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Sudden birth of Communist Party of Nepal: How it became possible?


By Our Political Analyst There were doubts about the success of the unification process between the UML and the Maoist Center due to Prime Minister and UML chairman KP Sharma Oli’s working style and in his cornering of the Maoist leaders. Maoist leaders had become suspicious about Oli’s working style …

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President unveils ambitious policy and programmes


By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhanadri unveiled the annual policy and programmes of the powerful communist government led by K P Sharma Oli on Monday. However, the document does not include any specific programme of the communists. Instead, it appears to be the continuity of the past programmes of …

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Have all bilateral issues resolved after Modi’s visit?


By Our Reporter The government of Nepal left no stone unturned to provide warm hospitality to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the latter’s Nepal visit. Likewise, the Indian Prime Minister also tried his best to please Nepali leaders and people in his speeches and agreements signed between the two …

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UML-Maoist unification still uncertain


By Our Reporter The growing rift between the two ruling communist parties—CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre has culminated in the postponement of their long-awaited unification process. According to the Nagarik daily and the Annapurna Post, the two parties have postponed the meetings relating to their unification. Before Indian Prime Minister …

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Kangsakar team in France junket

Interview with Sugat Ratna Kansakar, managing director, Nepal Airlines corporation Sundhara, on August 28, 2016. Photo: Balkrishna Thapa Chhetri/THT

By Our Reporter Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) general manager Sugatratna Kangsakar and his team are currently on a junket to France. It is said that they are visiting France to acquire first hand information on the manufacturing of the wide-body aircraft that NAC is buying from the Airbus company. The …

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Why the unification process has been delayed?


By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Maoist chairman Pushpakamal Dahal Prachanda are saying that they are very close to announcing the unification of the two parties – the UML and the Maoist Center. Dahal is found saying anytime the two parties will be unified. But when the …

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Above 5 billion rupees over-invoicing in purchase of two wide-bodied aircraft


By Our Reporter Previously, the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) had purchased two narrow bodied Airbus aircrafts directly from the manufacturer, therefore the deal was considered to be transparent. However, the present general manager Sugatratna Kangsakar and his management team have decided to purchase two wide bodied aircraft from a third …

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“New Nepal” smugglers’ haven


High ranking police officials in gold smuggling By Our Reporter More high level police officials have been dragged into the mysterious gold smuggling case when the probe committee formed to investigate into the case started it work. By this week as many as 28 persons, including alleged gold racketeers and …

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Did Oli endorse a secret agreement with Delhi?


By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, during his stay in Delhi, had held a one-on-one meeting with Indian Prime Minister Nadrendra Modi two times. Oli has not shared the dialogue that took place between him and Modi even with the high-level leaders in his own party, CPN …

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Why Dahal is scared of unification?

Pushpakamal dahal

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had wished to announce the unification of the UML and the Maoist Center earlier than his visit to Delhi. The members of the unification coordination team from both the parties submitted their final report to the supreme leaders of both the parties …

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