• Indian envoy meets Nepal, seeks support for inking PTA and PDA

    To recall, at a meeting with Nepal's Finance Minister Ram Saran Mahat, July 31, 2014, Deputy Assistant USTR (US Trade Representative) for South and Central Asia Mara Burr had asked whether the agreement was intended to bar third countries form investing in Nepal's hydropower.

  • Ex Nepal Army chief Katwal is highly ungrateful person, claims Dahal

    Dahal also says in an exclusive interaction with Online Khabar news portal, "He was raised by the palace…he was admitted to a school by the King…if he had the capacity he would have done something to save the monarchy. This does tells that he is a highly ungrateful person. He did not remain thankful to the King."

  • Oli threatens to quit government, asks PM to abide by past accords

    Chairman K.P. Sharma Oli of United Marxist Leninist reminded Prime Minister Sushil Koirala in person of the seven point agreement reached between the Nepali Congress and his party that allowed Koirala to head the coalition government.

  • Prez and Nepal PM Koirala to quit posts only after Charter promulgation, says Sushil

    PM Koirala had made the declaration following demand of the coalition partner United Marxist Leninist Party to endorse the President and Vice President through the new constituent assembly. He also advised the UML not to divert its attention from the constitution drafting process. First jolt to UML new chairman KP Oli.

  • Nepal Maoists in a mess, split round the corner

    While Baburam and Pushpa Kamal had reached a verbal agreement, 11 August, 2014 to keep aside their differences for the time being, Bhattarai in his 15 August speech made in his home district had defended his move to form the parallel committees.

  • Indian PM Modi's Nepal Visit a grand failure, claims Mohan Baidya

    Chairman Mohan Baidya Kiran of Nepal Communist Party-Maoist has dubbed the recently concluded two day state visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal as 'a complete failure'. Baidya made these high voltage remarks while addressing a program in Pokhara of Kaski District, August 20, 2014.

  • Nepal can't afford greater number of Federal States, claim Oli

    While talking to his cadres at the party headquarters in Balkhu, Kathmandu, August 19, 2014, Oli talking against the party's line in favor of 'Seven State Model' said, "The country cannot endure large number of federal states. We cannot go for more than three to five states."

  • Nepal Maoists Chief Dahal labels Katwal as opportunist

    "While there was monarchy Katawal pretended that he was defending the institution. With the ushering in of the republican order he stopped shielding the monarchy. He now thinks that he remained instrumental for the advent of the new order."


Shankar Pokhrel, Secretary UML, Nepal

Yes! We have the space to doubt. One is free to doubt. But


Bhim Rawal, Vice Chairman UML, nepal

Let's forge consensus on the basis of mutual benefit is what we told


C. P. Mainali, Chairman NCP-ML, Nepal

That we will join the government is an agreed talk much ahead of


Padma Ratna Tuladhar, Senior HR activist, Nepal

Most of the media houses are politics centered. They are also leaders centric.


Kedar Bhakta Mathema, Nepal

This doesn't mean that I wish to blame the system of democracy or

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Dr. Bhesh bahadur Thapa, Senior Diplomat, Nepal

Or in other words, India takes herself as the supreme. Whether it is

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Jhal nath Khanal, Chairman UML Party, nepal

I think, my tenure as party leader is perhaps the best time for

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Mohan Baidya Pokhrel, Chairman, NCP-Maoists, Nepal

As regards your this particular question, what I would say is that if

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Yub Raj Gyawali, Secretary, UML, Nepal

We had already decided that Comrade Bam Dev Gautam will lead the UML

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Hari Roka, Political analyst, Nepal

That was during the NC led government. Since then the process of decaying

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Rabindra Pratap Shah, Inspector General of Police, Nepal, IGP

It is totally unfair to label the entire Police Force as a corrupt

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Sushil Koirala, Nepali Congress President

The Nepali Congress warns the Maoists not to take the magnanimity of the

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Mitra Pariyar, Columnist, Nagarik National Daily, September, 22, 2011

“To reward any region and area in the name of a particular ethnic

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Srish Ballav Pradhan, Senior Journalist, Nepal

....but in the name of changing the treaty it should not become a

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Ishwar Pokharel, , General Secretary United Marxist Leninists

The leaders who are known for having practiced in the past irregularities, opportunist

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Nagarik Daily, March 20, 2011, Person: Did you find it...look for it carefully...New Constitution is written in the Cigarette Box

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Nepal: Income disparity challenge social unity, political stability and eco growth

For social democrats, social security is a fundamental Right for all human beings. It shall protect and serve as a buffer against the adverse social effects of sudden drops in income and employment-if it is illness, injury, ageing or unemployment.
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Nepal: Gender dimension of social shield in South Asia is bleak

Huge per cent of working people in informal economies in South Asia are women. Women are the single most hurting group that have endured persistent discrimination, gender based violence and institutional failings.
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Nepal: South Asian region hosts forty percent of world's poor

Economic growth in South Asia saw the decline of poverty. Still, it hosts 40% of the world’ poor. Poverty reflects an unjust order because those at the bottom of development statistics are governed by necessity, not freedom.
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They argue that if the funding dries up, a majority of non- indigenous civil societies would suffocate with the lack of aid oxygen. Resentments against civil societies or NGOs in Nepal have mounted because they lack the attributes of autonomy and voluntary participation and are accountable to none.
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The Sociological Context of (I)NGO Work in Nepal

