Making most of vacations

October 13, 2019 01:00 am

During this vacation, spend time communicating with your children and understanding their needs. It is important for children and parents to understand each other

Preventing digital feudalism

October 13, 2019 00:30 am

Threat posed by artificial intelligence and other technologies lies in how they are being designed and deployed

Next phase of China’s reform

October 3, 2019 00:30 am

To continue China’s integration into global networks, the authorities will need to overcome strategic challenges

Give time to your kids

September 28, 2019 00:30 am

You need to focus on turning the scarce time into something memorable for both you and your children. Once you commit, you will figure out a way to do that

Water, disasters and people

September 28, 2019 00:00 am

The Koshi basin provides an opportunity for transboundary cooperation to address and manage shared disasters, and help save lives and livelihoods

BRI can be an effective mechanism to facilitate bilateral trade, strengthen relations and enable environment to make our people prosperous

The clean-energy fast track

September 19, 2019 00:30 am

Solar and wind are already cheaper than fossil fuels when it comes to generating electricity, and electric vehicles are close to challenging internal-combustion-engine cars on price

Migrant workers bring in skills

September 18, 2019 00:30 am

Let’s use returning migrants’ skills and earnings to increase domestic production

Joining the technological frontiers

September 17, 2019 00:30 am

AI applications will eventually be so broad and so embedded in every aspect of our daily lives that they will likely contribute three to four times more to global output than the Internet

Reason to worry for Nepal

September 12, 2019 01:30 am

Recent developments in the immediate neighborhood down south should be a matter of serious concern for us, given our complicated relations with it.

State of real estate

September 11, 2019 01:00 am

How is it possible that land prices in Nepali cities with poor infrastructure are close to land prices in London, New York, Tokyo and Shanghai?

Acting deaf n dumb

September 7, 2019 01:00 am

New tourism minister has come up with list of tasks he wishes to get done before Visit Nepal Year 2020. But he has left out many aspects

Does intoxication fuel creativity?

September 7, 2019 00:30 am

Many renowned writers have been known to write under the influence of alcohol and various drugs. Why creative people seek out stimulants/intoxicants such as alcohol and drugs is still an unsolved mystery.

Mentoring the youth

September 7, 2019 00:00 am

Initiating and promoting mentoring and coaching culture can be of great help for youth who are seeking jobs

Distancing India

September 4, 2019 01:30 am

Nepal’s 50 years of effort at distancing ties with India has come at the cost of hurting its economy and creating a hurdle to connect the country to the world outside

Make your father proud

September 4, 2019 00:30 am

We need to change the stereotypical attitude toward parenting that rests firmly on traditional belief that fathers are the breadwinners and mothers are the homemakers

Testing times

September 3, 2019 01:30 am

With the new developments in Kashmir, Nepal may have to listen to and deal with the pressures and persuasions from India, China and Pakistan, all at the same time

Rebranding Lumbini

September 3, 2019 01:00 am

Apart from saying ‘Buddha was born in Nepal’ how many worthful initiatives have we taken to promote the birthplace of Gautam Buddha?

Flailing at China

September 1, 2019 02:00 am

Notwithstanding all the criticism of China in the West, progress on the road to the Next China actually has been quite extraordinary over the past dozen years

Managing wastes

September 1, 2019 01:30 am

Unmanaged waste has adverse impact on public health and economy. The government should manage it properly

Claim your products

September 1, 2019 01:00 am

In lack of specific Geographical Indication law, Nepal could even lose its sovereign rights over the products which have their origin in Nepal

Breaking the barriers

September 1, 2019 00:30 am

No matter how much we glorify role of ICT in improving education, it cannot happen without larger participation of teachers

Financial exclusion

August 28, 2019 01:30 am

Poverty, illiteracy and lack of access to financial services are key barriers to promoting entrepreneurship in Nepal

Governing agriculture

August 28, 2019 01:00 am

We need to make agriculture governance system effective through the backup of strong organizational set-up and human resources

Danger of climate doomsayers

August 28, 2019 00:30 am

Doom and gloom distort our worldview and can lead to bad policies. The future is bright, and we need smart decisions to keep it so

Dealing with syndicates

August 26, 2019 01:30 am

As long as the market-related inefficiencies that actually gave rise to syndicates remain, the transportation syndicates will rise again, in one form or another

