While nearly 1.1 billion people escaped extreme poverty between 1990 and 2013 because of strong economic growth that benefited the world’s poorest, “the number of people living in extreme poverty remains unacceptably high, with nearly 800 mi
On 23 Aasar 2074 (7th July 2017) we the Nepalese people have been going to celebrate the 71th auspicious birthday of King Gyanendra at Nirmal Niwas to extend the best wishes to the King Gyanendra
Russia, Ukraine and the United States are all suffering the effects of too high levels of collective stress. US President Donald Trump recently met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in hopes of reducing tensions between Russia and Ukrain
Nepal’s conflict and peacebuilding process positioned the historical marginalization of indigenous, ethnic minority and other identity groups at the centre of the political agenda and saw these communities mobilize in unprecedented ways. While
For a long time, Kathmandu has been advocating for a trilateral corridor between China, Nepal and India to enhance the volume of trade at the regional level. However, this idea gained currency only after Chinese President XI Jinping put forward
“Connecting people to nature”, the theme for World Environment Day 2017, encourages us to explore relationships between humans and nature, and understand the invaluable support nature lends to human well-being and prosperity. Every year, Wo
Since 1950, South Asia has been in so much turmoil that India undertook the policy of aggressive intervention against the surrounding countries Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. First of all, I want to judge the intention of India on Si
The Maoist, Congress, UML Party leaders say- 'the ongoing local election- 2074 BS, can stabilizes the secular and republican system as the achievement of the protest of 2062.63 B.S. which was forwarded from Indian Congress (I) and its RAW to te
Biodiversity is the basis for many tourism activities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Scenic landscapes, forests, lakes, mountains, and farmlands attract many tourists to the region. Iconic bird and animal species are also major attractions.
At the recent Energy Secretary-level talks of the Joint Steering Committee (JSC) in Kathmandu (February 13-14, 2017), an important step in promoting electricity trade between India and Nepal took place when it was decided to endorse the detailed
Our political system has not been in constancy for very long time. We have faced various political movements for democratic political systems since long. We, youths, became supporters to the entire regime in different times and periods.
Last week, a U.S. bipartisan Congressional delegation, led by Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, visited Nepal, it’s PM and the Dalai Lama at his headquarters in Dharmsala, India. The delegation visited Nepal, Ind
On May 14 and May 15, Beijing hosted one of those mega events that the Chinese revel in. But the two-day meeting of the Belt & Road Forum – yielding an unfortunate acronym, BARF – will, not be the event of 2017. That will be the 19th Communi
2074 B.S. Baishak 27th.is the 2561 auspicious memorial Birth day of Gautam Buddha. Lumbini is the birth land of Lord Gautam Buddha in the 6th century BC in mid Tarai in Nepal. Lord Gautam Buddha advocated the unification of faith and wisdom. Fai
In Nepal, the political atmosphere is rife with tensions on the issue of holding local level elections next month. The Madheshis, Tharus and other Janajati (indigenous) groups who form bulk of the nation’s total population have vowed to disrup