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KATHMANDU: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA)'s 9th International Conference and General Convention is taking place in Kathmandu from Tuesday. The international conference is convening under the joint aegis of the Government of Nepal, Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and NRNA. At a press meet organized here today to inform the public about the conference, NRNA Vice-Chair Kumar Pant shared that all preparation in connection with the conference was over. He......

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How China Can Reach its Centennial Goal
The focus on exports has undoubtedly served China well over the last four decades. But the key to achieving President Xi Jinping's goal of creating a “great modern socialist country” by 2049 will be unleashing the potential of China’s domestic market, especially by eliminating institutional barriers to the growth of private enterprises.

Two years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that by the time the People’s Republic celebrates its centenary in 2049, it should be a “great modern socialist country” with an advanced economy. To achieve this ambitious goal, China will need to secure another three decades of strong economic performance and inclusive development. The question is how. The first step toward answering this question is to understand what has driven China’s past successes. The list is impressive:......

Opinion

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Cynical Enterprises: The Kurds Await Their Fate

Big powers, as with the greatest of gangsters, have always had a certain, indulgent luxury; their prerogative is to make promises they can choose to abide by or ignore. A vision is assured, guarantees made. Then comes the betrayal. The small powers, often pimped in the process, can only deal with the violent consequences. The United States has..

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How China Can Reach its Centennial Goal

Two years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that by the time the People’s Republic celebrates its centenary in 2049, it should be a “great modern socialist country” with an advanced economy. To achieve this ambitious goal, China will need to secure another three decades of strong economic performance and inclusive development. The..

Politics

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No compromise on democracy: Prime Minister Oli

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed commitment that the government would not make any compromise on the norms and values of democracy, saying there is deep cooperation and friendship among major political parties since long. At a..

Nation & Society

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Petroleum exploration works starting soon in Dailekh, Midwest Nepal

Nara Bahadur Rijal, KATHMANDU: The second phase of petroleum exploration works is going to be started soon at Shiristhan, Navisthan, among other places in Dailekh where there is possibility of large quantity of petroleum reserve. The second phase..

Inside Story

Ramesh Lamsal, KATHMANDU: The recent signing of MoU on feasibility study of China-Nepal Cross-Border Railway Project, one among the 18-point MoUs and two letters of exchange between Nepal and China, has kindled hope among the Nepali people that Kerung-Kathmandu Railway project would now on pick a pace. The signing of MoU on feasibility study of China-Nepal Cross-Border Railway Project between the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport of Nepal and Ministry of Transport of China on......

World

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Syrian army pushes north as US prepares to withdraw troops

By MEHMET GUZEL and BASSEM MROUE, AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP): Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces..

Europe

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Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

LONDON, (AFP): Prime Minister Boris Johnson repeated Monday that Britain must leave the EU on October 31, as divorce talks resumed in Brussels in a pivotal week that could define how and when Brexit..

China

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In Hong Kong, all trust gone between police and protesters

By JOHN LEICESTER, HONG KONG (AP): As a police van sped past them, the 90-year-old woman and her 60-year-old daughter raised their fists, pointed their thumbs very deliberately down and yelled,..

Tibet

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Significant protest by Tibetans at Chennai

Chinese President Xi Jinping was given grand reception during his visit to Chennai (India) on11th and 12th October,2019. The bilateral meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese..

India

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Modi, Xi bid to bury India and China’s differences

NEW DELHI, (AFP): India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Saturday for a "new era" in relations with China as he held talks with President Xi Jinping aiming to overcome troublesome differences..


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White House condemns video of fake Trump attacking media

WASHINGTON, (AFP): The White House on Monday condemned a video depicting a fake President Donald Trump shooting and stabbing media figures and political opponents that was shown at a conference for his supporters. In the internet meme -- taken from..

Middle East

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Syria’s Kurds look to Assad for protection after US pullout

By LEFTERIS PITARAKIS and SARAH EL DEEB, AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP): Syria’s Kurds said Syrian government forces agreed Sunday to help them fend off Turkey’s invasion — a major shift in alliances that came after President Donald Trump ordered all..

Markets

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Trade with China: Nepal looking forward to export pork meat to China

Rajaram Karki, KATHMANDU: The Pig Industrial Park established in Pokhara targets to export pork meat to neighbouring China. The park was established with 70 per cent investment from the government..

