Nepal: Pragmatic concerns established NGOs as crucial body in recent times
From an obscure status a decade ago, the NGOs in Nepal have suddenly come into national limelight. Development thinking in Nepal has begun to ascribe/assign NGOs the role of ‘a development catalyst; the NGO community of Nepal also has assumed/asserted this role.
Open Border Never existed between Nepal and India
No foreigner shall be entitled to enter into and stay in the Kingdom of Nepal without holding a passport and a visa.
Nepal: South sensitive policy lacking in policy making body of North/South NOOs
The latter set of South/North NGOs, in general, and in my estimation, possesses a fairly developed capability to participate in making policy decisions within the North/South NGOs. (Some in this set, of course, will certainly be more capable than the rest.
Nepal: NGOs can complement regime and compensate people
The development strategies so far adopted in Nepal have been “statist” and they have been proven quite insufficient and even irrelevant to address the social development issues in general and the basic needs of the majority of population in particular.
The Sociological Context of (I)NGO Work in Nepal
STATUS OF WOMEN:
The role ascribed to women is another important dimension of the tradition of the Nepalese society. Women in general constitute a major disadvantaged segment of the Nepalese population and suffer from several participation- suppressing disabilities.
Kathmandu Valley is magnificent storehouse of Nepali art
The trend of making idols is continuing still in modern period. In the modern period, along with the use of stone, people also established the tradition of making idols using wood, metal, clay, ivory etc. In Nepal various kinds of concrete, abstract and huge idols are found to be made even today.
Many NGOs in Nepal are partners or puppets of Western INGOs
The priority and problem formulations of any foreign funded project in Nepal are done by the external funding organizations (here INGOs or donors themselves) than the concerned local ‘NGOs. Many national level NGOs of Nepal are simply partners or puppets of Western INGOs ...
Newari language and Maithili literature of Nepal
Maithili language is the popular language of Mithila region from ancient times. This region was known as ‘Bidehabhumi’ or ‘Tirhut’ in the ancient period. At that time, Maithili language had its own script resembling with Bengali script.
Nepal PM Koirala talks absurd
When somebody talks of development in Nepal then we remain assured and at times speak to ourselves: not in our lifetime. How the visiting ADB official may have taken the announcement of Nepali PM Koirala is anybody's guess. That's all. Sarbe Bhabantu Sukhina…Sarbey Santu Niramaya…
Being sick in Nepal is not a crime but State loot is
In the long list of those who have misused the State money first comes Nepal's Permanent President, Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, who for a minor health check up rushed to Japan and the doctors attending him in Tokyo told Dr. Yadav that he was perfectly alright.
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.
Who bought cell phones for Nepal PM Koirala?
The fact is that a poor person like PM Koirala can't buy a cell phone for himself then the question is but associated with yet another question as to who is the buyer of that phone that is being used by PM Koirala.
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.