Toward quality journalism

August 26, 2019 01:00 am

Buddha’s teachings carry much relevance in journalism as well. Journalists should explore these values to promote quality and deepen their journalistic insight

Trump’s war on evidence

August 26, 2019 00:30 am

US President Donald Trump has made no secret of his disdain for experts and evidence-based policymaking

Conversation with digital darlings

August 24, 2019 02:00 am

Don’t go coy with these faceless digital darlings. Get mollycoddled by striking a lovely conversation with them now

Bringing peace in Kashmir

August 24, 2019 01:30 am

India and Pakistan should engage in dialogue with or without external mediation to find lasting solution of Kashmir problem

Power to youth

August 24, 2019 00:30 am

Grassroots level policy-making and activism can truly transform Nepali youth and Nepal

Deschooling education

August 22, 2019 01:30 am

Every class has students capable of becoming singers, dancers, poets, athletes and actors but our education system is discouraging them every moment

The pain of going around

August 22, 2019 01:00 am

Nepal aviation has been subjected to EASA’s blacklisting since December 2013 because many European lives were lost in domestic sectors in STOLs and helicopter crashes

Forgetting Palestine

August 22, 2019 00:30 am

Never before in Israel’s history has it been able to develop a foreign policy so free of the Palestinian issue

Give credit where due

August 20, 2019 01:30 am

Present day political leaders and self-declared intellectuals revel in demonizing King Mahendra as a dictator. Let’s not be so thankless to the King who created a foundation for us to stand on

Costs of justice delayed

August 20, 2019 01:00 am

If the voices of the victims are ignored and justice process is put on hold like this, Nepal’s TJ process is surely going to attract universal jurisdiction

More than windmills in South Asia

August 20, 2019 00:30 am

With the end of the Soviet military presence in Afghanistan in February 1989 and the end of Cold War, the US chose to reconsider its stance toward both India and Pakistan

Nepal’s solar aspirations

August 19, 2019 01:30 am

Planned and sustainable development of solar energy as part of a larger green energy development plan can truly help Nepal accelerate its action for cleaner planet

Celebrating #Womenhumanitarians

August 19, 2019 01:00 am

In the aftermath of disasters, women’s specific humanitarian needs are often not adequately identified nor responded to. Women and other minorities face further marginalization during disasters

When Leninists overreach

August 19, 2019 00:30 am

As with Putin, overreach seems to be Xi’s default position nowadays, judging by his handling of the trade war and aggressive behavior toward China’s neighbors

Kashmir will rise

August 15, 2019 00:30 am

Abrogation of Article 370 marks the dawn of real politics in Kashmir. In the new era, Kashmiris can enjoy free and fair elections and equal rights alongside their fellow Indian citizens

Justice in transition

August 14, 2019 01:30 am

What about probable international intervention mandated by the United Nations Security Council? The Hague is not the pie in the sky for the justice seekers in Nepal

Hong Kong will shine

August 14, 2019 01:00 am

Hong Kong will restore its normal order soon. “One country, two systems” policy will always be firmly upheld, and “Pearl of the Orient” will be shining again

Puzzle of economic progress

August 14, 2019 00:30 am

What do we actually mean by “progress”? How should it be measured and monitored, and who experiences it?

Will they build it?

August 12, 2019 01:30 am

History suggests that Nepal-China railway project does not have an easy answer

How many judges Nepal needs?

August 12, 2019 01:00 am

The government is planning to double existing number of judges in Nepal’s courts by amending the constitution. Does it have to? How many judges does the country need at the moment?

Manipulation of currency manipulation

August 12, 2019 00:30 am

The US has accused China of keeping renminbi artificially low, to secure an unfair advantage in international trade. But it had not applied “currency manipulator” label since 1994

Federalism might fail

August 11, 2019 02:00 am

Leaders whom we entrusted infant federalism have limited vision or skills as to how they will nurture the new system. They are running the show like they did under constitutional monarchy

Trump’s failed Iran policy

August 11, 2019 01:30 am

Trump’s biggest problem is that the other signatories to the 2015 nuclear agreement from which he has withdrawn the United States, have remained committed to the deal

Innovating tourism

August 11, 2019 01:00 am

In the age of digitalization, Nepal should opt for ‘QR code’ information system to enable tourists to gather information about places they visit