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Baburam arrested, released


By Our Reporter Police on Sunday arrested former Prime Minister and chairman of Naya Sahkti Dr Baburam Bhattarai from Jamal. He was arrested while protesting against the Election Commission that denied election symbol to his party for the forthcoming local elections. Leaders of Naya Shakti and other fringe parties including …

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Hisila in the soup

By Our Reporter Former minister and wife of Dr Baburam Bhattarai is now in the soup because of her anti-national slogan she chanted while protesting against EC and the arrest of her husband including herself. Lawmakers and media workers are now demanding in the social sites that the state should …

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Dahal visits China without solid agenda, yet looks happy


By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal returned home on Wednesday after completing his six-day  goodwillvisit to China. He had flown to Hainan of China on March 23 leading a 12-member Nepali delegation to participate in the Annual Conference of Boao Forum amidst criticism that he was flying to …

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China, Nepal to cooperate more on Belt and Road

BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday afternoon, and they agreed to cooperate more in jointly building the Belt and Road. Xi said friendly ties between China and Nepal are in the fundamental interests of the two countries …

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NC disputes expose after the formation of CWEC

Newly elected president of the Nepali Congress (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba attending the first Central Committee Meeting (CWC) at the Party Office, in Sanepa, Lalitpur, on Friday, March 18, 2016. Photo: RSS

By Our Reporter A new dispute has surfaced in the Nepali Congress, the largest ruling party, after party president SherBahadur Deuba formed 29-member Central Work Execution Committee (CWEC) excluding DrShekharKoirala. DrKoirala omitted from the CWEC citing that he was not among the 29 senior leaders in the party hierarchy. DrKoirala …

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Writ petition filed to manage Nepal-India open border

By Our Reporter A writ petition has been filed on Sunday at the Supreme Court (SC), the apex court of the country, demanding for the management and control of the open borders between Nepal and India. The writ has been filed jointly by advocate Dr Chandra KantaGyawali, border expert Buddhi …

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Chinese defense minister’s Kathmandu visit worries India


By Our Reporter The three-day Nepal visit by Chinese Defense Minister and State Councilor General ChangWanquam beginning from last Thursday has made India suspicious. During his three-day stay in Kathmandu General Chang met President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Home Minister BimalendraNidhi and Chief of the Army …

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Has PM Dahal betrayed India?

By Our Reporter The government has already announced the local election date and there are many issues which have to be resolved before the 14 May elections. The major job of the government is to bring the Madheshi Front to participate in the election by responding its demands. By neglecting …

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Trade, investment ties grow fast between China, Nepal

BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) — Trade and investment volumes between China and Nepal grew fast during the past few years as the two neighboring countries enhanced their economic ties, official data showed Monday. Bilateral trade increased 24 percent year on year to hit 85.04 million U.S. dollars in January 2017, …

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Chinese gesture

By Our Reporter At a time when the Chinese Defence Minister was in town, the China Study Center was busy in organizing an interaction programme on the OBOR initiative. A six-member delegation of Chinese, the scholars led by Professor Dr Wang Yiwei, attended the one-day seminar organised in Kathmandu. At …

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