Ideas with the ‘underdogs’

Published On: April 14, 2021 08:15 AM NPT By: Simone Galimberti

Some practical ideas on how to change the conversation on social inclusion and empowerment in the country

Our greatest wealth

Published On: April 14, 2021 07:30 AM NPT By: Niranjan Khatri

Our greatest wealth may be in the freedom to determine the contents of our consciousness.

Stories matter for children's learning

Published On: April 10, 2021 07:06 AM NPT By: Usha Pokharel

Stories have a powerful influence on children’s understanding of cultural and gender roles. Parents need to understand that stories develop their children’s literacy. Stories convey values, beliefs, attitudes, and social norms that shape children's perceptions and reality.

‘Third People’s Movement’ and the Quicksand of Humiliation

Published On: April 8, 2021 09:30 PM NPT By: Bikash Sangraula

The unabashed dislike of PM KP Oli by civil society ‘stalwarts’ has not proved enough to dislodge Oli, so what is their Plan B?

Plights of Nepali informal workers worsened by the pandemic

Published On: April 8, 2021 09:30 AM NPT By: Shradha Khadka

The already existing challenges faced by the informal workers are now unambiguously exposed by the pandemic and further aggravated by sudden demands for COVID- 19 testing, quarantine measures, sanitizing equipment, medical visitations, healthy and immune boosting diet etc.

Depression: Wanting death is not so easy

Published On: April 8, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Binayak Karki

Although clinical depression can be cured by psychiatrists, I personally believe depression cannot be cured by another person or chemical substances. It can be minimized to an extent but complete cure is certainly not possible as it involves someone's thought patterns.

The Political Imbroglio

Published On: April 1, 2021 07:35 AM NPT By: Narayan Manandhar

The on-going political imbroglio has been created by the lack of trust and mutual doubt and suspicion amongst the four major players. As none of the four holds a simple majority, they have to join hands with the other to form the next coalition government.

Stories from Terai courts

Published On: April 1, 2021 06:55 AM NPT By: Jivesh Jha

Though we have the most comprehensive constitution, we lack comprehensive legislation to deal with the bizarre loan deeds. Money lending has emerged as a profitable business in Terai. There is no law on record that obliges the moneylenders to justify their source of income.

China Must Create Shared Global Wealth

Published On: March 31, 2021 10:40 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng

HONG KONG – The OECD is projecting an uneven K-shaped economic recovery from the pandemic in 2021. Richer countries with more extensive vaccine rollouts that can afford to reopen and reflate their economies will do so. Poorer economies will struggle to stay healthy and avoid debt crises. But the mantra that “no one is safe until everyone is” highlights the need to spread health, wealth, and self-respect to all. An increasingly prosperous China can and should play a central role in this effort.

China’s COVID-19 vaccine assistance shows sincere friendship

Published On: March 30, 2021 08:57 AM NPT By: Hou Yanqi

Despite the pandemic Nepal-China cooperation projects have shown steady progress