Stories By 'BINOJ BASNYAT'
The people have expressed themselves clearly that they are for development, job opportunity, reconciliation and prosperity by voting for the Left Alliance composed of the CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Centre) over the democrats led by the Nepali Congress.
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Election violence usually occurs in countries that are transitioning to democracy. Following the successful completion of the local elections which were held after a gap of two decades and the first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections on November 26, Nepalis will vote in the second phase on December 7.
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The evolution in geo-politics both north and south of the Himalayas is perceptible and will intensify in the years to come. Nepal, in a strategically important position, will be greatly affected by these changes in regional politics.
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Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s visit to India occurred about the same time as the announcement by President Donald Trump of US policy on Afghanistan and South Asia, the China-India standoff at Doklam and Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang’s visit to Nepal.
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The recent rise in tensions between China and India over Doklam has reawakened discussions on this long-standing issue.
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Nepal must be prepared to face a national security issue. Is the country prepared for a crisis that may be inevitable? Cheerful news stories in the media about a rise in Gross Domestic Product and the country securing the third position in the Sustainable Development Goals index among South Asian countries have brought smiles all around, but a close look at reality proves disturbing.
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