Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 Nepali
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KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court on Tuesday has upheld five years jail-term verdict awarded to newly elected province assembly election Rajib Gurung (Dipak Manange). The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the verdict of the then Appellate Court to give the clean chit to four persons of Rajib Gurung (Dipak Manange) gang on murder charge. A division bench of Justices Dipak Raj Joshi and Purushottam Bhandari upheld the Appellate Court's verdict delivered a decade ago to acquit Ganesh Lama, Rewat Karki,......

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It was convenient for the teaching moment that James Risen just recounted the New York Times’ refusal back in 2004 to report on George W. Bush’s (secret and criminal) warrantless spying prior to Bush’s “re-election” for fear of costing Bush votes, at the same time that a harmoniously bipartisan Congress was just now voting to empower Donald Trump to (openly and legally) spy on everybody without any warrants. How did a crime become a policy? Nobody, not even the “Constitutional law......

Sports

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APF, Tribhuvan Army to compete for title of Khaptad Gold Cup

DHANGADHI: The Armed Police Force (APF) Club has entered the final of Nepal Ice Sudurpashim Khaptad Gold Cup Football Tournament. In the semi-final match held Sunday at the Dhangadhi Stadium, the APF team secured its place in the final by defeating..

Nation & Society

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EC apprises political parties of National Assembly poll issues

KATHMANDU: The Election Commission today called a meeting of various five political parties and apprised them of the preparations, programmes and processes of the February 7 National Assembly ( NA) elections. CPN (UML) leader Subash Chandra Nembang..

Politics

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NC calls its central working committee meeting for Jan 18

KATHMANDU: A central working committee meeting of the Nepali Congress has been called for January 18. Chief Secretary of the NC Party Office, Krishna Prasad Poudel, said that the meeting would take place at the official residence of the Prime..

 

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China

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Confusion Surrounds Status of Liu Xia Amid Rumors She Will ‘Leave China’

Confusion surrounded the status of Liu Xia, widow of late Nobel laureate and political prisoner Liu Xiaobo, on Tuesday following a report that she had been cleared by the ruling Chinese Communist Party to leave the country. The Australian newspaper..

World

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Macron gets tough on migrants, vowing ‘no more Jungles’ Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

CALAIS, France, (AFP): President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious "Jungle" as he defended a tougher..

Australia

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Gangs, Race and Melbourne Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Two’s a company; three’s a crowd. More? This issue is preoccupying political and policing figures in the city considered by the Economist Intelligence Unit the most..

Europe

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With North Korea in Mind, Japan’s Abe Strengthens Ties to Europe Monday, January 15th, 2018

(VOA): Japan’s prime minister Friday landed in Estonia, his first stop on a tour of the Baltic states and other European nations as he seeks to drum up support for..

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US Net Neutrality Move May Lead to Trade War with Chinese Internet Firms Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

(VOA): A recent decision by the United States' Federal Communications Commission to repeal net neutrality, which are rules designed to prevent the selective..

Asia

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North Korea Mocks Trump's 'Nuclear Button' Boast Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

(VOA): North Korea has issued another salvo in the war of words with U.S. President Donald Trump, calling a recent boast about the size of his "nuclear button" as..

Tibet

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‘My Family’s Wishes Have Been Fulfilled.’ Sunday, December 31st, 2017

On Dec. 25, Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen arrived safely in San Francisco after escaping from Tibet, where he had been jailed for six years for producing a film,..

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Schools run by diplomatic missions, foreign affiliations proposed to close Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Prakash Silwal, KATHMANDU: The High Level Education Commission has proposed to gradually shutdown the schools run by diplomatic missions and by taking foreign..

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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Removing Trump Will Require New Activists; The Old Ones Won’t Do It Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

It was convenient for the teaching moment that James Risen just recounted the New York Times’ refusal back in 2004 to report on George W. Bush’s (secret and..

Macron in China Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Bannon-Trump Implosion – OpEd Sunday, January 14th, 2018

American Journey

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Christmas storm breaks records in US lakeside city

WASHINGTON, (AFP): Dreams of a white Christmas have turned into a nightmare in the northeastern US city of Erie after a storm dumped a..

Life Style

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Maghe Sankranti fairs commence

KATHMANDU: Religious fairs have commenced at various places of the country, especially at river banks and confluences of holy..

Business & Economy

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Draft of 10-year Karnali development plan unveiled

Bhishmaraj Ojha, KATHMANDU: A draft of 10-year Karnali development plan has been unveiled with the vision of developing..

NA to prepare new DPR of Kathmandu- Tarai Madesh track on its own

Narayan Neupane, KATHMANDU: The Nepalese Army (NA) is to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) of the Kathmandu- Terai..

Chameliya hydropower project contributes 15 MW to nat’l grid

DARCHULA: Fifteen megawatt power generated from Chameliya Hydropower Project has been added to the national grid. "The..

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Interview

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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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Putin Says Communism Is Like Christianity And Lenin’s Body A Saint’s Relic – OpEd Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

For a documentary film on the Valaam monastery, Vladimir Putin says that communism at the ideological level is “in fact” very similar to Christianity and that the..

Health

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12,695 families associate with government health insurance scheme in Kaski Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

KASKI: Some 65 thousand citizens have registered their names for the Health Security Insurance (HSI) programme in a period of one year in Kaski. The programme was..

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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China shuts Marriott website over Tibet error, scolds other firms Saturday, January 13th, 2018

SHANGHAI, (AFP): Authorities in China have shut down Marriott's local website for a week and scolded Delta, Zara and a US medical firm Friday for listing Tibet, Taiwan..

Crime

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Supreme Court sends Deepak Manange to prison, Four of Gangster get clean chit Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court on Tuesday has upheld five years jail-term verdict awarded to newly elected province assembly election Rajib Gurung (Dipak Manange). The..

China Reins in Investors With New Rules Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

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Removing Trump Will Require New Activists; The Old Ones Won’t Do It

It was convenient for the teaching moment that James Risen just recounted the New York Times’ refusal back in 2004 to report on George W. Bush’s (secret and criminal) warrantless spying prior to Bush’s “re-election” for fear of costing Bush votes, at the same time that a harmoniously bipartisan Congress was just now..

Macron in China

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Bannon-Trump Implosion – OpEd

Sunday, January 14th, 2018