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A ‘think tank’ on Nepal law and affairs

A lawyer who took his job seriously, he had deep knowledge of the global geopolitics, its future direction and the implications on Nepal Senior Advocate Ganesh Raj Sharma, who pioneered the practice of constitutionalism in Nepal and was well informed about the geopolitics, is no more. The 79-year-old died at his residence in Dhobidhara on […]

President calls for justice to Nirmala

September 14, 2018 President Bidya Devi Bhandari  KATHMANDU, Sept 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called on the stakeholders concerned to bring the perpetrators in the rape and killing of Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur to book. “All sides should be sensitive for punishing the criminals by bringing them under the purview of law, becoming mindful […]

BIMSTEC leaders say they are committed to enhancing connectivity

Leaders from the seven-nation regional grouping emphasized the importance of exploring multiple avenues of connectivity, ranging from physical to digital platforms.  Aug 31, 2018-The heads of state and the government of the seven-nation regional grouping reiterated the need for enhancing connectivity within the member states at the inaugural session of the 4th Bay of Bengal […]

BIMSTEC members should prioritise poverty alleviation: PM Oli

-Kathmandu Aug 30, 2018-Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) state members should accord top priority to take the people out from the clutches of poverty.   Addressing the opening session of the 4th BIMSTEC Summit at Hotel Soalteein Kathmandu on Thursday, PM […]

Fourth BIMSTEC Summit kicks off

    Kathmandu, Aug 30: The Fourth Summit of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) began today in Kathmandu.  Prime Minister of Nepal and BIMSTEC Chairperson KP Sharma Oli announced the beginning of the Summit welcoming the Heads of State and Government of BIMSTEC Member States at a special programme […]

Buddhist Philosophy

Binaya Ghimire Even though the Buddhist theologies explain about numerous Buddhas, only Gautama Buddha is the historical Buddha. Gautama Buddha, who was named Siddhartha Gautama, was born as a prince in a small town called Lumbini, Nepal, about 26 hundred years ago. The Gautama Buddha is the founder of Buddhism. Buddhism is not just a […]

PM briefs CPN secretariat

Kathmandu, Aug 8: Prime Minister and chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), KP Sharma Oli briefed the party secretariat meeting today about the government’s international relations and contemporary issues. The meeting was held at the Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar. On the occasion, PM and party chairman Oli informed about the initiatives […]

UML-MC Unity: A Sisyphean Task?

Ritu Raj Subedi   Communists often claim that their ultimate goal is to establish a class-less egalitarian and equal society. But, their lofty aim contradicts with their petty ideological position. They are split over trivial issues, overshadowing their central objectives and mission. In Nepal and elsewhere, communist parties have wasted much of their energy and […]

The language of research- Pratyoush Onta

“If the priority is to increase the number of good Nepali researchers, then clearly making it convenient for them to write in the language in which they are most proficient is the way to go“     -Every now and then, some member of the academic community in Nepal raises the issue about the language in which our social science researchers should be doing their research and producing their output. Such  folks seem to suggest that since English has become the de […]

EC officials informally apprise President Bhandari of EC’s activities

Kathmandu, Jan 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and office-bearers of the Election Commission held a meeting at the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas, today.  A delegation comprising Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav and election commissioners had reached at the Office of the President to informally familiarize the President about the activities carried […]

 

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