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Sandesh Paudyal

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Why democracy fails

Published On: October 5, 2019 12:00 AM NPT By: Sandesh Paudyal

The concept of democracy is fairly straight-forward: ‘Government of the people, by the people and for the people.’ People choose the candidates who they believe are best poised to run the government. Why then is this fairly simple system losing its sheen, not just in Nepal but elsewhere as well? Why are so many “democratic” countries still facing chronic political crisis, rampant corruption, and gross under-development and governance failures?

Letter to celebrities

Published On: May 26, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Sandesh Paudyal

Dear celebrities, spread the message that beauty is not about make-up, not about what and how you dress or anything that you possess but about how high your self-esteem is

Hope amid ruins

Published On: December 17, 2016 12:15 AM NPT By: Sandesh Paudyal

Government needs to ensure that reconstruction carried on individual basis or through I/NGOs meets safety standards