Probe NAC scam in depth

December 12, 2018 02:00 am

After decades-long mismanagement, politicization, opaque deals and corruption, a crucial organization of the country, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), stands at the crossroads.

Listen to chief ministers

December 11, 2018 02:00 am

Even after the formation of provincial assemblies in all seven provinces and formation of governments there, Nepal’s federal journey has not been a smooth ride.

Welcome initiatives by CIAA

December 10, 2018 02:00 am

Of late, Nepal’s anti-corruption watchdog, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), is taking some measures to deter grafts on vital projects and taking actions against the accused.

Words have consequences

December 9, 2018 02:00 am

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s and his cabinet colleague, Minister for Information and Communication Technology Gokul Baskota’s unrestrained tirade is projecting the government as being intolerant to all forms of criticism. This is a matter of deep worry for Nepal’s international image and democracy. In a televised show Wednesday night, Prime Minister appeared to denigrate Nepal’s intellectual communities and journalists.

Where are missing women and children?

December 6, 2018 02:00 am

The recent data from Nepal Police exposes vulnerability of our women and children. It shows that around 83 percent of people who went missing in the last five years were women and children.

The Office of the President and its chief occupant is expected to set example of simplicity—especially in countries struggling with dismal economic growth and poverty.

Follow CIAA’s recommendations

December 4, 2018 02:00 am

Hurdles to Nepal’s major infrastructure projects include lack of transparency in procurement of equipment, goods and services.

Making difference locally

December 3, 2018 02:00 am

For nearly last two years after the local elections were held in 2017 to bring governance to the people’s doorsteps, Nepal’s local governance system has largely earned a bad fame.

PM must tame Information Minister

December 2, 2018 02:30 am

The spokesperson of K P Sharma Oli’s government Gokul Baskota, who is also the Minister for Communications and Information Technology, has been exhibiting extreme intolerance toward media and public criticism of the government.

Season of fire: Stay alert

November 29, 2018 02:00 am

As we get closer to the dry season, reports of fire outbreak have started to come from across the country. More fire incidents are being reported these days posing huge threat and risks to lives and properties in various districts.