Wednesday , November 14 2018
Home / 2017 / February (page 7)

Monthly Archives: February 2017

Appointment of ambassadors in doldrums

By Our Reporter The cabinet meeting held on 9 February was all set to name new ambassadors in 13 countries but due to the internal problems, NC was unable to give names. As foreign minister Prakash Saran Mahat was on a trip to Belgium, the process of naming the ambassadors …

Read More »

Trade deficit increases by 71% in six months

By Our Reporter All is not well with the national economy. Increasing trade deficit indicates this. According to statistics released by the Trade and Export Promotion Centre last week, trade deficit of Nepal reached as high as Rs 429 billion in the first six months of the current fiscal year.  …

Read More »

Gaudy games in the premier league

By Maila Baje Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been assuring us to the point of utter boredom that elections will be held at any cost to safeguard the political achievements of the past decade. The opposition Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist (CPN-UML) likes hearing that, but only when Dahal …

Read More »

Maoist party converts into Modi party

In 22 years of the “people’s war” the Maoist party, which had issued 40-point demand — largely dominated by demands related against India – and also had warned to launch tunnel war against India, has now converted into the Modi party as its leaders are performing total surrendarism to Modi. …

Read More »

What a coincidence!

The Maoist Center observed its 22nd “people’s war” day on 1 Falgun. When the Maoists were in war, the government headed by Sher Bahadur Deuba had put the price on the heads of Pushpakamal Dahal and other Maoist leaders. On the other hand, the Maoists had declared Deuba and other …

Read More »

Trump’s policy has reflected towards him

Sir, Christopher Columbus did not discover the Americas, nor was he even the first European to visit the “New World.” (Viking explorers had sailed to Greenland and Newfoundland in the 11th century.) However, his journey kicked off centuries of exploration and exploitation on the American continents. The consequences of his …

Read More »

Downgrading of Nepal

By PR Pradhan Whether the Maoist insurgency was for the betterment of Nepal or it was initiated to finish Nepal, this is a debatablequestion of the day. On 1 Falgun (12 February,) the Maoists divided into four different political parties now, observed its 22nd“people’s war day” by organizing talk programmes …

Read More »

Democracy Day

Let us hope that Democracy Day Saturday succeeds in arousing in Nepal a new awareness of the state of Nepali democracy. Three decades of multi-party democracy coupled with three decades of party-less democracy added to another decade of multi party democracy should have been enough experience to make corrections in …

Read More »

Nationalism: In a Developing Country & a World Power

By Prabasi Nepali Nationalism in Nepal: RPP to the Fore Students of Political Science have clearly understood the relevance of ‘nationalism’ in a developing country like Nepal, and the devastating effects it could have in a highly developed world power like the United States. The presence of this ideology in …

Read More »

Failed economy syndrome!

By Prajwal Shrestha The commercial banks have stopped providing business loans as they are facing liquidity crunch.The banks have hiked the interest rates in fixed deposits to manage the liquidity ratio. There is no money in the market, whereas, the government treasury has increased by hundreds of million rupees as …

Read More »