• CA Speaker is unashamed Nepal leader: Kamal Thapa

    “Having failed to promulgate the constitution within the one year deadline instead of formulating new schedule to complete the constitution drafting task, Nembang in an unashamed manner claims that he is still waiting for the parties to resolve their disputes.”

  • BRB engaged in talks, invites several Nepali leaders

    In the absence of party Chairman Pushpa Kamal, the Unified Maoists Party Baburam is busy holding talks with the leaders of the ruling parties. Accompanied by Party general secretary Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Pushpa Kamal and his consort Sita Dahal are presently in Kunmin of Yunan province at the invitation of the Communist Party of China.

  • BRB meets Oli, Talks held on Nepal politics as it prevails

    The Unified Maoists Party leader Baburam Bhattarai met with Chairman KP Sharma Oli of United Marxist Leninist at the latter’s private residence in Balkot, Bhaktapur, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Sources claim that the two leaders discussed possibility of consensus between the major parties over contentious issues of constitution drafting.

  • Nepal: We have been serving outsiders, says Dr. Shekhar Koirala

    “Personal matters are accorded top priority. We have been serving foreigners. We have become selfish,” said the Nepali Congress leader in his exclusive write up for the Kantipur Daily dated March 25, 2015. “The prevailing trend is adding to the already complex situation. We have failed to make self judgement.” “If we shun this trend observed among ourselves, the crisis could be resolved,” he says.

  • Award equal treatment to entire sections of Nepali society: Thakur

    Chairman Mahanta Thakur of Tarai Madhesh Loktantrik Party claims that all sorts of protests and agitation that have taken place in the country have finally ended in an agreement. Well said. Thus, he said, there still lay ample possibility of agreement between parties to end their disputes. Talks logic, after all it speaks of his democratic schooling of the bygone past.

  • Entire Maoists should unite and save Nepal: BRB

    He said, “The parties in government are all set to take repressive measures against the protest declared by the 30-Party Opposition Alliance.” “The opposition should be all prepared to retaliate strongly to the government action,” he said while addressing a program organized by the party in Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Wednesday March 25, 2015.

  • Nepal Speaker serves warning, settle disputes or face music

    Chairman Subash Chandra Nambang has served four days ultimatum to ruling and opposition parties to resolve their disputes related to the new constitution. Nembang told the parties to resolve their disputes before March 29, 2015 or else he will summon the stalled Constituent Assembly proceedings.

  • Nepal: former Panchas talk of Unity, but how?

    Second round of talks to reunite the party of the former panchas, Rastriya Prajatantra Party headed by Pashupati Rana and Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal headed by Kamal Thapa was held, Tuesday March 24, 2015. The meeting was held at the parliamentary secretariat of the RPP-Nepal in Singhdurbar.

Opinion

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

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

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

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

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Shankar Pokhrel, UML leader, Nepal

For Madhesh the party has been carrying the agenda of the Madhesh based

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Dr. Shekhar Koirala, Senior NC leader, Nepal

This is not that I have told. I am speaking to what the

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Dr. Babu Ram Bhattarai, Senior leader, Nepal Maoists party

It is now a question more to be studied by Chairman Prachanda himself.

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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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Purna Bahadur Khadka, Central Committee Member, Nepali Congress

Now the constitution draft shall go by the process. There is no need

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Ishwar Pokhrel, General Secretary UML, Nepal

The UML is a party equipped having capable leaders. And when you have

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The CA body will not remain in a silent mood even if any

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Ram Chandra Poudel, Nepali Congress

So said Ram Chandra Poudel of Nepali Congress talking exclusively with Kantipur Daily,

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Telegraph Nepal,

So said chairman of Rastriya Jan Shakti Party, Mr Surya Bahadur Thapa today

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Telegraph nepal,

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Telegraph Nepal,

“We will be forced to re-grab weapons”, he declared at a press interaction

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Sudhir Sharma, Editor, The kantipur daily

China’s aggressive economic investment in Nepal, worry for India

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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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Give advantage to disadvantaged groups in Nepal

Poverty in Nepal has escalated, not eradicated; induced, not reduced; and elevated, not alleviated. The National Planning of Nepal (NPC) estimated in 1976-77 that 36.2% of the total population are living below poverty line. The Nepal Rastra Bank estimated in 1984-85 that the number increased to 42.6%.
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Step for social development in Nepal is to adapt grassroots planning

The first step towards social development is the adaptation of planning at the grassroots - let people decide what is best for them entailing decentralization policy or decentralized planning process. The beneficiaries will plan, implement and even evaluate the process.
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Policies for Globalization with equity and growth in Nepal

Globalization and liberalization policies become irrelevant in the case of Nepal if they do not promote equity and poverty reduction. If only growth is the focus, then it may lead to jobless growth with respect to masses of the people......
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Social development in Nepal: Actors and Process

It is conscious human efforts to link people’s needs to the structure of policy, economy and society to realize social interests and social needs. The LGIs Acts determine that “local planning must adhere to the instructions given by HMG, read Nepal Government onwards, and .......
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Targeted poverty alleviation programs in Nepal: Tips to Donors

Important lessons can be learned from the experiences of Grameen Bank of Bangladesh which broke traditional banking rules by lending to the poor without collateral, and has expanded to cover thousands of villages and millions of borrowers (mostly women), with repayment rate of 98 percent!
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Nepal and China make claims over Mount Everest or Sagarmatha?

History is witness that although contacts between Nepal and China dates back to hundreds of years, the demarcation of border through scientific method was done only in 1963 AD. Before the boundary treaty between the two countries was signed, there were debates....
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Aggravation of poverty in Nepa: A case in point

Poverty has no moral dimension but the poverty alleviation strategy certainly has. The rationality of social development, too, postulates that people are not poor by moral choice or by moral failure but by the structural conditions imposed on them by societal institutions. This, the reason the tension between human life and institutional system....
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Social Development in Nepal: Poverty factor

More than half of Nepal’s 19 million population is below poverty line. With a low per capita income of $202 it is one of the poorest countries of the world ranking to the second position next to Ethiopia. The Human Development Index value for Nepal is 0.289 ranking in the 25th position from below among the 173 countries.
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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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Fun season begins in Nepal

Protests are protests and what of the protest if such a protest doesn’t create terror and breaks the Nepal's financial stamina? The protestors should not think of their own nation as to how much pain the state has to endure when such damages ....
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Vedanti Dr. Karan must speak on Nepal events

Dr. Karan Singh, if listening, must clarify his own version of the entire Nepal events and as a Vedanti he would speak the truth and truth only is expected. He must clarify whether the King or the parties were correct in their versions? His clarification has meaning.
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Koirala should vacate Nepal PM post

Thus in all, to expect that PM Koirala will submit his resignation any time soon will be a self defeating exercise. Yes! He will have to if he is hard pressed by the coalition partner which gets enough backing from PM Koirala’s rival camp in the Nepali Congress.
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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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Homage to Nepal industrialist late TR Dugar

Later my father, now late, told us that he was an emerging Biratnagar industrialist, Tola Ram Dugar. Though late Dugar was some years junior to my father yet they were good friends. After all, Biratnagar had limited number of families.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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