Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 Nepal Edition
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KATHMANDU: The Legislature-Parliament concluded deliberations on second amendment bill on Constitution of Nepal-2073 BS. The bill was registered in the parliament on August 16. A total of 54 lawmakers took part in the deliberations and each of them was granted three minutes to deliver the views regarding the proposal. A total of 50 amendment proposals have been registered over the bill which is scheduled to be presented before the meeting for a decision today itself. Lawmakers from the ruling......

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Under the new policy just announced in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city will be taking down all but the non-racist war monuments and memorials in all of its public spaces. Three monuments to the Confederate war, fought to maintain slavery — those of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and a generic Confederate soldier — will all be removed under the new guidelines. In addition a heroic equestrian monument to George Rogers Clark is coming down, as Native American genocide has been ruled......

Entertainment

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Mandy Moore’s Dog Joni Recovering After Eating Chocolate Bar

(People.com): Life will continue to be sweet for Mandy Moore‘s beloved pooch Joni. According to Moore’s Instagram story,..

UFC Champion Conor McGregor Welcomes Son Conor Jack

(People.com): Welcoming to the cage, Conor Jr.! The first child of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and his..

Vern Yip Admits His Kids Have Asked (Out Loud!) Why Others’ Homes Are So Messy: We ‘Have to Reel That Back In’

(People.com):   It’s probably not quite a fair comparison to weigh the home of design extraordinaire Vern Yip against..

Sports

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Russian aircraft returns after examining high climate zones

KATHMANDU: A Russian aircraft that arrived here a one month before to conduct a study about Nepal's high-altitude weather and climate conditions returned some days ago after completing the two-week long study. A team comprising around 250 members..

Nation & Society

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FNJ elections conclude

KATHMANDU: Voting for the new leadership of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has concluded.  The voting started at 10 am today ended at 4 pm. Of the total 1,508 voters, a total of 1,449 votes were cast in the elections, said the Election..

Politics

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Govt. to hold election of province and centre on Nov. 26

KATHMANDU: The government has decided to hold the election to the provincial assembly and the federal parliament, the House of Representatives on November 26. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held at the Office of the Prime Minister and..

 

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China

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China Recruits 30,000 Teachers, Police, Civil Servants to Move to Xinjiang

Chinese authorities in the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang have launched a massive nationwide recruitment drive seeking tens of thousands of new police officers, civil servants, teachers, academics, and airline staff. Dangling incentives..

India

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India should focus more on economic development: Chinese media

(The New Indian Express): BEIJING: India should focus less on speeding up the process of building aircraft carriers to contain China in the Indian..

World

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Bangladesh sentences 10 to death for plot to kill PM Hasina Monday, August 21st, 2017

DHAKA, (AFP): A Bangladesh court sentenced ten Islamist militants to death Sunday over a failed plot to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by detonating a huge..

Australia

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Australian deputy PM refers himself to High Court over dual citizenship concerns Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

CANBERRA, (Xinhua): Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has referred himself to the High Court over fears he could be ineligible to sit in the nation's..

Europe

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French Presidential Campaign Hacked; Parallels Seen to US Attack Monday, May 8th, 2017

(VOA): The campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron says it was targeted by a "massive and coordinated" computer hacking operation on the eve of the..

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Nepal and Djibouti establish diplomatic ties Saturday, July 15th, 2017

NEW YORK: Nepal and Djibouti have established formal bilateral diplomatic relations.  Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the..

Asia

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Cautious Maritime Deal Expected Between China, Philippines Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

(VOA): China and the Philippines are expected to cement a year of solid relations this month by signing a cautious yet friendly agreement on joint use of a tract of sea..

Tibet

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Tibetan Monk Sets Himself Ablaze in Qinghai in 150th Self-Immolation Monday, May 22nd, 2017

A young Tibetan monk set himself on fire and died on Friday in northwestern China’s Qinghai province in an apparent challenge to Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, a..

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Special Hour: Opposition parliamentarians go on tirade against govt Monday, August 21st, 2017

KATHMANDU: The parliamentarians from the major opposition party and other fringe parties, in today's special hour in the Legislature-Parliament meeting, came down..

Travel

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Despite encouraging investment, fall in tourist inflow and lack of infrastructure worrying investors Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

KATHMANDU: Hotel business considered a strong base for the development and expansion of tourism has seen an encouraging investment lately.  The lucrative business has..

Opinion

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Charlottesville to Keep Only Non-Racist War Monuments Monday, August 21st, 2017

Under the new policy just announced in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city will be taking down all but the non-racist war monuments and memorials in all of its public..

How War Pollutes the Potomac River Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Creative Anti-Nazism Friday, August 18th, 2017

American Journey

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U.S. Supreme Court partly rejects Trump on travel ban

WASHINGTON, (REUTERS): The U.S. Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to block a judge's ruling that prevented his..

Life Style

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Kushe Aunshi today

KATHMANDU: Hindus in the country are collecting kush, a holy grass used while performing various holy rituals as Shraddha [holy..

Business & Economy

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Country sees trade deficit of Rs 900 billion

KATHMANDU: The country has witnessed the trade deficit of about Rs 909 billion in the last fiscal year, according to the..

EU contributes 1.6 million Euros for Nepal elections

KATHMANDU: The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed an agreement for an..

Japan to provide Rs 280 million for SSDP

KATHMANDU: The Government of Japan has agreed to provide a grant assistance of Rs. 280 million to the School Sector..

Forex Exchange Rates

Interview

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‘Barack Obama was decidedly the worst U.S. president ever’

Dmitri Babich has worked as a journalist in Russia since 1989, for newspapers, news agencies, radio, and television. He says that he used to always interview people, while lately people interview him. (Interview By David Swanson) According to Babich, myths about Russian media, such as that one cannot criticize the president in..

Blog

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China’s Belt and Road Comes to Nepal Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Thanks to a recently signed memorandum of understanding between Nepal and China, Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been discussed as a possible alternative..

Murder in Suburbia Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Health

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More than 450 viral fever patients treated in Rukum Sunday, August 20th, 2017

RUKUM: The District Public Health Office (DPHO), Rukum has provided necessary healthcare services to more than 450 locals in various places across the district, who were..

Food & Relegion

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San Francisco Gets A Taste Of Robotic Food Delivery Thursday, April 13th, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, (AFP): San Francisco startup Marble on Wednesday began giving its home town a taste of restaurant orders delivered by robot, confident that appetite for..

Technology

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Internet Governance Forum begins in Nepal to launch discussions on internet ecosystem Friday, August 18th, 2017

Narayan Prasad Ghimire, KATHMANDU: For the first time and first of its kind, Nepal Internet Governance Forum (IGF) kicked off in the capital city on Friday. The IGF is..

Crime

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12 – year – old raped and murdered in Dhanusa Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

DHANUSHA: A 12 – year – old girl was raped and murdered by a tenant living in her home here in Dhanusha on Tuesday. Krishna Dev Sah's daughter, Bibika Kumari Sah,..

Attempted rape survivor seeking justice Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

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Charlottesville to Keep Only Non-Racist War Monuments

Under the new policy just announced in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city will be taking down all but the non-racist war monuments and memorials in all of its public spaces. Three monuments to the Confederate war, fought to maintain slavery — those of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and a generic Confederate soldier —..

FNJ elections conclude

Monday, August 21st, 2017

How War Pollutes the Potomac River

Sunday, August 20th, 2017