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Reconstruction works still at a snail’s pace

By Our Reporter In the no-trust motion registered against the KP-Oli-led government, the CPN-Maoist Centre and the NC had accused Oli of not moving the reconstruction works ahead smoothly. But even after the formation of the coalition government of CPN-Maoist Centre and the Nepali Congress under Pushpa Kamal Dahal, the …

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Shrestha appointed TRN’s Chief Editor

Bijayalal Shrestha

By Our Reporter Bijaya Lal Shrestha has been appointed new chief editor of The Rising Nepal, the oldest English newspaper of Nepal being published from the Gorkhapatra Corporation. Shrestha is one of the few professional journalists to lead the official English daily.  Shrestha who obtained higher study in Russia and …

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Pakistan Embassy celebrated Independence Day


By Our Reporter On occasion of the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan, the Embassy of Pakistan, and Pakistan–Nepal Friendship and Cultural Association organized a reception/talk programme on 14 August. Vice President and chief guest of the function Nanda Bahadur Pun said that Pakistan has been a true friend of Nepal. …

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Is Dahal true nationalist?


By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal presents himself as a true nationalist while delivering his speeches. However, in practice he does not look a nationalist. It is evident from his rejection to wear Daura Suruwal while taking the oath of office. His prejudice against the national attire had …

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Internal rift in ruling parties delay cabinet expansion

By our reporter Even a week after becoming the prime minister, Pushpakamal Dahal has failed to expand his cabinet due to internal rift in the Nepali Congress and his own party CPN-Maoist Centre. However, Dahal added three ministers to his tiny cabinet from the fringe parties on Monday. He appointed …

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RPP-RPPN unification process derailed


By Our Reporter On the issue of whether to join the government or not, the unification process of the two parties — RPP and RPPN scheduled for 9 August was disturbed. RPPN has taken the stance for not joining the present the NC-MC coalition government. It was sure that RPPN …

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“Chinese President to visit Nepal”

Chinese President Xi Jinping stands by national flags at the Schloss Bellevue presidential residency in Berlin on March 28, 2014. Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a landmark visit to fellow export powerhouse Germany Friday, the third leg of his European tour, expected to cement flourishing trade ties and focus on the Crimea crisis.
AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE        (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

By Our Reporter Dr. Ji Zhiye, President of the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), a think tank under China’s State Council, said that the upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping would further enhance Nepal-China bilateral relations. At a time when doubts were being created on the visit …

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NSU’s 11th general convention breeds disputes in NC

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba inaugurates 11th national general convention of the Nepal Students Union, student wing of the party, in Kathmandu, on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Photo: RSS

By Our Reporter The 11th general convention of the Nepal Students Union that began in Kathmandu on Sunday could not remain free from controversies. It’s closed session had to be put off by one more day due to the disputes over the representatives to the convention the very next the …

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This is TIA


By Our Reporter This scribe got an opportunity to capture two photographs at the luggage collection area of the arrival hall from which we can know the state of the Tribhuwan international Airport, the country’s only international airport. There is mobile-charge hub but the box is non-functional and the wire …

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Cabinet scraps recommendations of 14 ambassadors

By Our Reporter The government’s decision to cancel the appointment of 14 of the 22 ambassadors has snatched away sleep of those who were recommended for the appointment after paying a huge amount of money to the party leaders. The previous government led by K.P. Oli had recommended 22 names …

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