Let us give solidarity and cooperation a chance

Published On: September 28, 2022 12:36 AM NPT By: Bharat Raj Paudyal

The decisions we make today will determine what our future will look like.  Our choice to act or not to act will have a huge impact on generations to come. Let us look at what opportunities lie ahead of us. Let us give solidarity and cooperation a chance. As a peace-loving country, Nepal remains committed to contributing to our collective efforts of making this world peaceful, prosperous, and equitable.

Austrian Economics: The Theoretical Roots of Bitcoin

Published On: September 24, 2022 06:30 AM NPT By: Bimal Pratap Shah

Bitcoin is banned in many fascist countries even though it is a radical idea based on a sound economic theory. Many economists from the Austrian School had imagined money that is independent of the State long before Bitcoin came into existence.

Nurses Abroad: Boon or Bane?

Published On: September 23, 2022 09:15 AM NPT By: Sahara Dhakal

“When citizens leave their home countries for better opportunities, the government fails the country. Likewise, citizens fail when the experience of leaving their home country becomes something joyful rather than a burden of sorrow associated with not being able to work and serve their own country.”

Fighting Dengue menace

Published On: September 20, 2022 07:31 PM NPT By: Sandeep Thapa

Dengue infection is a systemic and dynamic disease and has a wide clinical spectrum that includes both severe and non-severe clinical manifestations. The key is early recognition and understanding of the clinical problems during different phases of the disease, leading to a rational approach to case management and a good clinical outcome.

Seven Years On: Remembering Ashoj 3

Published On: September 19, 2022 04:27 PM NPT By: Randhir Chaudhary

Although everyone had their own interests and views on the Constitution of Nepal, the process of drafting the constitution was exclusionary. Moreover, consultations with people about the draft of the constitution were performed under a curfew and excessive use of force in the Madhesh.

Scant Chinese Diplomacy and Divided South Asia

Published On: September 19, 2022 06:30 AM NPT By: Ashis Adhikary

South Asia was divided while responding to Pelosi's Taiwan visit. Pakistan and Afghanistan followed the Chinese standpoint. Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka reiterated their one-China policy and leveraged it to attain their interests but India and the Maldives opposed China to reiterate their policy.

Is FDI really the panacea we seek?

Published On: September 15, 2022 01:15 PM NPT By: Prakritee Yonzon

FDI needs to be viewed as a means to achieve SDGs and not an end in itself. This means that all FDI potential projects should be viewed from the lenses of environment, labor and human rights, SMEs, health, inclusion and diversity.

To return or not to return: Nepali expats’ dilemma

Published On: September 14, 2022 06:30 AM NPT By: Ajit J Karki

Nepalis longing to return home must not waste time waiting for a better time, better economy, or better government. They must accept their native country as it is now and bet on the potential of the country. If we do not believe in the future of our own country, then why would any foreign investor do so?

Tripartite Agreement on Gurkha Recruitment has lost relevance

Published On: September 6, 2022 06:00 AM NPT By: Rajaram Bartaula

From a diplomatic perspective, maintaining warm and friendly relations between the neighbors may be one dimension and the monetary benefits the Agneepath Scheme brings along with it another, but accepting Agnipath has more disadvantages for Nepal and Nepalis.

Coalition of the Deserving

Published On: September 5, 2022 06:30 AM NPT By: Manjeet Mishra

It’s been a year of government consisting of five parties, all of them having their own ambitions and interests. Power sharing, both at the center and provinces, has been managed with relative ease. Even in the local elections, seat-sharing was achieved reasonably well, much to the chagrin of UML, and barring a few exceptions, each partner benefited from it.