As events continue to unfold in Nepal, particularly concerning the fake Bhutanese refugee scandal, there is a growing public and media pressure to ensure justice is served during the upcoming hearing and prosecution. While it is crucial to uphold the principle of "innocent until proven guilty," concerns are arising among the public that the perpetrators may evade accountability.

Ukraine War: Lessons for Nepal

March 17, 2022 13:17 pm

Nepal shares its borders with two Asian giants - China and India - like Ukraine shares with NATO countries and Russia. Nepal has seen similar events near its borders. The first one was the political control of Tibet by China. The second example is the merger of Sikkim into India in 1975. Nepal should thus maintain balanced relations with both India and China and should be careful while developing relations with countries that are hostile to these two countries.

With South Asia becoming the center of the Corona pandemic in recent times, Nepal has reached a position where the daily positivity is very high not only in this region but also in the world. Past experience and inability to learn from the rest of the world is the biggest weakness and mistake of Nepal.

Lessons to learn

July 18, 2019 02:00 am

Since the devastating floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains last week ravaged the settlements in various parts of Nepal, mainly in the Tarai plains, political actors have risen up to help the flood-affected people.

Lessons to learn

June 20, 2019 02:00 am

Better late than never, the government withdrew the controversial Guthi Bill on Tuesday. That was the only way out since the protests against the bill were intensifying in Kathmandu Valley.

Lessons, trips and loads of fun

May 24, 2019 09:27 am

One of their most notable works is the documentary they did on the honey hunters of Nepal. Titled “Mad Honey Hunters of Nepal”, the documentary sequentially outlines the process and the struggles of the tribe of honey hunters in Lamjung who have harvested the “red honey” for over 200 years.

The blockade: Lessons unlearned

September 27, 2018 01:30 am

For a country that has suffered thrice because of blockade, blockade should not be a mere tool for certain leaders to capitalize during the elections, rise to power and lead the government

Lessons on the go

July 6, 2018 08:50 am

Ujjwal Rai claims that only two things in this world excite him: Walking and trekking. Trekking is exhilarating because it gives him a chance to learn from different cultures, traditions, and food habits. It helps him explore the unexplored. And traveling by foot enables him to discover different terrains and brings him close to nature.

Of road trips and life lessons

June 15, 2018 09:01 am

Roshan Bista prefers to travel on his bike. He believes that bikes offer the most intimate connection with people and landscape of the places he visits. For him, traveling is more than just going to new places, tasting new delicacies, and collecting new pictures for his Instagram feed. He expects to have a new bike adventure, make new friends, and learn from his experience every time he steps out of the house.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Nepal number one female golfer Pratima Sherpa’s documentary about her life struggles was premiered in New York, the United States.

Lessons from the past

April 20, 2018 07:20 am

The last blackbuck of Shuklaphanta National Park was hunted down when modern conservation had just started in Nepal in 1970s. Between the sixties and seventies, swamp deer and wild water buffalo became locally extirpated from Chitwan Valley while the rhino population in the vast expanse of the Rapti river floodplain was at a record low.

Bangladesh lessons

March 20, 2018 01:30 am

​Nepal’s strategic location can be better utilized to expand market access to China, India and Bangladesh

Karnali lessons

February 26, 2018 02:00 am

Naming of Province 6

Remittance lessons

November 29, 2017 00:30 am

Examples from Latin America and Central Asia suggest over-dependence on income from remittance can be risky.

Imparting life lessons

November 17, 2017 08:50 am

If you think spirituality and education are two disconnected concepts that don’t go hand in hand, a short trip to Chobhar, about 10 kilometers south of Kathmandu, can prove you wrong. At Tsoknyi Gechak School you will be able see how spirituality and education actually reinforce each other.

Bhutan lessons

October 30, 2017 00:30 am

Nepal has a lot to learn from Bhutan on how to, and how not to, deal with India on hydropower.

North Korea lessons

July 26, 2017 00:30 am

The alternatives for dealing with nuclear proliferation do not necessarily improve with the passage of time.

Bharatpur lessons

July 25, 2017 01:30 am

Bharatpur would not have been significant if it were an isolated case. But it was not an isolated case.

Malaria lessons

July 23, 2017 00:20 am

Our goal was to identify how each dollar in aid or development money could achieve highest returns

Life lessons

July 7, 2017 12:36 pm

Life teaches you a lot but not all of us are always paying attention. And also, life is too short to be making all the mistakes yourself so you have to learn from other people’s experiences as well, if you want to grow and prosper. So The Week sought the advice of some people we have all come to know and admire on life, love, and money to get us started in our pursuit of happiness.

LAMJUNG (Besisahar), Feb 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the country should take lessons from Ghalegaun for the promotion of tourism.

Oxford graduate Faiz Siddiqui is suing the university for £1m claiming that “appallingly bad” and “boring” teaching cost him a first-class degree and prevented him from having a successful career.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The inauguration of the Bauddhanath Stupa on Tuesday after its speedy renovation following the damages during last year's earthquakes 'has set an example' to many heritage sites that are currently undergoing reconstruction in a sluggish pace.

Lessons from Trump’s win

November 11, 2016 09:33 am

What made CPN-UML’s ex- prime minister KP Sharma Oli wasn’t just the anti-India rhetoric. Oli represented the vein of poor, impoverished Nepal, which is the large majority that could not understand the rhetoric of “hill-elite” presented by Madheshi leaders.

Thai lessons

October 20, 2016 00:35 am

Export oriented policies adopted by Thailand, both in agriculture and manufacturing, played a big role in transforming its economy

Sporting lessons from Turkmenistan

October 20, 2016 00:00 am

ASHGABAT, Oct 20: When the then Prime Minister of Nepal Madhav Kumar Nepal was inaugurating a sports academy at Gauritar in Makawanpur district seven years ago, a central Asian country Turkmenistan also started a similar project.