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Agitation season starts

By Our Reporter Nepal is a unique country having different political character. Every time, the political agitations start after the festival season (Dasain, Tihar and Chhat) and ends along with the beginning of the rainy season. The agitation launched during the rainy season has never become forceful and decisive. Therefore, …

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NC further postpones its Mahasamiti meeting

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress, the main opposition party in the parliament, has further postponed its Mahasamiti meeting, citing that the committee constituted to prepare the draft of the statute amendment could not complete its task. The NC leadership was under pressure to call the powerful Mahasamiti meeting after the …

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Provincial and district level unification in CPN still in limbo

By Our Reporter Even six months after the unification between the then CPN-UML and the Maoist Centre, their parties are yet to be unified in the province and district levels. Still the two parties exist in the districts and provinces. The delay in the unification process has created confusion regarding …

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Three RPPs’ unification move derailed

By Our Reporter Due to personal ego and personality problem, the long awaited unification process of the three parties of former panchas –RastriyaPrajatantra Party (RPP), RPP (Democratic) and RPP (Nationalist) – has been derailed for the time being. RPP (Democratic)’s chairman Pashupati ShumsherRana alleged RPP chairman Kamal Thapa for creating …

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Nirmala Panta’s parents in fast unto death

By Our Reporter Parents of Nirmala Panta, the 13-year-old victim of rape and murder, have launched their fast unto death in front of the District Administration Office of Kanchanpur since Sunday. The poor parents were compelled to resort to fast unto death seeking justice after the government failed to trace …

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Government nominates three ambassadors

By Our Reporter The cabinet meeting on 11 November has purposed three names for the ambassadorial assignment abroad, including India.Nilamar Acharya, member, Nepal-India Eminent Persons’ Group and former minister, has been purposed as the new ambassador to India. Accordingly, the government has named Krishna Prasad Dhakal as the ambassador to …

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PM Oli assigns Bhattarai as his foreign affairs advisor

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has assigned Rajan Bhattarai as his foreign affairs advisor. Accordingly, PM Oli has assigned Indra Bhandari as his principal personal secretary. Bhattarai is a former lawmaker and Bhandari the president of the then CPN (UML) Mechi Kathmandu liaison committee, is from Oli’s …

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Nepali aircrafts may fly to China

By Our Reporter The Chinese government has assured that it will allow Nepali aircrafts to fly to different destinations in China. Chinese Minister for Culture Luo Shugang has assured of increasing the number of flights between the two countries and allowing Nepali airline companies to fly to the Chinese destinations …

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Trump Trumping

It is good to have Donald Trump around as president of the United States of America. At least he calls a spade a spade as he sees it. So now us supposedly fledgling democracies are made aware that the American electoral system can be influenced by the Chinese and the …

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Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court restores parliament

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court overruled President Maithripala Sirisena’s dissolution of parliament in a major boost to sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s fight to reclaim the post from an arch-rival. The heavily guarded court also halted preparations for a snap election in the latest twist in a power struggle that …

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