Without a Nepal

October 16, 2018 01:30 AM

The State of Nepal is failing even before it has got a chance to get off the ground, it is crumbling under the weight of expectations and aspirations it has itself unleashed

Biography of stinging nettle

October 16, 2018 01:00 AM

Why write about humans only? How about those plants, those mountains, rivers, stars, pebbles, rocks, oceans, how about all living and non-living things?

Germany’s socialism of fools

October 16, 2018 00:30 AM

Combining anti-establishment rhetoric on cultural and economic issues has worked well for right-wing populist parties. Will it work in Germany?

Chandra Shumsher in Britain

October 15, 2018 01:00 AM

Jung Bahadur, seven years after his landmark trip to Britain as the first Nepali leader of standing traveling overseas, came to be hailed in high esteem for the timely and crucial military support he provided in putting down the 1857 Sepoy Mutiny in India, Chandra, several days ahead of his visit, was considered to be imperial Britain’s “trusted” and “reliable ally”.

Of leadership, for the leaders

October 15, 2018 00:30 AM

The fictional world of Prime Minister Asha of Singha Durbar TV series mirrors the shenanigans of Nepali politics. But despite the horrendous power struggles and political mudslinging on the screen, Asha understands that collaboration is the key for the successful implementation of federalism. Dubbed as a “roadmap for governance and leadership,” the TV series made a comeback with season two in July 2018 with support from USAID, United Nations in Nepal, and Nepali diaspora—this time with a storyline which reflects the challenges and opportunities of federalism.

Actions for zero hunger

October 15, 2018 00:00 AM

Just three years ago, in September 2015, all United Nations Member States approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The eradication of hunger and all forms of malnutrition (Sustainable Development Goal number 2) was defined by world leaders as a cardinal objective of the Agenda, a sine qua non-condition for a safer, fairer and more peaceful world.

Let women decide

October 14, 2018 02:00 AM

It’s a long way for Nepali women to freely choose their partners as they want, when they want and how they want, pre-wedding or post-divorce

Can investments be efficient?

October 14, 2018 01:30 AM

At a time when protectionism is on the rise, the risk of trade disruptions is only increasing

Four decades of partnership

October 14, 2018 01:00 AM

From the beginning, EU-Nepal relations have been based on mutual respect, learning from each other and support to Nepal’s development

My struggle with widowhood

October 14, 2018 00:30 AM

A man marries another woman just after completing 13 days of death rites of his wife but a wife, when widowed, is doomed