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Visions and Distortions: Pre-poll analysis of the 17th Lok Sabha Elections of India

It is all about leadership and vision. The government has access to power, in that rest the hopes and aspirations of the people who have faith in the social contract. The ability... Read more »

Revisiting April, 2015: Discussing ‘disaster management’ with Dr. Jyoti Koirala

Nepal’s geology, topography and tropical location means the country can face natural hazards at any time, and simultaneously cause loss of life, property, or livelihoods. Frequent forest fires, monsoonal rains, and level... Read more »

#MainBhiChowkidaar versus Berojgaar – Social Media and the run for 2019 Elections in India

Social media has changed the way for politics – just imagine, in the 2019 Indian general elections alone, political campaigners will be injecting millions of dollars to promote their campaigns digitally through... Read more »

Austrian Minister Kneissl arriving Thursday, leading 13-member delegation

Austria’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Karin Kneissl, is arriving here tomorrow on a three-day official visit to Nepal, at the friendly invitation of Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali. This is... Read more »

NMA threatens to halt all hospital services

The Nepal Medical Association (NMA), who are staging a relay hunger protest across the nation to press the government to save Dr KC, threatened to shut down all hospital services except for... Read more »
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Obama and Chill

For most people, the White House is the realization of a lifetime’s worth of blood, sweat and tears. Countless hours spent strategizing, continuously forging and maintaining alliances, negotiating the many mazes of... Read more »

Why Socialism is Evil

Winston Churchill, one of the twentieth century’s most important and influential leaders, once said in a speech before the United Kingdom’s House of Commons, “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal... Read more »

Doctors protests against Criminal Code

Doctors and medical personnel have organised a protest rally at Maitighar Mandala on Sunday in protest of the provisions of the newly enforced Criminal Code aimed at curbing medical negligence and recklessness... Read more »

Culture as a roadblock to economic development in Nepal

(Opinion/Saurabh Shah) In Dailekh District of Nepal’s west lies Jwaladevi (Fire Goddess) temple which houses a natural undying flame that people worship to have their wishes fulfilled. Other similar sites near the temple... Read more »

The Importance of giving No Quarter: The North, The States, and Dennis Rodman

(Opinion/Raj Banerjee) We’re living in historic times. And today is as good a time as any, to come together in solidarity as we make even more history, while there’s some to be made.... Read more »