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Nepal-India EPG meetings held

By Our Reporter The first meeting of the Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) of Nepal-India concluded here Wednesday. The two-day meeting inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Kamal Thapa on Monday discussed various issues of Nepal-India relations which went sour following the promulgation of new constitution in Nepal …

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Lessons for Nepal from Dhaka attacks

By Our Reporter The terrorists’ attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week, in which 20 foreigners were killed should serve a big lesson to Nepal. No one had expected that IS would target Bangladesh, as the small Islamist state had no big role in irritating or pleasing any terrorist group. It …

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Nepal Airlines marks 58th anniversary

By Our Reporter Nepal Airlines that was established as Royal Nepal Airlines in 1958 marked its 58th anniversary last week. However, in 58 years of its establishment the national flag career failed to make any meaningful progress. It had no adequate aircraft to cater international services. The NA’s situation that …

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Electricity tariff increases by 20 per cent

By Our Reporter The government has decided to increase the electricity tariff by 20 per cent effective from July 16. The increase was made at the recommendation of Commission for Fixing the Electricity Tariff. Earlier, the government had increased the tariff in 2012. The Nepal Electrify Authority now onward will …

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When Politics Runs Amok

The obsession with government office that our political parties and their leaders demonstrate must be taken as normal and not unique to Nepal. Girija Prasad Koirala’s first majority government was challenged the very year in office precipitating the prime minister’s move to dissolve parliament. That was unique to Nepal. No …

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Nepal-Japan political dialogue between the Ministries of foreign affairs

The 2nd meeting of the Nepal-JapanPolitical Dialogue between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of both countries was held in Kathmandu on 29th June. Mr. Kazuya Nashida, Director-General, Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department, and Mr. Jhabindra Prasad Aryal, Joint Secretary, North East Asia Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, co-chaired the …

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Briexit result shakes the world order

Future of EU uncertain with UK’s exit from it By Our Reporter The results of the Briexitreferendum have sent shockwaves across the globe with a fear that the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union will affect the world economy. Similarly,Britons’ verdict in fvaour of quitting the 28-natio-block …

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Why Pushpakamal Dahal cancelled his visit to Australia?

By Our Correspondent Cancellation of Australia visit of chairman of CPN-Maoist Centre Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the last moment last week has been judged with suspicion. Though Dahal said he cancelled the trip due to the political circumstances in home, news reports suggested otherwise, They claimed he decided to not …

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NC lost its democratic path?

By Our Reporter It seems the Nepali Congress, the main opposition party in the parliament, has lost its democratic path following the failure of its plan to topple the present government two months back. Party president SherBahadurDeuba’s plan to topple the government by provoking Maoist boss Pushpa Kamal Dahal had …

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“Constitution faces crisis”

By Our Reporter Khilaraj Regmi, former chief justice and former chairman of the interim cabinet, who successfully conducted the 2nd CA elections, said that as the constitution was promulgated against the aspirations and agendas of the People’s Movement 2 in 2006, the constitution is facing crisis in its implementation. The …

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