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And now, an ‘ISIS’ province in India?

BY M.R. JOSSE GAITHERSBURG, MD: There have been very potent developments here in America, both in terms of the recent escalation in the ‘trade war’ between the United States and China, as well as the unseemly showdown between Congress and the Executive Branch. These events are doubtless at the front …

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When history and geography collide

By Maila Baje With Nepal on the cusp of the traditionally portentous month of Jestha, political battle lines of sorts have been drawn at the individual, institutional and international levels. Fresh from an enthusiastic reception up north rejuvenation, President Bidya Devi Bhandari landed in a storm over her purported imperious …

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Well done!

By PR Pradhan Local residents in the Chabhil-Jorpati area organised a violent agitation last week by capturing the road disrupting vehicular movement in the area protesting against the authorities’ reluctance to black-top the road. The road expansion project was halted due to the negligence of the contractors and government officials …

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• U.S.: — Trump’s Unilateralism & Exceptionalism– From Crisis to Confrontation in Iran• Climate Change: Existential Threat to Humankind• Turkey: Again “the Sick Man of Europe”

BY SHASHI MALLA United States: Trump Against the World Thanks to US President Donald J. Trump, world politics has become extremely unstable, perhaps not at any time more so than since the end of the harrowing Cold War, after the implosion and collapse of the Communist Soviet Union and the …

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Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Madan Bhandari recalled May 17 marks the day when the then CPN (UML) general-secretary Madan Bhandari was killed in a motor accident under highly questionable circumstances. Foul play was widely suspected and all sorts of rumours circulated, especially after Bhandari’s own party asked or high level investigation. …

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Easter Sunday Sri Lankan bombings: external underpinnings

By MR Josse GAITHERSBURG, MD: This column focuses on South and Northeast Asia spurred by a number of revealing write-ups, in the aftermath of the horrendous carnage that befell Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, courtesy indigenous Sri Lankan Islamic suicide bombers linked to their notorious Islamic partners-in-crime. INDIAN NEXUS After …

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Obstacles in the path of prosperity

By PR Pradhan “Prosperity”, it sounds good, but there are many hurdles in its path, moreover, the government created problems and corruption are the main hurdles. Reports state that the number of youths going abroad for work has already crossed seven million. Every day, 1500 to 2000 youths are going …

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