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Breaking at the Seams

All this talk of the Oli government’s nonperformance is mere politics. So is talk of the Oli government having achieved so much in mere six months. The opposition is bound to posture publicly that the government actions are authoritative as communists are authoritarian and Oli’s two-thirds majority in parliament emboldens …

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Flood creates havoc in Sindhupalchowk, Nuwakot

By Our Reporter Floods created havoc in  Sindhupalchowk and Nuwakot districts by damaging and sweeping away bridges and bringing the vehicular movement to a complete halt at least in three districts. Barabishe Bazaar of Sindupalchowk turned into riverbed after flooded Bhotekoshi entered it Saturday night. Floods triggered by heavy rains …

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RTI Day marked

By Our Reporter The Right to Information Day was marked this week by organising various programmes in Kathmandu. In his message issued on the occasion of National Information Day, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli urged all government agencies to respect the citizen’s right to information as per the spirit of …

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Police suspect murder of ex-envoy to France Jha

Kathmandu, 21 August: The Police has suspected murder of former ambassador to France, Keshav Raj Jha. Jha was found dead at his residence in Babarmahal, Monday morning. Jha with a slit throat and a head-wound was lying in pool of blood when police got to the scene. Police has recovered …

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PM Oli says, federalism is an expensive system

Kathmandu, 21 August: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that federalism is an expensive system. Oli had recently given an interview to AP 1 Television and its transcript is published in the Annapurna Post vernacular daily. In response to a question in increased tax burden to the citizens, Oli …

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Former ambassador Keshab Jha found dead

Kathmandu, 20 August: Former ambassador to France Keshab Raj Jha was found dead at his house in Thapathali this morning. According to DSP Mohan Thapa, spokesperson at the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, Jha, 80, was found dead at his house this morning. Jha was found deep knife wound on his …

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BRI is the economic revolutionary design for region

By Muhammad THE Chinese government calls the Belt and Road initiative “a bid to enhance regional connectivity and embrace a brighter future”. Others see it as a push by China to take a larger role in global affairs with a China-centered trading network.In concrete terms, the Belt and Road initiative …

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China constructed underpass partially in operation

Kathmandu, 19 August: China constructed underpass at Kalanki has partially been operated in a trial basis from 17 August. The underpass will come into full operation soon. After opening of the underpass, traffic jam at Kalanki will be reduced significantly. Now, vehicles operating in Ringroa and also operating in Kalanki-Thankot …

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Kerung-Kathmandu railway estimated cost Rs. 257 Billion

Kathmandu, 19 August: The tentative cost for construction of Kerung-Kathmandu railway will be 257 billion rupees and it will take nine years to complete the construction works, reports Ratopati online portal. According to Prakash Upadhaya, senior engineer of the Railway Department the railway will be 72.25 kms long and per …

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India’s Maoists still posing a major threat

By Bertil Lintner India’s Maoist insurgents have suffered some setbacks recently, but remain a significant security problem, especially in the country’s tribal heartland, according to the Indian website South Asia Intelligence Review (SATP). At least 15 insurgents from the Communist Party of India (Maoist), or CPI (M), were killed and …

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