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India-Pak tension puts SAARC activities under shadow

By Our Reporter The growing tension between India and Pakistan over Kashmir dispute has put not only the activities of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) under shadow but the future of the regional body at risk. It was evident from the cancellation of a conference on ‘Aspiring …

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Internal disputes make NC functionless

By Our Reporter Factionalism and groupism have virtually made the Nepali Congress, the oldest democratic party of Nepal, completely functionless. The party had to brace even to hold its central working committee meeting owing to differences among the leaders of three separate factions. The party on Sunday failed to hold …

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CPN integration process resumes

By Our Reporter Almost a year after the then CPN-UML and the Maoist Centre announced their unification in the centre, unification process of the district level party organisations of the Communist Party of Nepal has recently resumed. The unification process was disturbed after the naming of the State Level Committees …

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RPP to launch nationwide movement for Hindu nation

By Our Reporter The extended central committee meeting of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) held in Kathmandu on 16 March has decided to launch nationwide movement beginning from 29 March to 17 April demanding restoration of the Hindu nation. The first phase of the movement will start with signature collection …

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Female lecturers demand female campus chiefs in TU campuses

By Our Reporter Kathmandu, Mar 16: Female teachers of the constituent campuses of Tribhuvan University across the country have been protesting demanding minimum quotas of campus chiefs for women lecturers in the TU affiliated campuses. The stir that first began from Kathmandu’s Padma Kanya Campus has spread across the country. …

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CK Raut’s safe landing or strategic move?

By Our Reporter The government, with big fanfare, announced agreement with CK Raut along with end of his campaign for separate and independent madhesh nation. On Friday, at the presence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, the 11-point agreement between Home Minister Rambahadur Thapa and CK Raut was made public. …

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Why Prachanda going to the US?

By Our Reporter Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, along with his wife Sita and other three persons are leaving for Baltimore on 18 March. The visit is learnt to have for treatment of his wife Sita in a hospital there. Earlier, he had planned to leave for Washington on 26 January. …

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Former King to resume central Tarai visit

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra is going to resume the impending central Tarai visit from 13 March, according to Dr Phani Pathak, former King’s press secretary. The former King had postponed the visit last week and returned Kathmandu after former Queen Mother felt sick and was hospitalized. According to …

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Everest Bank duping customers

By Our Reporter As Nepal is suffering from lack of adequate investment in manufacturing and employment generation sector, Everest Bank Limited, a joint venture partner of Punjab National Bank of India is found to be duping customers charging them with high interest rates. The general depositors are never paid attention …

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