Reorienting democracy

Published On: April 28, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Jivesh Jha

When mindset is ethnic or caste-controlled, people cannot stand in favor of broader national cause

Know their interests

Published On: April 28, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Suresh Sharma

One of the reasons Indo-Pacific advocates are focused on Nepal is due to our strategic importance, so distinctive for global power’s attention

Mayday for protectionism

Published On: April 28, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

Whereas America built less than one million gross tons of ships between 2014 and 2016, South Korea and China produced a combined 140 million tons

My homecoming

Published On: April 27, 2019 01:05 AM NPT By: Ushma Rebel

Many had warned me that my visit to Nepal would only disappoint me, that the romanticized notion of excitement and inner peace which I had imagined about the visit would burst as a bubble. Firstly because it was too short to experience real beauty of Nepal, secondly because I was going after a long hiatus and I would probably be put off by the pollution and crammed suffocation in the city, thirdly because everyone is bound to treat visitors nicely and therefore it wouldn’t be an indication of how people would actually behave with me in a different long-term context.

Video games are good

Published On: April 27, 2019 12:25 AM NPT By: Usha Pokharel

Just reading the title parents may be thinking: ‘You must be crazy.  How can video games be good?’ It’s hard to believe, but it’s true.  Actually, several studies support my statement.  I know after so many years of cautioning your children not to spend time playing ‘good for nothing’ video games it may be hard for you to accept it as being good.

Writings on the trucks

Published On: April 27, 2019 12:05 AM NPT By: Devendra Gautam

Writing comes so naturally to them.  I wish I could write like them. Have no clear idea of what I am talking about? Well, I am talking about the hands that write those beautiful, catchy, funny, witty, immortal and lyrical (at this point, I have run out of adjectives to describe them adequately) lines on public vehicles.

Building safe homes

Published On: April 25, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Keshab Sharma

Local governments should take initiative for implementing building codes and by-laws. They should also monitor compliance of those laws

Going electric

Published On: April 25, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Ashish Gajurel and Prashant Raj Pandey

Nepal should aim for promoting electric vehicle technology. Strategic approach should be adopted to formulate policies to encourage people to shift to electric vehicles

Emotion of Notre Dame

Published On: April 25, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Dominique Moisi

Paris was not burning, but its emotional heart was. What’s more, this gigantic fire was live on prime-time news

On the road to China

Published On: April 24, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Mahabir Paudyal

Metaphorically, maintaining Araniko Highway is also about maintaining tricky geopolitical gaze on Nepal, which seems to be intensifying now more than ever