• China sponsored AII Bank signing ceremony held, Nepal joins club

    A signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) with China and 20 other countries including Nepal and India was held on Friday in Beijing, Friday October 24, 2014.

  • Maoists obstructing consensus: Nepal DPM Gautam complains

    Gautam who once shared closer ties with Chairman Pushpa Kamal of Unified Maoists said further, The Unified Maoists is creating obstacles on the issue of state restructuring. Dont they know that creating states based on singular identity will invite conflict in the country? We will not compromise on issues based on federalism, he stressed.

  • Deuba hopes Nepal disputes will be settled soon, talks to Dhamala

    The luxurious yet inconclusive residential talk recently held at the Gokarna Resort Hotel between the leaders of three major parties, opines Nepali Congress Senior Leader Sher Bahadur, has been a successful icebreaker between the party leaders.

  • Failed BRB claims decisive talks likely to settle Nepal disputes

    I talked to Chairman KP Oli of United Marxist Leninist for over two hours today. I am scheduled to meet the Prime Minister early hours tomorrow and the day after I have a meeting fixed with the Chief Justice to discuss issues related to the judicial system.

  • Hello Nepal, Meet Korea: Korean festival begins this week

    The Korean embassy, ROK, based in Nepal is organizing some sort of festival for a week or so in order to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relation between Korea and Nepal. The festival will, to be more precise, begin from October 27 and come to an end on October 31, 2014. The festival has been named as " Hello Nepal: Meet Korea".

  • Prachanda appeals for a compromise, says no option left for Nepal

    Consensus is compromise, and we all need to prepare ourselves for a compromise. The nation has to win but not an individual. So sermonized Chairman Pushpa Kamal of Unified Maoists upon meeting a group of journalists at his private residence in Kathmandu, October 23, 2014.

  • Nepal Unified Maoists should quit Nepal CA body: Mohan Baidya

    Chairman Mohan Baidya Kiran of Nepal Communist Party-Maoist is of the view that the third largest party, Unified Maoists should abandon the Constituent Assembly. The likelihood the peoples oriented constitution is minimum. In such a condition the Unified Maoists should abandon the CA, opined Baidya.

  • Greater number of States not viable for Nepal: KP Oli

    According to Chairman KP Oli of United Marxist Leninist Party, greater number of states will not be economically viable to the country. Demands are being forwarded to ensure identity based federalism. We are ourselves responsible for our identity. Our deeds ensure our identity, he said.

Opinion

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

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

Opinion

Sushil Koirala, President, Nepali Congress

Countries like India, China and the entire international community have stood in favor

Opinion

Dr. Prakash Chandra Lohani, Senior leader, RPP, Nepal

Even if the Indian proposal is to be accepted then that demands intense

Opinion

Surya Bahadur Thapa, Chairman RPP, Nepal

Yes! Why not? But it could not be held by jumping like a

Opinion

Madhav Kumar Nepal, Senior leader, UML, Nepal

Yes! He is. Had he been the guardian, he should have quit the

Five Question

Shrish S. Rana, Political analyst, Nepal

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

Five Question

Pushpa Kamal dahal, Chairman, Nepal Maoists Party

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

Five Question

Arjun Narsingh KC, NC leader. Nepal

A party itself is an entity wherein various ideas float which grows up

Five Question

Ms. Paampha Bhusal , NCP-Maoists leader, Nepal

The main thing is the draft of the constitution and more important is

Five Question

Amik Sherchan, Leader Unified Maoists, Nepal

This should also mean that the government is not being led by Khil

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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

Quote Of The Day

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

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

Quote Of The Day

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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Root of all problems is India centric policies adopted by Nepal

The political base in China is relatively stable, but in India external instability often leads to internal instability. Even a small tremor in leadership in India directly impinges on Nepals economy. The pressure is exerted through trade, transit, transport, payments, etc.
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Period of recapitulation and correction in Nepals foreign policy

The king feared both China in the north and the British in the south; but was much more worried by the developments in the south (ruled by Firangies). He was, thus, the first king in Nepal to describe the non-aligned status of countrys foreign policy. The central focus of the policy, however, was the protection of economic interests and national identity.
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China-India accords and Nepal

the agreements signed between China and India to regularly hold meetings between their military forces on passes such as Lipulekh Pass/Chiang La has implications on Nepal's territorial integrity. There is, therefore, an urgent need for Nepal to make its position public on the PRC-ROI "mechanism of border meeting points" expansion issue.
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SMALL HYDROPOWER DEVELOPMENT IN NEPAL: COST EFFECTIVENESS

Among the different natural resources available in Nepal, water resource is the most important. Having nearly 2.27 per cent of the worlds water resources, Nepal is the second richest country in this aspect in the world. However, among all these different sources of water, river water is the most important.
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Analysing Nepal Political Parties since 1990 and Problems of Governance

It is also conservative in the sense that it wants to set the clock of Nepals foreign policy back to 1950 by advocating Nepals special relationship with India- a phase Nepal has clearly abandoned with the closing of the decade of 1950s .
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Relationship of Nepal with India and China is a complex issue

Nepals relationship with India and China is a complex issue and is thus described as strategic. The reason for this is that Nepal is sandwiched between two neighbors, who clashed along their border in 1962.One must not be oblivious of the fact that the end of Cold War has not enabled us to achieve all that Nonalignment stood for.
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Recalling past instability in Nepal

Thus the constitutional history of Nepal after the second general election (November 1994) was a history of political instability and uncertainty. During less than 3 and a half years, five governments were formed, and with the exception of one, others lasted for less than nine months.
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BASIC TENETS OF NEPALESE FOREIGN POLICY

In the opinion of foreign policy expert like late Khanal, it will not be beneficial to Nepal, as some during the Cold War times tended to advise, to use Sino-Indian hostility to Nepals favor. Conversely, he believed that improved relation between China and India will be advantageous to Nepal rather than the other way round.
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Nepal: Frustrating slow speed

Thus we just want to repeat that what wrong we did some months back when we wrote that the Nepali population should once again be ready to embrace the third poll? We would fervently wish that the Nepali politics betrays our statement made then. The likelihood? Better the readers understand.
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Nepal nearing Failed State announcement

The entire idea as it appears is to make the State bankrupt and the process is in progress. The deaf, dumb and the foolish population is watching these political follies but do not dare to come to the streets in order to register their protests against the national loot for some mysterious reasons.
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Nepal: Junket begins with State Loot

The dollar spending in New York has already begun as the Nepali Prime Minister Koirala has already landed in the US. The fun begins now for the marionettes accompanying Nepali PM. Shopping in the US must be an exciting affair. Happy Bijaya Dashami to all our readers here and abroad.
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Chinese envoy in Nepal speaks

It would even be nice if China could assure and reassure the Nepal government and the regime across the border, through diplomatic channels, that China wishes to be of some support to the population residing in Terai belt then perhaps things will be easy enough to initiate the development efforts...
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Dr. Rizal ko beizzat bhayo aslil Hindi gana ley

Chanting of dirty slogans and ugly songs inside the Nepals 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: 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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Nepal: Chinese Contribution in Restoration of Bhikshuni Order

Nepal is the birthplace of Buddha, India is the land of preaching and China is the land of Supreme fulfillment of Buddhism. This relationship, therefore, can be exemplified by a tree whose roots have in Nepal, its trunk in India and its branches extend far into China and the world.
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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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