Published on Dec 30 2017 // Featured, Opinion
In the mountainous New Territories of Hong Kong, amidst sub-tropical forests and narrow pathways locates a clear terrain that appears like a hillside farmland. It used to be though, rented from the government on one Hong Kong dollar a month until almost the end of the British era. It now is a botanic...

Published on Jun 24 2017 // Featured, Opinion
By Deepraj Sanyal As many as 48 erstwhile Village Development Committees (VDCs) of six mountainous and high-hill districts in the country are at high risk in terms of food security. A situation report prepared by Nepal Food Security Monitoring System or Nepal Khadhya Surakshya Anugaman Pranali (NeKSAP)...

Published on Jun 22 2017 // Featured, Opinion
After the successful completion of the first phase of the local level polls with a huge turnout, the second phase of the polls scheduled for June 28 is just a week away. The triumph of the first phase of the local level polls has instilled confidence among the common folks, government and political parties....

Published on Jun 12 2017 // Featured, Opinion
Qatar, the UAE and the Libya connection
By Guma El-Gamaty The recent outbreak of diplomatic and political turmoil between key Gulf countries – namely Qatar on one side and Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain supported by Egypt on the other – is probably the most serious since the formation of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in...

Published on Jun 10 2017 // bignews, Opinion
Nepal is a colossal attraction to tourists
By Surabi Thapa Nepal is a nation of greenery, filled with vast hills, mountains, rivers and resources, but also a nation without structure or balance. Through the course of 1996 to 2006, Nepal fought a bloody war between the government and the ideals of Maoists, essentially, Nepal fought a bloody war...

Published on Apr 01 2017 // bignews, Featured, Opinion
By Mahendra Subedi Nepal should sign up to the BRI for robust connectivity, production, investments, exports, market expansion, and scientific and technological advancement KATHMANDU: Despite unnecessary hue and cry from a section of politicos at home over the Prime Minister’s recent trip to China,...

Published on Mar 27 2017 // Featured, Nepal News, Opinion
A cursory observation of Nepal’s media
Bibek Sharma Journalism is an important aspect of how a country runs. For a country like Nepal, this activity acts as a medium between the state and the people. The people rely on it to provide them information regarding the various happenings of the country. It is interesting to think how did journalism...

Published on Mar 01 2017 // Featured, Opinion
Information System Audit is widely practiced across the globe in the recent days. The Office of the Auditor General, Nepal (OAG/N) was established in 1959 as a constitutional body.  According to the Constitution, the Auditor General is appointed by the President upon the recommendation of the the Constitutional...