Category: Opinion

Leadership: What does it really mean ?

Human Beings have appetite for the power, no  matter, what that so-called power means.  Human beings seek power to rule, power to conquer and power to exist. One of the powers, we human beings desire is the power of leadership. We learn what is leadership but we barely understand the essence of it, We know leadership in a way of leading others .However, we never know the reason behind it. From the very root level to the top most level, human beings seek leadership, attain it but are never meant to manifest its real assets. To be a leader,...

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“Baseless Indian Influences Over PM’s China Visit”

Ishwor Aryal Jayashankar the Indian foreign secretary keeps emerging whenever there is a big hotcake on Nepalese yard. He is frequently reported to be rude in dealing with the leaders of Nepalese political parties and his presence with very unkind and unprofessional manner has now been a big topic to be discussed. Nobody is unaware that the attempts of dragging the PM’s China tour under Indian influences is going on now. An Indian foreign secretary has a direct and unlimited access to the PM cabinet and the presidents of other stakeholder political parties, this is the first issue to...

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Women at work

KP Oli could have made significant strides in making the NRA gender-inclusive  Basundhara Bhattarai  1 March, 2016- A couple of months ago, I watched a speech of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who expressed dissatisfaction over the highly imbalanced representation of women in government services. “We cannot manoeuvre the rule of bureaucracy to increase the number of women in senior posts overnight. Although I am very supportive of this change, it will take time to achieve it”, he said. But has he walked the talk when he got the chance to make a difference? No, he has not. At...

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Intensify The Gains Not The Visit

Despite the millions of requests by Nepalese who are ready to confront Indian interference to Nepal, Oli’s visit comes at a time when Nepal is struggling to get back to normal from the months-long Madhes agitation and unofficial Indian blockade that led to a fuel crisis, which crippled the Nepalese lives. [quote_box_left] Author Ishwor Aryal [/quote_box_left] The Indian newspapers write, It was one of the warmest welcomes ever accorded to a Nepali prime minister by the Indian side in recent times. This clearly means there is something fluctuating on Oli’s rigidity. Now Oli is somebody, Delhi doesn’t like, however...

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The foreign policy

The country’s economic growth is our primative step where as the national interests that bring our country to the foreign ground are another thing to consider for the stable inner and outer growth of Nepal. This will empower our national strength. In a simple way we can point out the following few elements of National Strength. [quote_box_left] Author Ishwor Aryal [/qutote_box_left] 1. Geography, 2. Natural Resources, 3.Population, 4. Economic Development and Industrial Capacity, 5. Leadership, 6. Diplomacy etc. To increase and sustain in the national strength, all mentioned factors play equal role, but here I focus on the Foreign...

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Yoga, now inevitable for a stress-free life

Pritam Bhattarai 16 Jan, Kathmandu: Until some years ago, people especially in Nepal would perceive yoga as a practice undertaken only by yogis or the elderly. However, of late people, be them children, youth and elderly, are getting attracted towards the ancient form of exercise for its multiple health benefits. With so-called modern people often going through stress-ridden lifestyle through unhealthy competition and growing violence across the globe, they, in search of eternal peace of mind and stress-free life, are finding solace in yoga as medication only provides short-term solution to stress-caused problems. Though the origin of yoga is...

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The Jinx of a ‘within one-year’ deadline in Nepal

Manoj Karki Kathmandu : After falling out in meeting the first two-year and then another two more years deadline to promulgate a new constitution through the first Constituent Assembly in 2012, the political parties went to polls for a second CA with a pledge to promulgate the elusive new constitution “within one year”. Every political party and political leaders promised before their voters to give them the new constitution within a year’s time. Sensing the negative popular sentiment over the parties’ wasting four good years and millions of rupees in the name of the new constitution, the parties and...

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Where art, science and technology come together to make art more interactive

Pabitra Guragain Kathmandu: A collection of copper plate arts, a video game developed by children, a peace pond, a Sarangi (traditional Nepali musical instrument) supported by a sensor and an unique show called all-party meet by Kabir Raj Lama enthralled visitors for ten days at the Nepal Art Council. The very distinct type of art exhibition called Yantra 4.0 showcased at Bagmati Art gallery of the Council’s second floor wrapped up on Tuesday. The expo was jointly organized by the Siddartha Art Foundation Education Initiative, Karkhana and Robotics Association of Nepal. The expo displaying a fusion of art, science...

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Human Trafficking in Nepal

Human trafficking is done for the purpose of exploitation which is illicit and it includes the sexual exploitation, involuntary labor or services, repression or practices like to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs. Human trafficking is a severe violation of human rights and a serious criminality. Every year, thousands of men, women and children unknowingly go into the hands of traffickers, either in their own countries or in foreign lands. [quote_box_left] Author Janaki Kumari Sharma [/quote_box_left] Almost each country in the world is severely affected by trafficking either in the form of point or in the form of...

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Challenges to diversifying fuel imports into Nepal

Pritam Bhattarai Kathmandu: It’s been almost two months that a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) and China National United Oil Corporation (PetroChina) to supply petroleum products to Nepal. This was a late but inevitable step taken by the country to diversify fuel trade and end the four-decade fuel supply monopoly of the Indian Oil Corporation. Besides, the historic agreement signed between the two countries in Beijing on October 28 had also given a sense of relief to the Nepali people, reeling from an acute shortage of fuel, following India’s embargo. However, the...

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