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Tulsi Giri’s demise: Closure of a chapter in the history

By Our Reporter Former prime minister and senior politician Tulsi Giri, 93, passed on Tuesday morning at his own residence in Bdhanilkantha. Giri was ill and he had stopped meeting people since a long. Of late, he was admitted at the Medicity Hospital in Saibu, Bhaisepati. When medical doctors observing …

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Missing 33 kg gold seized in Kolakta!

By Our Reporter The open border between Nepal and India has become a haven for gold and other smugglers. It was evident from the arrest of two Nepali nationals in Kolkata, India for possessing 33 kg gold. And it is suspected that the seized gold belonged to Gore (Chuda Mani …

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Fate of Melamchi becomes uncertain after contractors try to flee

By Our Reporter Completion of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project in the next six months has become uncertain after the officials of the Italian Contract Company tried to flee Nepal without completing the project. It was reported that they were flying to Italy after their company was in the verge …

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Cholendra S Rana likely to be new CJ

By Our Reporter The Constitutional Council recommended Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana as the next Chief Justice (CJ) on Friday. The Judicial Council had recommended Justice Deepak Raj Joshi, who was rejected for CJ by the special committee for parliamentary hearing four months ago, and Rana for the post. Rana will …

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Nepal-China bilateral consultation meet held

By Our Reporter Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi called on State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi and various matters pertaining to bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting, according to a press statement issued by Embassy …

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Gyawali leaves for US official visit

By Our Reporter Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali left Kathmandu on Monday for an official visit to the United States of America. This is the high level visit of the authorities of Nepal and US after 17 years. Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell had visited Nepal in 2002. …

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PM Oli for international image

By Our Reporter After the Japan visit, foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali has left for a US visit. Gyawali is learnt to be visiting UK also. Gyawali’s visit is for preparation of PM KP Sharma Oli’s visit in these countries. If these countries will extend invitation to PM Oli, he is …

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Political Parties and Nepal

When a political scientist bemoaned the dominance of political parties that successfully overthrow the established order and inherited government wishing that they reorganized and regrouped into program based parties, he was talking sense. The legitimacy the success of the overthrow provides, gives such transcending parties predominance over any other grouping …

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Negative narrative paralyzes Pakistan

SHARACHCHANDRA BHANDARY LATELY IN ISLAMABAD As an old adage goes, “Seeing is believing,” the negative narrative portrayed by Western media about the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is found to be absolutely false. This scribe, having visited the federal capital Islamabad, the economic hub Karachi and the historic city of Lahore, …

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