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Nepal-China: One-family-relations

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

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

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

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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Nepali education system: Factory producing unemployment

By Prajwal Shrestha On the one hand, we lack skilled manpower, on the other, we have very high rate of educated unemployment. Every year, millions of students pass the SLC examination (now SEE). Those who are able to pay educational expenditure, join plus two class and even they may go …

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What has gone wrong with our economy?

By Prajwal Shrestha The other day, Energy Minister Janardan Sharma revealed that he had wanted to do many things but he didn’t find an environment to work in. He recalled that he had to fight with the gang who were cheating the consumers by showing acute shortage of electricity. In …

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Series of summits and onerous task of nation building

By Sharachchandra Bhandary In a bid to attract Foreign Direct Investment and take forward Nepal to the path of economic prosperity, the government and Confederation of Nepali Industries separately organized two international conferences. The one hosted by the government was named ‘Nepal Investment Summit’ while the other organized at the …

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Where is Nepal in OBOR?

By Prajwal Shrestha Beijing is hosting OBOR (One Belt One Road) Summit in May. Nepal is also invited to attend the Summit. By showing the local election in May, Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal has tried to escape from the Summit. This is very much unfortunate for Nepal. As Dahal has …

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