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Is Nepal Heading For Political Instability Again..?

Merger of two political parties is not an easy proposition anywhere, more so in Nepal, where personalities, and ideologies matter. Though Communism is their basic core philosophy, the Maoist Centre, MC, and the Communist Party of Nepal -Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN -UML), the two parties that have come together as the Left Alliance to run the Himalayan country, have divergence in their moorings and approach to a host of issues. The result is irritants that refuse to fade away even after the two parties had reached a seven - point deal on merger in mid-February, and have been in the saddle for a while.

CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal would become the country’s prime minister on rotation
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Carrot for some and stick for others!

We clearly see the attitude of the West when it comes to telling the third or developing world of what it feels right or wrong.

Carrot for some and stick for others!
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Future Expects Tougher Times for Afghanistan

In the changing geopolitical scenario, President Trump’s Afghanistan policy signifies tougher times for an already fallen regime.

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Unwanted Intimacy: Weinstein Phenomenon haunts Nobel Body

The movement that began as #Metoo, involving female stars in the showbiz industry, who had been at the mercy of predatory top men in the field, shows no sign of abating. On the contrary, it is gathering momentum, leaving no organization being immune to the reach of its highly-agile tentacles.

Unwanted Intimacy: Weinstein Phenomenon haunts Nobel Body
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Sri Lanka committed to preventing financial crime: Mangala

Sr\ Sri Lanka has long identified the risk of financial crime as a priority area, given the country’s history in battling a sophisticated terror organization. A number of measures were taken over the years and the government is currently working on bringing on necessary amendments to some of the existing regulations with the objective of preventing financial crimes.

Sri Lanka committed to preventing financial crime: Mangala
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The Buddhist Way to Happiness

In his book “Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind”, Professor Harari states that Buddhists have studied systematically the causes of happiness and the essence of happiness, which is the reason for the growing interest in the scientific community, both in the philosophy and meditation practices in Buddhism.

The Buddhist Way to Happiness
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Havana oohnana...

All those music fans who were humming Luis Fonsi’s record breaking number ‘Despacito’ until now has started to show their interest in Camila Cabello’s catchy tune ‘Havana’ lately.

Camila Cabello
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Indian Ocean Crisis Management through Oceanography

Importance and relevance of oceans keep increasing every day due to land based resource scarcity, growing population rate and reduction of land mass due to rise in sea levels. Despite technological advances, 95% of the ocean remains unexplored.

Indian Ocean Crisis Management through Oceanography
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The Story Of Lalitha – plea for help

I first met Lalitha in 1998 when she was admitted to my ward (No 8) at the Sri Jayewardenapura General Hospital. She was 36 years of age, very poor, unmarried and living with her mother. Lalitha was suffering from a very serious condition of her gullet (the passage that takes food from the throat to the stomach). Her gullet had become very narrow and as such she could not swallow any food leading to wasting of her body and malnutrition. If the problem was not corrected, death would have been inevitable. I decided to operate on Lalitha to give her a new lease of life.

The Story Of Lalitha – plea for help
Lalitha has recovered from the operation and can eat and drink. But she has no food to eat. A sad plight indeed !
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Is Delhi serious to resolve Naga issue?

Exactly after one month of the NDPP-BJP-led PDA Government in Nagaland, the Government of India has come out with a statement that the territorial integrity of the NE States would not be compromised while settling the longstanding Naga political issue. Addressing a press conference at Guwahati on April 7, Union Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju said NSCN (IM) had already dropped their demand of sovereignty and other serious issues from their charter of demands.

Is Delhi serious to resolve Naga issue?
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