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Ten years of ‘people’s war’ culminating in ‘janaandolan 2’ and a further decade into ‘constituent assembly’ politics and the constitution is said to justify the need of the current elections to the constitutionally designated local levels. Somewhere along the line we are asked to forget that the very same people …

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US-China-North Korea imbroglio

By MR Josse KATHMANDU: In last week’s column, some attention was directed to the current state of play on the US-China-North Korea relations front, principally against the backdrop of Pyongyang’s reckless, inexorable determination to pursue her nuclear weapons/missiles programme – despite the condemnation and opprobrium of the international community, manifested …

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Photo.circle’s workshops

Photo.circle, a platform for photography in Nepal and the organisation behind the popular Photo Kathmandu festival, has announced two workshops: Photo Book 101 and Workshop with Sohrab Hura. Photo Book 101, which will be mentored by Alex Bocchetto and Valenitna Abenavoli, is slated to start on Feb 27. “The aim …

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Chinese and Nepali think tanks pledge to work in sync

By Sharachchandra Bhandary With a view to further strengthen cooperation between the Chinese and Nepali think-tanks-institutions and enhance bilateral relation to a newer height, a two-day “China-Nepal Think Tank Conference 2017” concluded in capital yesterday. The conference was jointly organized by Xinhua News Agency, Kathmandu Bureau and Nepal Study Centre …

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The Melamchi dream to come true soon

By Our Reporter Water woes of the valley dwellers are almost sure to come to an end in the next ine months.  With the making of a major breakthrough in the construction of the 27.5 km tunnel  of the much-talked-about Melamchi Drinking Water Project (MDWP) last week, chance of running …

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Furnex Nepal 2016 at Bhrikuti Mandap

Nepal Furniture and Furnishing Association (NFFA) is organizing the 4th Furnex Nepal-2016 at the Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall from December 2 to 6. The Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) and the Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) are supporting the event. According to NFFA, the main objective …

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Madheshi Front gives 15 days for constitution amendment proposal

By Our Reporter  No one knows what the actual demands of the agitating Madhesi leaders is and at whose instruction they are working in Nepal. The Madhesi leaders who have been boycotting the parliament meeting for the past few days have given additional 15 days for the government to register …

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Bangladesh buys two submarines from China

By AFP Bangladesh took delivery on Monday of its first submarines, bought from China, as it seeks to boost its naval power in the Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh paid a reported $203 million for the two submarines, a deal that reflects the country’s growing economic and defence ties with Beijing. …

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India : The mother of all terrorists

BY SUKHANVER Certainly one would call it illogical to trace some connection between the terrorist attack on Police Training Academy in Quetta and the successful completion of international PACES championship at Ayub stadium Lahore but unfortunately these two events are closely connected. And the whole episode revolves around a single …

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IGP Aryal against Home Minister Nidhi’s plan to withdraw cases of Madhesis

By Our Reporter Revelation of  Deputy  Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi’s plan to withdraw the cases of serious crimes involving the Madhesi agitators has drawn flak from Inspector General of Nepal Police Upendra Kanta Aryal. Aryal has strongly opposed the preparations made to withdraw the cases relating to the Kailali carnage …

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