Right to Information Nepal: Current status noted
The government has not yet appointed a nodal agency or a body within the government to be responsible for promoting the implementation of the Act. Similarly, there is no central body or nodal point which is responsible for monitoring and enforcing compliance by public bodies to their obligations under the Act.
Nepal: Reforming our own foreign job sector
Hundreds on Nepali women migrants endure similar or even worse forms of suffering every year. In just last three months, the Nepali embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia has rescued and repatriated 25 Nepali women who were suffering sexual, physical and economic exploitation.
Time for Nepal to think outside the box
The very blockade has caused the government suffer a major setback in customs collection, which is its biggest revenue source. Any significant shortfall in government revenue is almost sure to hit capital expenditure, which in turn will affect infrastructure development and employment in the long run.
Right to Information Nepal: Current status
It is nearly four years after the Act was adopted, but the volume of requests for information is very low and, also no effective mechanism has yet been developed to monitor the requests filed for information. Compliance with the proactive publication rules in the RTI Act is also limited.
Indian blockade and Nepal expert strong expressions
The government must redouble its efforts to ease the situation in these two areas on priority basis. Firstly, special efforts should be made through all possible diplomatic channels with India to work out the easing of the blockade by India.
Economic blockade, border and India intention on Nepal
India has imposed the blockade under the pretext of supporting the movement and cause of the Madhesi people. But it is all farce and intrigue. Madhesi people should not be mistaken by Indian design. India does not support Nepal and Nepalese people but only its lackeys.
Act fast time is running out for Nepal
Thanks to the blatant blockade being imposed by India on Nepal, they have been reeling under acute shortages of fuel, including cooking gas for the last six weeks. Apart from other commodities, there is also a scarcity of as sensitive things as medicines along with oxygen cylinders.
Nepal: Building Resilient Societies through Civic Education
The Nepali communities had organized collective action at the level of individuals, neighborhoods, hamlets, villages, watersheds, etc in the aftermath of quake when the nation was just recovering from a decade-long Peoples’ War.
Nepal now willingly in Chinese lap
Whether China was, as a country and now a major world power, interested in Nepali politics and wanted to exert influence in Nepali affairs is not known because the Chinese diplomacy is quiet and thus it is beyond any body’s guess as to what China would do next.
PM Modi and smiling Nepal population
But we heard that you PM Modi had wept after the Bihar election results. We loved that and listened to your debacle interestingly. Thanks Nitish and Laloo Yadav who made you to weep and hope that in UP elections the same fate will chase you. Take it for granted.
An appeal from Nepal to PM Modi
Despite the Nepali sufferings, yet in some corner of Nepali hearts Indian PM Modi is revered. When he had landed in Kathmandu last year for the first time and the manner he won the hearts of the domestic population was just exemplary. In many more ways than one, Indian PM Modi had already became a role model for Nepali population.
Is US listening Nepal voice?
After all trade matters against human values. Yet questions could be asked as to why these friendly countries have taken a stance of stoic silence only because of trade relations with India or are there some other reasons which have not been allowing them not to speak against India?
Problem free Nepal-Pakistan relations
And all of a sudden, the Pakistan Prime Minister said, "Well! Excellency the problem is that we don't have any problems". Listening to this, Ambassador Rajbhandari jumped.
Maharishi ‘Ved Vyas’ son of Nepali soil
Only recently I could learn that Maharishi VED VYAS, the great saint who penned the voluminous epic, “The Maha Bharat” was himself a Nepali first and later only a Brahmin by birth.
Talk of consensus in package…Resham Firiri…Resham Firiri…Udera jaun Ki….
I have been told by my superiors that talks keep one’s health in a very good shape. I have become health conscious these days as we have arrived at a consensus inside our own family.
Nepal-Poland Relations: Now 52 years old
By the way, I wish to assure Ambassador Pradhan that Poland now needs a Consul General who would represent Nepal. I am sure, if this office gets established in Poland, once again thousands of Polish tourists will head towards the land of their choice.
Indian barbarity at its worst in Nepal
India continues to enjoy smothering the daily lives of Nepal. The unwarranted economic blockade imposed by the southern neighbour some two weeks back has caused enormous difficulties herein the country.
Nepal-China Relations and CPC 18th Congress
The problem is basically internal but in the current regional and global context continued understanding, goodwill and support of a powerful and friendly neighbor like China will be crucial in the struggle of the Nepalese people to come out of their current internal problems and external challenges
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: THE MISSING DYNAMICS OF PEACE PROCESS:
The peace process should have addressed the structural problems which bred the insurgency. Until 2007, Nepal’s peace process was viewed with great optimism as it unfolded quickly, moving fast from the 12-point understanding to CPA to CA election to the realization of a republic (Heiniger, 2009: 47-48).
Nepal: INTERNATIONAL LAW AND RECOGNITION OF STATE
Originally, laws are natural or positive. Natural laws devote universal law prescribed by divinity or nature. All modern laws are positivistic in nature. They dominate modem times. In the twenty first century of today, modern laws comprise in the main all the positive elements of State and Society.
Nepal: International Terrorism: Threat to Global Security
The global scene nowadays seems to have been dominated by all pervasive violence, terrorism is the most virulei manifestation of such violence. It is true that people are living through the age of terrorism. Nobody is immune from the octopuses of terrorism.
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 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.