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GORKHA: Central Chair of Socialist Party Nepal and Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav has reminded that his party had joined the government on a condition of constitution amendment. DPM Yadav said this at a programme organized to announce the district unification of Nayashakti Party Nepal and the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal here today. "There is no point in sticking to government if the government fails to fulfil the condition the party set while joining it," he said, expressing worry that......

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God, Guns and Video Games
The president also had room for that old straw man Fake News which “has contributed greatly to the anger and rage that has built up over many years. News coverage has got to start being fair, balanced and unbiased, or these terrible problems will only get worse!”

The din struck by videos of the gaming variety; its forced causal link (always alleged, never proved) to altering conduct, continues its relentless march across the discussion forums in the United States and beyond. The almost casual butcheries – actual, not as opposed to digital – have gone on unabated, the next extremist taking a murderous shot at his role in history – and everybody else. Now it is the white supremacists who are sharing top billing with previous jihadi enthusiasts, a......

Opinion

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Deeper meanings of the Hong Kong protests: Is China a gamechanger or yet another winner?

Does our history only appear overheated, while it is essentially calmly predetermined? Is it directional or conceivable, dialectic and eclectic or cyclical, and therefore cynical? Surely, our history warns. Does it also provide for a hope? Hence, what is in front of us: destiny or future? Theory loves to teach us that extensive debates on what..

Analysis

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God, Guns and Video Games

The din struck by videos of the gaming variety; its forced causal link (always alleged, never proved) to altering conduct, continues its relentless march across the discussion forums in the United States and beyond. The almost casual butcheries – actual, not as opposed to digital – have gone on unabated, the next extremist taking a murderous..

Politics

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We joined govt on condition of constitution amendment: DPM Yadav

GORKHA: Central Chair of Socialist Party Nepal and Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav has reminded that his party had joined the government on a condition of constitution amendment. DPM Yadav said this at a programme organized to announce the..

Nation & Society

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Man murders his wife by slitting her throat in Gorkha

GORKHA: A man murdered his wife by slitting her throat with a sharp knife (khurpa) in Gorkha municipality-9 in the district on Saturday night, said the police. Local resident Yakul Pariyar, 20, killed his wife Puja Pariyar, 19, said Superintendent..

Inside Story

BAJURA: Around 475 families at high risk of landslides, in Bajura, Far-west Nepal. The landslide that first occurred some 35 years ago had made the land of half a dozen villages of the district unsafe for human settlement. Locals of Bajedi, Basali and Nimani villages of Budiganga Rural Municipality and Guiban and Gumla villages of Chededaha Rural Municipality are aware of the looming threat of landslides but they have not found a safe place to relocate. The landslides that hit Guiban and......

World

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One-person protests in Moscow for free elections

MOSCOW, (AFP): Russian opposition activists held one-person protests in Moscow Saturday to demand free elections, as the wave of the Russian capital's larger demonstrations took a breather this..

Europe

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Easy credit poses tough challenge for Russian economy

MOSCOW, (AFP): New machines popping up in Russian shopping centres seem innocuous enough -- users insert their passport and receive a small loan in a matter of minutes. But the devices, which..

China

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‘Nightmare’ as Egypt aided China to detain Uighurs

CAIRO, (AFP): Abdulmalik Abdulaziz, an Uighur student, was arrested and handcuffed by Egyptian police and when they removed his blindfold he was surprised to see Chinese officials questioning him in..

Tibet

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America is a strong supporter of Tibet: His Holiness the Dalai Lama

YANGCHEN DOLMA, DHARMASALA, INDIA, (TPI): 'I think America is a strong supporter of Tibet' His Holiness the Dalai Lama said during his meeting with six members of the House Democracy Partnership, a..

India

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Soldier killed in Pak firing along LoC in J-K’s Rajouri

JAMMU, (PTI): An Army soldier was killed on Saturday as Pakistan violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC)..

 


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At least 13 people arrested at Portland, Oregon, protest

By GILLIAN FLACCUS, PORTLAND, Ore. (AP):  Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland,..

Middle East

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63 killed, 182 wounded in Kabul wedding blast: official

KABUL, (AFP): More than 60 people were killed and scores wounded in an explosion targeting a wedding in the Afghan capital, authorities said Sunday, the deadliest attack in Kabul in recent months. The blast, which took place late Saturday in the..

Markets

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UK Aid, eSewa agree to work jointly

KATHMANDU: UK Aid Sakchyam signed an official agreement with eSewa Fonepay Pvt. Ltd - Access to Finance Programme for a partnership to design, develop and launch Cash Points – digital channels of..

