treatment. Dhakal, chief editor of Jhapa’s popular daily, Purbanchal Dainik, was suffering from diabetes and kidney disease. On 7 December, he was rushed …

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Nepali airlines still under EU’s black list


A three-year effort made by Nepal to delist itself from a European Union (EU) blacklist has been in vain. The EU has decided to continue its ban on Nepali airlines through a recent update in the EU Air Safety List. The decision means Nepali airlines still cannot fly to EU …

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RPP’s decisive role

By Our Reporter After unification of the two RPPs, RPP has emerged as the fourth largest party in the Parliament with a decisive strength. Until RPP’s central task force decision, political observers had believed that the constitution could be amended even without UML’s support. However, after the decision of the …

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