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20 years of UNESCO in Nepal

By Our Reporter Established in 1998, the UNESCO Office in Kathmandu celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. On the occasion, UNESCO organised an event at Hotel Yak and Yeti on Wednesday, 28 March. The event aimed at sharing some of UNESCO’s major achievements fromthe last twenty years in the presence …

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Iron bread for the government

By Our Reporter The civil servicemen’s unions which are affiliated with different political parties have become iron bread for the government. The other day, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Minister Lalbabu Pandit warned that the civil servicemen must go to the new office where they have been transferred. If …

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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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