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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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India and postal roads

By Prajwal Shrestha According to a report in Nagarik vernacular daily, due to the Indians, construction of the postal roads in Tarai districts was delayed by 13 years.The East-West postal roads were the traditional roads in use earlier to construction of the Mahendra East-West Highway. The roads pass through middle …

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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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Gushing grievances within Indian armed services

By Chiran Jung Thapa Recent string of incidents involving uniformed personnel have roiled the Indian armed services. Several uniformed personnel have taken to social media to expose the excesses, inadequacies and transgressions in their respective services. It all began after Constable TejBahadurYadav from Border Security Force, (BSF) stationed in the …

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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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Load-shedding free era

By Prajwal Shrestha The Kathmandu Valley has been declared load shedding free area and the government is making efforts to declare the entire Nepal as a load-shedding free area. We commend the effort of the Energy Minister Janardan Sharma and Kulman Ghising, the general manager of the Nepal Electricity Authority. …

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Mushroom cultivation: A spark to the Nepali agriculture

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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Small State & Super Power both Ignore National Interests

By Prabasi Nepali Domestic Nepal’s Foreign Policy in the Doldrums There has been some public discussion about the role of the great King Prithivi Narayan Shah in nation-building and the need to re-establish ‘Poush 27’ as ‘National Unity Day’. However, it seems that the debate is largely confined to the …

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How is our “loktantrik” economy?

By Prajwal Shrestha As bank reserve has started to decline, the commercial banks have started to incline interest rates in saving deposits. From two percent in normal saving, the banks have started to give 11 to 12 percent in fixed deposits to attract the depositors. Such a trend will take …

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