Economic costs of national security

August 3, 2020 13:00 pm

HONG KONG – By disrupting the world’s interconnected economic, social, and geopolitical spheres, the COVID-19 crisis has exposed just how fragile and inequitable the institutions that govern them really are. It has also highlighted how difficult it is to address systemic fragility and inequity amid escalating national-security threats.

Keep the border regulated

May 18, 2020 15:30 pm

Territory, legitimate government, population, recognition by other countries, sovereignty and military force constitute a state. Among all the elements territory is the first and foremost important element. And that particular territory of a state has to be defined, delineated and well protected. The people of that particular state have sovereign rights within that designated borders.

Justice during Covid-19

May 17, 2020 12:20 pm

As a part of preventive measure taken in response to COVID-19 outbreak, judicatures across the globe have announced the closure of non-urgent proceedings. Superior courts issued scores of orders, some of which were intended to remind the state of its welfare functions, while the others were related to the release of inmates and juvenile delinquents.

How many times have we seen something that we felt was wrong and said to ourselves, “If I could, I would have…,If it were up to me, I would…,or If I were the prime minister of the country, I would have changed such and such”? We all have our own problems and issues with the twisted ways in which the world seems to function. There are many things that irk us and that we think should change if the society is to prosper as a whole. If given a chance, what’s that one rule you would implement to make the world a better place?

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: In a meeting of the National Assembly (NA) today, Upper House member Bhairabh Sundar Shrestha drew the attention of Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa towards initiating police investigation into the death of a student of the Korean language course at the Kirtipur-based Valley Institute.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Eighth National Games ended on Wednesday with the departmental teams dominating the top three spots—not surprisingly—and the date and venue for the ninth edition of the tournament being announced.

April 26: Facebook Inc is preparing for a record-setting fine from U.S. regulators over privacy issues, but Wall Street shrugged at the looming penalty after the company added users and trounced profit expectations for the first quarter.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: BIbeksheel Sajha Party Nepal (BSPN) has split after one year of the merger.


September 22, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover photo: Constitution day celebration at Army Pavilion, Tudikhel on Wednesday.​ Photo: Keshab Thoker


September 15, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: A mass protest organized at Maitighar Mandala where parents of victim Nirmala Panta were also present demanding the justice for their daughter on Wednesday. Photo: Dipendra Rokka

Sept 10: 6 things to know by 6 PM

September 10, 2018 18:00 pm

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