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Are we prepared for the monsoon disaster?

Local governments--being the first responders--do not have the training, financial support and technical know-how to manage such crises.

Raju chauhan, Jul 15 2019

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Nepal’s place in a changing world order

It is important to look at how Nepal will plan its engagement with the world.

Sujeev Shakya, Jul 15 2019

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Congress at a crossroads

The oldest political organisation in the country is frantically searching for its footing.

P Kharel, Jul 14 2019

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Digital development and e-commerce in Nepal

Even with the government’s adoption of an e-commerce strategy, there is a lot more to do to expand the digital market.

Madhu K Marasini , Jul 14 2019

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Fragile wings, cloudy skies

The plight of Air India and the demise of Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines are emblematic of India’s aviation woes.

Ravindra Kumar, Jul 14 2019

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The cheapest way to tackle climate change

Planting trees is an economically viable way to capture huge amounts of carbon dioxide and lower temperatures

Bharat Chand, Jul 13 2019

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Remittance is great, but what of the workers suffering abroad?

National politics play a factor in youth seeking employment abroad.

PRABHA POUDYAL, Jul 13 2019

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Reviving an ancient system of healing

A reformation of ayurveda educational institutions and research in the field in Nepal is required. 

PREROK REGMI, Jul 13 2019

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India and Nepal finally agree on something: imposing tax on imported books

Let’s not fool ourselves by suggesting an import duty on books will improve our domestic publishing industries.

AMISH RAJ MULMI, Jul 11 2019

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Nepal has no proper control over pesticide usage

Pesticides and other chemicals used during the production of vegetables and fruits often do more harm than good.

KRIBINA PATHAK, Jul 11 2019

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The unfortunate dismissal of gender equality

Although the government does have social inclusion provisions, they are largely ignored or purposefully ridiculed.

Deepak Thapa, Jul 10 2019

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Policy instruments have been effective

Monetary policy measures have been undermined because their objectives are misunderstood, or not understood at all.

NARA BAHADUR THAPA, Jul 10 2019

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