Rise of China in Nepal

July 19, 2018 01:30 AM

In the last 10 years, India is gradually losing its influence in Nepal while Chinese influence has increased at all levels

Forgetting forests

July 19, 2018 01:00 AM

Our policies have failed to appreciate the fact that forests are renewable resources and they can be restored after mature trees are harvested

More than light

July 19, 2018 00:30 AM

We must fight energy poverty and fix climate change but that requires increase in green-energy research and development

Dangerous development

July 18, 2018 02:22 AM

Nepal’s tourism has seen its share of tragedies over the past years. Further tragedies will undermine development potential of new trekking destinations such as Manaslu

The city of woe

July 18, 2018 01:00 AM

Kathmandu is failing to ensure its citizens access to food, housing, transportation, education, health care, and other basic necessities

Global economy’s uncertain future

July 18, 2018 00:30 AM

As long as China and the US are doing fine, the global economy can be expected to sustain annual output growth of around 3.4 percent

Chasing China dreams

July 17, 2018 01:30 AM

Though China’s presence in Nepal has been growing, it is highly unlikely that it would go out of the way to ‘help’ Nepal by raising India’s heckles

What flooded Bhaktapur?

July 17, 2018 01:00 AM

What will happen if 260 mm rainfall like that of 1990 occurs now? The cities and roads will be waterlogged for days, causing immense suffering to people

Solving disinformation puzzle

July 17, 2018 00:30 AM

Preventing well-intentioned actors from unwittingly sharing false information could be addressed through news literacy campaigns or fact-checking initiatives

Wages of conformity

July 16, 2018 01:30 AM

Shackles of conformism are so comforting that it takes real courage to break out of its shiny chains. Exodus abroad is an escape, not liberty