Regular board meetings very important for family-run businesses

Published On: September 6, 2016 12:10 AM NPT By: Republica

Reg Athwal is the chairman of RAW Group & TAO-Inc Family Office, and the founding partner and MD of RTS Global Partners, the leading family business advisory firm in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.

Foreign policy institution building not state priority

Published On: September 1, 2016 12:05 AM NPT By: Republica

Coordinator and Associate Professor of Tribhuvan University’s Master’s Program in International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD), Khadga KC, is of the view that Nepal need not have sent special envoys to India and China. In an interview with Republica’s Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal, KC shed light on Nepal-India-China dynamic and various aspects of Nepal’s foreign policy. Excerpts:

Nearly 30% of govt revenue comes from automobile sector

Published On: August 29, 2016 08:49 AM NPT By: Republica

The 11th edition of NADA Auto Show is beginning in Kathmandu from Tuesday. The auto show, the largest automobile event in the country, is said to be playing a crucial role in the expansion of automotive sector.

'Not possible to hold three elections together'

Published On: August 23, 2016 12:15 AM NPT By: Prasanta Lamichhane

Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav says all elections are possible within January, 2018. Here are excerpts of Yadav’s interview with Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal, Krishna Dhungana and PrashantLamichhane.

Caste discrimination stronger in Nepal

Published On: August 15, 2016 12:25 AM NPT By: Republica

Sukhadeo Thorat, Professor Emeritus at Jawaharlal Nehru University since 2014, is the chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research. He also served as Director of Indian Institute of Dalit Studies. Republica’s Kamal Pariyar caught up with Thorat while he was in Kathmandu to participate in Darnal Award for Social Justice and other lectures.

Full time lawyer, part time youtuber

Published On: August 13, 2016 01:16 PM NPT By: Republica

You might have come across Random Nepali. He’s a youtuber who makes presentation like animation videos that lists Nepali eccentricities and critiques Nepali popular culture. One of his videos makes fun of the popularity of red and white check shirts among Nepali people while in another video he talks about things that he misses as a Nepali kid growing up in the 90s.

Trying to be a perfectionist, my biggest flaw

Published On: August 12, 2016 12:05 AM NPT By: Republica

Girish Khatiwada, better known by his stage name Gorkhali G, is a pioneer Nepali rapper, DJ and RJ. He has been in the Nepali hip hop scene since the nineties.

Rockstar motivational speaker

Published On: August 10, 2016 11:07 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: With long locks of hair and a full beard, Saunak Bhatta looks more like a member of a heavy metal band than a motivational speaker.

Photographers should put an element of opinion in their work

Published On: August 8, 2016 09:47 AM NPT By: Republica

Prashant Panjiar is a veteran Indian photographer. In his thirty five year long career, he has worked as a mainstream photojournalist for India Today and Outlook.

Maoist leaders blackmailed over the alleged war crimes

Published On: July 27, 2016 07:50 AM NPT By: Republica

With Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s resignation on Sunday, India’s role in Nepali politics is once again being debated. So is the role of CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal. Republica’s Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal asked Pradeep Gyawali, CPN-UML Secretary and a close confidant of PM Oli, on what his party made of the hasty exit of Maoist party from government and India’s alleged hand in it.