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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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The government priorities

By Our Reporter The government has decided to construct a new ministers’ residence in Bhaisepati by demolishing the existing ministers’ quarter in Pulchowk. In Pulchowk, the government has decided to construct and operate ten government guesthouses. The Prime Minister’s Residence has constructed a dreamland garden in the residence premises spending …

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Provincial Council meeting to save federalism

By Our Reporter With the increasing grievances expressed by the chief ministers of all seven provinces to work in absence of civil servants and relevant laws, the federal government this week held a meeting of Inter-Provincial Council (IPC) at Singha Durbar. In absence of laws and employees and increasing administration …

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Dispute in CPN spills over after boycott of secretariat meeting

By Our Reporter The leaders of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal have not been happy with the way Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has been working. It was evident from the boycott of a secretariat meeting of the party by four influential CPN leaders. Former Prime Ministers Madhav …

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