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Subhash Ghimire

Subhash Ghimire is Editor of Republica national daily. He holds a Master in Public Policy (MPP, 2014) degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Twitter: @subhash580

Bola Maya: Story of our national pain

May 28, 2018 01:01 AM

Our 200 plus years of illusive quest to bring wealth home from abroad have often ended up in tragedies

Life of an actor who made Nepal’s first teleserial

May 11, 2018 10:46 AM

Biratnagar was the hotbed of democratic movements in the early 1980s. Leaders like BP Koirala and GP Koirala were mounting pressure against the Panchayat regime to hold a referendum. This was also the place where young theater artists staged plays, sometimes critical of the regime, which irritated the local authorities.

The Dream Chaser

April 28, 2018 10:11 AM

KP Sharma Oli’s rise to prominence in Nepali politics has its roots in Jhapa. Under the tutelage of Ramnath Dahal, Jhapa’s well known communist leader in the early 1960s, Oli learned to take political risks at an early age of 12.

I have many fond memories in Nepal: Prof. Parag Pathak, mini Nobel Prize winner

April 23, 2018 08:00 AM

The John Bates Clark Medal is awarded annually by the American Economic Association (AEA) to “that American economist under the age of forty who is judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.”  Parag Pathak, 37, is a professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research proved that school choice can lead to improved student performance.

From Beijing to Silicon Valley

December 18, 2017 07:50 AM

How can we connect with Silicon Valley in order to attract some of the best companies to come and invest in Nepal?

Too poor to run!

October 30, 2017 01:30 AM

If election tickets are to be auctioned off to highest bidders, why would anyone devote her life for the party’s betterment?

Chinese experts skeptical of Nepal's commitment to BRI

September 4, 2017 06:00 AM

Chinese officials in Beijing and Kunming last week expressed skepticism over Nepal's intention to wholeheartedly endorse the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). While many Chinese officials said they understood Nepal's tricky balancing act between India and China, they insisted that Nepal fully embraced BRI for its long-term prosperity.

Postponing polls would be a historic blunder

June 15, 2017 02:15 AM

KATHMANDU, June 14: “I will solve all the outstanding Madhes issues once I am in power,” Deuba told us at his Budhanilkantha residence weeks before he became prime minister again. He sounded in a hurry to assume power.

An ordinary man unknown to the world

May 26, 2017 08:54 AM

“I was born on the same day as King Birendra!” He would announce proudly during the heyday of monarchy. After struggling with asthma and lung failure, Thulba, as we fondly called him, passed away peacefully at 75 last Tuesday. Tika Dutta Ghimire was an ordinary man, humble and unknown to the world, to our family; he was a patriarch, and the keeper of our family traditions.

Waiting for Godot

April 25, 2017 00:35 AM

For people like my father in remote Gorkha there is still uncertainty over whether they will get any help

Dancing with the dragon

December 27, 2016 00:35 AM

Dahal government hasn’t been able to handle the sensitivities of our northern neighbor with the seriousness the issue deserves

Our moral obligation to save Dr KC’s life

December 1, 2016 00:25 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Today is the 18th day of Dr. KC’s hunger strike, longer than any of the last nine. He has now sat for 120 days in hunger strike in the last four years in a relentless crusade to end corruption and injustices in Nepal’s medical education.

Remembering to not forget

April 25, 2016 00:00 AM

KATHMANDU, April 23: As we mourn the loss of 9,000 plus lives in last year's tragic earthquakes