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India in Nepal

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By Bihari Krishna Shrestha The ultimate responsibility for keeping our own house in order rests squarely with our own people, ithas to be said that given the asymmetry in the relative size and resource capabilities of the two neighbours, Nepal and India, thelatter, with its historically predatory intents–for instance, IndiraGandhi’s …

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“Licensed larceny” in Nepal’s context


By Ratna Sansar Shrestha, FCA Nicholas Hildyard has authored an interesting book titled “licensed larceny”, the theme being “infrastructure, financial extraction and the Global South”, intending to “mise-en-scène” (arrange on stage) the injustices of wealth; published by Manchester University Press in 2016. People are licensed to drive vehicles, fly aircraft …

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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 …

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Populist Autocrat Trump on the Rampage

By Prabasi Nepali Trump Questions EU Relevance It may sound strange, but in Europe there is now a threat perception emanating from Trump’s America. So much so that in the latest issue of the most popular German news magazine Der Spiegel, US President Donald Trump is depicted beheading the Statue …

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Trump Against the World

By Prabasi Nepali United States & Mexico A summit meeting between the presidents of the United States and its southern neighbour Mexico was slated for Tuesday this week. However, hours after Donald J. Trump tweeted that the meeting should be scrapped if Mexico didn’t agree to pay for a wall …

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How Nepal Sambat can be made practical

By Laba Lal Pradhan Lunar calendar was developed first by the experience of human naked eye. There is a gap of about 30 days from oneaunshi  (new moon) to next aunshi, This gap of about 30 days  was counted as a month in the lunar calendar. They also discovered that …

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Fifty years of partnership with ADB and Nepal’s development


By Sharachchandra Bhandary In five decades since its establishment in 1966, Asian Development Bank has been instrumental in carrying out development efforts undertaken by the Government of Nepal. ADB’s contribution in raising life standard of Nepali people via various entrepreneurship development programs, social sector growth and economic prosperity has been …

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Soft Power & Strategic Perspective

By Prabasi Nepali Neighbours India India has long been a source of inspiration for many Nepalese, and its government right since its independence the fountainhead of guidance for most Nepalese leaders. Unfortunately, for many uninspired countrymen who have not seen the light, it has remained the “Mughlan (since the time …

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Mushroom cultivation: A spark to the Nepali agriculture

3/22/2013--Shelton, WA, USA

Pioppini mushrooms (Agrocybe aegerita)  from Fungi Perfecti.

Paul Stamets, 57, is an American mycologist, author, and advocate of bioremediation and medicinal mushrooms and owner of Fungi Perfecti, a family run business that specializes in making gourmet and medicinal mushrooms.

©2013 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.

By Nabraj Khanal Simply, mushroom is an edible fungus. In Nepal, it is a fast growing sector of agriculture because of its short high returns. Nepal is also a country where mushroom can be cultivated throughout the year under natural environmental conditions. So, mushroom cultivation could be the milestone in …

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Great warrior King Prithvi Narayan Shah


By Dirgha Raj Prasai We, the Nepalese people, observe National Unity Day and birth anniversary of the great warrior King Prithvi Narayan Shah on 27 Pous (11 January). Although the government of traitors has stopped observing national unity day on 27 Pous, people have not stopped celebrating the Day with …

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