Published on Jul 29 2015 // Featured, Opinion
By Mahendra Subedi The unprecedented participation of people in the collection of feedback on the preliminary draft constitution has awakened the politicians from their deep slumber in many pertinent issues to be governed by the main law of the land. As the lawmakers reached the district concerned to...

Published on Jul 26 2015 // Featured, Opinion
Let the people elect their President
By Uddhav Adhikari It is as clear as the day that Nepalese people are in no mood to accept a parliamentary system of government as has been reflected in their recent suggestions to the draft constitution which has provisioned such a system. People have their bitter experiences of decades to come to...

Published on Jul 17 2015 // Opinion
Nepal-China Literary Relations: What Are the Prospects?   
Mahesh Paudyal When Jacques Derrida talked about ‘teleopoiesis’ in his Politics of Friendship (1993), it did not make much fuss as the typical Derridian concept of ‘differance’ had made when it came first. It sounded just another incomprehensible Derridian jargon, meant for few persistent people...

Published on Jul 05 2015 // Opinion
Village Poultry: Regular income source for poor families
Dr Prachanda Kattel Rearing poultry in Nepal’s villages goes dates back to history. We could find the village peoples rearing the village poultry from since long back, especially the Magar communities in the hills and Tharu communities in Tarai belt of Nepal. Village people reared the village poultry...

Published on Jun 30 2015 // Opinion
Three pillars of food security: Food production, preservation, storage
  By Sushil Koirala It is a well known fact that sum of three angles in a triangle is 1800 but in food science we can put up food production, food preservation and food storage as three angles of food security. We are going to be the food scientists in future and periodically someone will come...

Published on Jun 09 2015 // Featured, Opinion
G-7 Leaders’ Declaration
We, the leaders of the G7, met in Elmau for our annual Summit on 7 and 8 June 2015. Guided by our shared values and principles, we are determined to work closely together to meet the complex international economic and political challenges of our times. We are committed to the values of freedom and democracy,...

Published on Jun 03 2015 // Featured, Opinion
By Deepraj Sanyal The country is gradually emerging out of the debilitating effects of the April 25 destructive earthquake and the many subsequent aftershocks. Relief has at last started percolating to the needy people in the remote places of the worst-hit 14 districts in the central part of the country....

Published on Jun 03 2015 // Featured, Opinion
Time to make bold decisions and actions
By Binod Chapagain   In the aftermath of earthquake in Nepal, there are discussions on how can Nepal stand back and get the economic and social growth. Some political and social leaders have come up with visions to bring the change in this difficult time. However, one agendum – what is the bottleneck...