 

Business & Economy

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Nepal Stock Exchange index decline continues

KATHMANDU: The benchmark capital market index NEPSE declined by 14.52 points over the week. The NEPSE index opened with 1238.56 points on Sunday, declined by 1.17 per cent over the week to close at 1224.04 points on Thursday. The NEPSE index is showing continuous declining trend for last couple of weeks. The sensitive index which measures the..

Sports

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Barty reaches Cincy semis, Osaka retires with knee injury

Bill Scott, Cincinnati (AFP): Ashleigh Barty edged closer to a return to the top WTA ranking on Friday, reaching the WTA semi-finals as current number one Naomi Osaka retired with a knee injury. Barty, the Australian top seed, engineered her second comeback in as many days, overhauling Maria Sakkari 5-7, 6-2, 6-0. But the US Open alarm bells..


 

Diaspora

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Portugal based Nepalese community support Gulmi landslide survivors

LISBON: Portugal based Nepalese community have aided the landslide survivors of Satyawati rural municipality in Gulmi. The Gulmi Society Poland has extended assistance amount of Rs 217,500 while Portugal-based Gulmi Society has channelized the support of Rs 71,500 for landslide victims. Rs 5,000 each was provided to seven families of the..

Immigration

By SOPHIA TAREEN, CHICAGO (AP): Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance. Some advocates say they’re already seeing the fallout even before the complex......

Interview

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Understanding Divorce Law in line with the new Civil Code 2074: An interview with Senior Advocate Sashi Adhikari

In countries like Nepal where culture comes before comfort, the concept of “Divorce” still remains a taboo and might as well come as a shock in many communities. In most Nepalese society, it is expected of married couples to maintain their marital status at all times. According to Section 68 of Muluki Dewani Samhita Ain (Civil Code) 2074,..

Life Style

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Rs 1 million worth of sheep killed by lightning strike in Myagdi

MYAGDI: Approximately Rs 1 million worth of sheep were killed after being struck by lightning at Khayar of Annapurna rural municipality-5 in Myagdi district, said the local people. The incident took place on Friday night when a flock of sheep took a shelter there, said ward member Rajesh Tilija Pun. Sheep farmers suffered loss as none of these..

Capital

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Bhaktapur Land revenue office services obstructed

BHAKTAPUR: Services at District Land Revenue Office, Bhaktapur remains completely obstructed for the past two days. The office sources have said that the services were obstructed due to technical..

Travel

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Efforts on to remove Nepal aviation from EU blacklist: Minister Bhattarai

KATHMANDU: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, has said efforts were on to remove Nepal's aviation sector from the blacklist of the European Union. Minister..

Blog

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America’s Superpower Panic Monday, August 12th, 2019

Global superpowers have always found it painful to acknowledge their relative decline and deal with fast-rising challengers. Today, the United States finds itself in..

Crime

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Man murders his wife by slitting her throat in Gorkha

GORKHA: A man murdered his wife by slitting her throat with a sharp knife (khurpa) in Gorkha municipality-9 in the district on Saturday night, said the police. Local resident Yakul Pariyar, 20, killed his wife Puja Pariyar, 19, said Superintendent..

Technology

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Namita, Rejina to be conferred on Science Award

KATHMANDU: Nepal Astronomical Society has decided to provide Women in Science Award to Dr Namita Shrestha on the category of profession and to Rejina Jha under the category of studentship. Information to this was shared by Society chair Suresh..

Health

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60 people admitted due to the dengue outbreak in Makwanpur, Nepal

MAKWANPUR: With the dengue outbreak turning to an epidemic in Hetauda, the capital city of State-3, a 'search and destroy' campaign has been scaled up to check the life-threatening viral. A big mass comprising locals, representatives of various..

Religion

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Gosainkunda Development Project in offing

RASUWA: With an aim to develop the holy site of Gosainkunda into an attractive religious tourist site, the Gosainkunda United Development Project will soon be implemented. The State -3 government has prepared the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of..

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KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has resumed his regular meetings and works after he returned home following his health checkups in Singapore. PM Oli today held a meeting with a delegation of cadres of ruling Nepal Communist Party of Jhapa Constituency 5 in his official residence in Baluwatar. Now he is participating in a NCP Secretariat meeting. Earlier on Thursday, a NCP meeting was postponed due to minor illness health following his checkups in Singapore last week. "Have you come......