Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sindhupalchowk quake survivors longing to live amidst multiple shocks

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 23: Monsoon is at its peak. And the intensity of monsoon this year remains higher in compared to the previous year. Losses caused by water-induced disasters are creating media headlines. Meanwhile, as rain droplets start pounding on the

Information (sharing) culture begins as RTI Act nears a decade in Nepal

–By Narayan Prasad Ghimire Kathmandu, July 23: Good governance is not a new phrase now, as it is dominating the development debates in Nepal. Initiated and whetted by the civil society, the good governance issues gradually drew the attention of

Of impulsive leaders, erratic governance and an unstable Nepal

RSS COMMENTARY –By Manoj Karki Kathmandu, July 27: Forms of governance was one of the major contentious issues in course of the almost six-year-long constitution making process that began in Nepal following the 2008 Constituent Assembly elections. The design of

All out against high rise and big structures in Kathmandu

RSS COMMENTARY –By Deepraj Sanyal Kathmandu, July 20: The Gorkha Earthquake of 25 April 2015 should have taught all of us a lesson regarding how we should build our structures. As is said, it is not the earthquake that kills

Testing times ahead for the Deuba-Dahal alliance

RSS COMMENTARY –By Narayan Prasad Ghimire KATHMANDU, July 16: The sudden alliance between the main opposition Nepali Congress and one of the ruling partners CPN (Maoist-Centre) against the KP Oli-led government took many by surprise, as a similar attempt just

पाँच सय ६५ स्थानीय तह रहने ‘प्रारम्भिक प्रस्ताव सार्वजनिक’

(कुमार चौलागाँई) काठमाडौँ, ३ साउन । गाउँपालिका, नगरपालिका तथा विशेष, संरक्षित वा स्वायत्त क्षेत्रको सङ्ख्या तथा सिमाना निर्धारण आयोगले मुलुकभर झन्डै छ सय स्थानीय तह रहने प्रारम्भिक प्रस्ताव सार्वजनिक गरेको छ । यहाँ आज पत्रकार सम्मेलन गरी आयोगले नयाँ संविधानले

Informed parliament for evidence-based decision-making

News Commentary -By Krishna Sapkota Kathmandu, 14 July – Parliament is a place where laws are drafted, people’s needs and priorities are set and country’s national interests are debated. Policy debate and review is one of the spectacular tasks of

Utter disregard for rule of law setting bad precedent in Nepal

News Commentary -By Pritam Bhattarai KATHMANDU, July 9: For an ideal nation, both the government and the citizens share responsibilities and are bound to abide by the rule of law. To be more precise, in a democratic nation, how the

Parliament to give three days to discuss no-trust motion

(Narayan Neupane/Bhishma Raj Ojha) Kathmandu, July 17: The Legislature-Parliament is to give three days to hold preliminary discussions on a motion of no- confidence filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. The main opposition Nepali Congress and one of the

Agencies fleecing Nepalis seeking work in Malaysia

(By Kiran Bhattarai) Kathmandu, July 17: Despite the government’s introduction of free visa and free ticket policy for Nepalis seeking employment in Malaysia and some countries in the Gulf, many migrant workers going to these countries are still forced to