Published on: Feb 09, 2019
A business always involves some risk, small or big. A bureaucrat needs to take at least some risk while making a business decision. But, there is a big threat against the bureaucrats the Commission for Investigation for Abuse of Authority (CIAA) may charge the decision maker if the outcome goes otherwise.
By Dr. Rudra Sharma | Feb 09, 2019
Castleford had had opencast coalmines since Roman times, and in times before everyone had a vote and power was concentrated in the hands of a few, they provided a convenient place to send those people who had displeased the ruling elite by opposing the actions of their ‘class’ or refusing to ‘swear the oath’ or go to church on Sundays, along with their families.
By Greta Rana | Feb 09, 2019
Three years may be a very short period of time to show tangible changes. But implementing ‘Building Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Capacity of CSOs in Agriculture and Forest Sectors (BICAS)’, Practical Action has shown that it can make a difference. If a project is implemented, looking at the requirements of people in the local context, nothing seems to be impossible. In the three years, BICAS has not only reduced poverty but also reduced the number of migrating population by way of providing sustainable livelihood options in the villages
By A Correspondent | Feb 10, 2019
Walking around Kathmandu is becoming increasingly hazardous due to the simplest task of breathing being made difficult by the appalling air pollution. Nepal’s air quality is ranked as the worst out of 180 countries, according to the 2018 Environmental Performance Index, with a score of 3.94 where 0=worst and 100=best. For the residents of Kathmandu, this may not come as a surprise and as more people gain awareness and realise the harmful effects of air pollution, Nepal’s government must do all to tackle this issue immediately.
By Saima Pun | Feb 10, 2019
Choosing the serene and lush green Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort on the west bank of the Chao Phraya with enchanting outdoor pool and sumptuous breakfast enabled us to enjoy the river and see many landmarks and markets by using tourist boats.
By Som P. Pudasaini | Feb 10, 2019