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Female lecturers demand female campus chiefs in TU campuses

By Our Reporter Kathmandu, Mar 16: Female teachers of the constituent campuses of Tribhuvan University across the country have been protesting demanding minimum quotas of campus chiefs for women lecturers in the TU affiliated campuses. The stir that first began from Kathmandu’s Padma Kanya Campus has spread across the country. …

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Dahal goes to America

By Our Reporter Chairman of Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal left for United States (US) for treatment of his ailing wife Sita Dahal on Sunday. Though visit to the US is personal for treatment purpose, his recent visit to US is taken importantly from different sectors, particularly in the …

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Book on administrator Chhandra Bahasvdur Thapa released

By Our Reporter “Biplapurush Chandra Bahadur Thapa”, a historical book on the first chief minister and auditor general of Nepal was released amidst a function on 19 March. Thapa served as an administrator during the Rana rule as well as during the democratic Nepal. Although, he had served for the …

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Journalist Manindraraj passes away

By Our Reporter Senior journalist, editor and publisher of the Motherland English daily, Manindraraj Shrestha died of cardiac arrest on Saturday, 16 March. After the arrest, he was rushed to the Norvic Hospital from his residence in Tahachal. The Hospital declared him dead. Late Shrestha’s last rites were performed at …

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Conventional Wisdom

The past decade or so of modernism have proved us wrong. We have thrown out our conventions, trashed our history cashed in our national institutions and wished away our past in hope for a better future. The silver lining in this virtually suicidal dash for modernity is that a process …

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CK Raut’s safe landing or strategic move?

By Our Reporter The government, with big fanfare, announced agreement with CK Raut along with end of his campaign for separate and independent madhesh nation. On Friday, at the presence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, the 11-point agreement between Home Minister Rambahadur Thapa and CK Raut was made public. …

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Why Prachanda going to the US?

By Our Reporter Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, along with his wife Sita and other three persons are leaving for Baltimore on 18 March. The visit is learnt to have for treatment of his wife Sita in a hospital there. Earlier, he had planned to leave for Washington on 26 January. …

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Former King to resume central Tarai visit

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra is going to resume the impending central Tarai visit from 13 March, according to Dr Phani Pathak, former King’s press secretary. The former King had postponed the visit last week and returned Kathmandu after former Queen Mother felt sick and was hospitalized. According to …

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Everest Bank duping customers

By Our Reporter As Nepal is suffering from lack of adequate investment in manufacturing and employment generation sector, Everest Bank Limited, a joint venture partner of Punjab National Bank of India is found to be duping customers charging them with high interest rates. The general depositors are never paid attention …

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