 

Business & Economy

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Petroleum exploration works starting soon in Dailekh, Midwest Nepal

Nara Bahadur Rijal, KATHMANDU: The second phase of petroleum exploration works is going to be started soon at Shiristhan, Navisthan, among other places in Dailekh where there is possibility of large quantity of petroleum reserve. The second phase exploration works are being undertaken as per the agreement signed between the Government of Nepal..

Sports

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Muhammad world record as Barshim soars for Qatar gold

DOHA, (AFP): Dalilah Muhammad of the United States stormed to a world record-breaking victory in the 400 metres hurdles as hosts Qatar celebrated a gold medal for high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim at the World Championships on Friday. On a night of high drama played out before a rare packed house at the Khalifa Stadium, Muhammad broke the world..


 

Diaspora

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Non-Resident Nepali Association global summit from Tuesday

KATHMANDU: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA)'s 9th International Conference and General Convention is taking place in Kathmandu from Tuesday. The international conference is convening under the joint aegis of the Government of Nepal, Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and NRNA. At a press meet organized here..

Immigration

By KEVIN FREKING AND NOMAAN MERCHANT, WASHINGTON, (AP): The acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday criticized a judge's ruling barring his agency from relying solely on databases that have at times led to the wrongful detention of American citizens. Speaking Thursday at the White House, Matthew Albence called the September ruling an example of "judicial overreach" that threatened public safety. Following Albence was a Texas sheriff who suggested the ruling......

Interview

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‘Dual Citizenship a necessity for Non Residential Nepalese’

The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) is all geared to conduct its9th general convention in the capital. Non Residential Nepalese (NRN) from all over the world has come to take part in the convention. Many have also announced their candidature for various posts that are up for elections. The main point of discussion of this year of the..

Life Style

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People of Tallo Sorad in Baitadi risking life to cross Mahakali river

BAITADI: People in Tallo Sorad of Baitadi district are compelled to cross the Mahakali river by boat risking their lives. There is no bridge over the river at Tallo Sorad, hence boat is the only means of crossing the river. The people are dependent on the Indian border town on the other side of the river for daily essential goods and for medical..

Capital

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Number of people entering KTM Valley increasing

KATHMANDU: Number of people entering Kathmandu valley after celebrating Bijaya Dashami has increased. According to traffic police, 70,759 people and 11,421 vehicles entered Kathmandu valley from..

Travel

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Chinese President’s visit enthuse Nepal’s tourism sector

CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU: The two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping that begins on October 12 has added energy and enthusiasm to the tourism sector of Nepal. The visit is expected to..

Blog

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The Nobel Committee Is Doing Better Saturday, October 12th, 2019

The committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize was right not to give the prize to Greta Thunberg, who deserves the highest prizes available, but not one created to fund..

Crime

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Nepal’s Ex Chief Speaker Mahara arrested in charge of sexual assault

KATHMANDU: Nepal's Former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who is accused of sexual assault on a woman employee of the Parliament Secretariat, has been arrested. Spokesman of the Metropolitan Police Range Kathmandu, Deputy Superintendent Hobindra..

Technology

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China criticizes Apple for app that tracks Hong Kong police

By JOE McDONALD, BEIJING (AP): Apple became the latest company targeted for Chinese pressure over protests in Hong Kong when the ruling Communist Party’s main newspaper criticized the tech giant Wednesday for a smartphone app that allows activists..

Health

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Chitwan reports two scrub typhus deaths with 99 infected since July

CHITWAN: The District Hospital, Chitwan has reported the deaths of two from scrub typhus while the number of infected has reached 99 since July 17. District Public Health Office, Chitwan's kit controller Ram KC said in this period, the scrub typhus..

Religion

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President Bhandari performs puja in Nawadurga temple on Kojagrat Purnima

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari performed puja at the Nawadurga Temple in Bhaktapur today, marking the Kojagrat Purnima, the last day of Dashain festival. On the occasion, President Bhandari was offered tika, jamara, offerings, garlands..

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KATHMANDU: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has termed late leader Girija Prasad Koirala as a democratic leader. Speaking in a programme organized by Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation here today, former President Yadav argued that the republic system was established in the country due to a strong leadership of Koirala. He noted Koirala's important roles in bringing then rebellion Maoist into the peace process. Speaking in the programme Nepali Congress (NC) secretary general Dr Shashanka......