Published on Oct 16 2015 // Opinion
Graeme Kent: International support to Nepali communities
Graeme Kent By Graeme Kent  Following the devastating earthquakes of April and May this year, many offers of help have come from across the globe and within hours help started to filter into Kathmandu. International agencies went into top gear as they brought goods, services and expertise. Systems...

Published on Aug 09 2015 // Featured, Opinion
ILP exercise in Manipur breaches our human rights    
By Dinesh Sharma Before you even start reading the article, let me be clear that I am a 4th generation Gorkha settled in Manipur. And I will accept criticism if you at any point feel that the article is a little biased. I am confused right now. Suddenly, after having lived for 31 good years of my life,...

Published on Aug 05 2015 // Featured, Opinion
Double-Standard Facebook   
By Raj Kumar Baral  The day when I signed in Facebook for the first time, some six years ago, I had not thought the way I think today about Zukerbergian artifact. My layman understanding about this creation — a cyberspace, a digital platform for posting status and photos— that it functions as a...

Published on Aug 02 2015 // Featured, Nepal News, Opinion
Is stability possible through new Statute?
By Uttam Mainali Constitution– the main law of the land– is a charter of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state is guided to be governed. Majority of the Nepalese are obsessed with marketing this constitution with political project under the banner of...

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...