Interestingly, the most anti-Indian rhetoric is spewed forth by parties that were either the creation of, or based on, Delhi’s munificence. And it is not just the Maoists who are the latest in exhibiting the wrath of the jilted lover: the Madhesh-based parties too are sulking in the corner, unhappy with Hindi imperialism in the Maithili-Awadhi bastion epitomized in the oath-taking flip-flop of Parmananda Jha.
By Dipak Gyawali May 25, 2020
A recent breaking news is that Dibesh Pokharel (stage name Arthur Gunn), born on 24th Oct. 1997 (UN Day) in Nepal, has achieved fame by becoming the first Nepali to secure the position of ‘Runners Up’ for the eighteenth season of the American Idol competition.
By Hemang Dixit May 25, 2020
People are dying of hunger three times a day more than Covid-19. This number is estimated to have increased further in the current lockdown. So, journalist Paula Froelich used ‘luxury’ to the later part of the lockdown in an article of New York Post
By Dr. Man Bahadur Bk May 21, 2020
Separate estimates point to 95 percent job losses in the informal daily-wage job markets in the tourism, construction, manufacturing, transportation, and wholesale and retail sectors where 4.4 million Nepalis find work.
By Sagar Prasai May 19, 2020
Of course, there is no copyright in names and I remember reading many years ago that there were seventeen Berlins in the US. In fact, there is Kathmandu in Maine too! It seems that people arriving in new lands hanker or long for their previous habitats. Some referred to these new places with the prefix of new.
By Hemang Dixit May 19, 2020
Resource-poor countries in the world have to act smart in accessing bilateral and multilateral sources of help and assistance so that their economies do not take a plunge into an unfathomable mess of misery\poverty recovery from which could take years of hard work and sacrifice.
By Dr. Tilak Rawal May 18, 2020
To reduce the impacts of fire in Nepal, Nepal needs to build the capacity of fire stations and fire fighters in fire preparedness and response mechanisms, establish operation and maintenance fund, enforce policy provisions, and mainstream good practices and learning in local government acts, regulations and strategies.
By Dr. Dhruba Gautam May 14, 2020
Lockdowns and economic recession are expected to lead to a major loss of income among the working poor. It will have hard-hit even harder to the hardcore poor like daily wage-earner, slum-dwellers, disables, elders, refugees and migrant workers.
By Dr. Man Bahadur Bk May 07, 2020
Article 3 of the Act gave validity, and therefore continuity, to the rule of succession not only to the throne of His Majesty the King of Nepal addressed as Shree 5, but also to His Highness the Rana Maharaja addressed as Shree 3. The Act did not reproduce the relevant rules in the Act, but only referred to them clearly.
By Dr. Bipin Adhikari May 04, 2020
What will happen next? Will Oli and Bidya Bhandari resign? Will Oli fight on even to the extent of splitting off his faction of the never united party? Or will he dissolve the parliament, call for fresh elections that cannot be held anytime soon and impose president's rule in the meanwhile?
By Dipak Gyawali Apr 29, 2020