• Nepal and China set an example in bilateral relations: PM Li

    Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in a congratulatory message sent to Nepal’s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on the occasion of 60 years of establishment of diplomatic ties has said that Nepal and China have set an example of equal and friendly ties between large and small neighbours.

  • Lipulekh pass belongs to Nepal, India told

    Nepal’s Former Prime Minister and Senior Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that Lipulekh and the entire Kalapni area and Susta Village of Nawalparasi District that has been illegally grabbed by India belongs to Nepal.

  • Baidya alliance demands round table meet in Nepal

    The 33-Party Alliance headed by Nepal Communist Party-Maoist led by senior communist leader Mohan Baidya Kiran has declared fresh protest to oppose the birth of a ‘regressive constitution.’ Paper tiger. The alliance has been demanding a round table conference between the stakeholders to resolve contentious issues of constitution drafting.

  • Nepal: BRB in pains, claims some clauses of draft changed overnight

    A night before the preliminary draft of the new constitution was endorsed by the constituent assembly, says Unified Maoists Party senior leader Baburam Bhattarai, in a conspiratorial manner quite a few articles/clauses of the draft prepared by the constitution drafting committee had been changed.

  • Indian FM meets SB Deuba, takes note of Nepal Charter progress

    Nepal’s ex-Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba currently on a New Delhi junket met with India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Secretary S. Jayashankar. The senior Nepali Congress leader is on a five day long visit to New Delhi at the invitation of the Indian government.

  • Bring in past Nepal Madhesh agreements first : Mahant Thakur

    “You have also reached the 16 Point Agreement between yourself and thus your future roadmap is clear. In this regard, I do not see any possibility of compromise”, he also told at the meeting. This the Unified Maoists Party vice chairman Narayan Kaji said quoting Thakur.

  • Nepal Congress senior leader Deuba in Delhi Dham Yatra

    Talking to reporters at the Tribhuwan International Airport Deuba claimed that India has been supportive since the beginning of peace and constitution drafting processes and hoped that his visit will be fruitful towards getting further support from India while Nepal is at the end of its constitution drafting process.

  • Nation Nepal comes first and later Madhesh: Bijaya

    He was also of the view that having signed the 16 Point Agreement with major three parties, Nepali Congress, United Marxist Leninist and Unified Maoists his party had also contributed to facilitating the constitution drafting process rather than a move to bounce back to power.

Opinion

Gokarna Bista, Secretary UML, Nepal

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

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

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

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Pradip Nepal, UML leader, Nepal

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

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Dr. Shekhar Koirala, Nepali Congress leader, nepal

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

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C. P. Gajurel, Vice Chairman, NCP-Maoists, Nepal

The party unity is not possible now under the leadership of Chairman Prachanda.

Five Question

Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Senior leader, Nepal Maoists party

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

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Ram Chandra Poudel, Vice Chairman, Nepali Congress

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

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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

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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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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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Privatization and Governance in Nepal

Nepal’s case is unique and cannot be generalized in terms of economic theories that could work in most other countries. The public sector enterprises were established to fulfill domestic demand in the Industrial sector or to diversify trade dependence in the commercial sector.
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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 likely to be gulped soon

Zinc sheets continue missing so is the fate with the donated with the roofing and food items. Tents from Japan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and other scores of friendly countries have vanished and there is no record with the receiving government as to where do it went? This is Nepal Government.
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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-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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Nepal: German MPs Stress on accountability of leaders

He promised to fight in the German parliament for the possible support for Nepal’s democratic, development and peace initiatives. Big parties should support the smaller parties after election and tell them how can we help you and how can we work together.
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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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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 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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