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FM Gyawali to attend NAM summit

By Our Reporter Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali is likely to attend the Non Aligned Movement Summit to be held in Azerbaijan in first week of April. However, his visit can be affected due to PM KP Sharma Oli’s visit to Delhi. Since India has felt that she has emerged as …

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Pakistan Embassy observes 78th national day

By Our Reporter On the occasion of the 78th National Day of Pakistan, flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Kathmandu on 23 March. Dr Mazhar Javed, Ambassador of Pakistan hoisted the national flag. On the occasion special messages of President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, …

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Bangladesh Mission celebrates independence day

By Our Reporter On the occasion of the 47th independence day of Bangladesh her ambassador in Kathmandu Ms Mashfee Bintey Shams hosted a reception on 26 March. Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun was the chief guest whereas members of the Council of Ministers, constitutional bodies’ chiefs, Kathmandu-based diplomatic missions’ chiefs and …

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Method in Madness

“Mr. Gorbachev, you teared down this wall” was Ronald Reagan’s congratulatory signal to the world that the Cold War had ended. The fall of the Soviet Empire was not, however, complete until the Russian leader was denied precious loans and food-aid following the rigors the Russian people were subjected to …

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Reelection of Xi, Putin worries West

By Our Reporter Xi Jinping in China and Vladimir Putin in Russia were reelected as Presidents with a big margin of votes, sending ripples to the Western world.  The European and the US leaders were so shocked by the reelection of Putin that they had not even greeted him two …

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PM to make his first step to Delhi

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is planning to visit New Delhi in April as his first foreign visit after assuming the office of chief executive. Oli wants to end his bitter relations that were witnessed in his first term as the prime minister. A highly placed source …

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Deuba is likely to become weak in the party

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress, the oldest democratic party of Nepal, was the largest party of Nepal until December 21, 2017, when the second phase elections to the Federal Parliament and Provincial Assemblies Concluded. But once the results of FPTP elections started coming out, the party was pushed to a …

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Government plans to scrap golden hand-shake scheme

By Our Reporter The government led by PM KP Sharma Oli is planning to scrap the golden hand-shake scheme for the civil-servicemen. The previous government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba had introduced volunteer retirement scheme along with an attractive purse plus pension after retirement for the civil servicemen, which could …

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Former Royal couple in pilgrimage in Eastern Nepal

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra and Queen Komal, who are stationed in Damak, are visiting different Hindu temples and offering pooja in the Eastern Development Region of the country. The former Royal couple is heartily welcomed by large crowd of the locals whenever they see their king in their …

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