A Swiss geologist and scholar, Toni Hagen first came in 1950 as a member of the Swiss Mission for Development Aid. His first job was to conduct Nepal's first geological survey. About the reality of the Nepalese politics and the intention of King
As of writing, the landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rain came from Friday night have killed at least 90 people in various parts of Nepal mainly in the Teria districts. While about 50 people have been missing and dozens other have injur
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry called preventive defense "our most important tool for protecting American interests from the special dangers that characterize the post-Cold War era"--keeping potential challenges to security "from
Following the directives of the Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to fill up all potholes on valley roads and to repair damaged manhole coverings within the next 15 days, significant improvements have seen in the bureaucratic level but not in th
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.