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EPG recommendations without referendum?

By Our Reporter The Eminent Persons’ Group from both Nepal and India has compiled a final recommendation to be submitted to the concerned governments to review all bilateral treaties including the treaty of 1950. From the beginning, we have been lauding for scrapping the 1950 treaty and scrapping the provision …

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Dr KC launches fast onto death again

By Our Reporter Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr. Govinda KC has been staging indefinite hunger strike at the District Police Office in Jumla since Saturday. He had reached to Jumla to protest alterations in the Medical Education Ordinance with the Replacement Bill registered in the Parliament Secretariat on Friday. He has …

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A glance at Oli’s prosperous Nepal

By Our Reporter In every speech he gives to the people and his cadres, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli doesn’t miss to repeat the word “prosperous Nepal”. But how we are becoming prosperous, no one has any idea. The Commission for Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is taken as a …

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Illegally imported cloth dominates Nepal’s market

By Our Reporter A bizarre fact has been revealed about cloth being used by Nepalis. According to a new report published by The Rising Nepal, 80 per cent cloth in Nepal is brought illegally, which has not only affected domestic textile industries but also the government revenues. Every year about …

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Government bans demonstration at Maitighar Mandala

By Our Reporter The government has imposed a ban on demonstrations at Maitighar Mandala citing that protest staged at the place caused inconveniences to people and vehicular movements. The government decision has drawn criticism from Nepali Congress and Bibeksheel Sajha Party while Dr. Govinda KC, who has been staging a …

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Agro sector GDP contribution declining

By Our Reporter The contribution of the agriculture sector to the Gross Domestic Products (GDP) has been declining annually, thanks to the growth of other sectors. Agriculture sector’s contribution to the GDP has declined by around 4 per cent in the last three years. The contribution of the agriculture sector …

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Israeli Embassy celebrates environment month

By Our Reporter The Embassy of Israel organized a tree plantation and clean-up program to mark the Environment Month (18 June-world desertification combat day, June 7-world oceans day, June 5-world environment day) at Kuleshwor Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Kathmandu on 29 June. Fruit trees and flower plants were planted around the school …

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Gangamaya Adhikari’s health condition serious

By Our Reporter Health condition of Ganga Maya Adhikari who has been staging a hunger strike at Bir Hospital for the last five weeks demanding justice for her slain son is deteriorating. She has been demanding action against the murderer of her son Krishna Prasad Adhikari, who was killed brutally …

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Loktantric Governance

What better example of Nepali governance than the continued resort to rule by edicts even when the legislature sits to make laws? This is despite the more than two-thirds majority so widely being flaunted. The excuse this time is the paucity of time and the need to fast track these …

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Budigandaki to the Chinese firm again !

Kathmandu, 4 July : The government is mulling to award the 1,200-megawatt Budhigandaki Hydropower Project to China Gezhouba Water and Power Group again, reports Karobar economic daily. EarlierPushpa Kamal Dahal-led government had signed a contract with the company to construct the project, Dahal’s successor Sher Bahadur Deuba had cancelled the agreement …

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