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दामोदर कोइराला – नागरिकहरूमा अन्तरनिहित अधिकार मध्ये नागरिकहरूले अफ्ना केही अधिकार कटौती गरी राज्यको अर्को तत्व, सरकार, लार्इ प्रत्यायोजन गरेका हुन्छन् । यही प्रत्यायोजित अधिकार प्रयोग गरी सरकारले अफ्ना नागरिकलार्इ विकास, समृद्धि तथा सुरक्षाको प्रत्याभूत गरेको हुन्छ । यसरी नागरिकले राज्यका तर्फबाट सुरक्षित रहन पाउने अधिकार राख्दछ ।

China in SAARC: Trouble for India!

By Iftikhar Gilani India may have taken solace in effectively isolating Pakistan at the recently concluded SAARC summit at Kathmandu by forcing a reluctant Islamabad into inking pacts on energy cooperation. However, the hush-hush tones of certain countries to pitch in for including China as a ninth member in the

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Why Tibet Remains The Core Issue In China-India Relations

By Brahma Chellaney Despite booming two-way trade, strategic discord and rivalry between China and India is sharpening. At the core of their divide is Tibet, an issue that fuels territorial disputes, border tensions and water feuds. Beijing says Tibet is a core issue for China. In truth, Tibet is the

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We’re Drinking WHAT?

By Martha Rosenberg You don't have to see a doctor to imbibe a witch's brew of prescriptions pills. Antibiotics and psychiatric, cholesterol, asthma, epilepsy and heart drugs are in many public drinking water systems says the Associated Press. Also found in drinking water is the toxic plastic, Bisphenol A. Some

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China Scores: What the United States Should Do Next

By Matthew Goodman and Ely Ratner China is back. Nearly two centuries after it lost its traditional place at the center of Asian affairs, Beijing has begun giving shape and substance to its renewed leadership on the regional stage. This was on full display at the recently concluded meeting of

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India’s Strategic Pivot To The Indo Pacific

By Dr. Subhash Kapila India’s “Strategic Pivot to the Indo Pacific” stands signified with the dramatic strategic and political outreach made by Prime Minister Modi during his recent visit to Australia and forging a substantial India-Australia Strategic Partnership. Fortuitously, with both India and Australia headed by two dynamic Prime Ministers,

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Obama’s Republic Day visit will be a disaster for India

By Rajeev Srinivasan I must admit I was startled by the news that US President Barack Obama has accepted the invitation to be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day 2015. This is quite out of character for both Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I had imagined that the

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The World Has China Wrong, Says Top Pentagon Adviser

By Joshua Philipp Military leaders in China are known for their outlandish plots. Due to the nature of their strange proposals, which are often coupled with highly aggressive undertones, many China experts write their claims off as little more than internal propaganda to rally the Chinese people. According to Michael

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China Makes Inroads Into India’s Backyard

At the SAARC summit in Nepal, China seeks deeper relationship with South Asian countries. By Shannon Tiezzi The 18th summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is underway in Kathmandu, Nepal. SAARC consists of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The prime ministers

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नेपाल, भारत र सार्क

सहमति पक्कै पनि सम्भव हुँदैन यदि नेपाल निर्माण र त्यसको निरन्तर स्वतन्त्रतासँग जोडिएको राजसंस्थाबारे वस्तुनिष्ठ तरिकाले सोचिएन भने। युवराज घिमिरे केही समयअघि नै भारतीय कूटनीतिज्ञले प्रधानमन्त्री सुशील कोइरालालाई सार्क शिखरपूर्व राजनीतिक मतभेदलाई ओझेलमा राख्न आग्रह गर्दै आएका थिए। उता सभामुख सुवास नेम्बाङले थप सक्रियता देखाउन थालेका थिए सहमतिका लागि। एमाओवादी

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सार्कको विकल्प प्रभावकारी सार्क

ध्रुवहरि अधिकारी दक्षिण एसियाको सन्दर्भमा हो, नेपाल फेरि एकपल्ट गुरुत्तर अभिभारा आफ्‍नो काँधमा हाल्दैछ । हुन त नेपालसित यसअघि दुर्इपटक (सन् १९८७ र २००२) सार्कको अध्यक्षता गरेको अनुभव छ, तर तीव्रगतिमा परिवर्तित सम–सामयिक विश्वपरिस्थितिमा १८ औँ शिखर सम्मेलनको माध्यमबाट प्राप्त हुनलागेको यो जिम्मेवारी चुनौतीयुक्त मानिनुपर्छ । सन् १९८५ मा स्थापना

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Up, down, round and round

By Maila Baje It looks like Ram Chandra Poudel has really had it with Pushpa Kamal Dahal. The Nepali Congress vice-president has almost begun attributing the nation’s precarious plight to the sordid mental faculties of Dahal, or something like that. At a personal level, Poudel probably resents Dahal for having

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पहिचानको राजनीतिका तीन आयाम

भरत दाहाल नेपालमा ‘परिचय’ का रुपमा बुझिने पदावलिलाई विश्व राजनीतिमा कतै ‘पहिचानवाद’ कतै ‘पहिचान’ र कतै ‘आदिवासीवाद’ का नामले पनि संबोधन गरिएको छ। यो विश्वव्यापी उभारका रुपमा रहेको सामाजिक प्रवृति हो। गएको शताब्दीको ८० को दशकदेखि चर्चा हुन थालेको यो पदावलि अब राजनीतिको एउटा रूप बनिसकेको छ। कतिपय नकारात्मक घटना

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सार्कमा चीन : कूटनीतिक दूरदृष्टि

दीपक गजुरेल — बेइजिङले 'सार्कमा मलाई पूर्ण सदस्यता चाहियो' भनेर परोक्षरूपमा बोल्नासाथ नेपालका लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्रवादी शासक वर्गमा र चर्चित विशेषज्ञहरूबीच देखापरेको मतभिन्नताले नेपालमा चीनको प्रभाव स्पष्ट पारिसक्यो। 'आउट सोर्सिङ' र 'प्रोजेक्ट ड्राइभिङ' जस्ता पुरातन रणनीतिले अब नेपालमा मात्र होइन, दक्षिण एसियाका कुनै पनि मुलुकमा कूटनीति चल्नेवाला छैन। 'इन्डियन ओसन इज

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