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Kashmiries’ black day observed in Kathmandu

By Our Reporter On 27 October 2017, Embassy of Pakistan, Kathmandu organized a talk programme on the “Resolution of Jammu and Kashmir Dispute: An Imperative for Regional Peace and Development”. The programme was well attended by wide segment of Nepalese society including intellectuals, think thanks, media persons and civil society. …

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Murder convict Dhungel sent to prison

By Our Reporter Murder convict Balkrishna Dhungel has been booked on Tuesday, eight years after he was convicted of murder by the Supreme Court. He was detained from Satdobato, Lalitput. Police presented him before the Judgment Execution Directorate of the SC and he was immediately sent to Dilibazaar Prison where …

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Awaiting Tangibles

While the political mainstream and its media partners are all out to convince the people that the elections to the federal and national legislatures will take place as scheduled, the people are resigned to the fact; this time too, there is a catch. When the Election Commission belatedly bows down …

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Nepal and Eritrea establish diplomatic relations

Ambassador Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, and Mr. AmanuelGiorgio, Charge d’Affaires a.i. of the State of Eritrea to the United Nations signed aJoint Communiqué to this effect in New York this afternoon, witnessed Foreign Secretary Mr. Shanker Das Bairagi. On the occasion, the two …

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UML-Maoist common candidates face challenges of rebels

By Our Reporter The CPN-UML and the Maoist-Centre, as they had claimed, have fielded their common candidates for the upcoming first phase elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies. The two parties had to exercise hard to select the candidates as per the agreement reached to divide the …

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Former King’s remarks stir national politics

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra has again made news headlines due to his remarks he made on the day of Bhaitika, the last day of the Tihar festival. After receiving tika from his sister Shobha at the latter’s residence, the former King told journalists that time was ripe for …

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Heavyweight leaders contesting elections

By Our Reporter In the first phase of elections to the House of Representatives, a few heavyweight candidates will be facing tough candidates of the rival alliance. Probably, Dr. Baburam Bhattarai of the Naya Shakti Party-Nepal and Narayan Kaji Shrestha, the common candidate of the left alliance in Gorkha-2, will …

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RJP-N and FSF alliance in the Indian interests

By Our Reporter The Indian design was to isolate the UML, India’s strong critic at least for ten years from which UML would be finished. However, UML chairman KP Oli became successful to forge Left alliance with the long-term plan of unification of the two parties – UML and Maoist …

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NC-led democratic alliance gives common candidates

By Our Reporter Democratic alliance led by the Nepali Congress fielded their common candidates to the 37 constituencies of the House of Representatives and 74 constituencies of the provincial assemblies. However, unlike the UML, the NC left minimum seats to the constituents of the democratic alliance. The NC left a …

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