• Penal actions against Amresh Singh sure: Nepal PM

    Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala has assured that Constituent Assembly member and Nepali Congress leader Amresh Singh will be penalized for making public speeches spreading communal discord in the country.

  • Deuba questions BRB academic credentials, says never against Tharus

    The Nepali Congress Senior leader Sher Bahadur Deuba has raised serious question mark on the academic credentials of the Unified Maoists Party leader and Chairman of Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee Chairman Baburam Bhattarai.

  • Nepal Madhesh agitating parties with several riders for talks

    The riders were prepared by an informal meet of the agitating parties that includes Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal headed by Upendra Yadav, Tarai Madhesh Loktantrik Party headed by Mahanta Thakur, Tarai Sadvawana Party headed by Rajendra Mahato and Tarai Madhesh Sadvawana Party headed by Mahendra Rai Yadav.

  • Bhatta accuses Nepal Maoists leaders Dr. BR Bhattarai

    The Unified Maoists Party leader Lekh Raj Bhatta has alleged that his party senior leader Baburam Bhattarai is also among those set of leaders who are provoking communal discord in the country. He made the remark talking to News24 Television Channel.

  • Kathmandu based foreign envoys briefed on Nepal situation

    There are some reports in the media that some members of diplomatic community mostly, the western countries are providing financial and logistic support to various ethnic groups operating in the country to raise demands for founding provinces based on ethnicity.

  • Kailali killings were brutal one with no parallels: Nepal

    He also demanded independent investigation to the Kailali incident and urged the government to take appropriate action against the culprits. “The Kailali incident has brought to the fore the extent of cruelty,” he said and added, “No words can deplore the incident. The government must investigate the issue and penalize the culprits.”

  • Honor past accords with Nepal Maadhesh parties first: Upendra

    He is of the view that the agitating parties have not forwarded any new demands and claimed thus the agitating parties only want the major parties to abide by the successive twenty two and eight points agreement reached between the then governments headed by late Girija Prasad Koirala with the Madhesi parties.

  • Nepal: Remain alert from daangerous conspiracies, Chairman Oli cautions

    So, proclaimed Chairman KP Sharma Oli of United Marxist Leninist. “The police officers on duty were killed brutally and in a treacherous manner,” he claimed and added, “The entire country needs to be aware of conspiracies underneath to spread communal discord in the country and bids to foil the constitution drafting process.”

Opinion

Shrish S Rana, Senior Political Analyst Nepal

What sort of democracy? Centuries of self government at the local levels are

Opinion

Gokarna Bista, Secretary UML, Nepal

His courage in stepping up the Dhara Hara tower, personally speaking,

Opinion

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

The assumption of the role of leadership of RPP at the moment by

Opinion

Pradip Nepal, UML leader, Nepal

I did not meet high flying leaders from China. I just met with

Opinion

Dr. Shekhar Koirala, Nepali Congress leader, nepal

We are going with the spirit of the 12 point agreement and also

Five Question

Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Senior leader, Nepal Maoists party

It is true that we have so far failed in drafting the constitution.

Five Question

Ram Chandra Poudel, Vice Chairman, Nepali Congress

To say that the constitution should enjoy complete consensus means that this nation

Five Question

Kamal Thapa, Chairman, RPP-Nepal

The leaders of the RPP and RPP-Nepal have felt the need for the

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Thakur Prasad Sharma, RPP leader, nepal

Since we possess similar views and thus there is the pressure from the

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Madan Regmi, Senior Political analyst, Nepal

But I too sometimes fail to understand why China has to act in

Quote Of The Day

Pradip Nepal, UML leader

The monarchy had formally ended in the year 2001. Gyanendra’s monarchy was just

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Telegraph Nepal,

So said a crestfallen President Sushil Koirala of Nepali Congress talking to media

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Telegraph Nepal,

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Bishnu Rijal, Nepal Journalist

Yes! Because of these reasons, the BIPPA pact has drawn excessive attention and

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Keshar Bahadur Bhandari, Retired Army General, Nepal

Isn’t it that a Prime Minister of Nepal government formed immediately after 2006

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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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Regulating Nepalese Energy and Water Related Utility Infrastructures

