Monday, November 20th, 2017 Nepali Edition
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KATHMANDU: Prakash Dahal, the only son of CPN (Maoist) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' died of sudden cardiac arrest, according to doctors.  Dahal, who was brought to the Thapathali-based Norvic International Hospital at 5:50 this morning, was dead upon arrival, cardiologist at the hospital Dr KP Agrawal said at a press conference held at the hospital. "We had declared him dead nine minutes after he was brought here," he said. Doctors also said that Dahal could have died three hours......

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Another twist in the farce over the stained treatment of refugees on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island has surfaced. New Zealand has been insisting for some time that it is more than willing to welcome some 150 to its shores. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, much to the irritation of Australia’s Turnbull government, has been particularly enthusiastic. Australia has remained resolutely cold to the offer, insisting that such an arrangement would undermine its own blunt approach of discouraging......

Sports

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ACC U-19 Cricket: Nepal facing Afghanistan tomorrow

KATHMANDU: Nepal will be playing its first ever semi-final match in the ACC U-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament, when it faces Afghanistan in Malaysia tomorrow.  A win however will be a maiden entry to the final for both the countries. Hence, both..

Nation & Society

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‘Security challenge serious’

KATHMANDU: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that the security challenge witness as political parties and candidates are busy with peaceful election campaign has drawn the serious attention of all. Inaugurating a training..

Politics

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Stable leftist government after election: Chairman Oli

JAHAPA: Chairman of CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli, has claimed that Nepal would have a stable leftist government after the election of the House of Representatives and Provincial parliament.  Inaugurating the eastern regional health festival organized by..

 

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China

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Police in China’s Xinjiang Raid Thousands of Muslim Kazakh Homes

Chinese authorities in Tekes county in the northwestern region of Xinjiang have searched the homes of 30,000 members of the mostly Muslim Kazakh ethnic group in recent weeks, confiscating copies of the Quran, prayer mats and other religious items,..

World

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Lebanon’s Hariri arrives in Paris after Saudi ‘hostage’ rumours Saturday, November 18th, 2017

PARIS, (AFP): Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in France Saturday from Saudi Arabia, where his shock resignation announcement two weeks ago sparked..

Australia

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6.8-magnitude quake off New Caledonia, no tsunami threat Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

SYDNEY, (AFP): A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of New Caledonia Tuesday in the tectonically active Pacific region, but there was no tsunami threat,..

Europe

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Turkish Prosecutors Open Probe of Former, Acting US Attorneys Monday, November 20th, 2017

(VOA): Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday of two U.S. prosecutors involved in putting a Turkish-Iranian businessman on trial for allegedly violating..

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US Pulls Cambodia’s Election Funding; Hun Sen Says Cut It All Monday, November 20th, 2017

(VOA): Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year..

Asia

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Defector’s Condition Indicates Serious Health Issues in North Korea Monday, November 20th, 2017

(VOA): Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have..

Tibet

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Tibetan Traders, Goods Blocked at Border Crossing With Nepal Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Tibetan businessmen traveling to Nepal from southern Tibet’s Kyirong county are being stopped at the border for lengthy document checks, while Chinese tourists and..

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Bewildered voters perturbed by deteriorating electoral atmosphere Sunday, November 19th, 2017

By Manoj Karki, KATHMANDU: 'No voters are fortunate enough than the NC faithful in Chitwan, after voting for the CPN-MC in local elections, they now have the opportunity..

Travel

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Annapurna alternative trekking route opens Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

LAMJUNG: An alternative route to the round-Annapurna trekking has come into operation.  The Manang-Lamjung Hotel Entrepreneurs Committee brought the alternative route..

Opinion

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The Veiled Threat: Australia’s Campaign Against New Zealand Refugee Policy Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Another twist in the farce over the stained treatment of refugees on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island has surfaced. New Zealand has been insisting for some time that it..

Life Style

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Bala Chaturdashi festival 2017

KATHMANDU: Solid waste resulting from the cereals seeds and other offerings made by the devotees who came to observe the Bala..

Business & Economy

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Nepal elected ICA global board member

KATHMANDU: Nepal has been elected the board member of the International Cooperatives Association (ICA) after 20 years of its..

CTGC and NEA forge agreement to construct West Seti Hydropower Project

KATHMANDU: The China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) and Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have signed an agreement to..

Concern at public level at a ‘sluggish’ SAARC

KATHMANDU: Concern has been expressed at the public level over the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)..

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‘Hun Sen Has Crossed The Red Line’

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Sam Rainsy has been forced to live in exile since 2015 in the face of questionable defamation charges made against him as part of Prime Minister Hun Sen's harsh crackdown on the opposition ahead of July 2018 elections. He spoke with RFA Khmer Service on Wednesday after the..

Blog

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Feeding Myanmar’s Refugees Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

By Michael Dunford, COX’S BAZAR: The Rohingya refugee camp in the Bangladeshi port city of Cox’s Bazar is a sea of metal roofs as far as the eye can see,..

Health

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President issues ‘National Medical Education Ordinance-2017’ Friday, November 10th, 2017

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today issued the 'Medical Education Ordinance - 2017'.  The Head-of-the-State, on the recommendation of the Council of..

Food & Relegion

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Festivals have arrived but with hardships for the ordinary people Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Pritam Bhattarai, KATHMANDU: The season in general, the market abuzz with people buying new clothes, goods and essentials, and media advertizements announcing hoards of..

Technology

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‘Kathmandu Metro’ app launched Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has launched the 'Kathmandu Metro' app in a bid to promote transparency of information through the use of information..

Crime

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Youth held with 17 kgs gold Sunday, November 19th, 2017

RASUWA: A youth was arrested by Border Police Post, Timure, Rasuwa this morning in possession of illegal imported 17 kilograms of gold from Kerung entry point of..

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The Veiled Threat: Australia’s Campaign Against New Zealand Refugee Policy

Another twist in the farce over the stained treatment of refugees on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island has surfaced. New Zealand has been insisting for some time that it is more than willing to welcome some 150 to its shores. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, much to the irritation of Australia’s Turnbull government, has been..