• First year of China diplomacy under new leadership, Book launched in Nepal

    Professor Dr. Mina Devi Malla-Vaidya, the Chief of the Central Department of Political Science, TU, commenting on the book said that the “timing of the book release has coincided with the approaching SAARC Summit and thus it is very much significant and must be loaded with meaning.

  • The End of Hysteria: India PM Modi to stay in Nepal capital

    And, finally the Ministry of External Affairs of India has also confirmed that its all-powerful Prime Minister Narendra Modi will break his earlier commitment to visit Janakpur, Lumbini and Mustang while he is in Nepal to attend the 18th SAARC summit. Very sad. Indian retaliation expected.

  • Nepal Prez speaks, orders to settle disputes much ahead of SAARC

    President Ram Baran after expressing his dissatisfaction over the seven state federal model proposed by the ruling parties (Nepali Congress and UML) and labeling it as ‘anti-Madhesi’ in his meeting with Chairman Pushpa Kamal, the other day held talks with Chairman KP Oli of UML, Sunday November 23, 2014.

  • Nepal ruling parties prefer now CA dissolution: Prachanda

    He made this puzzling remarks while addressing an interaction program organized by the 22-Party opposition alliance held in Kathmandu, Sunday November 23, 2014. “The unfolding political events and the activities of the ruling partners, Nepali Congress and United Marxist Leninist, make it clear that they are conspiring to dissolve the constituent assembly.”

  • Nepal: Comedy of errors, real story behind Modi Janakpur trip

    Report further adds, “Nidi then made several failed attempts to contact Indian Ambassador Ranjeet Rae for further confirmation of the story. He then directly talked to the Deputy Chief of Mission Piyush Srivastava of the Indian Embassy who immediately confirmed that indeed Modi’s trip outside Kathmandu has been cancelled.”

  • Nepal PM Sushil begs apology with Modi, Indian PM still prefers Janakpur

    Beleaguered Nepal’s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala held direct talks with the all-powerful Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over telephone and reportedly apologized for the hullaballoo over sudden cancellation of his proposed visits to Janakpur and Lumbini. Nepal is always at losing end since 1950s.

  • Nepal Prez secret meet with Opposition has meaning, politics likely to swing

    President Dr. Ram Baran held separate talks with the opposition leaders including Chairman Pushpa Kamal of Unified Maoists, Chairman Bijaya Gaccehar of Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Loktantrik and Chairman Mahanta Thakur of Tarai Madhesh Loktantrik Party, Friday November 21, 2014.

  • Biplav thunders, says Nepal sovereignty facing gravest threat

    A person’s mind gives birth to a revolt. He possesses the ability of waging several such revolts,” so opines disgruntled Secretary Netra Bikram Chand Biplav of Nepal Communist Party-Maoist led by Mohan Baidya Kiran.

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Mohan Bikram Singh, General Secretary, NCP-MASAL, Nepal

Definitely, Mohan Baidya has the Marxist-Leninist line. But as regards the issues of

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Gyanendra Lal Pradhan, Water resource expert, Nepal

By cross border power trade, both Nepal and India will symbiotically benefit. After

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Engineer Gyanendra lal Pradhan, Water Resource expert, Nepal

According to the latest report of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) on macroeconomic situation

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Engineer Gyanendra Lal Pradhan , Chairman, Energy Committee, FNCCI, Nepal

Both history and geography have conferred upon them a special obligation to cultivate

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Dr. Shekhar Koirala, NC leader, Nepal

Mind it that the composition of the first and the second CA body

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Bhim Prasad Gautam, Unified Maoists leader, Nepal

Yes! It is a matter of fact that foreign play prevails in Nepal.

