• Tighten your belts: Opposition declare 3 months long protest in Nepal

    The third-phase of the movement would be decisive and begin on March 30. Upendra Yadav of Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum is quoted as saying by the media, “The CA Chairman Subash Nembang will be primarily targeted as he acted like a cadre of the ruling parties.”

  • Nepal: RT meet in Lainchour Durbar, India celebrates Republic Day

    The event was India’s 66th Republic Day celebration, January 26, 2015 organized by the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu at the Linchour Durbar-Nepal’s fate charter. The colorful program in Linchour Durbar reminds critics of interesting comments made by Nepal’s two top leaders:

  • Madhav Nepal wants his love back, perhaps is searching

    Madhav Kumar Nepal may have done more harm to Nepali politics than helping it settle down but of late he seem to have begun repenting for his past follies. He says, “We had in the past given Maoists with enough space (more than it was required) but, it can’t be done again.”

  • Great loss in store if teasing UML men continues: Oli warns Nepal Maoists

    False information is being spread against our party by the Unified Maoists, so said Chairman KP Sharma Oli of United Marxist Leninist and said, to foil the conspiracy I ask you to go back to your constituencies. Oli made the remarks while talking to the CA members representing his parties, Sunday.

  • Straight Nay to ethnicity based federal order: Maoists leader LR Bhatta

    One of the influential leaders of the Unified Maoists Party has said that he is not in favor of identity/ethnicity based federal order and asks, we have more than 126 ethnic groups and thus how many states are we trying to create?

  • Nepal CA Chair similar to Shikhandi of legendary Mahabharat: Dr. Bhattarai

    A totally frustrated Baburam writes in his facebook page, “In the New Mahabharat, to defeat Maoist-Madhesi-Janajati big media/social networking sites is being used to malign us.” He adds, “Playing the role of Sikhandi is chairman Subash Chandra Nembang.”

  • Indian envoy in action; meets all Nepal leaders who count

    There is clearly a lack of coordination between India’s ruling elites, South Block mandarins and the embassy officials in Kathmandu on Nepal matters, so had recently commented Journalist Yuba Raj Ghimire the other day. Ray looks confused.

  • Nepal Hindu Identity issue, Khadka appeals to correct earlier choice

    The Hindu Rastra Sthapana Maha Abhiyan headed by Former Minister and a powerful leader in the Nepali Congress Khum Bahadur Khadka has said that having failed to draft the constitution on time has raised serious question mark on very relevance of the present day political leadership.

Opinion

Dr. Shekhar Koirala, Nepali Congress leader

The movement has already begun. If they are not in influence from any

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Mohan Baidya, Chairman, NCP-Maoists, Nepal

I don’t think that he disliked a person called Mohan Baidya and left

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The question is not of legality or otherwise, the ground reality has been

Opinion

Nav Raj Subedi, NCP Unified Maoists leader, Nepal

Possibilities galore in politics. But as of now, how the Biplav party is

Opinion

Ms. Pampha Bhusal, NCP-Maoists leader, nepal

But since this CA is an impediment for forward oriented changes and hence

Five Question

Rajaram Shrestha , RPP leader, Nepal

If you wish to know my opinion then I would say that all

Five Question

Jhal Nath Khanal, Senior UML party leader, Former PM Nepal

Some claim that there should be single Madhesh province as per sponsored designs

Five Question

Bam Dev Gautam, DPM/Home Minister Nepal

Mainly, our two parties, for example, the UML and the Nepali Congress have

Five Question

Khadga Prasad OLi, UML Party Chairman, Nepal

That the constitution shall be promulgated within a year is what had been

Five Question

Jagat Gauchan, RPP leader, Nepal

The King will definitely stage a comeback. Where has the King gone after

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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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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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Telegraph Nepal,

“The Unified Maoists’ Party is largest in the parliament but, the party is

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Telegraph Nepal,

“What crime has Ruwel committed against Nepali nationalism”, asked Deputy Prime Minister Sujata

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Krishna Prasad Sitaula, Nepali Congress Leader

Former Home Minister and Nepali COngress leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula in his exclusive

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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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Foreign private investment in Nepal and South Asia

Similarly, the Foreign Investment and Technology Transfer Act 1992 of Nepal also define foreign investment. The Act underlines that foreign investment refers to: (a) investment in share, (b) re-investment of the earnings derived from the investment and (c) investment made in the form of loan or loan facilities.
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Nepal: What is democratization?

Nepal may be a pertinent case in point. The authoritarian political structures have gone through a genuine transition toward democracy meanwhile they have began in a full swing under the 1990 constitution, the consolidation is yet to be realized fully.
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Openness another name for Nepalese dependency in trade

Transition from the Panchayat form of democracy to the multiparty form was swaying the country, destabilizing everything the country had banked upon in the past. And, if similar changes were ushered in on the economic front, the whole social fabric would have been disrupted.
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Socio cultural Impacts of Globalization in Nepal

It is believed by many Nepalese intellectuals that passification of the Nepalese revolutionaries is another serious impact of globalization, particularly through external cultural invasion. Young Nepalese people are no more interested in the everyday-life problems facing 20 million of fellow countrymen.
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Rising Individualism in Nepal: Negative impact of Globalization

Individualism is growing among the urban and educated Nepalese. In society, collective life or communitarianism is going downhill. Indigenous social, cultural, religious, political, and judicial institutions are disappearing very rapidly.
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Cartographic aggression: Nepal’s Kalapani Limpiyadhura border dispute

The Treaty of Sugauli of 4 March 1816 is the basis to delineate and demarcate the western/north-western border of Nepal, even though the Boundary Treaty of November 1,1860 implied specially the south western portion, as the restoration of Banke, Bardiya, Kailali and Kanchanpur districts as new territory (Naya Muluk).
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Of sitting ducks and flying geese and Globalization impact on Nepal

Nepal is a small and landlocked country whose hill, mountain and river systems have complicated its development strategy. It is a multi-ethnic, multi-religious, multi-linguistic, and multi-cultural, pluralistic society. Nepal’s rugged topography, a poor resource base and continuous failures of the development plans to deliver have resulted in acute poverty and stagnation.
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Democracy: The Nepalese experience

The concept of democracy and the process of democratization are very much in intellectual and political fashion today, particularly with regard to Third World politics. “Everywhere in the world today, the West, the East and the South, ‘democracy’ has become the principal and the most universal political rallying cry.”
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Nepal perspective: Sri Lankan poll results

As a democratic gesture, President Mahinda was gracious enough to accept his poll debacle and the Nepali population now hopes that the Island nation now leaves in peace under the newly elected President.
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China insults Nepal and its honorable leaders

The insulted Nepali leaders may fuel anti-China activities and there are many. The chances remain high and the sure shot loser is not the minister Wang nor the local embassy officials but the Chinese President honorable Xi Jinping. That’s all.
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Education on Federalism needed in Nepal

If it is not so then the creation of mere provinces would have no meaning at all to them for whom we have become sensible to their genuine grievances to which the previous order apparently ignored or even rejected their genuine concerns.
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Nepal concerns: Peshawar dastardly act

Now the ball is in the court of Pakistan Prime Minister, the Military institution, the political parties, the civil society and other stake holders to free Pakistan from the clutches of those who create havoc in Pakistan whose tremors are felt in the entire region.
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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 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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Nepal: New Refugees from India

The Nepalese leaders have started visiting Delhi again, not just for medical check-up, but a friendly visit as they’d like to describe, where Nepal’s political situation can be shared, and the possibilities can be explored and discussed.
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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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