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TIBET: HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS – ANALYSIS Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

By Dr. Parasaran Rangarajan :: Examining Tibet today, the first topic of concern to the international community is spread through the voice of H.H. Dalai Lama and Tibetan government-in-exile; human rights. One cannot overlook the frequency of self-immolations being committed by peaceful Tibetan..

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Gharti announces Candidacy for the Flemish Parliament

Brussels, Belgium: An Belgian of Nepali origin Birman Gharti has declared his nomination for the Flemish Parliament election 2014. Birman Gharti, who hails from Sheram VDC, Ghusbang of Rolpa, filed his nomination as a Workers party candidate for the Flemish Parliament election 2014. Gharti is..

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‘Country on course towards peace and stability’

LUMBINI: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has said the country was moving towards peace, stability and a democratic constitution, expressing the confidence it would soon reach that goal. Addressing a programme organised by the Lumbini Development Trust at Lumbini on the occasion of the 2558th Buddha..

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Tibet independence flames burn agonisingly bright – Analysis Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

By Dr Subhash Kapila :: Tibet independence flames continue to burn agonisingly bright with the unending stream of searing self-immolations in Tibet protesting the continued Chinese occupation of Tibet and demanding restoration of a “Free Tibet” and return of The Dalai Lama from exile in..

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‘Lawmakers asked to avoid foreign trips’

KATHMANDU: Chairman of Constituent Assembly Subas Nemwang has asked lawmakers to avoid foreign trips until the promulgation of a new constitution. The head of the constitution drafting body made the announcement in the meeting of Constituent Assembly Tuesday, stating that such visits would..

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Labor migration has become a fashion in Nepal

Bibbi Abruzzini, KATHMANDU: Almost half a million Nepalese migrated to foreign countries in search of job opportunities in 2013, as leaving the country has become increasingly "fashionable" , according to Director General of the Department of Foreign Employment, Krishna Hari Pushkar. "The number..

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Lumbini: The backbone of economic development Monday, May 12th, 2014

By Damodar Prasad Acharya :: Sometimes I hear from different foreign individuals that Nepal is a poor country but in fact, Nepal is the richest country of its natural resources, cultural and historical heritages. Until now we are unable to properly utilize our resources, that's why many Nepali..

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Gautam Buddha and Buddhism in Nepal

By Dirgha Raj Prasai: Bikram Sambat 2071 Baishak 31th (14th April 2014) is the memorial 2558th Birth Day of Lord Buddha. Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini in the 6th century BC in mid Tarai, Nepal. Nepal has been a pious and holy land for all Buddhists as well as all kinds of religious men and..

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Not yet time to comment government works: NC leaders Sunday, May 11th, 2014

CHITWAN: Nepali Congress leaders, Sher Bahadur Deuba and Ram Chandra Paudel, have said there was no criticism against the government from within the party. Speaking at a press conference organized by Chitwan chapter of the Nepal Press Union at Bharatpur today, they said it has still not been the..

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India: Recurring bloodbath in Assam: Analysis Saturday, May 10th, 2014

By Veronica Khangchian: …..the corrupt politics of vote banks and crass electoral calculi, to the manifest detriment of the national interest, must be defeated. India’s diversity can only be held together by the unity of law and of justice, not by the unprincipled horse-trading that governs..

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Kenwood climber recalls Mt. Everest’s deadliest day

By MATT BROWN: Ten minutes. That's how long Jon Reiter of Kenwood was held up at the start of his fateful last day attempting to scale Mt. Everest — a day that would include the deadliest disaster in the history of the world's highest mountain and end the climbing season on Everest. That 10..

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DISPOSABLE CONSUMER GOODS AT HIGH HUMAN COSTS

By Julio Godoy:: Hundreds of thousands around the world demonstrate for better working conditions and fair wages on the International Labour Day. However, when May 1 is over, many of these demonstrators go back to their daily reckless consumption patterns, which consider practically all consumer..

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China, India top foreign policy priorities: PM Koirala Friday, May 9th, 2014

KATHMANDU: In his first public speech on the country's foreign policy, Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said China and India are top foreign policy priorities of his government. In a briefing to the diplomatic community in Kathmandu late Thursday evening, Koirala said his government would..

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SUSTAINING RELIGIOUS HARMONY: THE DIALOGUE WAY

Mohd Alami Musa: PEW RESEARCH Centre’s latest study found that Singapore is the most religiously-diverse country in the world. It topped the list of 232 countries involved in the study. The study looks at the percentage of each country’s population that belongs to eight major religious..

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Nepal gets another 72 new municipalities Thursday, May 8th, 2014

KATHMANDU: A cabinet meeting on Thursday has announced 72 new municipalities which included 41 declared earlier but unimplemented. There are 58 municipalities, one metropolis and four sub metropolitan cities in Nepal currently. According to the cabinet decision, with the newly added..

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Nine die, over 6,000 fall sick due to hepatitis ‘E’

BIRATNAGAR: As many as nine locals have died and over 6,000 afflicted by hepatitis 'E' in Biratnagar Municipality. The disease broke out two weeks ago in the town. The cause of the disease is drinking polluted water and stale food, according to doctors. Of the sick, 80 are in critical condition..

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National Congress strengthened the party: Dahal Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

BIRATNAGAR: Unified CPN (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kmaal Dahal says the party's national congress that concluded in Biratnagar Tuesday has helped rebuild and strengthen the party. Talking to journalists at Biratnagar this morning, he said the party has become stronger with the general congress..

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Nepal terai shows keen interest in Indian polls

Shyam Kishore Singh, Sitamarhi (TNN): The Lok Sabha polls have become a major topic of discussion in Nepal's terai where a majority of the people speak Maithili, Bhojpuri, Avadhi and Hindi. They are keenly watching the fight between Modi, Rahul and Kejriwal. The Nepal districts of Rauthat,..

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