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NC should back Prachanda-led coalition in floor test
NC should back Prachanda-led coalition in floor test With the backing of 169 legislatures, PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal must be confident of winning...
Foreign employment blues
Foreign employment blues The onus is on us to eliminate malpractices prevalent in the recruiting process in Nepal...
Who cares when Nepalis vote
Who cares when Nepalis vote Observing the elections and assessing the moods of disenchanted voters in Nepal was quite an...
Things a first time visitor finds mesmerising in Kathmandu
Things a first time visitor finds mesmerising in Kathmandu All the temples face the wall of the palace and all their entrances face the...
Why odds are pretty much against Gagan Thapa
Why odds are pretty much against Gagan Thapa In a crowd of "same old, same old" Nepali politicos, Gagan Thapa stands out. But...
A ‘Visit Nepal Decade’ or a ‘Decade for Nepal’?
A ‘Visit Nepal Decade’ or a ‘Decade for Nepal’? If dreams are all it takes why not conjure up a Decade for Nepal?
An 'old school' mentor who taught the art of catchy headlines
An 'old school' mentor who taught the art of catchy headlines Former India cricket captain Sachin Tendulkar will release late Sports Editor Sham’s memoirs later today...
In celebration of the rupee peg
In celebration of the rupee peg While the Nepali and Indian rupees trade at historic lows, let’s reflect upon the prescience...
Vote conscientiously 
Vote conscientiously  'Bad officials are elected by good citizens who don’t vote'
Wanted: dialogue to resume Gorkha recruitment
Wanted: dialogue to resume Gorkha recruitment   India should, in the light of the historic military ties, exempt Gorkha regiments of Indian...
13,698 daily tourist arrivals by 2032!
13,698 daily tourist arrivals by 2032! How are we going to get five million people to visit Nepal by 2032? And...
Twin elections: 'Same same' or different
Twin elections: 'Same same' or different Come November 20, nearly 18 million Nepali voters will get a big opportunity to make...
Opportunistic alliances ruin Nepali politics
Opportunistic alliances ruin Nepali politics November elections will witness a ferocious battle not among individual parties but between two rival...
Agnipath: Nepali Gorkha recruitment options before India
Agnipath: Nepali Gorkha recruitment options before India The political, diplomatic and strategic ramifications of the decision will be negatively profound
An ominous stand-off between Prime Minister and President
An ominous stand-off between Prime Minister and President Nepal is a test case in South Asia where democracy always remained fragile and frequently...
In favour of a much stronger Nepal Airlines, the national flag carrier
In favour of a much stronger Nepal Airlines, the national flag carrier Losses incurred due to Dhamija, Lauda and Chase Air scams in the past continue to...
Open govt data to better serve citizens
Open govt data to better serve citizens Bringing data to public helps maintain good governance that can pave the way for nation's...
Multi-polarity through the ages
Multi-polarity through the ages The world is what it is and realpolitik shall be our best guide
Do pledge to implement the Constitution in true sense 
Do pledge to implement the Constitution in true sense  It is high time we upheld our progressive provisions and disseminated this message to the...
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