Published on: Feb 24, 2023
Dhap dam project also piloted watershed management interventions within the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park to reduce the pressure on the Bagmati watershed; rainwater harvesting to recharge the Kathmandu’s ground waters, and social mobilization for solid waste management
By Arnaud Cauchois | Feb 17, 2023
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Prabhu Ram Sharma initiated a program to recognize and appreciate previous chiefs of both armies, who served as honorary generals of each nation and allow them to share and exchange their personal and professional experiences by hosting the first Chief's Conclave of retired chiefs of the Nepalese and Indian Army.
By Keshab Poudel | Feb 23, 2023
Prachanda’s understanding of Nepal’s political economy was questionable from the very start. In the Onesto interview, he states that Nepal is a “semi-feudal, semi-colonial” country where salvation lay in the overthrow of the regime by a violent “peoples’ war”.
By Dipak Gyawali | Feb 23, 2023
As the two nations have broken down numerous barriers in their power trade, Nepal and India have signaled that their relations are entering a new chapter as close economic partners in the energy sector. The recently concluded secretary-level meeting in Kathmandu, led by the foreign secretaries of Nepal and India, Bharat Raj Paudyal and Vinay Mohan Kwatra, appears to be a turning point. Both nations, which have been embroiled in geopolitics for years and are connected by geography, culture, religion, and civilization, appear to have grasped the need to pursue their shared interests in dealing with the relations
By Keshab Poudel | Feb 26, 2023
Even though EU Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen was only in Nepal for a little period—roughly 13 hours—she covers all of the crucial areas supported by the EU. Her meeting with the young members of the Youth Sounding Board is important since the country has a young population with an increasing level of engagement at various levels of government. Since the European Union has been one of Nepal's major development partners, helping crucial sectors like health, education, the green economy, and combating climate change, EU Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen's visit has also elevated relations between Nepal and the EU to a new level
By Keshab Poudel | Feb 27, 2023
Beyond doubt, political situation in the country has continued to remain instable and the trio’s (Deuba,Oli and Prachanda) post-election acts seem to have contributed towards enhancing political fluidity. The major beneficiary of this political chaos has been Deuba who has not only succeeded in quietening his opponents within the party but has made considerable headway in bringing Prachanda back to him. A master manipulator, Deuba, cannot be behind the other two, which is shown by his untiring efforts to push the two adversaries-turned-friends apart.
By Dr. Tilak Rawal | Feb 27, 2023