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Davos Fallout: SAARC

For the knowledgeable, Nepali sovereignty had traversed much from the early fifties when India could suggest their advice in Nepal seeking third country Colombo Plan advisors to the mid-seventies when Nepal on her own could host the Colombo Plan Consultative Committee Meeting. The country’s growing role in the non-aligned movement …

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Japanese assistance for reconstruction of school

By Our Reporter Japan embassy has signed a grant assistance contract for the reconstruction of the Shree Akala Secondary School in Gorkha district. Ambassador of Japan Masashi Ogawa and Tara Nath Upreti, the principal, signed the contract. The support comes from the Japanese Government’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security …

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Japan assists food assistance programme to Nepal

By Our Reporter Japan government has agreed to extend a grant assistance of about NRs. 324.8 million, to the Nepal government for implementing the food assistance program. Japanese ambassador Masashi Ogawa and Shankar Prasad Adhikari, Secretary of the Ministry of Finance signed and exchanged notes to this effect of behalf …

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UML-Maoist unification process in dilemma

By Our Reporter Although the supreme leaders of UML and Maoist Center have been giving top priority to the UML-Maoist unification of the two left parties, there is no further development in such a unification. Immediately after KP Sharma Oli’s return from Bangkok, the two supreme leaders held talks but …

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NC CWC meeting ends without discussing the poll defeats

By Our Reporter Against the expectations, the meeting of the Central Working Committee of the Nepali Congress concluded without debating on the humiliating defeat of the party in the recent elections. Instead, party president and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba intended to suppress the voices of those who challenged his …

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Local’s land lies in India!

By Our Reporter …land owner certificate should be taken as the evidence. People in Birgunj have worried greatly when the lands they were tilling for centuries reached India after a joint team of Nepal and India marked the position of the boundary pillars in Chhapkaiya area. They said 50 bighas …

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How will India treat Oli?

By Our Reporter Indian prime minister Narendra Modi gave a phone call to our prime minister in waiting KP Sharma Oli on 21 January extending invitation to Oli for a visit to India once the new government will be formed here. This is the Indian gesture that she will not …

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Prez Bhandari attends Basanta Shrawan ritual

By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended the Basanta Shrawan ritual at the Hanumandhoka Durbar Square premises on Monday morning. On the occasion, the President listened to a special melody, Basanta, at the auspicious hour of 11:17 am and received tika and prasad. The President was offered with the …

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ESON felicitates senior editors

By Our Reporter Editors’ Society of Nepal (ESON) has facilitated senior editors with honour and medals. Editor of Naya Patrika daily, Krishna Jwala Devkota has been awarded with Govinda Biyogi Journalism Award with the purse worth 25 thousand rupees, whereas, Anita Bindu, news editor in Nepal Television has been awarded …

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Why Constitutionalism

Ludwig Stiller’s ‘The Silent Cry’ was right when it pointed out that the House of Gurkha lost grounds when the expansionism was restricted by the British and politics turned inwards among its ‘bharadari’ (nobility). The author unfortunately minimized the impact of petticoat politics in the constitutional process that furthered Bhimsen …

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