Letters

The Indo-Pacific Strategy is not a military alliance

Unlike China’s Belt and Road Initiative, which required countries like Nepal to ‘sign up’ in order to benefit, there is nothing for Nepal to join.

Jul 10 2019

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Much appreciated

Being a Nepali Sikh and getting in touch with something related to our religion and history is always fascinating and moving

Jun 29 2019

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Protect culture

Time has now finally come for the Nepali government to conserve guthis, instead of capturing them to just replace them once and for all

Jun 29 2019

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Why Nepal's change in investment policy is counterproductive

The Dutch are certainly not the biggest investors in Nepal. But we have always been very patient and we try to understand how things work in this country, mainly because we appreciate the talented Nepalis we work with.

Jun 27 2019

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Tug of war

Chaitanya Mishra’s books, namely, ‘Badlido Nepali Samaj’, and ‘Pujiwaad Ra Nepal’, are friendly reminders of problems of applying the toolkits of capitalism as a philosophy of economic exchange in Nepal.

May 26 2019

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Inaccuracies found

The author lumps the Church of Scientology in with offshoots of Christianity. The Scientology religion is not an offshoot of any other faith. It is its own faith tradition and is, in fact, the only major world religion to emerge from the 20th century.

May 26 2019

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LMV teacher responds to sexual abuse allegations by former students

I have a serious concern on the recent news about Lalitpur Madhyamik Vidhyalaya (‘Two more teachers at Lalitpur Madhyamik Vidhyalaya accused of sexual abuse by former student’, Page 1,February 5, 2019)  in your esteemed newspaper, The Kathmandu Post

Feb 12 2019

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Hidden voices

This comes regarding your article (‘Two more teachers at Lalitpur madhyamik vidhyalaya accused of sexual abuse by former student’, Page 1, February 5, 2019) First and foremost, I would like to thank the Post for covering stories with such importance

Feb 12 2019

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Governmental inaction

The graphic description of molestation of the little girls for decades by a math teacher in a public school in the heart of the federal capital made for a cringy reading (‘Two more teachers at Lalitpur madhyamik vidhyalaya accused of sexual abuse by former student’, Page 1, February 5, 2019).

Feb 12 2019

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Gap in export

Conserving precious foreign exchange by cutting nonessential imports such as liquor, vehicles, luxury items and further curtailing exchange facilities for foreign holidays is the only best way to maintain reserves and balance of payment (‘Foreign currency expenses to be tightened to check balance of payments deficit’, TKP Money page 1, January 28)  However, just conserving the limited foreign exchange reserve will not help

Feb 05 2019

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Search for truth

This in in reference to the op-ed by Sarita Pariyar (‘From tika to ashes’, Page 6, January 25), on the brutal gang rape of the 20-year-old Maya Bishwakarma Simply because she refused to have physical relations with one of her assailants—who was a married man from an upper class family—she had to suffer a terrible fate

Feb 05 2019

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