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विगतका गल्ती सच्याऊ

युवराज घिमिरे — त्यो ०६३ वैशाख ११ गतेको घोषणा (राजा ज्ञानेन्द्र शाह) जेठ ४ को प्रतिनिधिसभाका निर्णय र अनि ०६५ जेठ १५ को संविधानसभाको पहिलो निर्णय पुनरावलोकन 'समीक्षा तथा 'करेक्सन' बिना सम्भव छैन। फागुन ७ गतेको सन्देशमा पूर्वराजा ज्ञानेन्द्र शाहले राजनीतिक दलहरूलाई एउटा अवसर दिए, उनकै विरोधका नाममा भए पनि

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Nepal-India Relations: Restructuring Historic Ties

By Dwarika N Dhungel — The relationship between Nepal and India is at a turning point since the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal. The second country he visited during the fi rst three months of his tenure was signifi cant because for over 17 years, there was

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Sino-India relations in the Modi era

By Du Xiaojun On May 26, 2014, Narendra Modi became Prime Minister of India. In the 200 or so days that have followed, he has visited Bhutan, Nepal, Japan, the US and Australia. He has not yet visited China, but Sino-India relations dominate Modi's diplomacy, and China is both a

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Is the Buddha Smiling on Narendra Modi’s India?

By Dileep Padgaonkar NEW DELHI -- Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi seldom speaks in Parliament, and also refrains from interacting with the Indian media, the only source one can turn to in order to appraise his record in office are his own words and actions and, no less significant, his

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China’s Sea Activity Puts Region On Edge

By Reuters NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is speeding up a navy modernization program and leaning on its neighbors to curb Chinese submarine activity in the Indian Ocean, as nations in the region become increasingly jittery over Beijing's growing undersea prowess. Just months after a stand-off along the disputed border

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Chinese pressure blocked Modi’s Lumbini visit

By Jayadeva Ranade China's increasing influence over Nepal resulted in the derailing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Lumbini during his visit to that country for the SAARC summit. Many political parties in Nepal, ostensibly prompted by domestic political considerations, opposed PM Modi's visit to the pilgrimage sites of

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Modi among the pigeons

By Yubaraj Ghimire The 18th Saarc summit came and went, with a call for deeper integration of South Asia for peace and prosperity. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message that scepticism and cynicism should be transformed into hope explains the regional body’s poor implementation record for the last three decades.

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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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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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India to Join Opposition protest in Nepal !?

By Telegraph Nepal India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in line with the British imperial policy espoused by first Indian Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru claims that his country possesses special right to interfere in the internal matters of Nepal. This time the interference will be on religious ground. Nehru habits

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Modi Must Work to Transform South Asia

By Shyam Saran When talk turns to Saarc among South Asian and foreign politicians, diplomats, businessmen and academics, there is usually a note of cynicism and even derison in their comments. Saarc has become a byword for successive high sounding summit declarations which rarely get translated into concrete measures on

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China encroached Indian territory: Indian Home Minister

By Press Trust of India India on Thursday said that repeated incursions by Chinese troops into its territory “do not augur well” for maintaining cordial bilateral ties and accused China of illegally occupying Aksai Chin. Addressing an election rally in Leh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said that several development

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