Tap into connectivity prospects

January 11, 2020 07:35 am

The rising economic clout of China and India as the next door neighbors could be a blessing for socio-economic transformation of Nepal if Nepal can maintain a balanced foreign policy and constructive engagement. One of the major challenges faced in overall socio-economic development of the country is the modernization and expansion of physical infrastructures like energy, transport and border facilities which requires huge amount of financial resources and technologies suited to the fragile ecosystem and rugged terrain of the young mountains.

The United States Study Center at the University of Sydney in Australia recently released a report stating that China could swiftly overwhelm US forces in the Western Pacific if a conflict broke out.

Restructuring agriculture project

August 8, 2019 01:30 am

While restructuring Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project, due consideration should be given in selecting an appropriate organization for its implementation

An ode to Kathmandu

July 13, 2019 00:25 am

Dear Kathmandu, people’s perceptions toward you have been gradually changing with the changes in the political system of Nepal. The capital of Nepal only is not enough to describe your greatness. People attempt to define your existence according to their experience on your lap. The loud voices of happiness and anguish, content and discontent, respect and hatred, inspiration and frustration these days are not uncommon in Kathmandu. And, yes, you’re being both blessed and cursed for everything.

ROLPA, Feb 15: With concrete houses fast displacing the traditional ones having thatched roof, Thabang of Rolpa is losing its original look. The locals are building houses with new technology. This, however, has disappointed the locals who want to preserve their identity.

Modernization ambitions

February 19, 2018 00:30 am

Compounding the modernization challenges China faces, its working-age population is beginning to decline, and could fall by more than 10 percent by 2040

BARA, July 17: Two-thirds of the amount transferred to the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project (PMAMP) Super Zone Implementation Unit Simraungarh Bara for the construction of new ponds and purchase of agricultural equipment has been frozen in the fiscal year 2016/17.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has stressed the need of modernizing agricultural sector, remaining as the backbone of nation's economy.