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PM in action

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in an action during a match between Prime Minister XI vs Chief Secretary XI at Dasharath Stadium, Kathmandu. (Keshab Thoker) ...

Snowfall at Gosainkunda

Children enjoy snowfall at Gosainkunda, Rasuwa. (Dipesh Shrestha) ...

Protest continues

Participanst at a protest staged by Federal Alliance in Birgunj. (Ritesh Tripathi)  ...


Photo shows the idyllic scenery of Pingbao Dong Village of Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province. (Xinhua/RSS) ...


No ground behind criticism over budget: PM Oli

KATHMANDU, May 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the comment that the budget tabled by the Government on Saturday was of 'huge size' and 'distributive' does not hold any substance. Speaking at the parliamentary party meeting of...



Waterborne diseases rise with onset of premonsoon showers

KATHMANDU, May 29: Number of patients suffering from water borne diseases has increased with the onset of pre-monsoon rainfall. Doctors at major public hospitals said that they are seeing a surge in the number of patients suffering from water borne...


Anomalous expansion

The new budget of NepalA big budget is not necessarily a bad budget. In fact, an expansionary budget makes a lot of sense in an expanding economy with a high absorptive capacity. But neither is the Nepali economy expanding nor does it have much absorptive capacity. Instead of increasing our industrial capacity is decreasing due to prolonged political instability and an acute power shortage. Our spending capacity is so weak that every year under 30 percent of development budget gets spent. This is why economists...


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Contempt of familiarity

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Lifting LDCs

In this age of global prosperity,...

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China’s Pak outpost

For China the appeal of working...

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