• Thailand wants to invest in Nepal: Amb. Vutti Vutisant

    The Ambassador of Thailand to Nepal H.E. Vutti Vutisant met with Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, Friday April 17, 2015. The ambassador paid a courtesy visit to the Prime Minister at the latter’s residence in Baluatar, Kathmandu. Sources at the PM’s residence have it that apart from diplomatic and cultural issues, ways to enhance economic ties between the two friendly nations in the future also came up during the meeting.

  • Nepal President disturbed but yet prefers consensus, meets leaders

    Perturbed by the non-ending verbal duel between the leaders of political parties than holding talks to resolve their disputes, President of the Republic Dr. Ram Baran Yadav has begun holding talks with the leaders of major political parties. Dr. Ram Baran on Friday met with United Marxist Leninist Leader Madhav Kumar Nepal and Chairman Bijaya Gachhedhar of Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Loktantrik at the presidential secretariat.

  • UML may quit Nepal coalition, demands firm pledge for national Charter

    The United Marxist Leninist Vice Chairwoman Bidya Devi Bhandari has in a threat loaded statement made it clear to the party ruling the government, Nepali Congress, that her party could any time take a decision to bid adieu to the government partnership. Addressing a program in Pokhara of Kaski District, Friday April 17, 2015 she said, “Our alliance with the Nepali Congress in the government is only to facilitate the constitution drafting process.”

  • China jumbo youth team visting Nepal, beginning of beginning

    A fifty member Youth Delegation from China is landing Kathmandu headed by the Vice President of All China Youth Federation, Saturday, April 18, 2015. Established in 1949, the All-China Youth Federation (ACYF) is a federative body of Chinese youth organizations. The jumbo youth delegation is visiting Nepal on the occasion of 60 years of establishment of diplomatic ties between the two friendly nations.

  • Nepal: Cremation of late Thapa today at Pasupati Aryaghat

    As a mark of respect to the Late Surya Bahadur Thapa, the state flags on all government offices will be on half-mast on Friday. A national day holiday has also been declared for Friday. Thapa, 88, who was flown to New Delhi for the treatment to his respiratory ailment, had died in the Indian capital April 15, 2015. A special Indian Army plane had brought the dead body to Kathmandu, Thursday.

  • BRB love for Nepal towering political veteran SB Thapa erupts

    Surya Bahadur, the five time Prime Minister of the country died in New Delhi, April 15, 2015 while being treated for respiratory ailments at the age of 88. Baburam wrote in his facebook page, “The sudden demise of the towering political personality has been disheartening and it has also brought a political epoch to an end”.

  • Bijaya inching closer to Nepal Maoists Chief Dahal, may irk others

    The Chairman of Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Loktantrik Bijaya Kumar Gacchedhar met with Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal of Unified Maoists at the latter’s private residence in Lazimpat, Kathmandu, April 16, 2015. The two leaders discussed dispute between leaders of 30-Party opposition alliance after the alliance decided the other day to withdraw its declared nationwide closure. They also discussed further course of action for the alliance.

  • Grand salute to Nepal political veteran SB Thapa, dies at 88 in Delhi

    Nepal’s five time Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa died in New Delhi while being treated for respiratory ailments at the age of 88, late night on Wednesday. According to family insiders the octogenarian leader died at around 11:00 PM. Telegraphnepal.com salutes this political veteran of Nepal.

Opinion

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

Opinion

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

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

Opinion

Professor Dr. Lok Raj Baral, Senior Political Scieentist, Nepal

The seeds of yet another conflict are for sure to be sown which

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

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Khadga Prasad Oli, Chairman UML Party, Nepal

As regards your tagged question, the prime question is whether we need it

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Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Senior leader, Maoists Party, Nepal

Is it that if and when India says then only the opposition should

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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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Dr. Prakash Chandra Lohani, Vice Chairman Rastriya Jan Shakti Party

The major challenge ahead of us is to get rid of this political

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Telegraph Nepal,

“If any one decides to award the ministry to Maoists then it will

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Telegraph Nepal,

“We have already made-up our mind to sit in opposition if we fail

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Rajesh Ahiraj, Editor: The Madhesh Vani Weekly, Nepal

