• Oli influenced by Chinese formula for Nepal federal order

    KP Sharma Olis suggestion to adopt a four state federal model is in fact a Chinese formula, so claims Annapurna Post Daily dated October 31, 2014. The Chinese believe that more the number of federal states in Nepal more it will be difficult for China to safeguard Tibet from the western onslaught.

  • Russian envoy speaks on Nepal, says identity issue is equally difficult to handle

    Further clarifying his statement made at an interaction program held here in Kathmandu, October 30, 2014 he said, There are several aspects of identities and it is difficult at the onset to identify them all. It is a gradual process and there is thus the need for practical political dialogue to asses them continuously.

  • Nepali Congress and UML not to accept Maoist's ten states claim

    A day after standing committee meeting of the main opposition, Unified Maoists reaffirmed its position on a ten state identity based federal model, the ruling parties Nepali Congress and United Marxist Leninist have stated jointly that they will not accept more than seven states. Confrontation imminent! Tighten your belts.

  • Talkative Nepal leaders keep on talking, talk is endless

    As usual Chairman KP Oli of United Marxist Leninist arrived late in a meeting held at the Prime Ministerial residence late hours Thursday October 30, 2014. Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal of Unified Maoists were already present there. With Olis arrival, began a closed door meeting between the three top leaders.

  • No anti China acts from Nepali soil, Poudel assures TAR team

    Poudel in the meeting hoped that party to party relationship between Nepali Congress and CPC will grow further in the days ahead and assured that the present government was serious on not allowing anti-China activities to take place in Nepal. Poudel also proposed China to open Kaligandaki-Manasarovar route to enhance trade business between the two countries.

  • Foreigners wish to make Nepal a perfect laboratory, says Madhav

    When asked to reveal the role of international community Madhav Nepal claims foreigners at best want to keep Nepal in an unstable state. uniharu ko bhumika Nepal lai prayog bhumi banaune cha. (Their role is to transform Nepal into a land of experiment).

  • Nepal: Maoists firm on ten identity based federal State, no elasticity now

    The meeting has reiterated its unflinching stand in favor of identity based federalism, said party leader Devendra Poudel Sunil talking to media men and added, There is absolutely no way to abandon our commitment on a ten state model. Sunil is a man close to the Baburam faction in the party.

  • Indian PM Modi to enter Nepal via Janakpur for SAARC Summit

    Indias Prime Minister Narendra Bhai Modi will enter Nepal by road to attend the 18th SAARC Summit to be held on November 26-27, 2014 in Kathmandu. Modi will be arriving Janakpur in Nepal via Bhittamode border on November 25 and after attending the two day regional summit he will return via Sunauli border point only after visiting Lumbini.


Engineer Gyanendra Lal Pradhan , Chairman, Energy Committee, FNCCI, Nepal

Both history and geography have conferred upon them a special obligation to cultivate


Sushil Koirala, President, Nepali Congress

Countries like India, China and the entire international community have stood in favor


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

Even if the Indian proposal is to be accepted then that demands intense


Surya Bahadur Thapa, Chairman RPP, Nepal

Yes! Why not? But it could not be held by jumping like a


Madhav Kumar Nepal, Senior leader, UML, Nepal

Yes! He is. Had he been the guardian, he should have quit the

Five Question

Shrish S. Rana, Political analyst, Nepal

Simply put, constitutionalism is the rule of law. A constitution, a written

Five Question

Pushpa Kamal dahal, Chairman, Nepal Maoists Party

It is not that I have been obstructing the House proceedings simply because

Five Question

Arjun Narsingh KC, NC leader. Nepal

A party itself is an entity wherein various ideas float which grows up

Five Question

Ms. Paampha Bhusal , NCP-Maoists leader, Nepal

The main thing is the draft of the constitution and more important is

Five Question

Amik Sherchan, Leader Unified Maoists, Nepal

This should also mean that the government is not being led by Khil

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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

Quote Of The Day

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

cartoon of the day

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 Political parties in the 1990s

The problems in the political parties is of twofold: first how to evolve a democratic culture within the party and second learn to look at the other political parties with reasonable respect and trust. This would go a long way in evolving a national consensus on key issues; and help strengthen ....
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Nepalese Foreign Policy: Recalling past

Indeed, not only did foreign policy issues not receive the attention that was due at a time of such a protean political change but open discussion and debate on them, even inside the corridors of power, were conspicuous by their virtual absence.
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Root of all problems is India centric policies adopted by Nepal

The political base in China is relatively stable, but in India external instability often leads to internal instability. Even a small tremor in leadership in India directly impinges on Nepals economy. The pressure is exerted through trade, transit, transport, payments, etc.
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Period of recapitulation and correction in Nepals foreign policy

The king feared both China in the north and the British in the south; but was much more worried by the developments in the south (ruled by Firangies). He was, thus, the first king in Nepal to describe the non-aligned status of countrys foreign policy. The central focus of the policy, however, was the protection of economic interests and national identity.
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Nepal Foreign Policy needs element of Economic Diplomacy

While keeping in mind the fact that the fundamental parameters of Nepalese foreign policy needs to be given continuity, it is necessary now to add new dimensions to this policy to keep it in tune with the growing trends towards globalization, liberalization and privatization in the world economy.
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Direction of Nepal foreign Policy in mid 1990s

The increase in anti-Chinese activities in the name of the so-called free-Tibet movement came in for criticism from the opposition. The opposition also raised their voice in the parliament and in the streets against the Tanakpur understanding.
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Analysing Nepal Political Parties since 1990 and Problems of Governance

It is also conservative in the sense that it wants to set the clock of Nepals foreign policy back to 1950 by advocating Nepals special relationship with India- a phase Nepal has clearly abandoned with the closing of the decade of 1950s .
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Relationship of Nepal with India and China is a complex issue

Nepals relationship with India and China is a complex issue and is thus described as strategic. The reason for this is that Nepal is sandwiched between two neighbors, who clashed along their border in 1962.One must not be oblivious of the fact that the end of Cold War has not enabled us to achieve all that Nonalignment stood for.
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Nepali grand slide!

If so then a sort of political clash has already begun in between the NC and the UML. The UML is expected to get tangible support from the rivals of PM Sushil from his own party who love to hate their own party Prime Minister for some understandable reasons.
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Nepal: Frustrating slow speed

Thus we just want to repeat that what wrong we did some months back when we wrote that the Nepali population should once again be ready to embrace the third poll? We would fervently wish that the Nepali politics betrays our statement made then. The likelihood? Better the readers understand.
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Nepal nearing Failed State announcement

The entire idea as it appears is to make the State bankrupt and the process is in progress. The deaf, dumb and the foolish population is watching these political follies but do not dare to come to the streets in order to register their protests against the national loot for some mysterious reasons.
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Nepal: Junket begins with State Loot

The dollar spending in New York has already begun as the Nepali Prime Minister Koirala has already landed in the US. The fun begins now for the marionettes accompanying Nepali PM. Shopping in the US must be an exciting affair. Happy Bijaya Dashami to all our readers here and abroad.
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Dr. Rizal ko beizzat bhayo aslil Hindi gana ley

Chanting of dirty slogans and ugly songs inside the Nepals 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: 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: Chinese Contribution in Restoration of Bhikshuni Order

Nepal is the birthplace of Buddha, India is the land of preaching and China is the land of Supreme fulfillment of Buddhism. This relationship, therefore, can be exemplified by a tree whose roots have in Nepal, its trunk in India and its branches extend far into China and the world.
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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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