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The plague of corruption!

BY NIRAJ ARYAL This is not an attempt to undermine the fact that Nepal has been a corrupt nation since decades. Our main point of concern is only that it has ‘corruption increased manifold since RED Maoists joining the political mainstream’. No state institution including the CIAA – the governmental …

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Media attempt to discourage investors

By Our Reporter Some land brokers and journalists are found initiating negative media propaganda with the intention of blackmailing and discouraging investors. This media propaganda is related to the newly constructed Chhaya Center at the tourist hub Thamel, Kathmandu. The 15-storey business complex has been constructed at the cost of …

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The Maoist game plan!

BY NIRAJ ARYAL Baburam Bhattarai, one of the prime proponents of the Maoist ideology presently leads a so-called Democratic Party called ‘Naya Shakti Party’. He used nom de guerre Lal Dhoj for security reasons when he was operating the Maoist movement while himself residing in New Delhi, India. His only …

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How New Silk Roads are shaping Southwest Asia

BY PEPE ESCOBAR Singapore, aiming high for the status of Asia’s unofficial capital, seems like the ideal venue for a conference to discuss how the Middle East could learn a few lessons from ASEAN’s multi-layered relations with China, especially involving partnership in the New Silk Roads, or Belt and Road …

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Will investment summit be successful?

By Our Economic Analyst The government is preparing for organizing investment summit in Nepal. However, economic observers question that how far the summit will be effective. As in the past also, Nepal had hosted similar summits in Kathmandu but such summits could not attract foreign direct investment. The World Bank …

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Trust the communists?

BY NIRAJ ARYAL President Donald Trump is all set to meet the North Korean communist dictator Kim Jung Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 27-28. It is not a mystery why the US administration chose Hanoi as the venue of second round of Trump-Kim meet. Not only because Vietnam shares extremely …

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India is driving Nepal into the arms of China

BY BHIM BHURTEL It should have been a new beginning in India-Nepal relations, more momentous than in 1996 when New Delhi tried to take its sense of responsibility to its immediate neighbors after Inder Kumar Gujral became foreign minister. India agreed to renew trade with Nepal and a transit treaty …

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Warrior Prithvi Narayan Shah

BY DIRGHA RAJ PRASAI During the Muslim rule in India, English imperialist East India Company invaded India to impose Christianity. They came first as traders, secondly with Bible and thirdly with sword where they were building their own military force secretly to takeover India and they were getting help from …

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Economic relations between Nepal and Sri Lanka

BY Swarna Perera Sri Lanka and Nepal share longstanding bilateral relations since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1957. Our two countries share a unique spiritual and cultural affinity in South Asia and our engagement and cooperation are testimony to excellent bilateral relations emphasized by abiding friendship, mutual respect and …

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