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Archive for December, 2011


Brazil opens its embassy in Nepal

Brazil has opened its residential embassy in Nepal 35 years after the establishment of diplomatic relations witj Nepal. The Embassy of Brazil is located at Chundevi, Maharjgunj in the capital. Brazil has assigned Marcos Borges Duport Ribeiro as its resident ambassador to Nepal. Ribeiro is the first resident ambassador of Brazil to Nepal. With this, […]

Deal signed with Samyukta Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha

The government and an agitating armed group in Tarai, Samyukta Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha led by Pawan group reached a four-point agreement here on Saturday. The agreement was reached between the government talks team coordinated by Minister for Peace and Reconstruction, Satya Pahadi, and Morcha leader, Prahlad Giri also known as Pawan. As per the […]

Gachchhadar back from China trip

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar returned home on Friday after completing a six-day official visit to China. Talking to reporters upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Friday night, Deputy Prime Minister Gachchhadar said he discussed matters relating to security and mutual interest and concern with his Chinese counterpart . […]

Bilateral agreements with China

Bilateral agreement on various issues including tourism promotion was signed between the visiting delegation led by Deputy Secretary of the Government of Tibet Autonomous Region of China, Liang Jiyangping and the Nepali delegation here on Friday. The Chinese delegation arrived on 24 December for the fifth meeting of the Nepal-China (Tibet) Joint Tourism Coordination Committee. […]

United UML?

The Standing Committee meeting of the CPN (UML) on Friday unanimously approved the party’s ‘internal unity consolidation proposal’ presented by party President Jhalanath Khanal. The meeting concluded at the party’s central office Madannagar, Balkhu discussed on the proposal tabled by the party chairman before the approval, said party Secretary Shankar Pokharel after the meeting. The […]

Step away from paradise

Brittany Searle reviews Thomas Shor’s new book “What would have happened is Lewis Carol proclaimed the reality of wonderland? What if he had gathered a following and launched an expedition?”- Thomas K. Shor. Written by Thomas K. Shor, A Step Away From Paradise tells the story of ‘crazy’ Lama Tulshuk Lingpa who led 300 people […]

No group entry of Madhesi communities into NA, yet

The Supreme Court has issued an interim order to the government to not implement its decision to start group entry of Madhesi communities in the Nepal Army (NA) on Moday. A single bench of Justice Baijanath Upadhyay issued the stay order after conducting a hearing on the writ petition filed by Chure Bhawar Rastriya Party, […]