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It is certainly no coincidence. Rautahat was the district from whence the Tarai based parties demonstrated their cadre clout by announcing that they had outdone the Maoists in cashing in communally for organizational purposes. The ‘Madhesh’ was also the region where the ‘Left’s’ secular ideology was by and large defeated …

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U.N. rights chief warns India over divisive policies, harassment of Muslims

By Tom Miles: U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet attends a session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned India on Wednesday that its “divisive policies” could undermine …

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Air Dynasty chopper crash raises air safety questions

By Our Reporter The killing of seven high profile passengers, including Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Prasad Adhikari in a helicopter crash in Taplejung on February 27 has once again shown that Nepal’s sky is not safe. Minister Adhikari, tourism entrepreneurs Ang Tshering Sherpa and high government …

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Pakistani PM Khan demonstrates visionary leadership role

By Our Reporter Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has averted a possible war between India and Pakistan by acting as a visionary leader. When the Indian leaders and media were provoking for war by airing false and baseless news that Pakistan itself had its hand in the Kashmir attack in …

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Former Queen Mother hospitalized, former King postpones visit

By Our Reporter Former Queen Mother Ratna Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah has been admitted at the Norvic International Hospital, Thapathali on 5 March for treatment. Following illness of the Queen Mother, former King Gyanendra, who was in Damak and was scheduled to visit mid-eastern Tarai districts, postponed the visit and …

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Process to make Nepal Fiji

By Our Reporter The lawmakers are finalizing the draft of the citizenship amendment bill. Under the influence of the westerners and Indians, the Parliament is preparing the new citizenship law under which those got birth before 23 January, 2009 from those who have obtained Nepali citizenship, will get citizenship by …

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Government developing grounds for Indian investment in agriculture

By Our Reporter The government has tabled a bill on foreign direct investment in the name of attracting foreign direct investment. If the bill will be endorsed by the federal parliament, multinational companies will get permission to invest in agricultural field in Nepal. This plan of the so-called nationalist government …

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Dairy entrepreneurs object to the FDI in Dairy sector

By Our Reporter Dairy entrepreneurs have urged the government not to open gates for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the dairy sector, stating that the country was on the way to becoming self–reliant in dairy products. The dairy industries’ concern came in response to the Foreign Investment and Technology Transfer …

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Nepal China sign agreement to explore mines in Nepal

By Our Reporter Nepal and China have inked an agreement to start exploration of petroleum prospects in Palpa and Dailekh districts. A Nepali team from the Department of Mines and Geology (DoMG) signed an agreement with the China Geological Survey for the aforementioned purpose in Beijing this week. Nepal and …

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Ranipokhari reconstruction begins 50 months after the quake

By Our Reporter The much-awaited reconstruction of the historic Ranipokhari started on Monday, almost 50 months after it was damaged in the 2015 earthquake. The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) along with a consumer committee initiated the rebuilding of the 350 year-old pond. NRA Chief Executive Officer Sushil Gyawali said that …

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