Media Council as conscience builder

Published On: February 20, 2020 09:47 AM NPT By: Mohan Nepali

All communication scholars across the globe unanimously agree that human beings cannot NOT communicate. Even silence is strong communication among them. Biologically, communication mechanism lies within us. Mentally, intra-psychological communication incessantly occurs within us. Socially, communication is an essential process of co-existential relations and mutual transactions.

This too shall pass

Published On: February 20, 2020 09:41 AM NPT By: Aleena Udas Sharma

“Change is the only constant in life.” This is what Heraclitus, the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, had once said. Little did he know then that his words of wisdom would be an important life lesson for all generations to come.

Paradigm Shift on Palestine

Published On: February 20, 2020 09:32 AM NPT By: Shlomo Ben-Ami

TEL AVIV – Nobody should be surprised that US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace proposal is heavily tilted toward the Israelis. What is surprising is that, rather than rejecting Trump’s proposal, the world has left the Palestinians largely on their own.

Will COVID-19 be black plague of our times?

Published On: February 19, 2020 09:42 AM NPT By: Devendra Gautam

Let yours truly take you guys back to the 13th century on merchant ships infested with flea-plagued rodents, before bringing you back to the troubling times of today.

Shadow of impunity

Published On: February 19, 2020 09:34 AM NPT By: Charan Prasai

“Visiting Canada Senate speaker not scheduled to meet Agni Sapkota,” went the newspaper headline a few days back. This front-page news regarding Canadian Senate Speaker George J Fury who was in Kathmandu recently carried a significant message.

Ireland’s Electoral Earthquake

Published On: February 19, 2020 09:30 AM NPT By: Bill Emmott

LONDON – Sinn Féin’s success in Ireland’s February 8 general election, where it headed the poll, has come as a shock, owing to the party’s historic ties to the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and that organization’s association with violence. The cause of its success was domestic discontent, not nationalist fervor. Nevertheless, Sinn Féin’s victory will put Irish unity—and thus the future of Northern Ireland’s inclusion in the United Kingdom—firmly on the agenda.

How to judge Oli government?

Published On: February 18, 2020 09:13 AM NPT By: Mahabir Paudyal

The longest serving and a stable government post-2008 has failed where it should have succeeded and succeeded where it should have failed

Nepal-UK defense ties

Published On: February 18, 2020 09:10 AM NPT By: Prem Singh Basnyat

Nepal-Britain defense diplomacy goes back to 1744 along with Captain Kinloch’s Expedition. It stands on the foundation of faith and mutual honor

Germany’s crisis of the right

Published On: February 18, 2020 09:04 AM NPT By: Carolin Roth

Even more pressing question is whether Merkel’s ruling coalition with the Social Democratic Party (SPD) will now collapse, plunging Germany into a serious political crisis

No tourism without infrastructures

Published On: February 17, 2020 09:15 AM NPT By: Keshab Sharma

Visit Nepal 2020 has already started and the government of Nepal is expecting two million tourists this year. In order to attract two million tourists, government is spending over six billion rupees for advertisement and promotion in international media. Tourism is a promising growth sector that can provide inclusive and sustainable growth across Nepal. Though Nepali tourism has been making steady progress in the last three years, the number set by the stakeholders seems ambitious with infrastructure being a major constraining factor. However, there is no option but to do our best to make Visit Nepal 2020 a grand success.