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.

Violence against women: Is it a normalized phenomenon in our society?

Published On: June 29, 2018 03:34 PM NPT By: Lata Pradhan

One fine Friday evening, as I was scrolling down my Facebook page, a video caught my attention. Someone had shared a post that showed a woman being beaten and dragged on to the floor in accusation for practicing witchcraft. This video was from the far west Nepal, and people were sharing it all over the social media.

NRNA ICC Expert Conference: Expectations and Challenges

Published On: June 27, 2018 04:53 PM NPT By: Dr. Tika Lamsal

When NRNA ICC participants and experts are returning from their visit to a rendezvous of exquisite beauty, unprecedented innovation, and prosperity, San Francisco, they are also taking home a revealing dream and commitment regarding prosperity and consolidation of resources in their motherland, Nepal. NRNA ICC’s North America Region’s Expert Conference on Skill, Knowledge, and Technology Transfer in Nepal, organized in California from June 16-17, has proved to be one of the rarest events of this magnitude that has inspired deep commitments, renewed energy, and uplifted morale of Nepali diaspora.

#MHDay2018: Speaking against ‘stigma’

Published On: May 28, 2018 06:53 PM NPT By: Ishwar Rauniyar

One of the activists from Mid Western Nepal shared that many NGO workers in the area do not eat in the community programs. They pretend to be ‘fasting’.

Graham Potter: The angel of England

Published On: April 3, 2018 08:00 PM NPT By: Pratik Bhurtel

“Why do you watch it?” A lot of people ask me this question. Well, they certainly don’t understand what football means to us. The untold stories, the firing passion, the drops of tears falling through our eyes, the joy of happiness are what people who never watch football can’t understand.

A lawyer walks into a bar...

Published On: March 31, 2018 07:24 PM NPT By: Santosh Giri

The 14th National Lawyers Conference eventually concluded without any unanimous consensus. Rifts of politically isolated lawyers could be visible throughout the conference, with Democratic, Progressive and Nationalist lawyers holding their own meetings, agendas and demonstrating sheer disregard to the institution

Dear President

Published On: February 27, 2018 01:40 PM NPT By: Sushma KC

Dear President, I am a youth and a very sensitive girl born and raised in Nepal. I am introvert and sensitive by birth and I don’t blame anyone for this. I am so sensitive that most of the times I end up crying whole night in my bed without closing my eyes for a second.

A walk to remember: The story of Emmanuel Adebayor

Published On: February 23, 2018 06:25 PM NPT By: Pratik Bhurtel

Football is a gift. A gift that turns someone’s dream into reality. Many of the players, especially from Africa, come from poverty-stricken backgrounds to become millionaires and live the luxurious life of a Footballer. Emmanuel Adebayor is no exception, but what makes his story so great is that, a player who played for the biggest teams in Europe couldn’t walk even at the age of 4.

Air pollution: Kathmandu Chapter

Published On: February 21, 2018 11:07 AM NPT By: Asmita Pradhan

Recently, Delhi’s air pollution made international headlines because of the poor air quality. They said breathing in the Indian capital was like smoking 50 cigarettes a day and Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital isn’t far as well. The thick cloud of pollution threatens to suffocate most of us despite having that reputation of mountain nation on the top of the world.