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Oli to claim PM's post in Nepal

Two months after the successful conclusion of parliamentary elections, Nepal's largest party CPN-UML on Wednesday picked its Chairman K.P. Sharma Oli as the next Prime Minister of the country.

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Prachanda's second innings

Pushpa Kamal Dahal, alias Prachanda, will be returning as Nepal’s prime minister after 87 months.

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Geopolitics of regime change

Government change is normal in parliamentary democracies. Nepalis have seen two dozen governments in 25 years, so they are used to it. This time, the UML’s KP Oli is out and Pushpa Kamal Dahal of the CPN (Maoist-Centre) is back in. The Indian media and Indian diplomats have been portraying this regime change in Nepal as being in India’s national interest. If true, this is unfortunate for Nepal’s sovereignty and independence.  
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Cholera scare

According to a weekly bulletin released by the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division of the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital at Teku (popularly known as Teku Hospital), 10 new cases have tested positive there and at Patan Hospital, Lalitpur.

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Let's stop blaming and start building

Following the promulgation of the republican constitution from the historic Constituent Assembly, the nation had expected the onset of overall positive progress.

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India is paying a price for losing its grasslands

Wiry shrubs and clumps of brown-green fill the semi-arid landscape of Kutch in western India. Many of these patches have, over the years, made way for "more productive" agricultural land. This greening of "wasteland" is, however, degrading a precious and largely ignored ecosystem -- the grasslands. And, as a result,

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IMF expects India's role in Indo-Pacific region to expand

The International Monetary Fund expects India's role in the Indo-Pacific region's development to continue to expand because of its robust growth, but it has to carry out more trade refor...

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