On May 2, 2019, at a press meet in Kathmandu, a group of conflict victims expressed their concerns over the Government’s ongoing appointment process of commissioners and members of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commissi
Forty years ago, I bought a second-hand Volkswagen van and, with my wife, drove out of Switzerland. We crossed the unstable and at times dangerous lands of Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan. Our destination was Nepal. This relatively small country h
Following the widespread criticism, the government has demolished the structures constructed at Khula Manch, the only open theater that locates at the heart of the Kathmandu. It is astonishing that the authorities including the Kathmandu Metropo
Furor seems to have sparked among the general public after 113 ropanis public land located at right under the nose of the Prime Minister’s residence at Baluwatar, Kathmandu is proved to have illegally transferred in the person’s name includi
The recently concluded Nepal Investment Summit 2019, convened by the government of Nepal in March in Kathmandu, has moved the country’s new economic agenda to center stage. The event, which drew industry leaders, senior government officials, a
During Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotay Tshering’s December visit to New Delhi, India Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Development of hydroelectric projects is an important part of the long history of India’s aid to Bhutan.” While hydr
During the 2013 pre-general elections rallies, foreign policy was not one of the main topics for Narendra Modi. However, after nearly 5 years of tenure, it is safe to say that he was one of the most important prime ministers of India’s post-in
In a speech regarding the Pulwama terror attack; India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that “India will give a befitting reply to this incident. The security forces have been given full freedom to decide.” We salute the Prime Minister
During Imran Khan’s four-month sit-in and political demonstrations in front of the parliament in Islamabad from August to December 2014, the allegations of election rigging and the demand for electoral reforms were simply a smokescreen.
The term of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) extended by one year with the task of completing probe on crimes committed during its decade-long civil war. Th
A comprehensive new study of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, known as the world’s “Third Pole” for its vast store of ice, and home to Mount Everest, K2 and other soaring peaks, finds that even the most ambitious Paris Agreement goal
When there are over 1,200 nicknames for a product, as well as traditional names in almost every possible dialect – you know you have stumbled upon something that has time and again captured the imaginations and passions of human civilization.
With the endorsement of the National Medical Education Bill, a form of confrontation is invited in the country in the initiation of the incumbent Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led government. As two-thirds majority strength is utilized in the parl
In 2016, the Nepal Pashmina Industries Association entered into an agreement with the Nepal Chapter of China’s Belt and Road International Trade and Investment Platform for the sale of large quantities of Nepali pashmina in China. This trad
Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has said that he would launch 16th series of hunger strike for exerting pressure to the government for implementing the past agreements reached with him. He has alleged the government for not showing since