• Nepal: Modi's soft stance towards Indian communists is temporary, claims Khanal

    Analyst Muma Ram Khanal opines that there should be no confusion whatsoever that the relationship is not going to be cordial. He adds in his exclusive write-up for Nagarik National Daily, July 31, 2014, "I do not see the possibility that Modi will adopt liberal policy towards communists in India. The impact will be clearly felt by Nepal's communists too."

  • Nepal: Not only prospects but challenges remain in our ties with India, says Yadav

    During the impending visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Yadav said Nepal should openly ask for support for the construction of Mid-Hill Highway, Fast Track and hydropower projects. He also opined that the prevailing mindset to unnecessarily suspect India must end once and for all.

  • Nepal Maoists in trouble, BRB demands party dissolution

    Following formation of parallel committees in some districts across the country challenging Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal led party establishment, party's senior leader Baburam Bhattarai has called for immediate dissolution of the party. The sad fun begins now.

  • PM Modi Nepal parliament speech will be significant, says Kamal Thapa

    Finally, Kamal Thapa also opined that relationship between Nepal and India is multidimensional and issues between the two countries are also multidimensional. "Crime along the border, smuggling and trade deficit are some of the issues. It is up to Nepal to prepare a roadmap to resolve these issues," he also said.

  • Rakesh Sood flared anti India sentiment in Nepal, claims Upendra Yadav

    In an exclusive interaction with a popular online portal (Online Khabar), Yadav, who had been the deputy prime minister and minister for foreign affairs in the past says, "It is a well known fact that whenever political interference is prioritized over economic cooperation and development it creates negative impression."

  • Indian denial salvage Madhesi leaders of Nepal

    The Annapurna Post Daily July 27, 2014 had reported that during their meeting with Swaraj they had told her point blank that they were being treated as second class citizens by the Pahadiya ruling elites and they thus need India's direct intervention to guarantee their rights.

  • Nepal: Anger with Madhesi leaders, appreciation for India

    Whereas there is clearly uproar with the Madhesi lot for having asked the Indian side for its direct intervention in Nepal's exclusive affairs, side by side there is also subtle appreciation for India for ruling out such a possibility as it was an internal matters of Nepal.

  • Baidya's Nepal Maoist party hopeful of meeting Indian PM Modi

    "A person who comes to Nepal for paying homage to Lord Pashupati Nath is welcome in our country," Gajurel reiterated and continued, "Whether they want to talk to us or not…it all depend on their policy towards our party," said Gajurel.

Opinion

Dr. Prakash Chandra Lohani, Senior leader, RPP, Nepal

Even if the Indian proposal is to be accepted then that demands intense

Opinion

Professor Surendra K. C, Department of History, TU, Nepal

The national politics has exactly reversed to the state what we have had

Opinion

Rameshwar Khanal, Former Finance Secretary, Nepal

The budget I have in my mind should address the initiatives taken as

Opinion

C. P Mainali, General Secretary, NCP-ML, Nepal

It is not that I can't take the proper initiatives. The problem has

Opinion

-Prthivi Subba Gurung, PB member, UML, Nepal

Oli's chairmanship is all the more urgent and necessary to manage the party's

Five Question

Madan Regmi, Senior Political Analyst, Nepal

In this ceremony, I sensed, Modi style of rule will be different. He

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Pradip Jung Pandey, Chairman FNCCI, Nepal

For the moment, the foreign investors are eagerly waiting as to when Nepal

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Professor Rabindra Khanal, Political Scientist, Nepal

There will be no visible shift in Nepal policy to be acquired by

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Lal Babu Pandit, Minister General Administration, Nepal

Those who have obtained DV, Green card or it could even be Ration

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Mani Thapa, Chairman, Revolutionary Communist party-Nepal

The anti-national 12 point agreement followed by the domestic movement which did away

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Rabindra Pratap Shah, Inspector General of Police, Nepal, IGP

It is totally unfair to label the entire Police Force as a corrupt

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Sushil Koirala, Nepali Congress President

