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Nepali Community Is Much More Stronger : Yotam Polizer Monday, June 15th, 2015

KATHMANDU:The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid (Isra AID) is one of the social organization which has been supporting the earthquake victim from the very beginning. It has been involved in relief, rescue operation and currently engaging in reconstruction process too. They have been..

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Myleene Klass on her trip to Nepal with Save The Children Saturday, April 11th, 2015

By KIRSTY NUTKINS: She went solo when the band split in 2002, releasing two classical albums, while her stint on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! in 2006 launched her TV presenting career. Myleene, 37, also has her own baby clothing range and lingerie line, and has been an ambassador for..

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Clinical placement in Nepal: an interview with Ruth Jones Saturday, March 14th, 2015

By Joe Hitchcock and Ruth Jones :: In May last year, Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, in partnership with Projects Abroad, offered one lucky medical student the chance to practice their clinical skills abroad in an international placement. The winner was Ruth Jones from the University of..

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Ex-Nepal PM wants India to play positive role in peace process Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Prashant Jha,New Delhi(HT): Baburam Bhattarai, Nepal's former Prime Minister and key Maoist ideologue, has been closely involved in the peace process underway in his country. Nepal is struggling to write a constitution, particularly due to differences on federal restructuring of the state. In India..

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Nepal’s struggle for a constitution – A primer Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Nepal’s second Constituent Assembly has to deliver a constitution by January 22, 2015. But the country faces a deeply polarized polity, with little possibility of a broad based constitution being delivered by that day. HT spoke to a range of Nepali politicians and diplomats in Kathmandu last..

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‘Both Qatar and Nepal can benefit from each other’ Monday, January 5th, 2015

By Usha Wagle Gautam, Doha, Qatar: Ishwar Pokhrel is the former deputy prime minister and foreign affairs minister of Nepal. Currently, he is the General Secretary of Communist Party of Nepal (UML), the second largest political party in the country. He was in Qatar to attend the fourth convention..

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Narendra Modi and the Nepal-India Relationship Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

By KRISHNA POKHAREL :: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an affection for Nepal: The Himalayan nation was among the first countries he visited after taking office earlier this year. While there, he toured the famous Pashupatinath temple in the capital Katmandu, and also addressed the..

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CPDCC delay complicated constitution writing: Minister Acharya Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Narahari Acharya is the Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs. He is also a central working committee member of the Nepali Congress. Acharya is currently participating in cross-party meetings and the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee under the Constituent..

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All-party Conference Is A Positive Start: Mohan Baidya Sunday, September 7th, 2014

At 67, Mohan Baidya is starting to look a little old. The crinkles around his eyes are deepening and his face wears a weathered look of someone who has seen everything in his life. But it only takes a slight provocation for the CPN-Maoist chairman to perk up. His guttural voice catches a new..

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That Janajatis want ‘ethnic states’ is baseless propaganda Saturday, August 30th, 2014

The constitution-writing process has recently been picking up speed at least in process if not in substance, with discussions taking place on state restructuring, the most contentious issue of the constitution. Janajati/Adivasi groups, led by the Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities..

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Trump, Bolton and the Syrian Confusion Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

It’s a messy, though typical picture. US President Donald Trump wants to pull out forces in Syria. When announced in December, jaws drooped and sharp intakes of breath..