The Nepal King's demand for a peace zone may have a great impact on India's relations with the Himalayan kingdom.Lately,China has been earnestly wooing Nepal,promising it all sorts of economic and other assistance,in a bid to oust India as the principal benefactor.But the Switzerland-type status for Nepal would not suit either India or China
By Shyam Prasad Adhikari May 15, 2019
As far as inland navigation is concerned, two rivers are considered. One is Koshi and the other is Gandaki. This also aligns with the fact that the Government of India had declared Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river system as National waterway (NW1) in 1986
By Pratik Poudel May 13, 2019
The great transformation that the country is passing through has two clearly important aspects. The first aspect is the dynamism that the re-creation of the accountable form of government and the participatory framework has given to the local people after a lengthy inertia
By Dr. Bipin Adhikari May 01, 2019
From the view point of navigation the Gandak waterway can be divided into the following four sections. Deoghat-Tribeni Section (78 km), Tribeni-Bagaha Section (50 km), Bagha-Mallahi Section, Mallahi-Confluence
By Dr. A.B. Thapa Apr 01, 2019
The Nagarkot Women and Rivers Congress brought together mostly women activists who have earned their spurs battling river-related issues, many from opposing bad dams and mining projects that hurt local communities. As the Nagarkot Statement issued at the end of the Congress puts it, they see themselves as custodians of rivers and freshwater systems which are global commons under threat from extractive profit-driven development.
By Dipak Gyawali Mar 15, 2019
According to foreign historians Bhakti Thapa had created a legend of the bravest of the braves during the Anglo-Nepal War. A wave site in the USA has even identified him as one of the world's 600 topmost outstanding figures in the entire history of human civilization.
By Laxmi Thapa Mar 15, 2019