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Niranjan Mani Dixit

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Nepal: A victim of party politics and power games

Published On: April 30, 2021 07:30 AM NPT By: Niranjan Mani Dixit

How can sufficient service delivery and development across Nepal be possible as long as the political leaders do not end  inter- and intra-party politics, desisting from racing to becoming a PM or ministers for power, posts and wealth acquisition, considering the political sector a lucrative business industry and employment center, as the trend shows? How Nepal can free itself from the clutches of wrong political hands?

What ails our diplomacy?

Published On: March 15, 2020 09:42 AM NPT By: Niranjan Mani Dixit

Diplomacy in bilateral and multilateral affairs is becoming increasingly complex requiring tact and intelligence. It involves tremendous art of communications and negotiation with a profound knowledge of English language and mastery over a range of topical issues to discuss on the part of negotiators and country representatives. Prime Minister or cabinet ministers such as the foreign minister and secretary of state, consulates and embassies serve as diplomats in implementing Nepal’s foreign policy.

Boosting tourism

Published On: February 12, 2020 12:06 PM NPT By: Niranjan Mani Dixit

Visit Nepal 2020 mega campaign kicked off with fanfare in December last year. It ended as a one-time ritual, just as unattended plantation of vegetation at Tinkune and blacktopping a few kilometers of already passable roads in rapidity, spending millions of rupees like water to impress Chinese President Xi Jinping during his October visit to Kathmandu last year.

Negotiate with evidence

Published On: January 7, 2020 09:16 AM NPT By: Niranjan Mani Dixit

The inclusion of Kalapani land in the new official political map of India followed President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Mamallapuram of India for an informal summit meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October, 2019.