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Appointment of ambassadors in doldrums

By Our Reporter The cabinet meeting held on 9 February was all set to name new ambassadors in 13 countries but due to the internal problems, NC was unable to give names. As foreign minister Prakash Saran Mahat was on a trip to Belgium, the process of naming the ambassadors …

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Democracy Day

Let us hope that Democracy Day Saturday succeeds in arousing in Nepal a new awareness of the state of Nepali democracy. Three decades of multi-party democracy coupled with three decades of party-less democracy added to another decade of multi party democracy should have been enough experience to make corrections in …

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Emergency gate at TIA told to shutdown

The Parliamentary Good Governance and Monitoring Committee on Thursday directed the government to shut emergency gate of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu amid suspicion that it has allowed people to engage in illegal activities in the sensitive area without getting caught. On Thursday, more than a dozen lawmakers led …

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Documentary on Nepali film industry

Journalist Rajan Ghimire, who has been reporting about Nepali cinema for more than two decades, has now come up with a documentary on the Nepali film industry (Kollywood) that traces the ups and downs of the movie industry since 2007. The 45-minute film documents the history of Nepali cine industry, …

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PM Dahal spends six months without business

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal led government has completed six months without business. The present government was formed with two major responsibilities — amending the constitution by addressing the demands put forwarded by the Madheshi Front and holding local level elections by mid-April. After holding the local …

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RPP prepares for unity convention

By Our Reporter The unified RPP is preparing for its first national convention. As per the schedule, RPP has held its district assemblies and now heading for the national convention to be held in Kathmandu. The unified party’s national convention is to decide on the agenda of republicanism or monarchism. …

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When sitting judge has to knock the Court door

By Our Reporter The main task of the judges is to give justice to the people. But in Nepal the judges themselves have to knock the door of court seeking justice. It is what has happened to Surendra Bir Singh Bansyat, the chief judge of Janakpur High Court. Chief judge …

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SSP arrested in connection to the smuggling of 34 kg gold

By Our Reporter Arrest of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shyam Khatri  in connection to 33.5 kilogram of smuggled gold that was seized from Gaushala in the capital some days ago showed how the police officers were promoting the smuggling of gold and other illegal items in the country. . …

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PM Dahal performs double standard

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who has earned a bad name for swinging from earlier agreement, has again exhibited his untrustworthy nature by telling the Madhesi leaders that he would not announce the dates for the local polls without receiving their consent. Earlier, he had told the …

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