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India visit current now and focused on repair job

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: Prime Minister K P Oli is flying to New Delhi finally on what is now a five day affair on February 19. It has come to light while the Indian side was trying to cut it two days, the same has been turned into a five-day visit on the insistence of PM Oli. He will be flying on..

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India merely going to wrest the lost initiative Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

KATHMANDU: With the visit of Prime Minister K P Oli to India coming nearer and nearer what has come under more scrutiny and analysis is: Did India benefit from the blockade on Nepal? The answer is a screeching no, given how the step has flared up anti-Indian feeling in Nepal than ever before in..

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PM shuffles India visit with the one to China on the cards soon Monday, February 15th, 2016

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: Prime Minister K P Oli has shown every promise of being made of sterner stuff now in full demo in dealing with traditional tormentor in the garb of friend, India. He has only on Sunday come out saying that he will be visiting China once he comes back from his upcoming..

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Dr finally finds politics is racing in his blood Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: Congress party is only days away from its convention and it is undergoing a churning as never before in recent history. Putting it in vocabulary of power politics, it is in the verge of striking alliance that could leave everyone in the party front line who is anyone as..

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NC General Convention Inaugural session at Open Theatre

KATHMANDU: The inaugural ceremony of the 13th general convention of the Nepali Congress would take place at the Open Theater while the closed session will be held at Bhrikutimandap. A meeting of office-bearers, central members available in Kathmandu and different 13 committees formed for the..

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Expect Oli to stand the ground given the tempo Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: With the nation behind him foursquare and tempo rising, Prime Minister K P Oli has all the chances of holding the ground and putting forth Nepalese point of view in talk with his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Under changing dynamics when the Chinese side..

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Discussion positive to address UDMF demands Friday, February 12th, 2016

KATHMANDU: A positive discussion was held regarding addressing the demands of agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front in a meeting among major political parties and UDMF. Leaders of both sides stressed on the need that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli should go to India visit only after resolving..

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Will Oli tell Modi to leave Nepal alone as Indian gift

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: Prime Minister K P Oli is travelling to New Delhi on February 19 in what is his first visit abroad. It was initially said that he would travel to Beijing, making a departure from tradition followed by Nepalese leaders once elected to the top executive post. Had he decided..

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No compromise on national interest with India: Nepal PM Thursday, February 11th, 2016

KATHMANDU, (IANS): Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Thursday asserted that he will not compromise with India against national interest during his visit to the southern neighbour later this month. "I will make sure that Nepal's sovereignty, independence, freedom, geographical integrity,..

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Congress core has a lead rallying figure in K B

STAFF WRITER, KATHMANDU: Sushil Koirala left this world an upright man never compromising over "nation, nationalism and democratic socialism" much like his Sandaju BP. Someone who perhaps knew what he can expect by chasing nationalist agenda he had famously said " I know". The instance whereby he..

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KB could be reinforcement material Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

STAFF WRITER, KATHMANDU: The sudden demise of Sushil Koirala has jolted the party mainstream in ways that demands equally impeccable reinforcement if the outfit expects to uphold its very identity in tune with history. Congress party is certainly at the crossroads at a point of time when the..

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Sushil Koirala was a true blue party soldier

KATHMANDU: Sushil Koirala left this world in much the same way he lived his life: quietly. Only difference being it was a loud quiet in the sense that someone who had both the ears and the back of his elder cousins B P and later G P Koirala, he was the most heard man in the Congress party. Thrown..

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Ethnic Protesters in Nepal Withdraw Border Blockade, Strike Monday, February 8th, 2016

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU, (AP): The main ethnic group that's been protesting for months over Nepal's new constitution is ending its border blockade and general strike, bringing relief to the Himalayan nation severely short of fuel, medicine and other supplies. The United Democratic Madhesi..

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Prime Minister KP Oli To Visit India On February 19

NEW DELHI: After months of strain in bilateral ties, Nepal's Prime Minister KP Oli would visit India on February 19, his first foreign trip after assuming office, during which the two sides would seek to rejuvenate age-old warmth between them. Official sources said India hopes Oli's engagement..

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BP? Who was he? Here’s New Age leader for you! Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: Congress party is meeting for its general convention later this month. An event that follows a gargantuan organization churning, the quadrennial affair is suppose to be ending with ideological message and future agenda. Which is to say those who are at the forefront of..

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Truth be told, Delhi effects flip flop on tarai pot pro tem Saturday, February 6th, 2016

STAFF WRITER, KATHMANDU: Finding that agitation could push Nepal into deeper and meaningful ties with China, the Indian side has prevailed on the tarai outfits to call off what was petering off as a farcical political stunt. If that was to be a scenario, the Indian side would find itself in..

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