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Building Bridges

As Nepali politics in its exclusionary travails of impudent organizational gains continues to breach national unity resulting in precarious national divisions bordering structural collapse, it seems it takes none less than a king to resort to building bridges for the nation’s sake. Amidst undercurrents of controversy whether former king Gyanendra …

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Kathmandu: Dustmandu or Maskmandu?

By Our Reporter Kathmandu, which is said to be the capital city located in the most beautiful landscape in the world, has now virtually turned into Dustmandu, thanks to the inefficient government. Air pollution of the valley has already crossed the dangerous points at several places of the capital city. …

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Tibet leads in China’s electricity consumption growth

LHASA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — Tibet reported the fastest growth in electricity consumption across China last year as its economy continued to grow at a double-digit rate for a 24th consecutive year. Tibet consumed 4.18 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in 2016, up 21.4 percent, according to an industry report. …

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Will India win or lose?

By Our Reporter As the constitution amendment bill has been tabled in the parliament, a question has been raised that whether India will win or lose this time!. UML leaders believe that the present amendment proposal is not to serve the interests of the Tarai community but to serve the …

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How safe is our only international airport?

By Our Reporter At once Charles Shovraj, who is now behind bars, said that he could pass even an elephant from the customs of the Tribhuvan International Airport. And he seems true. Confiscation of over 33kg gold from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal from Pingansthan, a few metres …

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UML demonstrates strength in Kathmandu

By Our Reporter After an interval of many years, the CPN-UML, the main opposition party in the parliament organised a huge mass meeting in Kathmandu on Friday. The CPN-UML that faced a humiliating defeat in the 2008 elections had not organised any mass meeting in Kathmandu since 1999 general elections. …

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“Agreed to disagree”

By Our Reporter Prime Minister PushpakamalDahal has said that the constitution amendment bill was tabled after themeeting with UML chair KP Oli. As per the agreement the amendment bill was tabled on 8 January, said Dahal. He however clarified that Oli had agreed to disagree the bill. Dahal also claimed …

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Will the constitution also be amended in a dramatic way?

By Our Reporter Although the ruling parties succeeded to table the constitution amendment bill amidst the opposition from the CPN-UML and other opposition parties in a dramatic way, the fate of the bill still seems uncertain. The CPN-UML and eight other opposition parties had agreed to allow the government to …

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Govinda Biyogi award to Prashanta Aryal

By Our Reporter Editors’ Society of Nepal (ESON) has decided to reward Prashanta Aryal, editor, Nepal weekly magazine with the Govinda Biyogi Journalism Award 2017. Meanwhile, the Society has decided to reward late Gopal Gotame, Birgunj (after the death) with the Govinda Biyogi Special Journalism Award 2017. Accordingly, the Society …

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Nepal, Myanmar enjoy 2600 years of relations: Myanmar envoy

By Our Reporter Embassy of Myanmar in Kathmandu observed its 69th anniversary of Independence Day by hosting a reception on 4 January. Vice President Nanda Kumar Pun was the chief guest at the function. Ambassador U LwinOo, addressing the function, recalled that Myanmar lived in successive kingdom of magnificences for …

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