With so much of proximity in geography, religion and civilization, some irritants between Nepal and India are inevitable. The recent dispute on Kalapani border is natural in this regard. Everyone loves the country and border. However, the provocative anti-India demonstrations taking place in different parts of Nepal are not in the interest of Nepal
By Keshab Poudel Nov 13, 2019
Implemented by Ministry of Agriculture Development in partnership with provincial and local level governments, local poor and marginalized farmers and Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), with grant from Asian Development Bank, Raising Incomes of Small and Medium (RISAM) Farmers Project has shown how integrated and targeted agriculture can help uplift the life of poor and marginalized farmers
By Keshab Poudel Oct 24, 2019
“China is more willing to give market access to India than ever before,” a spokes person for the Ministry of Commerce has said, pointing to increased access for products such as rice, fruits and vegetables, with potential for greater exports of pharmaceuticals and automobile components to China.
By Dr. A.B. Thapa Oct 01, 2019
Although he has reached 92, Himalaya Sumsher Rana, the first finance secretary of Ministry of Finance, who established the Ministry working alongside Finance Minister late Subarna Sumsher Rana, has observed all the and ups and downs of Nepal’s Civil Service for over seven decades. From the civil service of a unitary state, where he laid a foundation preparing the first annual fiscal budget, to the current federal structure, Rana says he has seen growing corruption, instability and irresponsibility.
By Keshab Poudel Sep 08, 2019
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