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Demand for Gorkhaland: What Is It and Why?

NIRMANSANCHAR, KATHMANDU || The basic point about Gorkhaland is IDENTITY and NOT DEVELOPMENT. You should be very clear at the outset, that bringing in the talk of DEVELOPMENT in the way of IDENTITY is to DEVIATE from the core issue and to OVERSIMPLIFY and GENERALIZE the issues that the Gorkhas are trying t...

Nominations conclude for May 14 polls

Nirman Sanchar// With nominations filed in three provinces—3, 4 and 6—the country on Tuesday headed to the first phase of local elections, first in two decades, scheduled for May 14. Candidates in 34 districts of the three provinces are vyi...

Nominations for first phase of local polls today

Nirman Sanchar// Confirming that it has completed all the preparations, the Election Commission (EC) has called the political parties and people to nominate their candidates on Tuesday for the first phase of the local level elections scheduled for May 14. With the nomination of candidates, the country will ...

Impeachment motion against CJ sparks protest

Nirman sanchar, KTM// People from various walks of life and representatives of some political parties on Monday marched along the Capital streets to protest against two major ruling parties’ move of filing an impeachment motion against the chief justice. As ...

Nepal Earthquake 2015: Post Disaster Needs Assessment - Executive Summary

Nirman Media Network:: It is the summary of need Assesment of Gorkha Earth Quake-2015, prepared by govenment of Nepal. Background: Nepal is...

Nepal gets coloured as people celebrate Holi

Nirman sanchar|| Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated in various parts of the nation including the Kathmandu Valley and hilly regions on Sunday. ...

India should apologise for Kanchanpur incident: Oli

Nirman Sanchar/Chitwan|| CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Saturday has said Indian side should apologise for the Kanchanpur incident in which Nepali citizen was killed in a fatal shooting by Indian security force. Addressing the mass rally organised ...

An Ancient Nepal : Documentary film by Toni Hagen

Nirma Sanchar/ A documentary filmed in Nepal between 1950 and 1958 Ancient Nepal’ the word itself speaks about the history of Nepal or how Nepal was back then. Hindu mythologies ruled the ancient Nepal where truth, justice, and he...

Mutually beneficial cooperation won’t change due to change of guard in Nepal, says China

NIRMAN SANCHAR/ China on Tuesday expressed hope that all political parties in Nepal put national interest first and worked for stability, after the landlocked country’s prime minister resigned, nine months after coming to power, according to Reuters. ...

Nepal side broaches 1950 treaty at first EPG meet

Nirman Sanchar, KATHMANDU : As the first meeting of the Eminent Persons' Group (EPG) from Nepal and India began in Kathmandu on Monday, the much talked-about Peace and Friendship Treaty of 1950 was entered as part of its agenda. EPG members from Nepal introduced issues related to the treaty on the first day of the two-day meeting, during the general discussions on bilat...

Pokhara on top of Forbes magazine's cheapest tourism destination list

11 Jun, 2016/RSS. The world famous Forbes Magazine has published the list of 20 best value cities for budget travelers placing Pokhara of Nepal at the top. According to US Nepal Chamber of Commerce Vice-President Bed Kharel, the list published by the Forbes magazine would play significant role to attract tourists. The Forbe...

Nepal Earthquake:Glimps of the Past

RECAP: Rescue crews were racing to pull survivors from the rubble this evening after a powerful earthquake struck Nepal, even as officials said the death toll had soared over 2,100. The earthquake hit about 50 miles northwest of the capital of Kathmandu just before noon local time, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The magnitude-7.8 quake toppled temples and triggered an avalanche on Mt. Everest. At least 2,10...

MILLIONAIRE CHAUDHARY’S BIOGRAPHY RELEASED IN ENGLISH

An English version of billionaire Binod Chaudhary’s autobiography—“Binod Chaudhary: My Life”—has was released on Monday. The Nepali version was released in 2013, covering Chaudhary’s life—from a student to a leading business tycoon who took Nepali business to global-level. The English version of the book also includes Chaudhary’s life after 2013, which the Nepali version does not ...

Veteran Musician Amber Gurung Hospitalised

Nirmansanchar.com/  Veteran musician and former Vice Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Music and Drama, Amber Gurung, has been hospitalised on Thursday, 6th of Phalgun, after sudden deterioration of his health. A patient of Parkinson’s disease and Diabetes, Gurung suffered head injury after he suddenly fell down that morning at his residence and was rushed to Grande International Hospital. ...

Lost in Transition by Kulchandra Gautam

'Lost in Transition: Rebuilding Nepal from Maoist Mayhem and Mega Earthquake', a book penned by former senior official of the United Nations Kul Chandra Gautam, was launched at Nepalaya in the capital, on Saturday. Below are excerpts from the book. Kofi Annan on Madi incident Although Nepal was not a high priority among the many international crises Secretar...

Aircraft crashes near Indian capital, 10 dead

- Reuters, NEW DELHI An aircraft crashed into a wall and burst into flames on the outskirts of the Indian capital, New Delhi, on Tuesday, killing all 10 people on board, officials said. The Super King plane, chartered by the Border Security Force, was heading to the eastern city of Ranchi when it crashed shortly after taking off, a spokesman for the security force said. Most of those on board were technicians. The ca...

BACKCHANNEL EFFORTS TO CARRY TALKS FORWARD

27 Nov, 2015- After several formal attempts to negotiate a deal on the Madhes crisis failed to yield results, an “informal” exercise to narrow down the differences has begun with a cross-party panel holding backchannel negotiations, according to political leaders. The talks team led by UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who also heads the High-level Political Committee formed to deal with political issues, h...

SLMM lawmakers chant slogans at Parliament, meet postponed until Nov 26

22 Nov, 2015- The meeting of the Legislature Parliament has been postponed following the protest of Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) lawmakers on Sunday. The SLMM lawmakers surrounded the rostrum and chanted slogans after house speaker Onsari Gharti Magar refused to grant time to Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party lawmaker Sarbendra Nath Shukla after Madhes-based NC lawmakers refused to take their seats demanding answers from the P...

All political forces should stand at same place: Leader Khanal

nirmansanchar 22 Nov, 2015- Senior leader of the CPN-UML, Jhalanath Khanal, has said that all political forces should be united for the resolution of the problems including unannounced border blockade. Responding to a query of media persons today at the Legislature-Parliament premises regarding the Tarai-Madhes agitation and border blockade imposed by India, leader Khanal said that there was no alternative to move ahead...