• Nepal: BRB takes U turn, says Delhi trip not for seeking Indian intrusion

    Baburam on Monday addressing a program had urged his mentors seated in New Delhi to use official and unofficial channels to help Nepal complete the peace process. He also claimed that Nepal could turn into a vortex of conflict it India leaves Nepal unattended. He had also claimed that what happens in Nepal will have some impact in India.

  • Nepal Opposition blames UML playing foul, says NC not bad

    “I have found Nepali Congress quite positive,” Dahal told at the meeting. On UML he said, “The UML is totally against the process of consensus. It has stood against all progressive changes including federalism.”

  • Sidelined Monarchy fresh activism due to Opposition activities: Nepal

    The sidelined monarchy has begun moving its head once again. Does that mean that it is still alive? Madhav Kumar Nepal claims that ongoing erratic activities of the opposition alliance headed by Unified Maoists is allowing the dead monarchy to make some evasive moves.

  • Nepal: Parties other than NC and UML were like NGOs, says Oli

    In the name of federalism, bids to separate Pahad with the Tarai (Hilly and Plain regions) of the country is anti-national. The United Marxist Leninist will not support any move to do harm to the country, so claimed Chairman KP Sharma Oli of the party addressing a program in the party, Thursday.

  • Workshop on GAP, FAO supports Nepal

    The Government of Nepal, Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) and the FAO jointly organized the National Stakeholders consultation workshop on Good Agriculture Practice (GAP) scheme for Nepal on March 3, 2015. The objective of the workshop was focused on the “Development of Standards and scheme for Good Agriculture Practice (GAP)...

  • Finland-UN Women: Euro 40M support to Nepal

    “The Embassy of Finland in Kathmandu on behalf of the Government of Finland appreciates the efforts made by the UN Women to build the collective capacities of the actors including national and local government in strengthening the local level implementation of Nepal’s National Action......

  • Baidya party deplores BRB Delhi speech inviting Indian interference

    The regional Goliath invited. He had also claimed that what happens in Nepal will have some impact on India. “It is an open invitation for India to interfere in the internal matters of Nepal thereby threatens Nepal’s sovereignty,” reads the statement.

  • Nepal: Prachanda changes tone, but fears fate of BP and Bhandari

    “If I go in for an all out consensus the very next day there will be some one who will allege me of betrayal. If I decide to continue with the protest until the very end, let alone drafting the constitution I see the country will embrace disintegration.” So said, Unified Maoists Party Chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal addressing a program in Pokhara, Wednesday.

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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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Engineer Santosh Aryal, President- Karuna Technology, Nepal

The human civilization began right from Nepal. A land with immense mineral potential

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Upendra Yadav, Chairman, MJF, Nepal

Look! The people have made comments having prejudices. The third law of motion

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Madhav Kumar Nepal,

The people of Madhesh have been saying me not to separate Madhesh from

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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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Bijaya Kumar Gachhedar, Chairman MJF-Loktantri party, Nepal

At the moment, I have not even a bit of desire to join

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Ishwar Pokhrel, General Secretary UML, Nepal

We cannot go the way as dictated by some good friends of Nepal

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Dharmendra Bastola, Leader NCP, Maoists, Nepal

We will raise the issue of nationalism and exposé those who were engaged

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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,

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

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Telegraph Nepal,

at a time when political moderation is in short supply, the parties have

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Telegraph Nepal,

It is highly objectionable to raise the issue of restoration of Cultural Monarchy.

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Telegraph Nepal,

“There is no alternative for the parties to mend differences in the larger

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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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Political, economic and social power shift in Nepal must for societal change

The stratification of Nepalese society along ecological, economic, social and political lines strongly bears a sign of economic inertia what might be called fatalism, people perceive that their fortune is determined more by spiritually predetermined fate rather than by hard labor.
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Nepal: Petition filed in SC, Susta border dispute with India

This place which was the Susta VDC in Nepal was merged with the Tribeni VDC in 1980, calling it Tribeni-Susta VDC, and the area along the banks of the river on the north of Susta has been called Ward No. 4 of the VDC.
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Poverty level equally hits core of democracy in Nepal

The next obstacle is the lack of a vision among the political leadership. National vision is, of course, one of the major conditions for the successes of democracy in Nepal. Most of the Nepalese leaders lack selfless, visionary, strong and effective leadership.
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Nepal: Foreign private investment and regional Scenario

Although, net FDI inflows to South Asian countries increased substantially from $ 7l7million in 1992 to $ 3426 million in 1998, FDI inflows are largely concentrated in a few countries. In 1998, $ 3100 million or 90 percent of total FDI inflows to South Asian countries had been directed to India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
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Poverty alleviation in Nepal: Dynamics of poverty

In Nepal, most development policies, strategies, programmes and projects are “donor-driven” and “donor-drained”. It is time now to design and develop national programs built on national priorities and needs by national experts, with outside technical assistance only if “absolutely” required.
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Nepal: Susta land encroachment, Fixed or fluid boundary principle?

To stop encroachment and to maintain Nepal’s territorial sovereignty a police post was also established in Susta. Later the post was strengthened health post and schools were established. Still, the Indian side has not stopped claiming that the Susta area belongs to them.
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Globalization undermined Nepal labor welfare policies

The successive governments of Nepal have tried several measures to attract foreign investment to meet the gap between savings and investments, bring foreign capital, technology, information, management practices and marketing connection.
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China and Nepal: Towards Strategic Partnership

This year China and Nepal are marking the historic 60th year anniversary of establishment of bilateral diplomatic ties in a big and special way. Chinese nation and people have generally a deep sense of history.
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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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Nepal: Exhausted and fatigued Prachanda

When Prachanda who enjoys the shield of highly trained commandoes remains in a threatened state then let’s not talk of how the common men may have been living in this country-a country that is still being taken as a peace loving and of ever smiling population.
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Thirty two glorious years of Nepal Telegraph weekly

We think we could do much for the nation but remain now in a fatigued and exhausted state, age wise, and thus demand apology from MOTHER NEPAL for a variety of professional reasons. Any time from now, we can disappear from the Kathmandu’s political scene and the media market.
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Doomed fate of we the people of Nepal

With all these symptoms of a failed state, deteriorating law and order not included, the ruling coalition yet claims to provide what is called the good governance in a country where the existence of a good government has become a day dreaming affair since decades and decades.
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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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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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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: 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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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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