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UN stresses on collaboration among development partners

Sarachchandra Bhandary

By Sharachchandra Bhandary The United Nations has stressed on collaboration among the United Nations, its specialized agencies and development partners for the socio-economic development as well as strengthening democracy in Nepal. The 50 member high-level delegation of the UN, which arrived Nepal for making an onsite inspection of the projects …

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OBOR for regional cooperation, prosperity and development

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By Dr Rajesh Kazi Shrestha Tourism is an essential factor for the economic and social development of every country. Needless to say, tourism is a most important contributor for economic development of Nepal. Tourism is employment-generator, thereby, income generator even in remotest areas and it helps promote local products. Nepal …

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Nostalgia for monarchy, in Nepal’s turbulent times

By Anirban R Banerjee It’s time for India to redefine its Nepal policy, correct the mistake of the previous Congress-led UPA (backed by the Left) plan and free the engagement from the clutches of the Left-Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) lobby and Neheruvian bureaucracy. Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff RajendraChhetri recently …

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Talking about tourism promotion

By Prajawal Shrestha My cousin, who has settled down in London, was here on a leave. He came from the Turkish Airlines aircraft. He shared the experience that the aircraft had to take five rounds in the Kathmandu sky while waiting its turn to land at the Trubhuwan International Airport …

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Nepal-China: One-family-relations

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By Prem Sagar Poudel 5,000 years ago, we Nepalese’s ancestors had migrated from Center Asia to Old China’s “Khangshang”. After 200 years of living, there was drought and rivers, ponds etc. were emptied. There was Shortage of bread and butter as well, so they left that place searching for a …

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Verdict Kamal Thapa

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By P. Kharel Bolstered by his landslide victory for the unified RPP’s chair last month, Kamal Thapa continues remaining in the news for reasons good and controversial. His knack of being in the limelight highlights either he chasing the media or the media running after him. The latest uncalled for …

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OBOR: Vision of connectivity of a wider scale

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By Sundar Nath Bhattarai Through the Belt and Road initiative Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for “working together to jointly build it”. The concept of OBOR envisages a vision of connectivityof a wider scale of unprecedented magnitude.It provides a new dimension of economic development through larger connectivity and closer …

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When Nepali rupees become strong

By Prajwal Shrestha At a time when all the economic indicators are showing negative trends, our currency has become stronger against the US dollar. The US dollar had already reached above 110 rupees per unit of dollar. At present, it has come down to around Rs 104 per unit of …

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Significance of ‘OBOR’ in Nepal’s development endeavor

Sarachchandra Bhandary

By Sharachchandra Bhandary Of late, the One Belt One Road (OBOR) or ‘Belt and Road’ initiative of China has become a buzz phrase amongst media, academia and think-tanks of Nepal and they have been arguing that such idea would open up avenues to Nepal’s socio-economic development opportunities. Development experts view …

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