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Can Nepalese digest pesticide?

The government decided to stop imports of vegetables from India, without a quarantine check. It makes clear that there is massive level of pesticides in Indian vegetables. In the meantime, reports appeared saying that the European countries too have stopped importing Indian vegetables due to the massive use of pesticides. …

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Hurdles on Nepali agro-exports to India

The Nepal government has decided to allow import of Indian vegetables without any quarantine checks, but the Nepali exporters are facing hurdles from the Indian side while exporting Nepali herbs and agro-products in the Indian markets.The Indian authorities in Nepal-India borders asks the traders to produce a quarantine certificate from …

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Decision in haste and regretting later

We have a powerful government with a two-thirds majority, but the government is seen very immature and inexperienced. Personally, what PM Oli speaks, they have proved to be no more than just “hot air”. The government decisions have also drawn controversy and the government has been compelled to take back …

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MPs or servicemen?

We have been witnesses to many odd events in this “loktantra”. Just recently, the MPs –representatives of the sovereign people – demanded for the Dasain allowance with the Finance Minister. It seems, the MPs are comparing themselves with the civil servicemen and thus they are demanding for the Dasain allowance! …

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Nepali foreign policy

Is there any confusion on Nepali foreign policy since the nation has adopted a non-aligned foreign policy, considering the country’s geographical location like being a yam between two huge boulders, it cannot be said! Nepal’s outstanding foreign policy is guided by Great King Prithivi Narayan Shah. However, since the introduction …

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Mask free Kathmandu?

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, the other day, said that he sees nobody with mask in Kathmandu. He meant to say that the air quality has already improved and thus nobody is wearing mask to protect themselves from dust pollution. The worry is that how far the prime minister is …

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Tree plantation

It was a good idea for observing the entire year as a tree plantation year with plantation of saplings all over the country! The government has planned to plant a minimum of 40 million saplings in one year. On Saturday, 14 Asar, as a beginning of the campaign, saplings were …

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Paddy Day joke

Political leaders, high-ranking bureaucrats and celebrities were seen busy in photo-shoots in paddy fields on 30 June (15 Asar). In fact, this day is being celebrated as the national paddy day all over the country. This year, the real paddy farmers are suffering from acute shortage of fertilizers and also …

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Where is the fertilizer?

The month of June is known as the month for harvest (rice) cultivation. Along with the start of the Monsoon in the country, farmers become busy in rice plantation. Fertilizers are important for a better harvest. The government has assigned a minister and government officials with a separate ministry for …

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Never retiring Nepali leaders

Nepal has adopted the British model of political system but our leaders are not following the British political tradition. In the UK, the speaker will be elected from the minority party in the parliament. In Nepal, the majority party elects its own speaker. British prime minister Theresa Mary May, when …

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