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    A wealth of opportunities for Nepal

    by Sofia Pale | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2017

    NEPAL is a small country in the Himalayas squeezed between India and China. These two Asian giants have long been vying for Nepal. Though, traditionally, India was considered Nepal’s key partner, lately China has been gaining foothold in this country...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2017

    THE mess havildar has been supplying you with food on credit from the suppliers who are now reluctant to advance any more credit...

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    Govt mustn’t extend life span of CNG autos

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2017

    When thousands of CNG-powered vehicles operate with run-down cylinders, the slightest possibility of extending their lifespan is a worrying development on government’s part...

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    Govt apathy to high migration cost unacceptable

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2017

    THE government’s apparent inaction about the allegation that recruiting agencies force outbound workers to pay exorbitant fees is unacceptable...

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    Nagaland and the fight for women’s quota

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    NAGALAND, in north-east India, is the only state where there has been sustained opposition to the 33 per cent reservation for women to participate in public office, a policy which has been implemented across India...

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    Propaganda, fake news, and media lies

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    THE expansion of public relations and propaganda firms inside news systems in the world today has resulted in a deliberate form of news management...

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    Brussels, NATO, and the globalists: in total disarray

    by Phil Butler | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    THE EU, NATO, and the western alliance have utterly failed the people of eastern Europe. The unrequited love of former Soviet bloc nations is slowly turning to scorn...

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    Portrait of a Muslim home in shadow of rising BJP colossus

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    IT WAS a spectacular celebration. The beating of drums, sprinkling of colours, group songs, dancing continued well after dusk...

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    Early steps needed to reduce drowning deaths

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    DROWNING has alarmingly remained for long ‘a silent killer’ of children in the country...

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    Govt must put in more efforts to enforce fare chart

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    ESPECIALLY every time gas prices are increased and generally round-the-year, transports, particularly CNG-run auto-rickshaws, in Dhaka charge passengers higher than what the government sets in fare charts to ease the sufferings of people and to head off any trouble centring on the fare...

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