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Pragyan Basnet

The author is a student of political science and the founder secretary of a non-profit organization named National Youth Movement Nepal.

A Plea from the Himalayas: Act now on climate change before it is too late

Published On: December 8, 2021 12:35 PM NPT By: Pragyan Basnet

We once studied global warming and climate change as chapters in our school books, but sooner than we imagined, this has turned into a reality.  Nepal is a Himalayan country and the Himalayas are the most sensitive region to climate change, which makes us Nepalis extremely susceptible to catastrophes of climate change.

MCC Nepal: A Leap toward Prosperity or a Surrender of Sovereignty?

Published On: October 5, 2021 06:30 AM NPT By: Pragyan Basnet

MCC must come with some amendments and the clauses must be written more clearly, respecting the sovereignty and voices of Nepal or else, the US must keep its popularity by engaging in other philanthropic activities that it has been doing for many decades. Since the US is the global center for democratic values, questions arising over the US are also the questions arising over free speech, independence and democracy that Nepalis strongly believe in.