• Nepal Investment Board Okays PDA with India's GMR

    The Investment Board of Nepal has provided its final go-ahead signal to the Project Development Agreement of 900 MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Projects with India's GMR Company. If project works begin on time, say reports the Hydropower Project will generate electricity by fiscal year 2022/23.

  • Internal rivalry reaches climax in Baidya led Nepal-Maoist

    Internal rivalries between camps respectively led by Chairman Mohan Baidya and Leader Netra Bikram Chand in the Nepal Communist Party-Maoist has approached a climax, reports confirm. Reports referring to anonymous source reveal that Chairman Baidya had mainly decided to boycott the 'All-Party Political Conference' slated for 16 September 2014 due to reason internal to the party.

  • Nepal: Baidya- the presumed villain lectures cadres on weight of knowledge

    "Self study and proper schooling is the only source of knowledge. For a revolution knowledge is a must. A revolt is not possible having ignorance," said a much relaxed looking Chairman Mohan Baidya 'Kiran' addressing a training program organized by the party, September 17, 2014.

  • Nepal's Baidya Maoist ready for parallel constitution

    The Nepal Communist Party-Maoist (Baidya) which had boycotted the so-called all-party political conference slated for 16 September 2014 alleging major parties represented in the constituent assembly of trying to make it a cosmetic affair, has decided to take to the streets to make their demands met.

  • Nepal: Comedy of Round Table Meeting, ends sine die

    The Nepal Communist Party-Maoist (Baidya) had sought written commitment from the major three parties represented in the Constituent Assembly to allow discuss issues related to peace process, constitution drafting process and transitional period management in the conference.

  • Nepal: Royalist Group threatens Armed Revolt

    The alliance led by a staunch royalist Kishori Mahato has also appealed royalists, nationalists and members of Omkar Pariwar to be aware of fresh political developments taking place in the country including the all party political conference. "We do not accept the constitution drafted by the-three party syndicate," claimed Mahato.

  • PDA with India's GMR: Nepal's Second Largest party plays villain!

    The UML in its official version made public September 15, 2014 has said that there is the urgent need to conduct a detailed study of the project while taking national interest into account and also not discouraging foreign investment in hydropower sector.

  • RTC Nepal conference begins today, Thapa to boycott meet

    The all-party political conference with the objective to include parties not represented in the constituent assembly in the constitution drafting process is taking place in Kathmandu, September 16, 2014. The conference is being organized with the joint initiative of four major parties and the government of Nepal.

Opinion

Dr. Ram Saran Mahat, Finance Minister, nepal

If no consensus then we have to adopt the procedural method. It should

Opinion

Narayan Kaji Shrestha , Vice Chairman Maoists party, Nepal

People have begun feeling that ultimately politics is a dirty game for occupying

Opinion

Mohan Baidya, Chairman NCP-Maoists, Nepal

Let the people invest fifty percent for which the people are eager to

Opinion

Arjun Narsingh K. C, Nepali Congress leader

The Nepali State appeared helpless at time of providing of the relief to

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Shankar Pokhrel, Secretary UML, Nepal

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

Five Question

Ms. Paampha Bhusal , NCP-Maoists leader, Nepal

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

Five Question

Ek Nath Dhakal, Chairman, Family party Nepal

As regards to your tagged question, well my party has a clear policy

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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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Dr. Bhesh bahadur Thapa, Senior Diplomat, Nepal

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

Five Question

Jhal nath Khanal, Chairman UML Party, nepal

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

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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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Nepal: NGO utopia and reality as a catalyst of development

Policy liberalization on the part of the government for what is called ‘NGO empowerment’ and capacity-building on the part of the NGOs can together bridge the distance between the NGO-utopia and the NGO-reality as ‘a catalyst of development.’
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Nepal's neighbors India-China have become fastest growing economies

Our nearest and closest neighbors, India and China have successfully become one of the largest and fastest growing economies of the world. Nepal can learn a lot from this glaring example. It cannot miss out benefiting from such opportunities. At the people level patience is running out.
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Five decades of foreign aid in Nepal made millions to go in abject poverty

The country continues to languish in abject poverty, stark under-development, unacceptably high population growth rates, ill-developed infrastructures, poor health and educational systems, acute social and economic stratification, and discriminatory access to limited social services.
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Indian Prime Minister’s Visit and Nepal-China relations in 1990s

During Bhattarai’ s visit to New Delhi, after the Male SAARC summit, Nepal and India agreed to jointly study the hydro-power potential of Nepal and to develop it in a phased manner. In addition, the two countries agreed to form a Joint River Commission to determine the potential of the Koshi River.
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An Introduction to World Heritages situated in Nepal

UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) has been working for the preservation, conservation and development of different heritages of Nepal. Ten heritages of Nepal with such significance have been enlisted in the World Heritage List
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Self help groups' advantage terms of good governance In Nepal

Thus, mobilization of such cash savings has not only established itself as an important source of local resource mobilisation for development in the communities but also an effective equalizing instrument in favor of the poor and the disadvantaged in the community.
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Nepalese Prime Minister’s Visit to India in 1990

Nepali PM KP Bhattarai, while speaking at a function in Kathmandu on April 25, 1990, denied that he had surrendered the rivers of Nepal to India. He said that nobody, not even His Majesty could surrender to anyone the rivers that had been flowing in Nepal for hundreds of thousands of years.
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Features of National Census of Nepal 2068

The tradition of conducting census in Nepal has completed hundred years. Within this period, the population of 5.6 million as shown by the first census has been increased by five times and reached around 26.5 million.
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Nepal RTC meet cancelled

Conversely, if the proponents of the federal order fail to make the people understand the benefits of the unit governance then that may encourage those who oppose this order and even claim to the extent that such a federal order may eventually cause the vertical split of the nation.
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Poor Nepal PM suddenly becomes rich

This much could be thought of and taken in a good taste because we all know that PM Koirala in his forlorn day's decades and decades ago (during the days when he served as PA to Dr. Tulsi Giri) wished to become an actor.
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Being in Nepal politics means!

And the smartest ones associates himself with politics to elevate the ranks of their hard core relatives, for example, brothers, sisters, wives and if not even their own girl friends (old or new doesn't make any difference) , as is the present case with Nepali politics.
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Quit Nepal PM Post Mr. Koirala voluntarily

Whether the NC itself was and is an autocratic party should be decided by its own party members and by those who have closely been watching the NC functioning over the last six decades or so.
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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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