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Committee to observe former Queen’s birthday

By Our Reporter A committee has been formed to observe former Queen Her Majesty Komal Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah’s 67th birthday. The committee chaired by Jotshna Rajya Laxmi Thapa has decided to observe former Queen’s birthday from 17 to 19 February by organizing different programs. According to a press release …

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Pot Pourri

Prime Minister ‘Prachanda’ is at his tether’s end. This ‘gentleman’s agreement’ with the Congress to head government turn by turn is approaching time lapse. The conditional vote support he received from the Tarai parties in the legislature threatens to erode. He is still harping both ways. He must be allowed …

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Victims of Holocaust remembered

By Our Reporter The Israel Embassy together with the United Nations, Germany Embassy and the Delegation of the European Union marked the International Day of the Commemoration of the Victims of the Holocaust on 27 January 2017. A special event was organized to remember the six million people killed during …

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A failed system

By Our Political Analyst With whatever words we decorate the present system – loktantra or new Nepal or drastic change or offensive jump – the system is not functioning on track. There was a system in panchayat. The 1989 political change had weakened our established mechanism and the 2006 political …

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Quandary

Where are we heading towards, we don’t know. Whether the present path will carry us towards united, indivisible, strong and prosperous Nepal? Whether the present path will ensure sovereign and independent Nepal? Whether peace and political stability prevail in Nepal?Can the political leaders answer these questions? We have achieved an …

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Will local elections be possible by May?

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba have been reiterating that the local elections would be held by mid-May this year. These two leaders have been stating that the dates for the local polls will be announced in a week and the …

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Will constitution be amended?

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inducted two ministers from small parties with a hope that they would support to endorse the constitution amendment bill tabled in the parliament. Prem Badaur Singh of Samajwadi Party Nepal and Kumar Khadka of Akhanda Party Nepal were appointed new ministers. However, …

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Government attorneys boycott court

By Our Correspondent The district attorneys and those working at the office of the Attorney General have started boycotting the court to protest against the appointments of the 80 judges in the high courts. Even Attorney General Raman Shrestha has supported the protest that began from Sunday. The Judicial Council …

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Agitating Tarai leaders responsible for Tikapur massacre

By Our Reporter A parliamentary committee formed to probe the Tikapur massacre has found the leaders of Federal alliance including NC lawmaker Amaresh Kumar Singh and Maoist leader Dev Gurung for instigating the Tharus for the heinous crime. The agitating Tharus had killed seven police personnel including a  senior police …

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Nepal can be safe haven for international terrorists

By Our Reporters Nepal that has already become a transit point for the smugglers of gold and animal parts is likely to turn a safe haven for the international terrorists. The weak law and order coupled with weak intelligence service and open border between Nepal and India offer a good …

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