Home is where you belong

June 29, 2019 00:25 am

It’s ages since I have lived in Kathmandu but I do not call it my home yet. I live in a house here but this is not my home. When I think of home, my mind’s antennas rise up with lots of memories—my identity, my mother, siblings and my neighbors. How they call me is different from what other people call me. My ears are tuned to that sound and respond to it quickly.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: An official of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) -- an aid agency of the United States -- on Monday said that she was hopeful that Nepal and India will work out a resolution on the matters of financing and mode of operation of the second cross border line between the two neighbors.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that Nepal and China are good friends and close neighbors, and the relation between the two countries is not only underpinned by interactions at political and official level but also at people to people level.

CHITWAN, April 25: CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said development to be achieved by India and China leaving aside Nepal would not be complete.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed the need of making relations among neighbors friendly by ending all-types of differences seen among the SAARC member countries.

LAHAN, April 7: Children are taught not to trust strangers. But when relatives or close neighbors betray, it becomes even more concerning. Rape cases in the district has brought to the fore that girls are unsafe even among their own dear and near ones.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Nepal should take benefit from its neighbors' economic development.

KAPILVASTU, Dec 2: CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said a future government to be formed under the leadership of leftist alliance would move ahead by establishing a good relationship with both India and China.

Appeasing neighbors

October 24, 2017 00:30 am

Fragile internal politics combined with complex geopolitics oblige every political leader in Nepal to try to appease India and China.

China to attach importance to neighbors

October 17, 2017 07:09 am

BEIJING, Oct 17: China has said that it will increase high-level political exchanges with its neighboring countries following the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and enhance mutual trust for strengthening bilateral relations.

World beyond neighbors

July 16, 2017 01:30 am

It is about time we started viewing ourselves as a truly independent country and stopped promoting our neighbors’ interests by isolating ourselves internationally.

SARLAHI, June 8: After police made public the three people involved in abduction of a minor in Barhathawa of Sarlahi, it has come to light that the child's neighbors themselves were involved in the kidnapping.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Backtracking on its previous commitment of not asking for any foreign aid for the management of elections, the Election Commission (EC) is seeking logistical support from India, China and other countries for the upcoming local elections.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Stating that relations with both India and China are improving, Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised to visit Nepal in the near future.

TULSIPUR (Dang), Jan 25: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that relations with the neighboring countries have improved.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Main opposition CPN-UML has asked the neighboring countries and the international community to refrain from expressing gratuitous concerns over Nepal's internal affairs, taking sides and intervening into domestic issues.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Monday (today) said Pakistan is a peace-loving country and pursues the policy of maintaining friendly relationships with all its neighbors.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The International Relations and Labor Committee under the Legislature- Parliament has directed the government to further strengthen diplomatic relations with neighboring countries—India and China, on the basis of constitution of Nepal, principles of the Charter of the United Nations and Panchasheel.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 24: Hundreds of bruises and scars on her body are easily noticeable. Those were the imprints left by abuse and violence she endured from her family members and neighbors over the past sixteen years.

Neighbors first

August 13, 2016 00:45 am

One of the major concerns over Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s second innings in Singha Durbar has been how his government will handle the relations with our immediate neighbors—China and India. There is some ground for this concern. Nepal’s relation with southern neighbor had hit new low after last year’s economic embargo and had led Nepal to sign trade and transit agreement with China. This move has been rightly hailed as a move towards diversifying country’s trade and lessening our one-country dependence.

PARSA, Aug 12: CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has said the neighbors should not interfere with Nepal's internal affairs.