The Nepali Congress warns the Maoists not to take the magnanimity of the

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Mitra Pariyar, Columnist, Nagarik National Daily, September, 22, 2011

“To reward any region and area in the name of a particular ethnic

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Srish Ballav Pradhan, Senior Journalist, Nepal

....but in the name of changing the treaty it should not become a

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Ishwar Pokharel, , General Secretary United Marxist Leninists

The leaders who are known for having practiced in the past irregularities, opportunist

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Nagarik Daily, March 20, 2011, Person: Did you find it...look for it carefully...New Constitution is written in the Cigarette Box

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NGO, Civil Society and Government of Nepal

This longish detour has been necessary in order to show that, what are now labeled as, community-based organizations (CBOs) have had an intense presence in Nepal: It was the CBOs, apart from the household and kinship network, which formed the foundation of local-dominant social relationship.
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Review of NGO Policies in Nepal

Their needs were identified by the donors, their programmes were defined according to the preferences and priorities of the donors, and their operational modalities were also determined by the donors.
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Nepal: Vital is political compromise among of political economy key actors

What is needed is a political - cultural compromise, as it were, among the key actors of the political economy of a country despite differences in their vested interests. Some shared experiences and convictions must grow if a social democracy is going to happen and be successful.
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Nepal: Social and economic rights need political embedding and rule of markets

A Social Democracy’s choice of economic and social policies and instruments needs to pursue a two pronged strategy by balancing objectives of practical efficacy ( productivity, growth) and normative legitimacy (fair distribution of life chances, social inclusion, work).
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Nepal should ratify the Rome Statute of ICC for Ending Impunity

The directives of the then HoR in 2006 had created a favourable environment for ratification of the Rome Statute. This made the general Nepali people hopeful that Nepal's commitment towards international criminal justice system would be fulfilled.
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Sanskrit Language and Literature of Nepal

Though the practice of Sanskrit language was prevailing among the elite group and priest community before the unification of Nepal, Nepali language started to develop and spread out rapidly later after the unification. The language and literature of other castes and ethnic groups remained constricted within their communities and region.
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Labour Market information System in Nepal

Information is strength and works as blood circulation for socio economic development. LMIS ( Labor Market Information System) is foundation for effective labour market analysis. Further it helps to facilitate decision makers as well as planners.
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Nepal: Relationship between change and conflict formation

Unfortunately, this inductive approach makes it hard to pick out commonalities that would help in the construction of a typology of change-as well as taking up a great deal of space-so a deductive approach seems to offer an alternative, at least at the start of any classification process.
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Logically Nepal is elder sister of India

It appears funny that some Indian leaders take Nepal as younger brother of India then as Mrs. Sushma told, if one were to recall, the Indian Ambassador posted in Nepal History Prof. Jayanta Prasad termed Nepal as India's elder sister.
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Seasonal nationalists of Nepal

The real slap will hit Nepali Hindus when the priest lands in Nepal in person any time this year. Neighbors can't be changed which is unfortunate. And what remains to be told when "we" are ourselves rotten eggs?
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Indian envoy in Nepal talks absurd

Ambassador Ray is correct in denying that RAW has no role in Nepali affairs. In fact the Indian envoy who controls the embassy has no say over the RAW chamber located inside his own compound, just adjacent to his own office.
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Who sidelined Nepal monarchy?

To recall, Mr. Nepal used to make several trips to India in order to meet them and perhaps such visits to India were being made to convince the Maoists that the King, the villain of Nepal in his eyes, must be overthrown through the latter's Himalayan force and that is what had happened eventually.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...”.
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Nepal: Development Discourse of Civil Society

Although the role of fieldworkers in the execution of the proposed program is vital, there is still a need for more special and more specific knowledge to ensure the efficiency of planning and evaluation studies. Democratic development, however, involves not only the restructuring of state-civil society relation toward freedom, economic justice, equality, autonomy and cooperation but also the role of donors.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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