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When impunity triumph…

Kathmandu, 24 May: Maoist leader and murder convict Bal Krishna Dhungel is almost certain to get released on the Republic Day as per a recommendation from the Department of Prison Management under the Ministry of Home Affairs. Dhungel will be granted Presidential pardon. Nagarik daily has reported that Presidential amnesty …

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Suspected smuggler demands !

Kathmandu, 24 May : The alleged gold smuggling racketeer Chudamani Upreti alias Gore has made a demand that he be kept under the observation of the Human Rights Defenders. According to Nepal Samacharpatra daily he made a written appeal to the  Morang District Court that he was at risk of …

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Poor nation, rich ministers

Kathmandu, 24 May:  All media of today have published a comparative news story relating to property of the Cabinet Ministers. The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers on Wednesday made public details of property owned by Cabinet members including Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. The details have …

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Sudden birth of Communist Party of Nepal: How it became possible?


By Our Political Analyst There were doubts about the success of the unification process between the UML and the Maoist Center due to Prime Minister and UML chairman KP Sharma Oli’s working style and in his cornering of the Maoist leaders. Maoist leaders had become suspicious about Oli’s working style …

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Formation of the CPN just for power sharing!

By Our Reporter Creation of the Communist Party of Nepal by merging the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre seems to just for power sharing. It is evident from the latest political development including the appointment of the party’s central committee members. Of course, formation of the new party was possible …

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Where is 33 kgs of gold when Gore does not know its whereabouts?


By Our Reporter Missing of the 33 kg of gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport has become more mysterious when even after the arrest of the mastermind behind it, ChudaMani Uprety ‘Gore’, the whereabouts of the gold is not known. The police on Tuesday in a dramatic style arrested ‘Gore, …

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President unveils ambitious policy and programmes


By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhanadri unveiled the annual policy and programmes of the powerful communist government led by K P Sharma Oli on Monday. However, the document does not include any specific programme of the communists. Instead, it appears to be the continuity of the past programmes of …

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Local representatives fail to deliver

By Our Reporter It has already been a year since the elected representatives assumed their offices in the local levels. But the people have not felt their presence as they have failed to deliver as expected by the people. Several factors contribute to the lackluster performance of the local bodies …

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Large crowd atop Mt Everest last week

Climber tries to walk past the ladder while ascending to Mt Everest, on Monday, May 9, 2016.

By Our Reporter As many as 400 climbers reached atop Mt Everest in nine days from May 13 when eight Sherpa first reached the peak after fixing the ropes. Since then, only on May 15 no one could conquer the highest peak owing to bad weather. Around 100 climbers were …

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Brute Theatrics


Three decades of political grandstanding promoted by a pliant media who cannot but carry partisan analyses as coverage of economic policies makes the budget session merely part of the overall dramatics that is our democracy today. Both K.P. Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal have separately and jointly introduced fiscal policies …

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