Costs of inequality

January 13, 2019 02:00 AM

Key among the development challenges facing Nepal is the ever-widening income and wealth gap between the haves and have-nots

Symptoms of decay

January 13, 2019 01:30 AM

Political parties, parliamentarians and government ministers feature as the most distrustful institutions in almost all surveys

Tapping diaspora’s knowledge

January 13, 2019 01:00 AM

Nepal should take a leap in scientific pursuit through mobilization of its large contingent of diaspora talent and scholarship

Isolation of indigenous groups

January 13, 2019 00:30 AM

Indigenous people are an essential element of cultural diversity and ecological harmony. Let them live in peace in the ancestral lands

Positive spin gone awry

January 12, 2019 00:15 AM

It was unbelievable that something big, both in terms of size and money involved, would ever be purchased/leased without extracting a proportionate kickbacks in this country. But we were made to believe, right in the beginning, that everything would be made “quite transparent” this time. It was in a way, a tacit admission that things were murky in previous instances.

My tryst with social media

January 12, 2019 00:10 AM

An urge to connect, communicate and share is inherently human. There is nothing queer about using social media in today’s virtual world. However, motivations to use them diverge vastly based on the worldviews and choices of statements we want to make.

Teach them English

January 12, 2019 00:05 AM

While in home district few months back I visited a community primary school in which I had taught in its initial year. I’m an English language enthusiast and lover of teaching English, but I still consider myself a student of this foreign language.  I enjoy watching English teachers teaching English and I welcome such teachers to observe my style of teaching. I believe in the proverb ‘iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.’

Move like ants

January 10, 2019 01:30 AM

Have you seen ants stuck in traffic? Researches have proven that if we all drove more like ants walk, we would experience fewer traffic jams

Raising the yield

January 10, 2019 01:00 AM

Raising yields on existing farmland is the only way forward for high and sustainable agricultural growth

The year of Trump?

January 10, 2019 00:30 AM

Trump’s temperament ranks low on the scales of emotional and contextual intelligence that made Roosevelt or Bush successful presidents