Why Newars are raging

Published On: June 26, 2019 08:30 AM NPT By: Gérard Toffin

Newars will not easily give up the fight and will clearly protest until the badly drafted Guthi Bill is completely scrapped or totally rewritten in collaboration with Newar stakeholders

Scaling up entrepreneurship

Published On: June 26, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Surath Giri and Saurabh Shah

Most entrepreneurs in Nepal struggle to survive. Scaling up and building a world-class business is a far cry for many of them, leading to mental health crisis in entrepreneurial community

How to save the internet

Published On: June 26, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Shamel Azmeh

Saving the global Internet requires limiting the growing concentration of power in the digital economy and preventing the Internet from becoming another engine of inequality

Under the shadows of trade war

Published On: June 25, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Mahesh K Maskey

Since Trump-Xi telephone talks happened on the heel of India slapping tariff against US goods, it is not unlikely to be the tipping factor in the pressure game, forcing Trump to mend ties with Xi

Monsoon mystery

Published On: June 25, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Dr Chhering Yonzon

Monsoon rain is a lifeline to an agriculture-based economy like Nepal, where with poor irrigation system farmers have to rely on the mercy of the sky

Why GDP still matters

Published On: June 25, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Bjørn Lomborg

GDP remains the single best indicator to guide government policies. Ignoring it in favor of alternative measures of wellbeing is likely to lower people’s overall quality of life

You got to be serious

Published On: June 24, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Mahabir Paudyal

How did the Prime Minister who at one time appeared like a deliverer transform into the subject of hate? Why is he becoming the butt of jokes? Why is he losing public trust?

Don’t feed the Donald

Published On: June 24, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Shlomo Ben-Ami

No matter how hard Abe tries, the US and Japan remain divided on the same issues as always

Rituals over results

Published On: June 23, 2019 02:05 AM NPT By: Babu Ram Neupane

Summer is the harbinger of monsoon rains with an abundance of splash of water and mud in the fields. The plough and spade artists carve a beautiful landscape mixing love, sweat and faith in the terraced rice fields. They work from dawn to dusk to embellish the earth around them. Still, their greatness largely goes unnoticed and unappreciated.

Keeping dengue at bay

Published On: June 23, 2019 01:25 AM NPT By: Dr Sher Bahadur Pun

On May 24, a 29-years old lady visited Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) for medical and laboratory tests after she was diagnosed of dengue in Dharan. STIDH’s test confirmed dengue. She had developed high fever, nausea, severe joint pain, rash, body ache but there was no history of pain behind the eyes. She said that several others in her town had showed similar symptoms. This was the first observation of beginning of dengue outbreak in Dharan.