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Headline
Girija Koirala has decided the time has come to cut and cut cleanly. The big question is when will he do it, and who's next?
KUNDA DIXIT

Nation
If the men on the frontlines get an impression that they are fighting to preserve a system that is not responsive to their needs and leaders who are corrupt, then Army deployment will be doomed even before it starts.
GYAN JUNG THAPA

Kathmandu Valley is turning into a refugee camp for people fleeing both the Maoists and the police from insurgency-affected areas.
HEMLATA RAI

Maoist threats to private schools have hardened the position of the moderate left as well, even though party cadre send their own children to private schools.
HEMLATA RAI

BINOD BHATTARAI

The pradhan mantri and the pradhan senapati can't figure out who is supposed to take orders from whom. The answer is clear: neither.
PUSKAR BHUSAL

Technology
JOHN NAUGHTON

Arts

Literature
Driven by Inspiration
MANJUSHREE THAPA

Sports
Young Malika Rana wants to be a tennis star.
ALOK TUMBAHANGPHEY

Gold medal-winning Tika Bogati's hopes of coaching young marathoners may be dashed by the NSC.
ALOK TUMBAHANGPHEY


Leisure
Kathmandu valley is alive with the sounds of nibbling, tasting and downright chomping in at least 12 languages.
DUBBY BHAGAT


Business
The annual Kathmandu book fair, beginning Friday, will be the biggest ever.
SALIL SUBEDHI

Culture
We need to remember that the Buddha was a radical and a reformer.
RAJENDRA S KHADKA

A completely serious and learned survey of Swayambhu by a foreign agency has concluded that the number of monkeys always remains the same.
DESMOD DOIG

Domestic Brief







Book Worm




 
EDITORIAL

COLUMNS
State Of The State
by CK LAL
In a state of statelessness

Economic Sense
by ARTHA BEED
Tea time

Here And There
by DANIEL LAK
Serendipitous lessons

Under My Hat
by KUNDA DIXIT
Aunty Agnes

LETTERS
RNAC

FROM THE NEPALI PRESS

BIZ NEWS


 
SPECIAL

Travel Nepal

Madesh Special



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