Manoj Karki

The contributor for Republica.

New local federal structure

Published On: January 7, 2017 05:10 PM NPT By: Manoj Karki

KATHMANDU: The lowest level of the governance unit in a federal structure is regarded as one of the most important tiers of governance. As the tier is right at the grassroots its effectiveness will ensure the success of the federal structure usually adopted to replace an existing form of governance.

Chandragiri cable car: Expensive and unaccountable

Published On: December 17, 2016 09:46 AM NPT By: Manoj Karki

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Once you board the newly operated Orange Bus in Kathmandu Ring Road as a passenger, the lady conductor hands you a ticket after you pay the fare which is not more than 25 rupees to the maximum. This ticket in your hand means you have an insurance cover of 50 thousand rupees, in case of any accident while you are on this bus.

Dr KC: A one-man army against medical mafia in Nepal

Published On: December 7, 2016 03:45 PM NPT By: Manoj Karki

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The entire country felt a sigh of relief when government representatives finally gave in to the just demands of Dr Govinda KC and forged an agreement with him (for the tenth time, of course) to break his latest round of fast-unto-death.

Commerce without morality in Nepal

Published On: October 1, 2016 04:40 PM NPT By: Manoj Karki

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: The Nepali capital Kathmandu was forced into a gridlock for two continuous days this week. Though traffic jam has now become a norm of the valley, the reason behind the same on Wednesday and Thursday was quite different and unusual.

Should Nepal become a nation as ‘happy’ as Bhutan?

Published On: July 6, 2016 02:52 PM NPT By: Manoj Karki

KATHMANDU: Like Nepal, Bhutan too is a landlocked country squeezed between two giant neighbors —China and India. However, unlike Nepal, Bhutan has not had any issue of doing the balancing act between the two emerging economies.