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Gagan Thapa and 10 others injured in Budanilkatha blast

By Our Reporter NC central member and former health minister GaganThapa was injured when a bomb was exploded targeting him at Chapali in Budanilkantha municipality on Monday. With Thapa, 10 NC cadres were injured in the blast. Thapa was received injuries in his ear, back and hand. After the blast …

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Basnet’s arrest gives new twist to Gauchan murder case

By Our Reporter After Police arrested Samirman Singh Basnet, the accused mastermind behind the murder of construction contractor Sharad Kumar Gauchan, the murder case has taken a new twist. Police has confirmed that the murder plan was developed when Gauchan denied return of the money invested by Ghaite and Basnet …

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Bangladesh Embassy observe inclusion of the historic 7 March 1971


By Our Reporter On 01 December, the Bangladesh Embassy observed the inclusion of the historic 7th March 1971 Speech by the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as part of the world’s documentary heritage of the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register. The Embassy organized a celebratory …

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CSC to publish 2nd volume of Xi Jinping: The Governance of China


By Our Reporter China Study Center in Kathmandu is publishing the second volume of Xi Jinping: The Governance of China. The signing ceremony for the Memorandums of Understanding on Co-publishing Xi Jinping: The Governance of China (Volume II) was held on 27 November at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. The …

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Awaiting the Aftermath


There is little joy in the population going to polls today. The spate of bombings, more than the vote, will have drawn public focus on the reasons behind the discord. That the vote merely masks the exclusiveness of the supposed democratic exercise of implementing a constitution has been more than …

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New Delhi reads too much into Nepal’s historic polls

BY SU TAN Nepalis went to the polls for a new parliament on Sunday in the first round of a two-phase election that is expected to turn the country from a monarchy to a federal republic. More than 15 million eligible voters will elect a 275-member legislature and choose representatives …

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Vote counting only after 7 December

By Our Reporter Although elections to the House of Representatives and state assemblies concluded in 32 districts, the candidates and the voters will have to wait until December 7 to know the election results as the Election Commission decided to start counting votes only after holding the second phase elections …

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Nation prepares for second phase elections


By Our Reporter After the successful conclusion of the first phase polls, the nation is gearing up for the second phase polls in 45 districts on December 7. However, bombs were exploded in many places including the mass meeting addressed by Prime Minister SherBahadurDeuba and another addressed by UML chairman …

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NC leaders accuse Left alliance of trying to impose communist rule

By Our Reporter The Nepali Congress leaders from party president Sher Bahadur Deuba to youth leader Gagan Kumar Thapa have claimed the that CPN-UML and the Maoist Centre had forged electoral alliance to introduce totalitarian regime in the country. While addressing any election rally, Prime Minister Deuba says that the …

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RJP-N makes public controversial manifesto


By Our Reporter Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) that was the last party to make its election manifestopublic has shocked the people by unveiling a controversial manifesto last week. The manifesto that contains several incendiary contents undermining the country’s territorial integrity received wide public criticism. Even the leaders of the RJP-N …

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