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Indra P. Adhikari
This month, it has been a haste schedule for both Bhutanese refugees and their protecting guardian UNHCR chief in Nepal Abraham ABRAHAM but with two different objectives.
The first media conference of the Bhutanese journalists taking asylum in Nepal for the last 17 years has concluded in Damak on October 20 adopting 9-point 'Declaration de Exile'.
Celebrations for Prashant's victory in the Indian Idol contest did not limit to this hometown rather extended far beyond his country. The sensations made residents of eastern Nepal and Kathmandu wild.
The political parties say the king is hated, yet he has become the most talked about person in Nepal, indicating that the king still occupies a major influence in national politics.
Months after the Maoists activated their former militias as the youth wing under the banner of Young Communist League to heighten pressure on the Nepali Congress, PM GP Koirala evoked a stern warning
The story of transition goes together. Lets see who will win the race!
The unity the Parties and Maoists built during the movement against direct rule of the king must also be reflected now to make the transitional period smooth.
It took almost 10 years for them to force the king out and almost a year to make a leap ahead for a seat in the government. They did it, but without being erased from the US 'terrorists' list.
The remarks of the Bhutanese prime minister regarding Bhutanese refugees are the last resort of the Druk regime to escape from its illegal and inhuman activities that it carried out during the early 1990s.
Execution of Saddam Hussein sparked dissent in Nepal: government, parties and other organisations condemned the action blaming extremism of inhumanity of the American suppression.
Needless to say, the unfolding political changes in Nepal are a good example for world experts to resolve internal civil war if agreement reached is successfully implemented.
Bhutanese refugees want to go back to their country after nearly two decades of exiled life in Nepal but the international community, especially the US, Canada and the UN refugee agency do not want them to.
Rigorous discussions on issues like restructuring of the state, accountability, transparent justice, interim constitution, development and rebuilding of the state and more are needed.