With the announcement to release coins to celebrate Guru Nanak’s 550 birth anniversary, Nepal has shown a great respect and honor to Guru Nanak. However, Prachin Udasi Guru Nanak Math, one of the oldest shrines, with valuable handwritten Guru Granth in its ownership, at Balaju, is on the wane. Encroached from all sides, including the spiritual sects, schools, communities, roads and individuals, this oldest Math with unique architecture and valuable documents is likely to disappear from the map given the current pace of encroachment
By Keshab Poudel Aug 02, 2019
Let's break down the evolution of society into the four stages, before entering the fifth stage. Society 1.0 (Hunting Society) was a society based on a life solely dependent on hunting and collecting animals and plants, thus working within a limited range.
By Deepak Raj Joshi Jul 19, 2019
At a time when the law and order situation is deteriorating, state institutions are weak and activities of inimical forces are growing in the absence of strong institutions in Nepal, Narendra Modi has started his second tenure as the prime minister of India with a message to follow a peaceful neighborhood policy. However, even before starting the second tenure by Modi, political leaders, intellectuals and intelligentsia, who were the part of ongoing changes of Federal, Secular, Democratic Republic of Nepal, are issuing nervous, panicky and contradictory statements based on their imagination on India’s possible new policy towards Nepal.
By Keshab Poudel Jun 07, 2019
As local and provincial governments are giving less priority to Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI), Violence Against Women or Gender Based Violence (GBV), has been growing in the mid-western region of the past that is now Karnali Province. With provincial and local level governments slashing the budget under GESI, gender-based programs have been affected. At a time when over 90 percent budget goes to infrastructure development, for road and building, the achievements made by Nepal in gender issue over the years might face a reversal
By Keshab Poudel May 21, 2019