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Cases of rape, acid attack and murder continue to increase

By Our Reporter When the government and the police administration have been facing public wrath for their failure to find the culprit behind the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur, more cases of rape, murder and acid attacks have been reported from across the country. When the …

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Strike affects life in Dhangadhi

By Our Reporter The people in Kailalai are up in arms against the decision of the provincial government to make Godavari as the permanent capital of Sudur Paschim Province. They have called an infinite general strike against the decision. The provincial government decided Godavari as the capital of Sudur Paschim …

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We the People

One Democratic senator in the U.S. senatorial discussions on the appointment of a critical supreme court justice last week was heard reminding the bipartisan panel that the U.S. constitution began with ‘We the people…’ and not ‘We the parties…’. The at times suicidal partisan politics of Nepal where even the …

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Madhav Nepal receives call from Prachanda

Kathmandu, 1 October: After intensified dispute in the party, party co-chairman Pushpakamal Dahal Prachanda made a phone call to Madhav Nepal on Sunday morning. They had talked over phone for about half an hour, according to Bishnu Rijal, central committee member of the party. Rijal informed that the telephone conversation …

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Prachanda’s two mistakes

Kathmandu, 1 October: Talking to his closed journalists before his departure to Singapore for treatment of his spouse Sita, Pushpakamal Dahal Prachanda disclosed about his two blunders, according to Sanghu vernacular weekly. According to the Weekly, the two blunders committed by Prachanda were: not rewarding Girija Prasad Koirala to the …

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Indian hegemonic policy in South Asia

By: M Roshan: THE recent letter addressed to the Indian Prime Minister by his Pakistani counterpart has yielded nothing for wooing Indian orthodoxy to hold bilateral talks. These were scheduled on the eve of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly session for respective foreign ministers’. The Indian External Affairs Ministry …

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India creating obstacle in regional cooperation

Kathmandu, 30 September: The attitude of only one country is hampering the spirit of the SAARC, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Thursday as he accused India of being an obstacle in regional cooperation. Qureshi’s comments after he participated in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation council …

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Alarming economic scenario

Kathmandu, 30 September: Recent report unveiled by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has presented very alarming economic scenario. The report state that the country’s current account deficit registered deficit of Rs 17.88 billion compared to Rs 11.12 billion in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal. Balance of payments deficit also …

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Shifting province headquarters agitate Dhangadhi people

Kathmandu, 30 September: Locals in Dhangadhi have announced Dhangadhi bandh for indefinite period after the province parliament decided to name the province headquarters in Godawari and naming the province as Far West Province. The province MPs from the ruling party endorsed the proposal with two-thirds majority. MPs from NC and …

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Dispute intensifies in CPN

Kathmandu, 30 September:  After announcement of the province committees of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), senior leader Madhav Nepal has become dissatisfied. Since then, Nepal has become strong critic of party chairman and PM KP Sharma Oli. Nepal hosted a tea reception by inviting all the standing committee members …

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