Good Governance in PPP: A Challenge for Nepal
In Nepal, attempts to implement projects PPPs have suffered and many PPPs have not been fully successful. The complexity and expense of the PPP process has proved daunting.
Nepal: Three stages of peace and challenges to LPC
There are a number of formal and informal methods to resolve conflict in Nepal and promote peace building activities. The Prince of Peace Gautam Buddha defined peace a “condition of bliss” at both conscious and conscious level of human existence. John Galtung has made important distinction between positive and negative peace.
Nepal: Role of Economic Activities and Cost of conflict
After the Maoists started war in the country, Nepal government had very little knowledge of conflict management. It had no prior experience in this field. Yet the government adopted some important measures that ultimately proved effective in mainstreaming the Maoist forces in the country.
Nepal: Faltering democracy
Principally and practically from both angle, Nepal is heading toward a party less political system. On the eve of Regmi's appointment as a Chairman of Cabinet, Johan Galtung,
Nepal: Rising Chinese Economy and new leadership
The report of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) states: “China will overtake the United States by 2016 to become the world’s largest economy” and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projects that China’s economy will be bigger than that of the United States in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) by 2016.
Nepal: Methodologies of Relations between IOs and States
Function as a forum, when the armies of India and Pakistan confronted at the border in Kargil, the leaders shook hands in the SAARC summit in Kathmandu, Nepal, which dramatically created an environment for reconciliation, which inadvertently enhanced the organization’s influence.
Nepal: Role of Economic Activities and Funding in Peace building
The economy of Nepal was hardest hit during the conflict period. Each sector of the economy including agriculture, industry, employment, and foreign aid was affected. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country plummeted all the time low to 0.8 per cent in 2001-2002. Between 2001 and 2005, it declined from 4.8 per cent to as low as 2.6 per cent.
Nepal views: Puppet Shows and String-pullers
American military aid is notoriously open-ended; it is continuous and also futile. But the successive U.S. Presidents, on the active and irresistible advice of the Pentagon and the State Department, have persisted with this highly expensive folly.
Nepal: Mahato's ire against India has logic!
Beginning 1950 treaty and coming down to the Mahakali accord, and in between several dozen hopefully like the one called BIPPA, all have had been signed by the PAHADIYAS clothed in the national dress then no wonder Mr. Tripathi reiterated this fact.
Dr. Lohani's outburst against EC and Nepal Army
The national army institution is a revered State organization which, so far, has proved to have maintained impartiality. Though some incidents in the recent years have brought this institution into sheer controversy yet its loyalty towards the nation and its people have not been questioned.
Nepal: Baidya falls flat
Spreading false rumors that Baidya will, after the poll, bring down heaven to earth is simply a self manufactured assessment. No more panic please. Yet the fact is that Baidya and his group should have been honored and brought on board, however, the fact is also that it was Baidya's own solid denial that he would not take part in the poll.
Nepal: White elephants once again?
The fact is that the next Nepal CA body should concentrate its entire efforts, in a combined manner, for the draft of the new national Charter instead of making hilarious efforts aimed at forming a particular parties' government and if it would be so then we will be back to square one.
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: South-South TI Exchange Program
The fellow will also work with the team of ICT based advocacy program to learn and contribute to ensure its future effectiveness. After coming back to home country Nepal, the fellow is expected to help TIN establish an Investigative Journalism award from TISL’s experiences.
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 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.
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.