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China is an environmental nightmare for the world

By Elizabeth Batt: Liuzhou - China's disregard for the environment can be described as ignorant at best, arrogant at worst. The country's latest disaster involves dumping 20 tons of carcinogenic cadmium into the Longjiang River. China's Longjiang river in the country's Guangxi region was rendered..

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Indian Hegemony In Nepal

By Nabin Kumar Chhetri:  The Indo-Nepal discourse would be incomplete without reviewing the land encroachment agenda. Some of the crucial issues like Kalapani and the Susta land grab have frozen with time. The impasse is further postponing the issue into oblivion. Is Nepal willing to forget the..

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All Police Chors? (APCs)

Finally, we have a verdict from our Supreme Court and our three amigos will be spending time in our jails learning to make some paper bags. I think they should also learn a new trade like plumbing or painting and stuff because they would be without dozens of police ‘slaves’ working for them in..

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Maoist Moolah

We should’ve known better when our Emperor did his standup routine in front of his commanders bragging about how he managed to inflate the numbers of the PLA combatants and hoodwink everyone from UNMIN, our political parties, and the rest of the world. Our Emperor is a funny man. If he..

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Where is the GAS?

Via Guffadi.blog First of all, let us all pray for the victims of the NOC bomb blast and their families. Our Home Minister is busy preventing political pressures and implementing zero tolerance policy on police corruption that he has no time to formulate security measures to prevent such..

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Another One Bites The Dust…

This year, the government forgot to celebrate Democracy Day. Dr. Saheb doesn’t think much about the Ranas. Our Comrades seem to have a beef with the Shahs, and all the Valley residents who got their ghar-naksa passed by corrupt Municipality wallahs. We still have Jungay Dai and his horse..

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Yarsagumba: The Himalayan Viagra

Yarsagumba or Yarchagumbu is an exceptional and incredible herb that grows in the pastures above 3,300 meters upto 4000 meters in the Himalayan regions of Nepal, Bhutan, India and Tibet. Yarsagumba literally means summer plant and winter insect (dong cong xia cao) in Tibetan. In India it is usually..

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Israel asks U.S. for arms that could aid Iran strike

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has asked the United States for advanced "bunker-buster" bombs and refueling planes that could improve its ability to attack Iran's underground nuclear sites, an Israeli official said on Thursday. "Such a request was made" around the time of Israeli Prime Minister..

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PM reiterates commitment to peace, constitution writing

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai has said that all the political parties should be engaged rigorously to complete the peace and constitution writing processes by working day and night rather than seeking to extend the term of the Constituent Assembly yet again. He said the..

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Mashal flays decision to grant citizenship on descent

KATHMANDU: Nepal Communist Party (CPN)-Mashal has flayed the government's decision to provide  descent based citizenship to children who were born when either of their parents were not Nepalese. A press release issued by the party on  Friday further objected against the government's decision..

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Moon to visit Nepal

[caption id="attachment_383" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Maoist Chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal with United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki Moon (Left)"][/caption] KATHMANDU: Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki- Moon is to visit Nepal on April 27.  The meeting of the Lumbini..

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Band hits life in far-western districts

DHANGADI: General life conditions have been suffered a great setback on Friday due to band called by Rastriya Janamorcha on Friday. Transportation, academic institutions, industries and local markets remained shut since morning today. The band was called by the party demanding withdrawal of..

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Medical college found involved in smuggling

KATHMANDU: A medical college run ambulance has been detained by the police in Biratnagar on Thursday night while it was smuggling medicinal goods that were not cleared by the customs office. [caption id="attachment_378" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Nepal Medical College, Biratnagar,..

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PM assures CA Chair of timely constitution

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai has said that he has been firmly committed to adopt new constitution within coming May 27. At a meeting with Speaker Subas Nembang at Prime Minister's residence this morning, he informed about the talks being held with two main political..

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Nepalese Londoners felicitate lawmakers

London: Women lawmakers duo Tham Maya Magar and Parvati Thapa have been felicitated by Magar Sangh UK (MS-UK) on Sunday amid a special program organized by the association at a restaurant in Aldorsot. President of MS-UK Rtd. Major Kul Bahadur Thapa Magar felicitated the duo by wrapping them with..

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SRI LANKAN TAMILS SHOULD ENDORSE GOTABAYA GOVERNMENT Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Worldwide, Sri Lankan people are being complimented for exercising their franchise peacefully and with decorum during the recent Presidential election., Indian Prime..