Rapid economic and social transformation be objective of Nepal diplomacy
Regional Cooperation: Leadership of both the summit and the secretariat of SAARC and later BIMSTEK should be utilized to strengthen relations with neighboring countries as well as in promoting investment, tourism, exports and trade diversification.
NGO proliferation in Nepal only a post-democracy phenomenon
Proliferation of NGOs in Nepal, though only a post-democracy movement phenomenon, has not been able to prove their efficacy in society except in the case of education and advocacy. Ecologist, feminist and indigenous movements have gained some currency through these NGOs.
Nepal’s efforts to industrialize are circumscribed by open border with India
The impact of globalization is so persuasive that Indian goods with a trademark label ‘for sale in Nepal’ have replaced not only Nepali goods but also goods from overseas in recent years in Nepali market that is yet to
acquire the character of a national market.
Defending Nepal Interest in the emerging internal, regional and International Challenges
Nepal’s political parties and leaders are divided on almost every important aspect of national politics, economic management and international affairs, making Nepal vulnerable to internal division and external influence.
Local Self-Government in Nepal: Evolving Practices
The history of local self-government in Nepal can be traced to about five decades back when it got rid of the century-old family autocracy of Ranas. It was basically a rural country without an institutionalized form of governance.
Nepali effort towards economic advance is Development sans delivery
Although Asia’s embattled economies are still fragile - ‘use of the community itself for sustainable poverty alleviation programs at the lowest level of aggregation,’ appears to be the only hope for billions of the poor in this region.
A DECADE OF GOVERNANCE IN NEPAL: POLITICAL ASPECT
It is this system that is now a decade old. One recalls an analysis concluding that the first decade is the most crucial for new democracies to the point that such nascent democracies even go to war in the first decade. We have not gone to war and the multi party constitution and system are intact.
A dignified and principled foreign policy is what Nepal needs
Nepal’s national interest can be undermined if the security or vital political interests of either of big neighbours are undermined in Nepal. Despite the declared policy of not allowing the Nepalese soil against the security or political interests of the neighbouring countries, including India and China....
UK envoy in Nepal is Persona Non Grata
Cool down Mr. Ambassador. You have pinched the Nepali sentiments whether they are Christian or the followers of Hinduism. You could not understand as to how the Nepalese live together. Better learn from “we the Nepalese people”, if you wish.
Nepal: Make public SAARC event expenditure!
Now that the ‘talking club meets of the South Asian respected buffoons’ have come to an end and thus logic demands that the Nepal Government should clarify as to what was the limit of the money that had been poured in to make the talkathon a grand success- that it was definitely not.
We the fools of Nepal
The festivals come at regular intervals thanks the republican order, an order nobody has understood so far as to what it literally means and for whom it has been in force in the country since a couple of years approaching a decade or so.
Nepal: Ensure Big Guy, China, entry into SAARC body or dismantle
The results though are cipher to the extent that the declarations and commitments contained therein made by these talkative leaders at time of the inception of the regional body itself remains yet to be brought into practice and let’ not talk of the recent years’ announcements. So sad.
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 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: 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.
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).
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.