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Indian envoy Rae meets former PM Oli at UML party office

By Our Reporter Former Prime Minister K. P. Oli, who has openly been accusing India of pulling down his government, denied meeting Indian ambassador to Nepal Ranjeet Rae at former’s Balkot residence. Instead, Oli told Rae to meet him at the UML’s headquarters. Interestingly, Oli did not allow Rae to …

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Helicopter crashes killing 7 in Nuwakot


By Our Reporter In a week of the appointment of Pushpa Kamal Dahal as the 39th prime minister of Nepal, the country witnessed two air crashes killing seven persons. Four days after an aircraft belonging to Makalu Air made a force-landing in the  Karnali River of Rauterana in Mugu, a …

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Senior journalist Nirvik passes away


By Our Reporter Senior journalist having patriotic stance, Dilliram Nirvik, 78, passed away on Wednesday, 3 August. Born in Shantipur, Ilam, Nirvik devoted his entire life in the profession of journalism. He launched Hijo-Aaja vernacular daily, among others, from Bhadrapur in Jhapa district. The daily was being published in a …

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Nima Nuru Sherpa honoured by the Italian government

Consul General of Italy, Damiano Grancovigh, honours tourism entrepreneur Nima Nuru sherpa (left) with the "Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy" award in Kathmandu, on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Photo: Rajan Pokhrel

During a press meet held at Hotel Radisson on Tuesday tourism entrepreneur NimaNuru Sherpa became the first Nepali to receive one of the highest honours from the government of Italy. During the same program the Italian government officially appointed PratimaPande as the Honorary Consul General in the presence of Mr.DamianoFrancovigh, …

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Why Indians are happy?

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan It is surprising to note, from day one since registration of the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, the Indians started to express their happiness. Reports state that the Indian diplomats were throwing dinner parties at different hotels in Kathmandu. Similarly, the dailies publishing …

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NC-MC alliance in the offing


By Our Reporter If all goes well, the nation will have the second majority government within nine months of the promulgation of the new constitution and Pushpa Kamal Dahal will become the prime minister of Nepal for the second time in eight years. As CPN-UML has decided to remain in …

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Chinese remarks on government change in Nepal


By Our Reporter Beijing on Tuesday has remarked that said that she hoped that all political parties in Nepal would work for stability. “As a neighbour and friend, China genuinely hopes that all parties and sides in Nepal put the national and people’s interests first, and dedicate themselves to effecting …

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Oli increases political height after quitting the top post


By Our Reporter Against all speculations and suspicions Prime Minister K. P. Oli tendered his resignation while responding to the issues included in the no-trust motion registered against him in the parliament. In his about two-hour witty and powerful address to the parliament, Oli not only defended the government but …

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Challenges ahead for Dahal

By Our Reporter If things go smoothly, Maoist Center chairman Pushpakamal Dahal is going to be elected as the new PM for the next nine months’ tenure. So far, Dahal is not the candidate liked by India. It is the Indian compulsion to use Dahal for the time being. The …

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Rats quit sinking ship again


By Our Reporter As in 2054 BS, a few political parties exhibited their ‘Rat’ attitude this time as well.  Former Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand coined the phrase ‘Rat attitude’ when a few sitting ministers including Kamal Thapa had changed the camp at the last moment leading to the fall …

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