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Conservative and unaccountable leadership stagnating Nepal (Commentary)

Sujata Koirala

Manoj Karki / Kathmandu: Doling out cash from the state coffers accumulated with the tax payers’ money to party leaders and cadres continues to remain a norm for every leadership that runs the government in one of the poorest countries in the world, i.e. Nepal. It no longer remains a secret in today’s digitalized world […]


The Path towards Positivism Continues (Special Editorial)

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Dear Readers and Well Wishers, We have stepped one step in our journey. The journey started almost at the same time the Constituent Assembly promulgated the new constitution fulfilling the almost six decade long dream of the Nepali people. We have started test operation from August 2015 and formally launched the news portal from 08 […]


Siddhi Shaligram Senior Citizen Home providing specialized care services to elderly persons

Elderly people involved in recreational activities.

Kathmandu: Enrolling seniors in elderly care homes is often taken as a negative act and can be considered as negligence from family members in Nepal. However, Siddhi Shaligram Senior Citizen Home of Bhaktapur has been challenging the stereotype and providing good care to the needy elderly people. Due to lack of awareness among the public […]


We need to have new brains and leadership to address and lead people of the new era: Pradip Nepal

Pradip Nepal

Pradip Nepal is a renowned name in the field of politics and literature. He has been involved in both fields for more than four and a half decades and succeeded in both. He is very popular for his straightforward views. However, it is said that he has not got the position he rightly deserves in […]


Gender in War to Peace Transition in Nepal

Nepali Women

Manoj Karki / Kathmandu: If news reports as of this hour are anything to go by, the CPN (Maoist Centre) that is presently leading the government in Nepal will not have a female member representative in the present Council of Ministers. Nominal presence of women in Nepal’s cabinet is nothing new. But when a party […]


How productive we are? A lesson from Tanzania (Commentary)

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Kathmandu: The President of Tanzania John Magufuli cancelled a lavish independence-day celebration program and diverted the budget of $1.9 m to expanding a congested road and street cleaning, replacing the Independence Day celebrations with a National Day of Cleanliness during which he collected rubbish himself. Magufuli scaled down the inauguration of the new parliament, channelling […]


Should Nepal become a nation as ‘happy’ as Bhutan? (Commentary)

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Manoj Karki / Kathmandu: Like Nepal, Bhutan too is a landlocked country squeezed between two giant neighbours —China and India. However, unlike Nepal, Bhutan has not had any issue of doing the balancing act between the two emerging economies. Bhutan has also not suffered like Nepal for becoming too close or distant with any of […]


Nepal’s hydropower sector is ‘Railway Engine’ for development: Pradeep Gangol

Pradip Gangol

Kathmandu: Mr. Pradeep Gangol is an energy and management professional with over 25 years of experience in the sector in different capacities. He has experience in managing energy related organizations and projects in hydropower development and financing and rural electrification. Also he has experience in liaison with donors, government agencies, the private sector and non-governmental […]


Will 25% increment in pay bring more efficiency to Civil Servants? (Commentary)

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Kathmandu: The government recently hiked the salaries of civil servants by 25 percent, which brought happiness to them, but the question is whether the increased salary will bring efficiency in the civil servants. Civil Servants are considered as ‘a permanent government’ in all countries and they play an important role in running the country but […]


Nepalese abroad can bring good practices in different areas: Krishna Upadhyaya

Krishna Upadhayaya

Krishna Upadhyaya is a human rights, labour rights and development professional and researcher. He holds MA in Human Rights from Mahidol and Phd from University of London. He has worked in many national and international organizations in senior positions. In 2014, he was arrested by Qatari authorities while conducting research about poor living conditions of Nepalese […]




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