The Chinese government has provided nearly Rs 16 billion for the post-quake reconstruction activities in Nepal.
Spokesperson of the government and Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki shared... More
The Indian government’s new guidelines on cross-border electricity trading could pour cold water on Nepal-based private power producers’ plans to export electricity to the southern neighbor.
India recently issued a... More
US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz today paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter’s residence, in Baluwatar.
Teplitz discussed contemporary political issues, law... More
It has been almost three weeks since the Indian government banned circulation of high-value banknotes. But they are still indifferent to the Nepali government’s proposal of providing exchange facility... More
A government officer registering the bill in the parliament secretariat late Wednesday night. Pic: RSS
A late night cabinet meeting on Wednesday endorsed a second constitution amendment bill, and hurriedly... More
Present political crisis is a result of a combination of issue-based and self-interest-based positions. It is difficult to separate issues from self-interests, for all self-interests are disguised as political... More
Nepal is lagging its South Asian (SA) counterparts in preparing a comprehensive plan to localize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The plan is essential to roll out programmers declared... More
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 trilateral collaboration among Nepal, India... More
By Hisila Yami:
The country has adopted a multi-party system allowing different trends to have their representation. But within the political party the leaders are poor managers of different opinions.... More
Kathmandu’s almost all elitist debates over Nepal-India relations hastily raise a question of whether this relationship served any of Nepal’s interests. Or they invariably focus on how the Indian... More
Jhala Nath Khanal, former Prime Minister and senior leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist), said that Indian President Pranab Mukherjee spoke beyond his jurisdiction by... More
Over the years many highly developed economies with sophisticated markets and long functioning banking systems have faced significant banking crises or banking failures. The role of Central Banks is critical in not only preventing and/or pre-empting failures... More
At long last Aung San Suu Kyi has finally revealed the government’s new strategic plans for the trouble state of Rakhine. This is essentially the long-promised roadmap constructed around the recommendations of the Kofi Annan Advisory Commission... More
Clearly an important part of the United States’ “regional approach” to Afghanistan is the role that India is to play in re-building the war-torn country. Notwithstanding the crucial consequences this policy would produce in terms of triggering... More
Elections to the Sri Lankan local bodies and Provincial Councils are due in 2018. But President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe heading the Yahapalanaya or Good Governance regime in Colombo, not prepared for it.
The lack... More
Afghanistan has been accepted as a permanent member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Jin Liqun, president of the Beijing-based institution, formally presented a certificate confirming... More