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Pakistani Prime Minister’s visit a significant gesture


By Our Reporter The two-day official visit of Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to Nepal has signaled the importance of Nepal in South Asian politics. Pakistani Prime Minister Abbasi arrived in Kathmandu on Monday to congratulate Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on being elected the Prime Minister of …

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Rainbow parliament’s session kicks off


By Our Reporter The members of the Federal Parliament took the oath of office on Sunday. During the swearing-in ceremony, the parliament looked like a rainbow as the lawmakers of different political parties appeared in their traditional attire reflecting their ethnicity. Only the lawmakers from the UML and the NC …

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Deuba elected NC PP leader

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba waves after being elected NC’s Parliamentary Party leader in Kathmandu. on Wednesday, April 7, 2016. Photo: RSS

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has been elected the parliamentary party leader of the Nepali Congress despite strong opposition from the public as well as a faction in the party. As the supporters of the Nepali Congress and a large section of the leaders and cadres …

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India positive to review 1950 treaty and other agreements

Delegates attend the 7th annual meeting of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Nepal-India relations in Kathmandu, on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Photo: RSS

By Our Reporter The 7th meeting of the Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) on Nepal-India relations concluded on in Kathmandu on Sunday with the Indian side signaling positive signs on reviewing all the past treaties and agreements reached with Nepal, including the controversial treaty of 1950. As both the neighbours are …

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Call referendum to decide on unequal treaties

By Our Reporter The recently concluded Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) meeting between Nepal and India held in Kathmandu is learnt to have decided to submit their final report to the concerned governments regarding amendment of the unequal 1950 Treaty and other bilateral issues. To recall, there is no provision for …

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Poudel slams Deuba for trying to become PP leader

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has expressed his strong disagreement with NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba accusing him of running the party ‘unilaterally’ in a written statement. Paudel registered the written statement at the party on Sunday criticising party President Deuba’s handling of affairs …

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SC stays order against NA nominees

By Our Reporter The Supreme Court has issued an order not to administer the oath of office to the three National Assembly members appointed by President Bidya Devi Bhandari. The present Oli-led government had withdrawn the names recommended by the Deuba-led government for the appointment in the National Assembly and …

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TI lists Nepal as most corrupt nation


By Our Reporter Nepal ranked 122 in a corruption index report of the Transparency International. Among the 180 countries Nepal was positioned in the 122th place with just 31 score. Those countries which score less than 50 in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) of the Transparency International are regarded corrupt. …

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Former King and Queen to visit eastern Nepal


By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra and Queen Komal are leaving for Damak next week in a private visit for some days. The Royal couple will stay in Damak, Jhapa district, said former King’s press secretary Dr Phani Pathak. The former King is likely to give audience to the locals …

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Women not safe in Nepal!

By Our Reporter Increasing cases of women rights violation throughout the country as reported by the Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC), have shown that Nepal has become unsafe for women. A recent report made public by INSEC said that as compared to 2016, the cases of women rights violation increased …

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