Babbles

Sovereign people?

To what extent the Nepali people have become sovereign in new Nepal, we don’t know, but our executive prime minister is really a sovereign power. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli left for a visit of some European countries on Saturday afternoon. During the PM’s departure, this time also the Tribhuvan …

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Laptop for MPs

The government has decided to procure new laptops for the MPs of the federal parliament by cutting down the budget allotted for the development sector. Wow! This is the process of empowering our MPs even by neglecting development projects! Good practice!

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Criteria to become an ambassador

The government has recommended Dawa Futi Sherpa’s name as the ambassador to Spain. Sherpa, 34, is an unmarried daughter of first Nepali Mt. Everest climber Pashang Lhamu Sherpa and neice of Aangkchering Sherpa who died recently. Sherpa died in a helicopter accident along with tourism minister Rabindra Adhikari. The Sherpa …

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Why petrol pipeline?

The European countries have already announced replacement of the diesel and petrol consuming vehicles by e-vehicles within one or two decades. Even India and China have set a deadline to replace all such vehicles by e-vehicles. Verbally, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has also expressed the commitment. Also, Finance minister …

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Visit Nepal year and TIA NOTAM

The nation is observing 2020 as Visit Nepal Year with the target of bringing in two million tourists in the country. It is obviously a good plan. Unfortunately, our VVIPs, the President and the Prime Minister, while travelling abroad, are given a send off or welcome by shutting down roads …

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Nepal’s image abroad

In history, Nepal has been recognized as the country of the brave warriors. If one visits cities in Europe or America or Asia, today, Nepal is identified as the country of labourers. Of late, Nepal is identified as the country supplying girls. Besides, Nepal has another identity as a most …

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Be prepared to pay more tax

The finance minister presented the budget for the new fiscal year yesterday. He was under pressure to manage matching funds for the increased expenditures of the nation. After introduction of the federal structure and introduction of local bodies, more than the capacity of the nation, it has become a big …

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Morale of our political leaders

The environment minister of Mexico tendered her resignation on moral grounds stating that people had to suffer for half an hour after the delay of the air-flights because of her. Will our ministers and high-level dignitaries try to learn any lesson from her?

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They were not citizens?

Home Minister Rambahadur Thapa, addressing the Federal Parliament said that those who died in bomb explosions on Sunday were not citizens. Weren’t they Nepali citizens? To recall, when the then vice chairman of the cabinet led by King Gyanendra, late Dr Tulsi Giri had requested the King to give him …

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Hiding in their own shame

Soon after the deadly bomb blasts in Kathmandu, Pushpa Kamal Dahal who led the then underground Maoists, said the Biplav group, which was close to him cannot come to power by exploding bombs and threats of violence. With which face can he say this when he himself hid in India …

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