• Nepal Earthquake: 89 foreigners missing

    The combined death toll of April 25 and May 12 devastating earthquakes has reached 8,675. According to Nepal Police Force, the number of injured has also topped 21,845 as on May 22, 2015. Of the total dead bodies recovered, 8,598 have been handed over to their relatives and 5,613 injured are still receiving treatment at various hospitals across the country.

  • Amazing national unity in Nepal: Dahal

    In a surprising statement, Chairman Pushpa Kamal of Unified Maoists Party has said that in a crisis situation there are no opposition parties and no ruling parties in the country. He also stressed on the need to strengthen national unity.

  • Parties mulling over relief to Nepal quake victims: Bhandari

    Revealed Ms. Bidya Devi Bhandari of United Marxist Leninist that leaders of major political parties are currently focused on holding discussion over finding ways to effectively carryout activities related to relief, reconstruction and rehabilitation following the devastating earthquakes.

  • Quake brings Nepal parties closer: Deuba

    The Nepali Congress Leader Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the forming a national unity government has become imperative. Deuba also said that he has not claimed for the leadership role of the all party government.

  • Nepal International Airport, and Indian connection

    Last year when United Marxist Leninist decided to recall one of its party leaders from the cabinet, the minister's denial to accept India’s relentless pressure to handover the management of Tribhuwan International Airport to one of the Indian companies was considered as one of the reasons.

  • Nation building with alien help not possible: Dahal

    A terrified looking Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal of Unified Maoists who remained underground following April 25 and May 12 twin quakes appeared at a program on Tuesday, May 21, 2015. He said while addressing the program organized by the party in Kathmandu that nation building is not possible only through foreign grants and other forms of support.

  • Nepal PM Koirala thanks China for timely support

    China has assured support in the reconstruction of highways and houses destroyed by the recent earthquakes. Chinese Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs Liu Jianchao after landing at the Kathmandu Airport straight rushed to meet Nepal’s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala where he made the remark, May 21, 2015.

  • New mechanism demanded to manage Nepal quake relief

    The National Disaster Management, Monitoring and Directive Special Committee of the legislature parliament has ordered the government to give shape to an all party mechanism from the grass root to the centre to help support rehabilitation and reconstruction activities.

Opinion

Gokarna Bista, Secretary UML, Nepal

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

Opinion

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

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

Opinion

Pradip Nepal, UML leader, Nepal

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

Opinion

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.

Five Question

Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Senior leader, Nepal Maoists party

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

Five Question

Ram Chandra Poudel, Vice Chairman, Nepali Congress

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

Five Question

Kamal Thapa, Chairman, RPP-Nepal

The leaders of the RPP and RPP-Nepal have felt the need for the

Five Question

Thakur Prasad Sharma, RPP leader, nepal

Since we possess similar views and thus there is the pressure from the

Five Question

Madan Regmi, Senior Political analyst, Nepal

But I too sometimes fail to understand why China has to act in

Quote Of The Day

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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Mohan Baidya Kiran, Vice Chairman, Nepal Maoist party

I fear whether the sacrifices made by the martyrs will go in vain?

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Dr. Devendra Raj Pandey, Civil Society Leader

Thus Bhattarai with no support from any quarters including the King, lost the

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Telegraph Nepal,

So said Narayan Man Bijukche Rohit of Nepal Majdoor Kisan Party addressing a

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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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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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How to insert shock absorbers to Nepal economic system in handling disasters?

The destruction never alarms but what we can switch on for necessary alarming situations are:
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Political Neutrality of Administration in Nepal

De —linking the civil servants from partisan politics is essential to enhance the image and credibility. Yet, the dilemma is that it lacks demonstrated ethical commitment to influence public policy, enforce laws and gear efforts for change. This makes the political neutrality of bureaucracy difficult to maintain.
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Nepal and the United Nations

A landlocked and least developed country feudal to the core in social term and politically subjected by autocratic rule of more than a century followed by off and on high and low democratic and reactionary exercise in the latter half of the twentieth century Nepal’s is a unique case.
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Sixty years of Partnership: Complete Study of Nepal-China Relations

Sixty Years of Dynamic Partnership written by Hiranya Lal Shrestha, writer-cum-politician-cum-diplomat, and published by Nepal-China Society is a timely publication to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal 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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Social Costs of Migration in Nepal

International migration is a global development issue. Almost 3 percent of world's workers are on the move now to get better their lives. International Organization for Migration estimates that about 232million people live outside their homelands.
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Millennium Development Goals: Poverty Profile in Nepal

Poverty is widespread in Nepal and the level of absolute poverty is among the highest in Asia with some 10 million people living below the national poverty line set at NRs 4,400 ($77) per capita per annum based on calorie intake, housing and other non-food standards.
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Nepal: Rhine River, Bareilly and Chancellor Merkel

Thanks that the Indian PM Modi did not say that the Rhine River was a tributary of the Holy River Ganges or for that matter Bismarck was born right in India and not the otherwise. In addition he could have said that the name of Berlin had been picked up by the Berliner Germans from Bareilly, India.
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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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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-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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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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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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