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Headline
The army and the Maoists are engaged in a lethal arms race.
NAVIN SINGH KHADKA

Nation
Over-stretched and plagued by past mistakes, the national airline struggles to pull out of a nosedive.
PRAGYA SHRESTHA

After the battle, Khimdi still lies deserted, the villagers forced to live in the forest.
Netra KC in KHIMDI, KAILALI


The Maoist strategy to go east has suffered setbacks.
DAMBAR KRISHNA SHRESTHA in ILAM

When the social fabric is in tatters, it is only a small step away from civil militia to death squads, private armies, vigilantes and warlordism.
SEIRA TAMANG

Domestic Brief





History
One hundred years ago, Nepal's Rana rulers were so impressed by Japan's process of modernisation that they looked upon it as a role model.
KUMAR BASNET in TOKYO

"Prison is a relief."

Nepali Society

Interview
Mohan Khanal-general manager Royal Nepal Airlines

Culture
Take the guesswork out of gift giving with these great finds.
TRISHNA GURUNG

Nepali Christians prepare for Christmas.
SRADDHA BASNYAT

Update

Book Worm

 
EDITORIAL

COLUMNS
State Of The State
by CK LAL
False premises

Economic Sense
by ARTHA BEED
What’s cooking

Here And There
by DANIEL LAK
Vale of Forgetfulness and Unreality

Under My Hat
by KUNDA DIXIT
100 years of flying around aimlessly

LETTERS

FROM THE NEPALI PRESS


 
SPECIAL

Travel Nepal

Madesh Special



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