There are some issues that need to be kept on consideration such as regulating risks, service continuity or reliability, and unregulated charges for services.
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Redraft Nepal Charter: To Rein in Parties conduct and pledge People’s power

Paragraph 264 is concerned with Political Parties Founding, Registration and Operations. Paragraph 265 asserts inter alia that it is forbidden to restrict its operations. Paragraph 266 requires Political Parties to be registered with the Election Commission. Finally, paragraph 267 says that on all other matters it shall be as per the laws.
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Nepal: Economy and inefficiencies in disbursement of fiscal budgets

In 18th century “classical free trade” philosophies started to emerge from the wishful thoughts of Adam Smith. Later then from 1970s the process of economic liberalization, privatization and globalization started to boom.
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Nepal perspective: ASEAN and SAARC, A Comparative Primer

However, perhaps if Japan revives the long outstanding visionary projects to create Asian Highways, Railways and Waterways we shall a step closer to regional peace, harmony and development for the benefit of all mankind.
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Nepal: Normative Standards of Civic Education

Teaching about civic education always entails sharing of life-experience, conversation among the educators, leaders and citizens and preparation of life for living in shared world as a good citizen and human being. This is the phase of reflection on human condition of Nepali citizens and action to transform this for better.
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Building Modern State through Civic Education in Nepal

This is the phase of reflection on human condition of Nepali citizens and action to transform this for better. It is a “constitutional moment” for Nepali citizens, a moment that provides opportunities to include their rights and shoulder corresponding responsibilities in the forthcoming Constitution of Nepal 2015.
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China dubious stance on Nepal

If the northern neighbour does not correct its dubious stand, Nepal and her people will be compelled to raise a serious doubt over its principal of Panchasheel. The government and some party leaders have rightly decried the recent deal of India and China
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Politics of Link Language in Nepal

In the multi lingual society like Nepal, the study of inter community communication or Lingua Franca (LF) which is often referred to as a link language or auxiliary language (Rai: 1995) becomes an important aspect of language politics.
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Nepal and China in uneasy relations

Despite the exchanges’ of verbal “sweet and delicious” congratulatory messages by Nepal and China while marking the sixty years of the establishment of Nepal-China bilateral relations, both the countries, however, are feeling somewhat uneasy on how to trust and take each other in the days ahead. The damage has already been done.
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China betrays Nepal

The Chinese highhandedness has best been decried by none less than former Nepal PM Shri KN Bista in his Republica article dated 29, July 2015, wherein he says that China has betrayed Nepal and its population. This is his gist of the article.
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Need for a Secret Scotland team to locate Nepal missing items

But Nepal Government must invite Scotland secret service agents to locate those items which went missing from Nepal. After all, the missing items must be found in order to assure the donors, both domestic and at the international level. That’s all.
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Japan speech touches Nepali heart

Japan is a brave nation in that this nation which has been experiencing such tremor shocks and after shocks since long, say round the year, but yet have mastered the art of taking the jolts in an easy manner. The art of living perhaps.
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Nepal-Poland Relations: Now 52 years old

By the way, I wish to assure Ambassador Pradhan that Poland now needs a Consul General who would represent Nepal. I am sure, if this office gets established in Poland, once again thousands of Polish tourists will head towards the land of their choice.
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Problem free Nepal-Pakistan relations

And all of a sudden, the Pakistan Prime Minister said, "Well! Excellency the problem is that we don't have any problems". Listening to this, Ambassador Rajbhandari jumped.
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Maharishi ‘Ved Vyas’ son of Nepali soil

Only recently I could learn that Maharishi VED VYAS, the great saint who penned the voluminous epic, “The Maha Bharat” was himself a Nepali first and later only a Brahmin by birth.
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Talk of consensus in package…Resham Firiri…Resham Firiri…Udera jaun Ki….

I have been told by my superiors that talks keep one’s health in a very good shape. I have become health conscious these days as we have arrived at a consensus inside our own family.
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Nepal: Maoists bottom-line, CA with federalism

That he is still ferocious and a smart player of the politics came to the fore just yesterday, October 26, 2012, when Chairman Dahal declared in Bhaktapur that “we will not quit the government unless the parties agree to revive the Nepal CA body and draft a new constitution through the same authority”.
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Nepal-China Relations and CPC 18th Congress

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 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: 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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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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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 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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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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