Published on: Jul 22, 2022
As Nepal Oil Corporation has issued a harsh statement expressing its inability to continue to supply petroleum products including LPG warning to face a dire energy crisis, the future of Nepal’s energy supply situation looms darker. At a time when there is no immediate sign of a reduction in global oil price in near future, all three tires of governments in Nepal are in rush to convert Nepal’s current mode of energy from petrol to electricity and renewable energy. Will they catch the pace to reach all households before the country faces the shortage?
By Keshab Poudel | Jul 09, 2022
Although Nepal has been holding elections for over seven decades, one may find strange to know that Nepal does not have a national election policy. The EC in Nepal has been recommending the election date and holding the elections and preparing for elections in its own way. This time too EC recommended parliamentary and provincial elections for Nov 18 on its own. In absence of national policy, haphazard decisions land in controversy. Conducted by Niti Foundation, a recently published Niti Note, among others, discusses the importance of Election Policy to ensure the elections are free and fair
By Keshab Poudel | Jul 11, 2022
Implementation of the Dudh-Kosi High Dam Power Project would result in outright killing the potential of the Sun-Kosi river for utilization of the entire flow of the this river ( including Dudh-Kosi flow ) for power generation and also irrigating the vast area of Eastern Terai by building just one single barrage across the Sun-Kosi at Kurule
By Dr. A.B. Thapa | Jul 11, 2022
The second agenda of negotiation was about the taxonomy of the democracy that country should embrace for. Now, both the camps’ attention was focused on the subject, which was relating to the political system of the country.
By Dr. Suresh C. Chalise | Jul 11, 2022
If climate change is such an existential threat to humanity, why is it that we limit concerns about it to one week of COP discussions per year? And for the rest of the year, why is it confined to academic debates only within the UN IPCC scientific crowd?
By Dipak Gyawali | Jul 20, 2022
With an abrupt decision of then Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, Kul Man Ghising, managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), discontinued for a year. However, the year under a new management cost billions of rupees of loss to NEA
By A Correspondent | Jul 24, 2022