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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Kim provocation cements Sino-America rapprochement

By MR Josse KATHMANDU: The latest twist to the convoluted North Korean nuclear weapons/missile saga could hardly have been more starkly underscored than by the exquisite timing of North Korea’s latest provocation: a successful rocket engine test supervised by the jubilant dictator Kim Jong-un, while visiting US Secretary of State …

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India over-sensitive on China’s engagement in South Asia

By Ai Jun At the invitation of the Defense Ministry of Sri Lanka and Nepal, China’s State Councilor and Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan on Sunday embarked on a visit to the two South Asian countries. As observers started to predict that the tour could unnerve New Delhi, such analysis …

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Behind the “RAW” tirade

By Subir Bhaumik Why would Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina fire a salvo like this ahead of her India visit in April by accusing Indian intelligence agency RAW and the US embassy of bringing down her government in 2001? Those who blame Hasina as pro-India may be shocked. BNP secretary …

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Sunil KC appointed as new CEO of NMB Bank

NMB Bank has appointed Sunil KC as its CEO. Issuing a statement, the bank said that KC, who has 27 years of experience in banking sector, is working with NMB Bank for the past eight years. KC succeeds Upendra Poudyal, who worked as CEO of the bank for 17 years, …

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A team from World Bank visits Chandragiri Hills

A team of The World Bank visited Chandragiri Hills on wednesday. Andin Hadiyanto (Executive Director at the Board of the World Bank), Rehan Rashid (Country Head Nepal-IFC) were present in the team. They were welcomed by Chandra Prasad Dhakal (Chairman of Chandragiri Hills Ltd), Hem Raj Dhakal (Director of Chandragiri …

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