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Tuesday 22nd of January 2019 Nepali
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Police Complaint Filed After Nepal Spiritual Leader’s Followers Disappear
Ram Bahadur Bomjon gained global media attention in 2005 after his devotees claimed that he meditated for months without food, water or sleeping

KATHMANDU: The Nepal police have launched a search for five missing followers of a Buddhist spiritual leader, popularly known as "Buddha Boy", after their families filed complaints against the godman, officials said in Kathmandu today. Ram Bahadur Bomjon gained global media attention in 2005 after his devotees claimed that he meditated for months without food, water or sleeping. Later, he got embroiled into controversies after several of his followers and their relatives accused him of......

N24 EXCLUSIVE

Not so much hunting season as declaratory season in US politics. The US presidential candidates from the Democratic side are making promises spiced with forced excitement in anticipation of the 2020 elections. This early morning of the public holiday of Martin Luther King, Jr., US voters were given a spray of enthusiastic promises by yet another potential candidate for the White House: Senator Kamala Harris. The Democratic field is wide, expansive and not necessarily satisfactory in coping......

Immigration Update

Georgia’s Unnoticed, Rarely Used Immigration Review Board
The Peach State has had an immigration enforcement panel since 2011, staffed by volunteers with limited immigration expertise.

Georgia has a state immigration board that, in almost a decade of existence, has only served two people. The story begins in 2011, when Georgia lawmakers passed HB 87, one of the strictest laws in the U.S. aimed at curbing illegal immigration. But a provision in the law created something unique to the state: the Immigration Enforcement Review Board (IERB), tasked with investigating complaints about municipalities not enforcing immigration laws. The seven-member board, made up of volunteers......

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AFC U-23 qualifier: Nepal to take on Oman in first match

KATHMANDU: Nepal and Oman are contesting in the first game of the qualifier round of the AFC U-23 Football Championship to be held in Thailand in 2020. As per the tie-sheet made public last night by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Nepal..

Nation & Society

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Nepal inviting foreign investment and technology transfer: PM Oli

Tirtha Prasad Bhattarai, Davos, Switzerland: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Nepal is trying to invite investment, use technology and technology transfer to develop connectivity in its trade and relationship with other Asian..

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Diaspora

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Gorkha integrated model settlement incomplete after three years of construction Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

GORKHA: Construction of an integrated model settlement for survivors of the earthquake of April, 2015 at Laprak of Dharche Rural Municipality-4, one of the worst..

US Delegate-elect Bhandari sworn in Thursday, January 10th, 2019

China

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Ex-diplomats, scholars urge China to release Canadians

BEIJING, (AFP) - A group of more than 100 former diplomats and academics have signed an open letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping calling for the release of two Canadians who have been detained on allegations of espionage. Former diplomat Michael..

World

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Trump’s shutdown proposal faces uncertain fate in Senate Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

By JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO, WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposal to reopen the government, sweetened with immigration provisions aimed at..

Australia

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The Hand that Won’t Sign the Paper: Adani’s Stalling Project Monday, December 31st, 2018

It should be a sign for this Indian giant, a company that has done much to illustrate the ethical and moral bankruptcy in Australia’s political classes. Despite..

Europe

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Russia: Iran-backed Forces Withdraw From Golan Frontier Saturday, August 4th, 2018

(VOA): Russian President Vladimir Putin's envoy to Syria said Wednesday that an agreement with Israel that includes Russian guarantees ensures that Iran-backed..

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’s shutdown proposal faces uncertain fate in Senate Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

By JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO, WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposal to reopen the government, sweetened with immigration provisions aimed at..

Asia

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China, Pakistan Agree to Conduct Bilateral Trade in Yuan Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

(VOA): China has agreed to carry out bilateral trade with Pakistan in the Chinese yuan instead of the U.S. dollar to help ease the South Asian ally's financial and..

Tibet

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Tibetan Man in Ngaba Stages Self-Immolation Protest Monday, December 10th, 2018

A young Tibetan man set himself on fire in Ngaba (in Chinese, Aba) county, a Tibetan region in the western Chinese province of Sichuan, on Dec. 8 in a protest aganst..


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Inside Story

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High-Level panel for discouraging privatization, commercialization of education Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Prakash Silwal, KATHMANDU: The High-Level National Education Committee has submitted its report to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli recommending the government for quality..

Travel

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Buddhist International Travel Mart kicks off in Lumbini Friday, January 11th, 2019

RUPANDEHI: Buddhist International Travel Mart has commenced at Lumbini, the birth place of the Buddha. Inaugurating the Mart today, Minister for Culture, Tourism and..

Opinion

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Eyeing the White House: The Democratic Field Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Not so much hunting season as declaratory season in US politics. The US presidential candidates from the Democratic side are making promises spiced with forced..

American Journey

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Life Style

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Business & Economy

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Nepal inviting foreign investment and technology transfer: PM Oli

Tirtha Prasad Bhattarai, Davos, Switzerland: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Nepal is trying to invite..

IMF warns trade confrontions, uncertainty threaten global growth

By Heather SCOTT, Nina LARSON, DAVOS, Switzerland, (AFP) - The US-China trade confrontations, Brexit and other uncertainty..

Nepal’s Central Bank Announces Ban Of Indian Currency Above Rs. 100

KATHMANDU: Nepal's central bank has banned the use of Indian currency notes of Rs. 2,000, Rs. 500 and Rs. 200 denominations,..

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Interview

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NCP government to focus scientific socialism : Communist leader Manandhar

Shyam Rimal, KATHMANDU: Veteran leftist leader Bishnu Bahadur Manandhar has viewed that in the present context of Nepal Communist Party’s majority government in place following the sweeping victory in the three-tier of elections, the government could move towards socialism, the scientific socialism indeed, to set an exemplary..

Blog

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Things Congress Could Do for Peace, From Easiest to Hardest Sunday, January 20th, 2019

When talking about how to fund useful projects, or talking about the federal budget or the U.S. economy, talk as if U.S. military spending exists. With 67 percent of..

IS HATE PLASTIC CAMPAIGN NECESSARY ? Friday, January 18th, 2019

Health

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NHRC call to save Dr KC’s life Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: The National Human Rights Commission has urged the sides concerned to resolve the tussle between the government and Dr Govinda KC through negotiation and..

Food & Relegion

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Nepal’s Krishna Temple Reopens 3 Years After Deadly 2015 Earthquake Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal's famous Krishna temple built in Indian Sikhara style was reopened for the public today for the first time after 3 years, after a deadly 2015 earthquake..

Technology

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NIC issues 4,000 plus orders demanding disclosure of information Friday, January 18th, 2019

Kumar Chaulagain, KATHMANDU: The National Information Commission (NIC) has issued 4,764 orders in four years. Chief Information Commissioner Krishna Hari Banskota and..

Crime

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Police Complaint Filed After Nepal Spiritual Leader’s Followers Disappear Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Nepal police have launched a search for five missing followers of a Buddhist spiritual leader, popularly known as "Buddha Boy", after their families filed..

N24 Exclusive

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Eyeing the White House: The Democratic Field

Not so much hunting season as declaratory season in US politics. The US presidential candidates from the Democratic side are making promises spiced with forced excitement in anticipation of the 2020 elections. This early morning of the public holiday of Martin Luther King, Jr., US voters were given a spray of enthusiastic..

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