But apart from Kathmandu, why the Madhesi leaders do not express their concerns

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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 perspective: Bhutan through a Looking Glass

Nehru created, in 1952, the Bhutan State Congress (BSC) party led by D B Gurung, a family with whom the British had a close association through their relatives living in Darjeeling. This party was also supplied with Nepalese living in the borders of Assam, Bengal and Nepal. It is believed that G.P. Koirala was serving as Nehru’s agent.
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Balance of Terror in SA region: Nepal quest for lasting Peace

All know that the Cold War era was a period of “balance of terror” between the, then two superpowers. After the disintegration of one axis power, the Soviet Union, the world saw the unipolar USA relishing “the end of history.” But the post-Cold War era, which has ensued in the nineties, has catapulted an energizing New World Order into the 21” century.
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India Border problems with Nepal, incidents and actions

The treaty of Sugauli- 4 March 1816, Supplementary Treaty of 11 December 1816 and Boundary Treaty of 1 November 1860 form the basis of boundary demarcation. And these treaties are the Terms & Reference (TOR) of present Joint Boundary Committee.
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A Nuclear specter Haunting Nepal

Nepal’s case is special in this context. Both India and Pakistan are her close and friendly neighbors. India and China are even physically closer. All the three have now nuclear arms and firepower. So any nuclear incident and a threat of the..... may directly impact Nepal’s interest.
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Language Planning and Policy in Nepal

The concept of democratic pluralism was not encouraged in politics, philosophy and virtually in language also Nepali language was used as a medium for the expression of political views and desires by the non-party Panchayat politicians. Thus, language and politics were closely inter related.
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Nepal threat: National independence, sovereignty and cultural self

In the changed context what Nepal is experiencing is a grave threat to its national independence, sovereignty and cultural identity. The benefits of globalization do not seem to have filtered down so as to enhance its viability. First, an accurate self-image of Nepal should serve as a policy parameter for international conduct.
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Motive Behind Indian Army at Nepal Border

Twenty-six districts of Nepal have a common border with five states of India, namely, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim. Out of them India has started establishing 14 military check posts along 285 km borderline from Darchula, Baitadi, Dadeldhura to Kanchanpur in the first stage.
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Foreign policy of Nepal: Search for identity in globalizing world

At the outset, it is important to treat why foreign policy is a crucial element for Nepal; First, foreign policy epitomizes a nation’s sovereignty and ‘independence in the community of nations. The classic independence of Nepal has provided it a considerable leeway to pursue an independent foreign policy.
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EU fixes nail right on Nepal head

The fact is also that the one who invests money perhaps rightfully deserves the right to ask as to how long the Nepali CA body will take to promulgate the new constitution? Five years or ten years or lingering it for two to three decades? Or not even in our life time?
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Pradip Nepal makes informative remarks

In saying so Pradip admits that it is not the Nepali people nor the Nepali leaders who choose their Prime Minister but instead it is New Delhi which remains instrumental and becomes final in selecting as to who should now control Nepal as Prime Minister.
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Nepal: Rape in transitional period and Dr. KC mission

By implication the minister did say that “if you can’t avoid rape, enjoy it”. In some way or the other the minister who made such a funny lecture is either uneducated or takes the people’s plight, the rape victim and the family enduring the mental and the associated societal agony, in a light manner.
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Present Nepal troubles: partial gift from China

Today’s Nepali problems could well be said that it were the semi-gift from China, our northern neighbor which claims to be an all weather friend to which it is definitely not. And it can’t be ever. A shrewd China got lured by Indian authorities.
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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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Indian film maker insults Nepal

Insulting and humiliating the Nepalese nationals by the citizens of the neighboring Indian Republic, which only came into existence, 1947, thanks the British East India Company, is not a new phenomenon.
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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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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: 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 lawyers interpret SC verdict on CA differently: Media

Look how the country’s lawyers, eminent ones albeit, have taken the Supreme Court fresh verdict, May 25, 2011, made as regards the tenure of the already decayed Constituent Assembly. No comments henceforth.
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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: 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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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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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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