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Mohan Baidya, Chairman, NCP-Maoists, Nepal

The Prime Minister definitely made his efforts. We take as a positive gesture

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Shrish S. Rana, Political analyst, Nepal

Simply put, constitutionalism is the rule of law. A constitution, a written

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Yogesh Bhattarai, UML leader, nepal

The UML thinks now to work for a prosperous Nepal. This should be

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Pushpa Kamal dahal, Chairman, Nepal Maoists Party

It is not that I have been obstructing the House proceedings simply because

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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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Chinese help crucial for Nepal to meet internal and external challenges

The problem is basically internal but in the current regional and global context continued understanding, goodwill and support of a powerful and friendly neighbor like China will be crucial in the struggle of the Nepalese people to come out of their current internal problems and external challenges.
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Nepal: Trend of global migration demands adequate debate and action

Above all, it is the migrants themselves who face a high risk. Many of them place themselves in the hands of dubious agencies and travel illegally to their destination. There is no guarantee that they will find work. In many cases, they find themselves largely deprived of basic rights.
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IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON NEPALESE ECONOMY

The successive governments that came into existence after the peoples’ agitation in 1990 have superfluously claimed to have achieved miraculous development in Nepal. The truth is just the opposite. The international comparison of macro economic indicators shows that Nepal’s position....
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Mass Media in Democratization in Nepal

Media should, therefore, release democracy’s potential for social, economic and political integration of Nepal’s diverse society and contribute to strengthening national integrity system to control corruption and impunity, generate social investments for livelihoods security.
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National interest threats to Nepal emerge from competing neighbours and big powers

Historically, Nepal has defended its national interest using various instruments. Historically, the “strategy for survival” was the lone national interest that guided Nepal’s foreign policy or interface with outside powers. This is among the conclusion of the Professor Leo E Rose in his 1971 book Nepal’s foreign policy.
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Harnessing Nepal Water Resources and expanding tourism potential

A well-known tourism expert Prabhakar Rana, while commenting on problems and prospects of tourism in Nepal at a seminar organized by Nepal International Center on February 18, 1994 deplores the gradual deterioration of the main product itself, that is, the country as a whole.
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Nepal Peace challenges: Democracy, Human Development and Good Governance

South Asian countries including Nepal can face the challenge for peace and democracy only by solving the crisis of governance. Firstly, good governance depends on effective and representative democratic institutions.
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In defence of Nepal’s national interest: Internal and Regional Perspectives

As an ever-independent country Nepal has been able to secure its core and vital national interests including the preservation of its sovereign status. Nepal’s constitution outlines broad parameters of national interests and basic tenets of foreign policy.
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Nepal Maoists charisma is waning

The Maoists can regain its lost strength not by serving threats but by accommodating and assimilating with all the political forces under the banner of the democratic system. Just a piece of suggestion. Whether to take it or not all depends upon the party to whom it may concerns.
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Brahminic hegemony in Nepal

It is not that the youths flying to hot countries were less qualified than the son of Mr. Ram Chanadra Poudel but as the luck would have it, these youths lack opportunity in their home land because of the State that believes in honoring the near and dear relatives of the political leaders of Nepal only.
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Nepal: Dr. Shashank Koirala explodes

In effect Dr. Koirala stressed that Nepal should not have more than three states and that two the demarcation be such that it touched both of Nepal’s giant neihbors. ( The NC and the UML have agreed on seven states). In saying so Dr. Koirala perhaps wanted to hint his listeners that China’s presence can’t be ignored.
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Nepali grand slide!

If so then a sort of political clash has already begun in between the NC and the UML. The UML is expected to get tangible support from the rivals of PM Sushil from his own party who love to hate their own party Prime Minister for some understandable reasons.
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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 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: Development Discourse of Civil Society

Although the role of fieldworkers in the execution of the proposed program is vital, there is still a need for more special and more specific knowledge to ensure the efficiency of planning and evaluation studies. Democratic development, however, involves not only the restructuring of state-civil society relation toward freedom, economic justice, equality, autonomy and cooperation but also the role of donors.
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Nepal: THE MISSING DYNAMICS OF PEACE PROCESS:

The peace process should have addressed the structural problems which bred the insurgency. Until 2007, Nepal’s peace process was viewed with great optimism as it unfolded quickly, moving fast from the 12-point understanding to CPA to CA election to the realization of a republic (Heiniger, 2009: 47-48).
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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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