Democracy will thrive

February 24, 2019 02:00 AM

There is a long way to go before Nepal becomes a meaningful democracy but the future of democracy is bright in Nepal

Where we failed on trade

February 24, 2019 01:30 AM

Major trade routes Nepal struggles to open with China today were customary trade routes to travel and supply goods to Tibet and vice-versa

Reimagining SAARC

February 24, 2019 01:00 AM

If India is pursuing sub-regional partnerships with its neighbors to avoid or replace SAARC, Nepal should think twice before investing political capital in such initiatives

The ideology trap

February 24, 2019 00:30 AM

Ideology is a powerful tool for packaging a broad political agenda but faith-based fixations almost invariably lead to bad policies

Remaining sane, at all costs

February 23, 2019 02:00 AM

The best way of maintaining sanity, yours truly has found out, is to mind your own business and live life stress-free

Rumblings of a Comet

February 23, 2019 01:30 AM

Comet-4 flew high over Kathmandu in 1959, during Prince Philip’s first ever India trip. It seems he wanted to have closer look at the Himalayas

What ails our education?

February 23, 2019 01:00 AM

We cannot expect much from the teachers who passed their exams by reading the guide books and guess papers, or by cheating

Multilingual Tuesdays

February 21, 2019 01:30 AM

Whether they start a Multilingual Tuesday program or one called Matribhasha Mangalbar, it is high time that private schools advanced multilingual competence among their students

Untold story of US-Bangla crash

February 21, 2019 01:00 AM

The official report on US-Bangla plane crash does not mention why the first officer did not challenge the captain even when she knew errors at 11500 feet could cost her own life

Mixed economic bag in 2019

February 21, 2019 00:30 AM

Good news at the start of 2019 is that the risk of an outright global recession is low. The bad news is that growth will fall