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Nisha Jha

The author is a student of Economics at Patan Multiple Campus, TU.

From Bribery to Nepotism: Fighting Back Corruption in Nepal

Published On: May 17, 2023 09:00 AM NPT By: Nisha Jha

Corruption, a term as old as politics itself, remains a widespread menace that plagues nations worldwide, impeding their progress and development. Put simply, corruption entails the improper use of public power, frequently for personal gain, leading to violations of fundamental principles such as honesty, integrity, and accountability. This pervasive issue manifests in various forms, including bribery, nepotism, embezzlement, and abuse of authority, and can permeate all levels of government, from the highest ranks to the lowest tiers.

Coronavirus and Emerging Superstitions

Published On: March 29, 2020 04:51 PM NPT By: Nisha Jha

The news last month that the Bhimsen idol in Dolakha is sweating and it is a sign that ‘something disastrous’ is going to happen in the country. This as a custom required the head of the state to perform a ‘kshama pooja’ to ward off the possibility of something disastrous.