Xi's visit: an important milestone in the annals of bilateral ties

Published On: October 12, 2019 11:42 AM NPT By: Madan Kumar Bhattarai

Chinese President Xi Jinping is paying a state visit to Nepal today and tomorrow. The visit of the Chinese head of the state to Nepal is taking place after a gap of 23 years. Jiang Zemin (who celebrated his 93rd birthday two months ago) was the last Chinese president to visit Kathmandu. President Jiang is taken as the third but the first successful Chinese leader promoted by paramount leader Deng Xiaoping.

Federalism: learning by doing

Published On: September 5, 2019 12:59 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

Issues have emerged regarding effective implementation of federalism. But there is a long way to go and these issues can be addressed in due course of time

Pro and cons of social health security program

Published On: July 13, 2019 08:30 PM NPT By: Ruku Pandey

Government health insurance is a universal health insurance policy. It is regarded as a social security (social protection) scheme.

We still have a lot more with us

Published On: May 6, 2019 07:00 PM NPT By: Chhatra Karki

Prior to the April 25 Earthquake of 7.8 magnitudes in Nepal, I had already received the Invitation to participate in the World Conference of Science Journalists 2015 (WCSJ2015) to be organized in Seoul, South Korea.

Notre Dame Fire: As It Happened

Published On: April 30, 2019 09:00 PM NPT By: Supreme Poudel

A year ago, I had met a friend of mine from France. My meeting with that liberal guy was full of drama and craze as one day we debated on which one of us lived in a better country.

Addressing the critical challenges of our time: The Role of Media

Published On: December 2, 2018 04:30 PM NPT By: Sambridhi Gyawali

Media is most commonly known as the fourth estate or the fourth pillar of democracy. Democracy is derived from Greek words, Demos and Kratos, meaning People Rule.

Why we need science?

Published On: November 11, 2018 08:35 PM NPT By: Chhatra Karki

​Nepal government has allocated only 0.38 percent of the total budget for science and technology. This proves that the government is trying to limit the sector than developing it.

Young people and mental health in changing world

Published On: October 10, 2018 06:05 PM NPT By: Sujan Shrestha/ Kripa Sigdel

Adolescence is a crucial phase of a life in which a child transitions into an adult. It is a tumultuous period of rapid changes, uncertainty, identity formation, restlessness and curiosity.

The importance of think tanks in public policy in Nepal

Published On: October 10, 2018 02:38 PM NPT By: Kamal Dev Bhattarai

Think tanks in Nepal are either inactive or ineffective due to the lack of sufficient financial resources for their functioning. Even though some are receiving support from the donor agencies, they are not capable of independent functioning.

Relevance of government on health insurance scheme

Published On: September 23, 2018 08:33 PM NPT By: Ruku Pandey

The issue of health insurance used to be hot cake in the parliament, among bureaucrats, politician, academicians, policy makers and media people including the elite public but at present, nobody raised the issue anymore.