• Indian PM Modi exceeds diplomatic limits, intervenes in Nepal affairs: KC

    Chairman Chitra Bahadur K.C of Rastriya Janmorcha Party felt it necessary to issue a formal statement to deplore India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s order to draft constitution through consensus in Nepal. Local observers “Pray for Indian PM Modi”. Earlier Modi had prayed for Nepal.

  • Religion issue plagues Nepali Congress party, Lokesh Dhakal says correct the wrong act

    In an interview with a popular online portal, November 27, 2014, Dhakal says, “It is the duty of Nepali Congress to settle dispute between political parties over the secular status of the country. The Nepali Congress should also correct its past mistakes in this aspect.” Makes similar comments to what Laxman Ghimire recently made while talking to a local vernacular weekly-the Jan Dharana.

  • Nepal: Hisila equates husband BRB with Mahatma Gandhi

    The Unified Maoists Party central committee member Hisilia Yami claims that her party senior leader Baburam is a towering figure like Mahatma Gandhi. Baburam is her husband as well. But Mahatma Gandhi never sheltered himself in NOIDA?

  • Nepal: BRB makes hazy remark on Modi, says India interests is supreme for him

    Does it tantamount to interference in Nepal’s exclusive matters, Baburam Bhattarai is asked to comment on India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s superfluous statement directing Nepali leaders to draft constitution through consensus but not through numbers.

  • After Party split, Nepal leader Chand and team at large, location unknown

    After formally disassociating with Nepal Communist Party-Maoist led by Mohan Baidya, its erstwhile secretary Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’ has reportedly sneaked out of capital, Kathmandu. Reports Kantipur, “With the formal party split on Wednesday, Netra Bikram along with leaders representing his faction, has sneaked out of the capital.”

  • Nepal leaders rebuke Indian PM Modi sermons, Orders taken in bad taste

    “His statement, his style and the language he has used all tantamount to serving orders,” adds Bhattarai. “We will not follow his orders. We have our own interim constitution and a system that we will strictly follow while drafting our constitution,” he says while talking to an online portal.

  • Indian PM Modi pushes Nepal constitution drafting process to jeopardy

    Earlier in the day, addressing a program in Kathmandu, the Indian Prime Minister who is mostly known for his eloquent speech had ordered his Nepal subjects to draft the constitution in consensus but not through majority in the constituent assembly. Experts opine, his order has finally capped the possibility of drafting the constitution within the deadline.

  • Will India join Opposition protest in Nepal? Modi inner intent exposed

    India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in line with the British imperial policy espoused by first Indian Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru claims that his country possesses special right to interfere in the internal matters of Nepal.

Opinion

Laxman Ghimire, Nepali Congress leader

But the fact is that the NC leaders from Mechi to Mahakali have

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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

Opinion

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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Had the 1990 Constitution been a curse for the nation? Was everything

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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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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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Globalization is a zero-sum game where few gain at cost of others

Globalization refers to an advanced stage of development where capital, technology, labor, raw materials, information and transportation, distribution and marketing are integrated or interdependent on a global scale.
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Functioning of Nepali Civil Society as NGOs/INGOs

It is estimated that there are well over 15,000 NGOs and more than 200 INGOs in Nepal today to render their services to enhance the socioeconomic conditions of people. Almost all INGOs have their headquarters in Kathmandu, and a few of them have in the country of their origin.
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Nepal: Peace, Human Security and Conflict Prevention in South Asia

The Bhutanese Refugees in the eastern part of the country have started causing adverse impact on social, economic and cultural life in Nepal. They want to go back to Bhutan but the Bhutanese government is not willing to accept them.
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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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Strategic importance of Nepal and South Asia is increasing

In Nepal, there is an unseen strategic competition among neighbours and big powers in the country. There is a certain degree of overlap and competition over strategic space in Nepal between India, China and the United States.
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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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Nepal: Ensure Big Guy, China, entry into SAARC body or dismantle

The results though are cipher to the extent that the declarations and commitments contained therein made by these talkative leaders at time of the inception of the regional body itself remains yet to be brought into practice and let’ not talk of the recent years’ announcements. So sad.
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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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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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