Stories By 'CK LAL'
Nay Pyi Taw—the artificiality of the city is the most striking feature of the capital of Myanmar.
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Irony took an overdose of sleeping pills in the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration when it requested the Public Service Commission (PSC) to fill vacant posts disregarding constitutional provisions of inclusion, all in the name of strengthening federalism and devolution.
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Biratnagar—up till the mid-1970s, school textbooks described this town as the industrial capital of Nepal. The other identifier given to the settlement was equally illustrious.
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One of the surest signs of ageing is when the past begins to look exciting, the present seems dreary and the future appears bleak. Optimism reigned supreme when the first Constituent Assembly decided to abolish the 240-year-old Shah Monarchy and declared Nepal to be a Federal Democratic Republic on May 28, 2008.
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