Serving as the Chief of Army Staff of Nepal Army at a crucial phase of Nepal’s history, COAS General Rajendra Chhetri has contributed his best and gained a rich experience. In his recent interview with Image Television Channel, COAS General Chhetri spoke about various issues in that light. Excerpts:
By A Correspondent June 22, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
As Nepal is celebrating the World Environment Day on June 5 with various programs, Dr. Bishwa Nath Oli, Secretary at the Ministry of Population and Environment, spoke to New Spotlight on the importance of the day in Nepal’s context. Excerpts:
By A Correspondent June 4, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
After the successful conclusion of the first phase of local elections, the Election Commission is now preparing to conduct the second phase of the elections. As the preparations go on in a full swing, Election Commission secretary GOPI NATH MAINALI spoke to NEW SPOTLIGHT on various issues. Excerpts:
By Keshab Poudel June 4, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
As Nepal is celebrating the World Environment Day, Naresh Sharma, Chief of Climate Finance Management Section at the Ministry of Population and Environment and National Program Manager of NCCSP, spoke to New Spotlight on various issues. Excerpts:
By A Correspondent June 4, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
When I was transferred to the U.S. the situation was still fragile in Nepal. This time when I paid a visit to Nepal, I found the situation is quite normal as Nepal is holding the local elections. Peace process is very painful and difficult.
By A Correspondent May 21, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
When Richard Howard, PhD, the Country Director of the International Labour Organization Nepal, arrived in Kathmandu to take up his assignment in August 2016, he had brought 20 years of management and research experience spoke to New Spotlight.
By A Correspondent May 8, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Renowned scholar, international relations expert and political scientist PROFESSOR LOK RAJ BARAL has been known for his scholarly contributions in Nepal as well as around the world. Prof Baral spoke to Keshab Poudel.
By Keshab Poudel May 7, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Following the earthquakes of 2015, Karuna Foundation has been running projects and programs focusing on the persons with disabilities. As disability in disaster is a new issue in Nepal, Chief Executive Officer of Karuna Foundation DEEPAK RAJ SAPKOTA
By A Correspondent May 7, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
As Nepal’s tourism industry has been reeling with many challenges over the last few years, including the recent controversy on service charges, BINAYAK SHAHA, Secretary General of Hotel Association Nepal, spoke to New Spotlight on various related iss
By A Correspondent April 23, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Professor LARRY HOLLINGWORTH, C.B.E, humanitarian program director, and ANTHONY LAND, PhD, senior fellow of London-based Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs of Fordham University, were recently in Kathmandu to conduct a month-long class i
By Keshab Poudel March 10, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
With over thirty years of work to establish gender equality, end domestic violence against women and empower women, Bandana Rana has become an icon of women's movement in Nepal as well as around the world. Her contribution to the movement as a foundi
By A Correspondent March 10, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Working in the banking sector for a long time, ASHOKE SJB RANA, Chief Executive Officer of the Himalayan Bank, has earned a professional repute of his own. As the banking sector is facing a liquidity crisis, Rana spoke to NEW SPOTLIGHT on related iss
By A Correspondent Feb. 25, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Nepalese, at the moment, are uncertain about whether there will be elections as provisioned in the constitution or not. There are doubts about when and whether the elections of three levels will take place. KRISHNA MAN PRADHAN, Executive Director of
By A Correspondent Feb. 25, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
As there are growing disputes between the government and Samyukta Loktantrik Madheshi Morcha over the constitution amendment or local elections, RAJENDRA MAHATO, President of Sadbhavana Party, spoke to NEW SPOTLIGHT on various issues regarding the po
By A Correspondent Feb. 2, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
As Nepal government plans to hold the local elections by April, the Election Commission (EC) is preparing for the eventuality, starting with the homework needed to announce the polls. GOPI MAINALI, Secretary at the Election Commission, spoke to NEW S
By Keshab Poudel Feb. 2, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Kyle C. McDonald, Ph.D., is the Terry Elkes Professor and Chair at the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences of the City College/University of New York, USA. Dr. McDonald, a well-known scientist, has been a Part-Time Faculty and affiliated wit
By Keshab Poudel Jan. 22, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Having worked as a lead lawyer in many foreign companies, GANDHI PANDIT, Attorney at Law and founder of Gandhi and Associates, a Columbia University (New York) graduate, is already an established corporate lawyer. Running a well organized and profess
By A Correspondent Jan. 21, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
As Nepal is in the process of implementing the new constitution, many new acts of legislation are necessary to support the process. With its expertise and manpower, Nepal Law Commission has to be playing an important role in this transition. Acting s
By A Correspondent Jan. 7, 2017, 5:45 p.m.