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From The Hindu (July 2, 2010) Over the past month, Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal kept his cards close to his chest, even as the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) and parts of the Nepali intelligentsia accused him of being power-hungry and wanting to remain in the prime minister’s seat. On 30 June, he
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नागरिक दैनिक (जेठ २६, २०६७) बाट संविधानसभाको म्याद एक वर्ष थप्ने क्रममा भएको गोप्य समझदारी र लिखित तीनबुँदे सहमतिको व्याख्यामै राष्ट्रव्यापी रूपमा समय र ऊर्जा खर्च भइरहेको छ। राष्ट्रिय विचार निर्माणकर्ता विश्लेषकहरू फेरि पनि कुहिरोबीच बाटो देखाउने नभई आफैं कुहिरो उत्पादन गर्नमा व्यस्त देखिन्छन्। बौद्धिक क्षेत्रले हात बाँधेर बस्दा गोप्य समझदारी तथा लिखित सहमतिबारे सर्वसाधारण
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From Outlook India (May10, 2010) From the outside, it is mesmerising to see India’s national media concentrating on cricket while turning a blind eye, relatively speaking, to earth-shaking episodes at the margins. Over the last month, readers and viewers were served up the Sania-Shoaib betrothal and the IPL controversy. Between these bookends came the Dantewada
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नागरिक दैनिक (बैशाख १६, २०६७) बाट मुलुकभन्दा आफ्नो दलप्रति बढी बफादारी हुनु एनेकपा (माओवादी) नेतृत्वको विशेषता देखिएको छ। तर आफ्नो दलको भन्दा बढी आफ्नो निजी स्थान र प्रभाव यथावत् राख्न केही कसुर नछोड्ने विशेषता अध्यक्ष पुष्पकमल दाहालको देखिएको छ। १८ वैशाख ‘मई दिवस’को अवसर पारेर छेडिएको सडकबाट सत्ता कब्जाको अभियान माओवादी दलको दूरगामी स्वास्थ्य तथा
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From The Kathmandu Post (3 November, 2009) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has gone out of his way in his report submitted to the Security Council on Oct. 26 to call for a national unity government in Nepal. That may have been beyond his responsibilities. But that is what the Nepali political players and civil
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From The Hindu (April 17, 2006) ALL OVER the subcontinent, every day, the most disadvantaged fall through the cracks. They are pummelled by the forces of state, market or feudalism. For the middle class, the political parties, or those linked to the state there is recourse although it may not be always available or efficiently
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From Counterpunch (March 31, 2005) Struggling for Nepal’s Future King Gyanendra has taken the people of Nepal on a disastrous course, using the excuse of fighting an insurgency to compromise democracy. Nepali society must be returned to complete democratic rule, which also provides the only means to tackle the raging rebellion and promote social and
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From The Hindu (Feb 03, 2005) WHEN KING Gyanendra of Nepal sacked the Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba, and began direct rule on February 1, 2005, he said he did so under a constitutional provision that enjoins the monarchy to uphold and protect the Constitution. While he repeated many times his commitment to constitutional monarchy
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From Outlook India (April 17, 2000) Just as Kargil was India’s first television war, the taking of Indian Airlines flight IC 814 was the first hijack drama of the satellite age, and the channels exploited it to the hilt. And even as the plane circled over Amritsar in the very first leg of the extended
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From The Rising Nepal (September 22, 1972) – Courtesy MPP Archive Half a century ago Rana Prime Minister Chandra Sumshere built for himself a summer resort at Godavari, a place tucked away in the extreme south-east corner of the Kathmandu Valley. He, like everybody else who has been there, was enchanted by Godavari which offers
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