Stories By ' john narayan parajuli'
After plunging to historic lows with the imposition of the blockade last year, Nepal-India ties are improving, albeit gradually. The crisis of confidence seen in the bilateral relations has hopefully forced both sides to initiate a fresh look at the nature and modality of bilateral engagement between the two countries.
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A member of World Bank-led Multi Donors Trust Fund (MDTF), which administers over $500 million fund to support the housing grant for the earthquake affected households, has indicated that they would oppose any effort by the government to renegotiate the current arrangement to provide phased housing grant.
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Led by a former ideologue of the Maoist party that waged the decade-long insurgency, leaders and activists of the Naya Shakti Nepal formalised their nascent political movement into a party on Sunday amid an oath administered en masse by Baburam Bhattarai at Dashrath Stadium.
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Last several months have revealed much about the state of our bureaucracy, the permanent government. While everyone usually blames politicians for being inept—and they are, often our bureaucrats get away by just blaming the politicians.
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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa has said that he will issue a formal rebuttal to the statement delivered by India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the Indian parliament.
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The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) is all set to hand out a Nepal contract to an Indian wing of global consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),
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