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Butt of joke for the clueless, Oli is the man who can dare Sunday, January 31st, 2016

STAFF WRITER, LOS ANGELES-KATHMANDU: Prime Minister K P Oli who took over at the crucial juncture after September 22 last year has magically enough rendered harsh life tolerable on the strength of his sense of humor and sarcasm than any of his predecessors. Just imagine for a while very low supply..

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Dr takes fresh guard to unleash unfinished agenda Saturday, January 30th, 2016

STAFF WRITER, KATHMANDU: Even as the Madhesh riddle comprising of hill-tarai divide is yet to sort out one can hear signature tune of yet another tangle overtaking jinxed Nepalese politics sooner than later. Waiting in the wings is none other than Dr Baburam Bhattarai, ready to take the nation on..

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Nepal sadly caught up in endless marching fatality Friday, January 29th, 2016

STAFF WRITER, KATHMANDU: Nepal has well and truly arrived at the proverbial crossroads. Things surrounding national life cannot get tougher and intractable than confronting the nation currently. There was a time when Rana oligarchy was deemed as part of the problem prior to 1951. Lo! there was a..

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Koirala zeroing in on reset button to withstand possible crash Thursday, January 28th, 2016

STAFF WRITER, KATHMANDU: In what is assuredly a master stroke yet coming from Sushil Koirala, he is racing against time to maintain the stranglehold on the party rank and file by dumping section of inner circle "mice" and promoting old and faithful guards in what is being seen as a bid to salvage..

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Here’s how roofing sheet episode chases Dr Mahat Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Given what former finance minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat is facing currently following what he received in commendation of his work, don't celebrate right away. Wait for the reactions that fly thick and fast just in case you have not been above reproach and suspicion. While The Banker..

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Nepal taking up reconstruction task following April earthquake Saturday, January 9th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Nepal, which was hit by deadly earthquake in April last year is getting down to the business of rebuilding and reconstruction which was delayed by political crisis which has refused to sort out in the tiny Himalayan republic. Political row over the contents of the republican..

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Fewer landslides than expected after 2015 Nepal earthquake Thursday, December 17th, 2015

ARIZONA: Fewer landslides resulted from the devastating April 2015 Nepal earthquake than expected, reports a University of Arizona-led international team of scientists in the journal Science. In addition, no large floods from overflowing glacial lakes occurred after the magnitude 7.8 quake, which..

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With Nepal’s Tarai, India’s balancing act Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Prashant Jha, New Delhi, (HT): When Nepal’s Madhesi leaders met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Tuesday evening, one of them – Rajendra Mahato – outlined the consequences of the failure of the current Madhesi agitation, which has now crossed 115 days. “If our legitimate demands are..

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Hospitals, hotels, homes bear brunt of Nepal blockade Monday, December 7th, 2015

Yubaraj Ghimire, KATHMANDU: From hospitals to homes and airlines to hotels, the impact of the 74-day blockade by Madhesi protesters on the Raxaul-Birgunj is being felt deep inside Nepal. It’s been nearly three months since protests broke out over the new Constitution, with Madhesis demanding a..

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