Playing snakes and ladders

Published On: January 4, 2020 01:46 PM NPT By: Hemant Arjyal

Here are issues related to B737Max, decision about ending A380 production and stalling of Jet Airways

Why Visit Nepal?

Published On: January 2, 2020 09:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Bhattarai

After a long struggle of Nepali people, Nepal promulgated the constitution from the sovereign Constituent Assembly in 2015. Along with the implementation of the constitution, we have been able to end political discrimination and inequality. After the general elections held in 2017, a stable and strong government has been formed under the leadership of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli. Stable governments have been formed in all of the seven provinces.

What Yadav’s exit means

Published On: January 2, 2020 08:55 AM NPT By: Hari Bansh Jha

The resignation of Upendra Yadav from the post of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Law on the ground that the federal government did not address the demands of Madheshi, Janajati and other disadvantaged groups by amending the constitution has created a ripple in Nepali politics. With this development, the Samajbadi Party Nepal (SPN), of which Yadav is the chairman, has given a jolt to the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), which no longer has the two-thirds majority in the House of Representatives.

Post-American Middle East

Published On: January 2, 2020 08:44 AM NPT By: Richard N Haass

NEW YORK – It was August 5, 1990, just days after Saddam Hussein’s Iraq had invaded and conquered all of Kuwait, and US President George H.W. Bush could not have been clearer as he spoke from the South Lawn at the White House: “This will not stand, this aggression against Kuwait.” Over the next six months, Bush proved to be a man of his word, as the United States sent a half-million soldiers to the Middle East and led an international coalition that liberated Kuwait.

Changing lives of Nepali women

Published On: January 1, 2020 09:23 AM NPT By: Quah Wei Vei

Nepal is a country on the move. Politically, despite having only just emerged from decades of turmoil, Nepal’s democracy is flourishing. Financially, remittances sent home from millions of Nepali migrant workers abroad have transformed the national economy and raised the living standards of many.

Making VNY 2020 successful

Published On: January 1, 2020 08:59 AM NPT By: Purnima Shrestha

Nepal is formally embarking on Visit Nepal 2020 from January 1. The campaign launched by the government aims to bring two million tourists.

Is Huawei More Dangerous than Facebook?

Published On: January 1, 2020 08:34 AM NPT By: Ngaire Woods

OXFORD – The United States and some of its allies have acted decisively to exclude the Chinese technology company Huawei from their national markets, yet they continue to ignore the similar threat posed by Facebook and other US digital giants. Democratic governments must now be equally decisive in dealing with this home-grown danger.

Reimagining democracy

Published On: December 31, 2019 09:00 AM NPT By: Sarans Pandey

When Carl Linnaeus first coined the term Homo Sapiens in the year 1758, modern humans had already shed their seemingly homogenous biological construction to reveal differences that were far too festered for common grouping. The ideological, religious and cultural leanings of different societies all over the world have been shaped with experiences and doctrines that are unique and relevant only to a particular community or a group.

The year of the Yeti

Published On: December 31, 2019 08:30 AM NPT By: Devendra Gautam

For a few days, yours truly had been searching for the topic to write something or anything about. You see this scribbler is not some great writer, who can write a masterpiece in a jiffy, in a manner that a magician brings out all sorts of objects as per the demand from the audience.

Not Another Arab Spring

Published On: December 31, 2019 07:40 AM NPT By: Shlomo Ben-Ami

TEL AVIV : “A specter is haunting the rich world. It is the specter of ungovernability,” began an editorial in The Economist earlier this year, paraphrasing the opening line of the Communist Manifesto. But it is not only the West that is grappling with ungovernability. Across the Arab world, protesters have been making it clear that they will be ungovernable until their leaders deliver good governance.