Published on: May 08, 2022
Although Nepal and the United States are geographically far away, their relations at state to state and people to people level is close and intimate. The material and technical support provided by the U.S. Government contributed enormously to build infrastructures and establishing democratic institutions at the grass-root level. People-to-people relations are so deep and strong which have been fostered and strengthened by scholars, diplomats, Peace Corps Volunteers, travelers, and individuals. As Nepal-U.S. Relations enter at 75, the foundation of friendship between the two countries stands now unshakable
By Keshab Poudel | Apr 30, 2022
It all started back in the mid-1960s with Dr Hari Man Shrestha’s PhD thesis at Moscow Energy Institute (incidentally a first technical PhD in Nepal and incidentally where I too a decade later ended up studying under the same grand old man of Soviet hydropower Prof Jaffar Omarovitich Seifulla) where he carried out the seminal ball-park estimate of Nepal’s theoretical hydropower potential putting it at 83,000 MW.
By Dipak Gyawali | May 04, 2022