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Gearing towards a Hindu republic

Kathmandu, April 16 -- Political forces of diverse ideologies are now vying to restore Nepal 'back' to a Hindu state. The monarchs of the Shah dynasty during their long reign spanning 240 years and 13... Read More


Kudos with caution

Kathmandu, April 2 -- The government of Nepal, quite deservedly, is buoyed by the successful completion of the Nepal Investment Summit organised in Kathmandu from March 29-30. However, real success in... Read More


Higher education in crisis

Kathmandu, March 19 -- Nepal's deepening economic woes and political perils can be attributed to the poorly managed education system, higher education to be specific, and its persistently pathetic out... Read More


Exchanging words in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, March 5 -- Last week's geopolitical developments provided a spectre that Kathmandu is increasingly becoming a strategic battleground for China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) diplomacy. Vi... Read More


Political roadblocks

Kathmandu, Feb. 19 -- The Nepal Communist Party government headed by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli completed a largely eventless year in office on 15th of February. However, he seized the opportunity t... Read More


Venezuelan vertigo

Kathmandu, Feb. 5 -- The political statement on January 27 by the co-chair of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal with an 'imperialist coup' jibe at the US and in support of embattled ... Read More


Saving federalism

Nepal, Jan. 23 -- The Constitutional Council last Sunday recommended Balananda Poudel as chairman of the National Natural Resource and Fiscal Commission. There were also nominations for the chiefs of ... Read More