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Passing the baton

November 17 2020
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As the tenure of Director General of ICIMOD shifts from one set of hands to another, we have written this piece together, as we reflect together on an historic milestone day for ICIMOD which took place on October 15th. Ministers from our eight H

The NCP should not be split

November 17 2020
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The ongoing internal rivalry of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has reached at the verge to vertical split even though the last ditch efforts are intensified from different backdoor channels to keep the party intact. It is likely that the

Exploring the link between climate change and sovereign risk

October 28 2020
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Climate change can have a material impact on sovereign risk through direct and indirect effects on public finances. In addition, climate change raises the cost of capital in climate vulnerable countries and threatens debt sustainability. Governm

Asia: The game-changer for the superpower

October 27 2020
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The United States has been trying relentlessly for building an international coalition against China. The US has adopted 'contain policy' and already the indicators of a gathering storm are getting alarmingly visible now. The anti-China, Indo-Pa

Switching to an Internal Evaluation System: The Best Option for Responding to Unforeseeable Eventualities, Saving Investment and Improving Testing Systems

October 07 2020
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Due to the ongoing, life-threatening COVID 19 in Nepal, along with SEE, the 11 and 12th-grade, and university-level final examinations were halted for a couple of months, leaving millions of students in uncertainty. Luckily, in June in the case

Ideal Violence Prevention

October 03 2020
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In The World Report on Violence and Health (WRVH) the World Health Organization (WHO) defines violence as “the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, th

Language Barriers

October 03 2020
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Recently, an altercation took place between activists of the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike and a postgraduate student at the Minto Ophthalmic Hospital in Bengaluru over language. The student did not respond in Kannada to their demand for compensatio

The China-India-US Triangle: Changing Balance of Power and a New Cold War

September 21 2020
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China’s ascent to great power status during the last 30 years has altered the power equation that had existed in the 1990s between China and India and China and the United States (US). In 1990, China’s GDP of US$ 360 billion was roughly equivale

Anatomy of a Crisis: Why the China-India Border Standoff Is Cause for Concern

September 13 2020
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In June 2020, reports of a serious military clash involving India and China, one that led to the death of at least twenty Indian soldiers came as a shock to the international community. While journalists raised concerns over incursions from the

China-India Standoff & the Emerging World order

September 10 2020
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The Recent showdown between People’s Liberation Army and Indian Army has escalated the situation in Galwan valley along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) Between China and India. The unarmed fight resulted in the killing of 20 Indian Soldiers wh

Enhancing agriculture potential in developing countries during the COVID-19 crisis

September 10 2020
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Much of the displaced labor force from urban centers is moving back to rural homes due to closures from restrictions put in place to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). It is important that this displaced labor force is put in a working e

Government should not isolate from the responsibilities

August 27 2020
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The country has plunged into another phase of lockdown though it is named differently as restrictions after coronavirus infection spread in the community level. Though the restriction or prohibited order is now imposed in 44 districts including

Challenging Times for Police

August 18 2020
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We are currently living through unprecedented times of epic proportions. Against the backdrop of a deadly relentless pandemic and its resulting economic and societal collapse, cities worldwide are under siege from the backlash of peaceful protes

Barefoot doctor 2.0: Making it happen

August 07 2020
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Over 50 years ago, a pioneering medical system was launched in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Known as the “barefoot doctors” scheme, the program liberalized healthcare beyond doctors and allowed some 1.5 million community health workers

Rare diseases in Asia and the Pacific must be tackled too

August 01 2020
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Unlike the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), few people will have heard of the rare disease Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). It is an inherited genetic condition that affects the skin and can be fatal during infancy or early childhood for those sufferi