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Indian President to be offered letter of civic felicitation in three languages

Janakpurdham, Nov 2: The letter of civic felicitation to be presented to President of India Pranab Mukherjee by the people of Janakpur has been prepared in three languages—Nepali, English and Maithili. The Indian President who is presently on a three

Nepal developing into transit hub for drugs smuggling

(Kiran Bhattarai) Kathmandu, Sept 7: With a steady rise in the number of drugs abusers every year in Nepal, the number of people arrested on the charge of its smuggling is noticeably increasing of late in the country. The statics

Expectations from exchange of high-level visits between Nepal and its neighbours

RSS COMMENTARY -By Narayan Prasad Ghimire Kathmandu, August 31:The three-major-party meeting held Tuesday for the first time after the formation of the government under the leadership of CPN (Maoist-Centre) ended inconclusively. Rather, it saw exchange of heated words between the

Right to Information: Rhetoric or Reality ?

RSS COMMENTARY -By Krishna Sapkota Kathmandu, Aug. Right to Information (RTI) is one of the 31 fundamental rights enshrined by the Constitution of Nepal (2015). Article 27 of the Constitution has bestowed citizen the right to access information on any

Nepal into the records book of Rio Olympics 2016

RSS COMMENTARY -By Manoj Karki Kathmandu, Aug. Olympic Games, held in the interval of four years, are best known for creating and breaking records by individual athletes and the participating countries. Rio Olympics 2016 hence was no exception. Jamaican athlete

Free dialysis service finally comes into force, but patients decry ceiling

RSS COMMENTARY –By Pabitra Guragain Kathmandu, Aug 20: “Life has been painful for me. I can neither live a healthy life nor let myself to die.” These were the words of Binita Oli, 31, from Ota VDC of Ropla, a

Resolving issues concerning Madhes; so near and yet so far

RSS COMMENTARY –By Pritam Bhattarai KATHMANDU, Aug 17: One of the major reasons that CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal gave for a change in the leadership of the government was to address the long-standing issues concerning the Madhesh

Yet another pall of political uncertainty as parties spar on local body restructuring

RSS COMMENTARY -By Deepraj Sanyal Kathmandu, Aug 13: The restructuring of the local bodies has become a new bone of contention among the political parties of late. Many people had hoped the country would get a political outlet with the

Gender in War to Peace Transition in Nepal

RSS COMMENTARY -By Manoj Karki Kathmandu, Aug 10: If news reports as of this hour are anything to go by, the CPN (Maoist Centre) that is presently leading the government in Nepal will not have a female member representative in

Shrinking civic space in policy making a matter of serious concern

RSS COMMENTARY –Narayan Prasad Ghimire KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The National Mass Communications Policy recently introduced and endorsed by the government has led to debates and discussions among the stakeholders. It is now being scrutinized from all concerned quarters to check