Stories By 'Deepak Thapa'
The recent announcement à la President Trump by Energy Minister Kamal Thapa via Twitter that the government had decided to scrap the agreement with the Chinese-government-owned China Gezhouba Group to build the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project continues to make waves.
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Wit parliamentary and provincial elections looming on the near horizon, the country is beginning to get a sense that the long period of political transition is finally coming to an end.
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The country was taken by surprise with the sudden announcement a couple of weeks ago of an alliance between the UML and the Maoist Centre.
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It is more or less universally accepted that Karl Marx is without doubt the one person who has had the greatest influence on the social sciences.
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It says a lot about the state of our country that the headline-grabbing news a few days ago was that those convicted of corruption (and various other crimes) would not be allowed to contest the upcoming federal and provincial elections.
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There are many distinctions Sher Bahadur Deuba can be credited with: some positive, many negative. On the plus side, it was during his second stint in 2001-02 that he established the national commissions for women and Dalits, outlawed the practice of untouchability,
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