Sindhuli Gadhi: History that deserves to to be remembered

Published On: November 10, 2020 01:13 PM NPT By: Rakshya Basnet

Sindhuli Gadhi, a glorious fort in Sindhuli district, is of huge historical importance because of the famous battle of November 1767 between the then Gorkhali soldiers led by Khajanchi Bir Bhadra Upadhyay and Sardar Banshu Gurung and the British troop led by Captain George Kinloch. The Gorkhali army registered the victory over the British troops on Kartik 24, 1824 BS.

Recollecting festival memories in the time of pandemic

Published On: November 7, 2020 09:31 AM NPT By: Usha Pokharel

Dashain is over, and Tihar is approaching. But the prospect of celebrating with friends and family has become a dream. It’s time to remember the good old days and feel good about it.

In memory of the man and Yami Chhen which had him

Published On: November 7, 2020 09:24 AM NPT By: Hisila Yami

Yami Chhen, the historic house that stood as a symbol of inclusion, was destroyed in 2015 earthquakes. Machama Maharjan, the living memory of that inclusive spirit, passed away last week.

What is behind Nepal-India territorial controversies?

Published On: November 4, 2020 07:20 AM NPT By: Dr David Thapa

Can Nepalis hope that the visit of General Naravane will be instrumental in resolving border controversies between Nepal and India? The onus is on Indian side.

Here is what the Clean Feed Policy is missing

Published On: November 3, 2020 02:39 PM NPT By: Dhruba Sharma

The Clean Feed legislation was thought off largely from the perspective and viewpoint of emancipating Nepali advertising industry. It was seen as a way to bring in more money to Nepali advertisers.

A general’s brief on Indian military strategy on Nepal

Published On: November 2, 2020 07:00 AM NPT By: Prem Singh Basnyat

It is getting late for Nepal to stop exchanging honorary title with army chief of India. What will Nepal do if China, too, seeks to exchange honorary titles between PLA chief and chief of Nepal Army?

The US election’s chaos quotient

Published On: November 2, 2020 04:05 AM NPT By: Nouriel Roubini

A highly contested election would cause further damage to America’s global image as an exemplar of democracy and the rule of law, eroding its soft power. Particularly over the past four years, the country has increasingly come to be regarded as a political basket case.

Banking on BIN

Published On: November 2, 2020 03:09 AM NPT By: Sunil KC

How Bangladesh-India-Nepal Initiative (BIN) can trigger connectivity and prosperity for Nepal, Bangladesh and India

Friendship across Mount Zhumulangma: A bond for shared prosperity

Published On: November 1, 2020 07:30 AM NPT By: Hou Yanqi

China and Nepal are friendly neighbors linked by mountains and rivers.  People from both the countries have shared connectivity, mutual benefit and exchanges along the border areas since ancient times. The magnificent and holy Mount Zhumulangma has witnessed the long history of exchanges between the two countries, and the vast Himalayas have become the bond of China-Nepal friendship.  In 1955, China and Nepal established diplomatic relations, which started a new chapter in the development of bilateral relations and injected new impetus into border cooperation between the two countries.

China leads again

Published On: November 1, 2020 06:50 AM NPT By: Stephen S. Roach

Just as China led the world in economic recovery in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008, it is playing a similar role today. Its post-COVID rebound is gathering momentum amid a developed world that remains on shaky ground.