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Sunday 24th of February 2019 Nepali
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NEPAL

NAWALPARASI: Nepal leads in South Asia in terms of ensuring rights to the sexual and gender minorities. The Constitution of Nepal (2015) and the Civil Code, 2074 (2017) make clear provision for the rights of this community. Regulations also provide for easy access to citizenship and passport for people of this community. They are now provided distinct identity in the official documents. As a result, constitutional and legal recognition has helped members of this community to open up in the......

N24 EXCLUSIVE

Overly reliant economies are dangerously fragile things. As it takes two parties, often more, to play the game, the absence of interest, or its withdrawal by one, can spell doom. The Australian economy has been talked up – by Australian economists and those more inclined to look at policy through the wrong end of a drain pipe – as becoming more diverse and capable of withstanding shock. In truth, it remains a commodity driven entity, vulnerable to the shocks of demand. Think Australia,......

Immigration Update

AP FACT CHECK: Undocumented GOP, Dem Rhetoric on Immigration
When the rhetoric over illegal immigration is undocumented, from Trump, GOP and Democrats.

BY HOPE YEN, CALVIN WOODWARD and CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, WASHINGTON (AP) — The political fallout from President Donald Trump's push for his border wall is giving rise to overwrought rhetoric from Republicans and Democrats alike. Trump, as he has so often done, claimed progress on the wall that isn't borne out by what's going on along the border. In the Democrats' 2020 presidential campaign, Trump was assailed for confining kids in "cages," though his administration's fenced facilities for......

Nation & Society

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Linguist Pokharel passes away

BIRATNAGAR: Senior litterateur and linguist Prof Bal Krishna Pokharel passed away this morning. He was 85. He died at his residence in Biratnagar-8 at 1:00 am today. Pokharel had been admitted to the hospital on Saturday after he suffered a sudden..

Politics

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Interference on press intolerable-NC President

POKHARA: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said interference on the press would in no way be tolerable to the NC. Inaugurating the ninth convention of the Nepal Press Union Kaski chapter and prize distribution ceremony in..

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Diaspora

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Objection to distribution of ID card to NRNs, foreigners Thursday, February 21st, 2019

KATHMANDU: Lawmakers have opposed the idea of the distributing national identity card to non-resident Nepalis and foreigners. Only Nepali citizens should be entitled to..

World

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Venezuela standoff turns deadly as troops block aid delivery Sunday, February 24th, 2019

By CHRISTINE ARMARIO and LUIS ANDRES HENAO, CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — A U.S.-backed drive to deliver foreign aid to Venezuela met strong resistance as troops loyal to..

Venezuela: a month of crisis Sunday, February 24th, 2019

Australia

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Turning Screws: China’s Australian Coal Ban Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Overly reliant economies are dangerously fragile things. As it takes two parties, often more, to play the game, the absence of interest, or its withdrawal by one, can..

Europe

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Georgia Raps Russia at Start of US-Led War Games Saturday, August 4th, 2018

(VOA): Georgia's president denounced Russia on Wednesday for illegally occupying part of the country as it began two weeks of military exercises with the United..

Media Release

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Media Release Peace For Children Friday, September 21st, 2018

Media Release WEB SERIES PEACE FOR CHILDREN MIX OF ROMANCE , WAR and WORLD PEACE  (Los Angeles, September 20, 2018) The popularity of the narrative style play..

Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

By ZEKE MILLER and MATTHEW LEE, WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his..

Asia

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China's Xi Promises to Raise Imports Amid Trade Row With US Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

(VOA): Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Monday to lower tariffs, broaden market access and import more from overseas at the start of a trade expo designed to..

Tibet

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Independent Students Slam China-Backed Intimidation on Overseas Campuses Friday, February 15th, 2019

An independent group of overseas Chinese students has hit out at Communist Party-backed student groups on overseas campuses, following reports that they threatened and..


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Inside Story

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Prof Michael Hutt stresses on significance of translation of literary creation Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Shyam Rimal, KATHMANDU: Professor Michael J Hutt of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, has been coming to Nepal since the last..

Travel

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Nepal to join travel mart as partner Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal will act as a partner country in the upcoming three-day Novoair Dhaka Travel Mart 2019 starting on March 21. The partnership will enhance cooperation..

Opinion

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Turning Screws: China’s Australian Coal Ban Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Overly reliant economies are dangerously fragile things. As it takes two parties, often more, to play the game, the absence of interest, or its withdrawal by one, can..

American Journey

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16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a..

Life Style

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Nepal ahead in ensuring rights of sexual minorities

NAWALPARASI: Nepal leads in South Asia in terms of ensuring rights to the sexual and gender minorities. The Constitution of Nepal..

Business & Economy

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Trump says China trade deal likely as talks extended

WASHINGTON, (AFP) - US President Donald Trump said on Friday a trade summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping was likely next..

Finance Minister, UK Minister of State for DfID hold meeting

KATHMANDU: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada, who is currently on a visit to the United Kingdom, met Minister of State..

UK commits continued support to Nepal’s socio-economic development

KATHMANDU: The United Kingdom has expressed commitment to continue its support for Nepal's socio-economic development. The..

Interview

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‘I Dream About the Suffering in the Camp Most of the Time Now’

Ayshamgul, an ethnic Uyghur Chinese national, was detained at a political “re-education camp” in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) twice in 2017 and then held under virtual house arrest for nearly one year after visiting her husband’s home country of Pakistan—one of several nations blacklisted by..

Blog

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The New York Times Is Scared of Peace Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

The New York Times and the people it gives voice to are very worried that Donald Trump may be too much in favor of peace in Korea, more in favor of peace than of..

Health

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People with high blood pressure, diabetes suggested to have regular eye checkup Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

KATHMANDU: People with high blood pressure and diabetics have been suggested regular health checkups every three months as their optic nerve is relatively narrower than..

Food & Relegion

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Momo-more, please! How to make delicious Nepalese Momos Thursday, February 21st, 2019

LOS ANGELES: Some may only recognize Nepal as the small foreign country home to Mount Everest – but it is so much more than that. Nepal is a country that is copious in..

Technology

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Amazon dropping New York HQ a ‘big loss’: Trump Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

WASHINGTON, (AFP) - President Donald Trump said on Friday Amazon's abandonment of plans for a headquarters in New York marked a "big loss" for the US financial..

Crime

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Bomb blast in Ncell Tower in Nakkhu Friday, February 22nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: An unidentified group has detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) in Ncell Tower at Nakkhu in Lalitpur district this evening. According to police..

CIAA arrests govt employee taking bribe Friday, February 22nd, 2019

65 years old rapist gets six years imprisonment Thursday, February 21st, 2019

N24 Exclusive

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Turning Screws: China’s Australian Coal Ban

Overly reliant economies are dangerously fragile things. As it takes two parties, often more, to play the game, the absence of interest, or its withdrawal by one, can spell doom. The Australian economy has been talked up – by Australian economists and those more inclined to look at policy through the wrong end of a drain pipe..

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