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Regulate open border: A lesson from Mukherjee’s visit

By Our Reporter The government of Nepal maintained unusual tight security during Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s Nepal visit. Sources say a very high level security was provided to President Mukherjee due to open border and growing tension between India and Pakistan. Such fear was unusual as anybody can enter Nepal …

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Mukharjee under Indian security surveillance

By Our Reporter One might have noticed or not that the Indian President Pranav Mukharjee was under the Indian government’s security surveillance during his entire visit to Nepal. The above photograph reproduced from The Himalayan Times is the evidence that Mukharjee was under Indian PM Modi’s strong surveillance during his …

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Demise of the Thai king, a loss to Nepal

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej died on October 13 after reining for 69 years. The longest serving monarch was 86. The late Thai King had the big role in transforming the Kingdom of Thailand to a prosperous nation. Throughout his 69 years in the throne, His Majesty has carried out his …

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Japan assistance to Disaster Risk Reduction in Chitwan

The Government of Japan provides financial assistance of 225,490 US Dollar to Shapla Neer Citizen’s Committee in Japan for Overseas Support (Shapla Neer) under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Scheme. Shapla Neer, a NGO based in Japan, will work with a Nepalese partner NGO, Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN), …

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Political Season On

By and large this country of festivals can safely say that the festival season is over and the political season has begun. That it has begun with prime minister Prachanda clearing his party office of his former rebels who had taken over the premises agitating for their claimed share of …

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Former King Gyanedra throws bombshells at political parties

By Our Reporter Eight years ago, when the political parties decided to abolish monarchy from the country and turn Nepal into the youngest republic, they had accused the king of being causes of ills faced by the country. They had not followed any lawful procedure to declare Nepal a republic …

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SAARC under Indian shadow

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan This year also, the SAARC Summit has been postponed because of India. India doesn’t want economic prosperity of her neighbouring countries even though the small neighbouring countries are keenly willing to harness natural resources and make the South Asia region prosperous. We have a huge stock …

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Lokman episode: South vs West

By Our Reporter There is a rambling foreign interference in Nepal and now Nepal has been converted as a battlefield of foreign powers. The present Lokman Singh episode is considered as a battle between India and the West. India has used Lokman Singh to downsize her enemies. On the other …

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PM Dahal’s Goa trip turns fiasco

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s Goa visit to attend the BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit earlier this month failed to be productive in terms of ensuring Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Nepal visit. Before departing to Goa, the PM had told the people that he would return to Nepal with …

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DFID provides 1.5 million pounds to WFP for post-earthquake reconstruction

By Our Reporter The Department for International Development (DFID) has contributed GBP 1.5 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for post-earthquake reconstruction work. Through the donation, WFP will be able to support the Government of Nepal’s (GoN) efforts to rebuild critical infrastructure such as trails in remote …

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