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A Trump World, Nepal perspective

BY Diwakar Chettri> Donald J Trump’s victory in the US presidential election this week shocked Americans and sent shock waves across the world. Here in...

Rohingya Crackdown in Myanmar:  Fear of Refugee Rise

Amid the ongoing operation in Muslim Rohingya dominated areas in northern Rakhine state of Myanmar, fear of a new wave of refugees has been...

 CPEC dreams come true as Gwadar port goes operational

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at a grand opening ceremony at the Gwadar port on Sunday marked the operationalisation and opening of trade activities at...

Maoist leaders warn PM not to mess up with ‘trouble-free’ states

Even as Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is preparing to accept parts of a federal delineation plan the Nepali Congress and the CPN-UML jointly...

Pakistani ‘chai wala’ turns model after finding fame

A handsome "chai wala" (tea seller) in Pakistan has seen his life change overnight after a picture of him at work swept the internet. Arshad...

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will include an AI assistant

Samsung isn't wasting any time before it makes use of Viv's artificial intelligence know-how. In a an indirect confirmation of rumors, the tech giant...

South Asian Hidden Dreams: A Tiny Trip

Underrated Places in South Asia When it comes to amazing tourist attractions, South Asia's got a ton. But for every Taj Mahal or Skirts...

Heightened Taliban attacks and Afghan peace talks

A day after the attack on German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan, the Taliban, on Saturday stormed into the Bagram airbase, which is considered...

Three Indian naval training ships arrive in Bangladesh

  Three Indian navy training ships have reached Chittagong naval base as part of a five-day “goodwill” visit, Bangladesh Navy has said Commander Chittagong Naval Zone...

Bhutan to import cheap BD bandwidth

Bhutan to import cheap BD bandwidth SA Monitor Staff Amid downward position in creating a ‘favorable business environment’ for foreign investors, Bhutan has decided to buy...

‘Unjust Treatment’: Maldives’ antipathy to Commonwealth

Is the organization named ‘Commonwealth of Independent States’, which started its journey with the moto ‘all member states as “free and equal” stated in...

Stop migraine headaches with lemon and Himalayan rock salt

Headaches are a bother to anyone, but migraine headaches can be debilitating. Migraines differ from regular headaches because they are typically more painful (often...

Watch: Seven-year-old publishes book

Michelle Nkamankeng and her mum, Laurentine with her recently released book, Waiting for the Waves. The seven-year-old from Kensington, Joburg is a smart youngster who...

Five contracts likely to be awarded without bidding

The government is likely to award at least five contracts to different foreign companies to set up facilities to import liquefied natural gas or...

In Trump’s world

Since the end of the Cold War, the intensity and scale of India’s engagement with the United States has grown rapidly. This expanding interaction...

Ties with Trump’s America

INTO the void of uncertainty that is the policy outlook of US president-elect Donald Trump, has stepped Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. In congratulating Mr Trump...

India- Israel mull over singing defense deals

New Delhi’s ties with the Tel Aviv are set to reach a new height and this indication became clear in October last when Indian...

Nepali PM stresses trans-Himalayan cooperation for development

  Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, while addressing a seminar on “Trans-Himalayan Cooperation beyond Trilateral Discourse”, said that the trans-Himalayan cooperation could be a platform for...

Trump’s victory

THE American voter has demanded change — radical, wrenching and searing change. In electing Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, change...

Understanding Trumpocalypse

Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States. These words will echo in the hearts of 324 million Americans today, some shell-shocked...

Free expression still elusive in Myanmar

Out of 180 countries, Myanmar ranked 143 in the press freedom index for 2016 by Reporters Without Borders, a media freedom watchdog worldwide. Against...