The Macron Factor

Published On: April 19, 2021 08:44 AM NPT By: Melvyn B. Krauss

STANFORD – In French President Emmanuel Macron, the United States has the best ally it could hope for in the Élysée Palace. In fact, Macron may now be the only US allied leader with a genuine liberal-internationalist worldview to match that of US President Joe Biden.

Wonderful Ilam where culture and nature compliment each other

Published On: April 17, 2021 06:31 PM NPT By: Vidhu Prakash Kayastha

Ilam is home to various ethnic groups like Limbu, Rai, Lepcha, Gurung, Magar, Newa, Khas, Arya etc. Cultural variety can be seen in Ilam in festivities with mind blowing music and colorful costumes.

Political Space for Youths

Published On: April 17, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Rajaram Bartaula

The political space for youths is going to contract further in South Asia including Nepal until and unless the senior leaders voluntarily give the youths the chance to lead.

Changing the Face of Sino-American Relations

Published On: April 16, 2021 09:20 AM NPT By: Anne-Marie Slaughter and Samm Sacks

Today, building such relationships – essential to foster trust between high officials – should be a top priority of US leaders, regardless of gender. Such an effort could build on the ties being created through unofficial dialogues.

The Dangers of Data-Based Certainty

Published On: April 15, 2021 07:50 AM NPT By: Diane Coyle

Friends of mine who work in the arts and humanities have started doing something unusual, at least for them: poring over data. This is due to the pandemic, of course. Every day, they check COVID-19 case numbers, how slowly or quickly the R factor is declining, and how many people in our area got vaccinated the day before.

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.