| May 24, 2016


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    China outwits India

    Unless the Indian government realizes its folly and embarks on course correction China will replace India as the most influential actor in NepalWhether one likes it or not, Nepal is inching closer to China. Many op-ed pieces have been written to remind Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli that we should follow balanced diplomacy, in other words, advising him to not get too close to China. However, most intellectuals are quiet when it comes to the real reasons behind our recent closeness with China. More than KP Oli and China, it is the Indian government and the West that are to…
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NSU demonstration

Nepali Congress’ student wing, the Nepal Students’ Union, stages a demonstration near the prime minister’s residence at Baluwatar, Kathmandu on Monday aga ...

CPN (Maoist Center) CC meet

Central committee members of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) attending the new party’s first meeting of central committee at Battisputali, Kathma ...


People throng Mayadevi Temple premises to celebrate 2560th Buddha Jayanti and Lumbini Day celebrations at Lumbini. (Keshab Thoker) ...

Sakela Ubhauli

Women from Kirat Rai community in tradition attire during the Sakela Ubhauli celebrations at Nakhipot, Lalitpur on Saturday. The word ‘Ubhauli’ (translated ...

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    KATHMANDU, May 24: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has shunned the tripartite meeting called by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.PM Oli had formally sent…


CPN (Maoist Center) forms temporary body

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Under a cloud

Transitional justiceAround 15,000 people were killed, hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes, and at least 1,300 forcibly 'disappeared' during the decade-long civil war. But nearly another decade after the guns fell silent, the families of those killed and those who were forcibly disappeared continue to wait for justice and a sense of closure. For the longest time the two transitional justice bodies—the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP)—could not be formed owing to a serious...


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