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One Belt One Road: Prospects & Challenges

Chintamani Mahapatra China’s launching of “One Belt, One Road” initiative to build connectivity between Asia, Africa, and Europe is a novel, ambitious and grand project. It has an ideal dimension that no one can find fault with. Construction of a host of ports, highways, roads and possibly airports to facilitate trade, investment and several other […]

Differences in RPP escalate

  Differences in the fourth largest party in the parliament, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), have escalated less than five months after the party’s general convention of unity.The faction of Pashupati SJB Rana has opposed nomination of 42 central members by chairman Kamal Thapa on Thursday. Senior leader Rana, issuing a statement on Friday, has said […]

Why UML Won Local Elections

Dr. Narad Bharadwaj   The amazing  performance of the CPN (UML) in the  first and the second phases of the local elections not only helped  restore order out of Nepal’s  lingering political  chaos, it also  swept clear the cobwebs of misperception  from the minds of many people. For the player of murky politics, the electoral […]

Woman’s skeletal remains found hanging from tree

Ilam, July 14: A woman’s skeletal remains were found on Thursday three weeks after she was reported missing. 36 – year – old Devi Maya Fago of Sangrumba of Ilam municipality – 12 had left her home on June 21 for election publicity campaign, but did not return home. Her skeleton was found hanging from […]

Biplov Maoist asks elected representatives to resign

NAWABiplov Maoist asks elected representatives to resign NAWALPARASI Jul 3, 2017- Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist has issued a circular asking the representatives elected through the local level elections in Nawalparasi district to resign from their positions. The party has said taking leadership in the election organised by the incumbent state would do no good […]

All swept away, got nothing to eat, say Saptari flood victims

   Jul 03 2017,   Post Photo: Abdhesh Kumar Jha Most of the families of Paunwatole Rayapur of Rupani Rural Municipality-2 in Saptari have not cooked anything since Saturday after floods from the Khado stream swept their belongings, including foodstuff, away.

EC approached for arbitration of poll dispute

Baniyani (Jhapa), July 3: The Election Commission has been approached to resolve the dispute surfaced in the counting of votes at Arjundhara Municipality of Jhapa district under the second phase local level elections.       Election officer Radha Krishna Khatiwada said that a letter has been written to the Election Commission seeking its good offices in […]

Parliament endorses bill on first amendment act on political parties with majority

KATHMANDU: The Legislature-Parliament on Sunday has passed the bill on first amendment of act on political parties with majority. Home Minister Janardan Sharma presented a proposal seeking the passage of amendment bill in the third meeting of the Parliament today. Participating in the clause-wise discussion on the bill, Prem Suwal of Nepal Workers and Peasants’ […]

FSFN, Naya Shakti urge RJP to take part in elections

KATHMANDU: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal and the Naya Shakti Nepal have urged all political parties and groups to participate in the second round of the local level elections. FSFN Chairman Upendra Yadav and Naya Shakti Coordinator Baburam Bhattarai issued a press release Sunday, urging all including the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal to contest in the […]

Sharma elected head of FNJ Syangja

Waling, June 12: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Syangja Chapter has elected Om Prakash Sharma as its president. At the fourth general convention held on Saturday night, a 15-member district working committee was elected under Sharma’s leadership. The convention elected Arjun Kafle as Vice President, Bhawani Adhikari as Vice President from woman’s category, Hari Prasad […]

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