STATUS OF WOMEN: The role ascribed to women is another important dimension of the tradition of the Nepalese society. Women in general constitute a major disadvantaged segment of the Nepalese population and suffer from several participation- suppressing disabilities.
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Kathmandu Valley is magnificent storehouse of Nepali art

The trend of making idols is continuing still in modern period. In the modern period, along with the use of stone, people also established the tradition of making idols using wood, metal, clay, ivory etc. In Nepal various kinds of concrete, abstract and huge idols are found to be made even today.
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Many NGOs in Nepal are partners or puppets of Western INGOs

The priority and problem formulations of any foreign funded project in Nepal are done by the external funding organizations (here INGOs or donors themselves) than the concerned local ‘NGOs. Many national level NGOs of Nepal are simply partners or puppets of Western INGOs ...
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Newari language and Maithili literature of Nepal

Maithili language is the popular language of Mithila region from ancient times. This region was known as ‘Bidehabhumi’ or ‘Tirhut’ in the ancient period. At that time, Maithili language had its own script resembling with Bengali script.
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Nepal PM Koirala talks absurd

When somebody talks of development in Nepal then we remain assured and at times speak to ourselves: not in our lifetime. How the visiting ADB official may have taken the announcement of Nepali PM Koirala is anybody's guess. That's all. Sarbe Bhabantu Sukhina…Sarbey Santu Niramaya…
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Being sick in Nepal is not a crime but State loot is

In the long list of those who have misused the State money first comes Nepal's Permanent President, Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, who for a minor health check up rushed to Japan and the doctors attending him in Tokyo told Dr. Yadav that he was perfectly alright.
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Nepal: Mahathir, Dr. Meyer and Prof. Larry Diamond

But then yet Mahathir's arrival to Nepal in itself is a great event in that at least he pushed the Nepali leaders to the wall. We fail to understand as to how the Nepali politicians may have felt when they listened to what they just wanted not to listen? But they had to by and large.
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Who bought cell phones for Nepal PM Koirala?

The fact is that a poor person like PM Koirala can't buy a cell phone for himself then the question is but associated with yet another question as to who is the buyer of that phone that is being used by PM Koirala.
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Dr. Rizal ko beizzat bhayo aslil Hindi gana ley

Chanting of dirty slogans and ugly songs inside the Nepal’s money spinner CA body has become a common phenomenon.
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Nepal ZoP recharged, thanks Isabelle Duquesne

The long forgotten issue has very freshly been brought to the world attention once again. Thanks Isabelle Duquesne, the writer of the book “Nepal: Zone of Peace”. The book has a touch of Hindu religion because the very cover has Om printed. Omkar embodies the universe.
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Magadh Emperor Chandra Gupta's Nepali linkage

Hari Narayan Apte, an eminent Indian scholar in his book entitled “Chanakya and Chandra Gupta”, clearly mentions in his carefully written book that Chandra Gupta was the son of a KIRATI girl, Mura Devi. He also mentions that Mura Devi hailed from the mountains wherein Kirats lived then and continue to live still.
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Biratnagar Nepal school days recalled: Dear Prahlad, I miss you

Prahlad, I must admit, was not only brilliant but a hard working student. Perhaps he was the class topper each year in the annual examinations. He used to tell me “Narendra! You must double your study hours...”.
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Nepal views: Russia and the Multipolar World

Multi polarity of the world will certainly bring a justified balance between the countries, creating a healthy and conducive atmosphere. Moscow’s stance on multi-polar world is certainly the only solution to make the world a better place to live in.
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Nepal and Russia relations, new thinking needed

Nepal possesses precious natural resources, flora & fauna. We export them unprocessed. There are so many items in Nepal which needed scientific research in order to ascertain their potentialities. But where is the manpower, laboratories investment?
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Nepal and Russia Relations and Global Scenario

The existing potential of Russian-Nepalese cooperation is not used in full measure at the level of small-scale and medium scale business and in hydropower production. There are some indications that the interest of the Nepalese businessman in working on the Russian market is growing.
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Nepal: Cacophony on Election date

Now, the blame game is going on in a full circle. UCPN (Maoists) likes to accuse the government for dillydallying on election date. CPN-UML leader, Mr. Madhav Kumar Nepal accuses UCPN (Maoists) for the delays. Nepal Majdoor Kisan Party leader, Mr. Narayan Man Bijuchhe blames on seen and unseen foreign forces.
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Indo-Pak normalized ties must for Peace in South Asia

Indeed it occupies a paramount position in Indo-Pak relations and over the years it has abundantly become clearer that without its resolution, the peace of South Asia would continue to remain an elusive commodity.
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South Asia: Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in Post-Conflict Sri Lanka

It is in this regards that the International Community, especially the Governments in South Asia, has an obligation towards working with the Sri Lankan Government while sharing the lessons learnt on not only rehabilitation and reconciliation but also on counter insurgency strategy and practices.
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Nepal perspective: Military intervention is not the solution

US should critically evaluate over the differences of its decades long foreign policies that are creating an anti-American sentiment worldwide.
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Nepal Views: Polish success in market economy and attracting foreign investment

Poland still faces many challenges. The transition from Communism to EU integration and the unemployment hit the people very hard. Thanks to the EU and flexible labor laws, many people flocked to the Western Europe and the UK looking for work and better life.
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