Nepal: Problems of Economic Governance
Whether this governance is attached to the domain of government’s action or to the distributional outputs is not clearly defined. Even the prevailing approach to governance is far from uniform.
Nepal: Future strategies for the Post 2015 Development Agenda
Education and health services are the basic human rights of every person, a public good for all societies, an essential condition for human fulfillment, sustainable development, peace and democracy.
Nepal: Human Development Approach and security
The failure of the dominant paradigm of development theories has simultaneously inspired global debates on alternative concepts of development. But the question is: Have these alternative concepts brought any change in reality?
Nepal: MDG and Children, Post-2015 Development Agenda
The MDGs are an assembly of sector-specific and often quite narrowly-focused targets that have their origins in the development ideas and campaigns of the 1980s and 1990s. As a result, the MDGs have also encountered a range of common challenges.
Rise and fall of Nepal's Rana familial rule
The then king Tribhuwan had been supporting the struggles of Nepalese people against Ranas secretly. However, it could be seen that the kings of Nepal had been dissatisfied with the Ranas since the establishment of Rana and had been internally involving in the activities against Ranas.
Nepal Palace massacre and emergence of Rana Regime
After the Massacre of Kot of 1903 BS, Jungabahadur Kunwar became the Prime Minister and Commander-in- chief of Nepal. After that, in 1913 BS he was even declared the ‘Shree 3 Maharaja’ of Kaski and Lamjung by the then King Surendra.
The unbearable pain of Sugauli Treaty and Nepal
The British Government had returned the areas of Banke, Bardia, Kailali and Kanchanpur as a reward to Nepal as Jungabahadur Rana helped the British Government during Indian Military Revolt of 1914 65.
Nepal's Experiment with Democracy and its effects on Foreign Policy
Towards the end the 18th century, under the leadership of late king Prithibi Narayan Shah, Nepal accomplished the task of unification of modern Nepal. Going through the "Dibya Upadesh", one derives the impression that the late king was visionary.
Nepal: JN Khanal is simply brilliant
In honor of Khanal-the brilliant one and great son of the soil, the UML is thus advised to erect a full size statue so that his innocent and less educated party cadres could take lessons from him or for that matter his statue even if the sculpture may not respond to the queries made by his living cadres. That's all.
Foreign tourists may land soon to see poor Nepal PM
However, the Nepal government should chart a plan and enact some laws and frame some new regulations wherein it should be clearly written that this much will be the fee in dollars or for that matter Euro to have a look of the poorest Prime Minister.
Nepal: Dr. Bhattarai's buffoonery talks
Senior Nepali journalist Dev Prakash Tripathi says that his own wife Hisila Yami is a national problem and perhaps is a problem for him as well in that she is taken as one of the richest woman in South Asia if not in the world. Is CIAA listening Tripathi's expressions?
Nepal: Mahathir, Dr. Meyer and Prof. Larry Diamond
But then yet Mahathir's arrival to Nepal in itself is a great event in that at least he pushed the Nepali leaders to the wall. We fail to understand as to how the Nepali politicians may have felt when they listened to what they just wanted not to listen? But they had to by and large.
Dr. Rizal ko beizzat bhayo aslil Hindi gana ley
Chanting of dirty slogans and ugly songs inside the Nepal’s money spinner CA body has become a common phenomenon.
Nepal ZoP recharged, thanks Isabelle Duquesne
The long forgotten issue has very freshly been brought to the world attention once again. Thanks Isabelle Duquesne, the writer of the book “Nepal: Zone of Peace”. The book has a touch of Hindu religion because the very cover has Om printed. Omkar embodies the universe.
Magadh Emperor Chandra Gupta's Nepali linkage
Hari Narayan Apte, an eminent Indian scholar in his book entitled “Chanakya and Chandra Gupta”, clearly mentions in his carefully written book that Chandra Gupta was the son of a KIRATI girl, Mura Devi. He also mentions that Mura Devi hailed from the mountains wherein Kirats lived then and continue to live still.
Biratnagar Nepal school days recalled: Dear Prahlad, I miss you
Prahlad, I must admit, was not only brilliant but a hard working student. Perhaps he was the class topper each year in the annual examinations. He used to tell me “Narendra! You must double your study hours...”.
Nepal views: Russia and the Multipolar World
Multi polarity of the world will certainly bring a justified balance between the countries, creating a healthy and conducive atmosphere. Moscow’s stance on multi-polar world is certainly the only solution to make the world a better place to live in.
Nepal and Russia relations, new thinking needed
Nepal possesses precious natural resources, flora & fauna. We export them unprocessed. There are so many items in Nepal which needed scientific research in order to ascertain their potentialities. But where is the manpower, laboratories investment?
Nepal and Russia Relations and Global Scenario
The existing potential of Russian-Nepalese cooperation is not used in full measure at the level of small-scale and medium scale business and in hydropower production. There are some indications that the interest of the Nepalese businessman in working on the Russian market is growing.
Nepal: Cacophony on Election date
Now, the blame game is going on in a full circle. UCPN (Maoists) likes to accuse the government for dillydallying on election date. CPN-UML leader, Mr. Madhav Kumar Nepal accuses UCPN (Maoists) for the delays. Nepal Majdoor Kisan Party leader, Mr. Narayan Man Bijuchhe blames on seen and unseen foreign forces.
Indo-Pak normalized ties must for Peace in South Asia
Indeed it occupies a paramount position in Indo-Pak relations and over the years it has abundantly become clearer that without its resolution, the peace of South Asia would continue to remain an elusive commodity.
South Asia: Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in Post-Conflict Sri Lanka
It is in this regards that the International Community, especially the Governments in South Asia, has an obligation towards working with the Sri Lankan Government while sharing the lessons learnt on not only rehabilitation and reconciliation but also on counter insurgency strategy and practices.
Nepal perspective: Military intervention is not the solution
US should critically evaluate over the differences of its decades long foreign policies that are creating an anti-American sentiment worldwide.
Nepal Views: Polish success in market economy and attracting foreign investment
Poland still faces many challenges. The transition from Communism to EU integration and the unemployment hit the people very hard. Thanks to the EU and flexible labor laws, many people flocked to the Western Europe and the UK looking for work and better life.