Stories By 'Khagendra N Sharma'
Impacts of global warming on a poor country like Nepal are manifold. The obvious impact of global warming is the diminution of snow fall in the Himalayas.
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This year’s disaster, stemming from landslides in the hills and floods in the plains has been the most severe in several years, but it is not a new phenomenon.
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Six Madhes-centred parties merged in April to form a national level party called the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N), but they have not shunned their old regional approach.
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The Traffic Control Department of Nepal Police has recently implemented a plan penalising the blowing of vehicular horns in inappropriate places. This was a long overdue and welcome step. But there are various flaws in this plan--especially in its execution.
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That the first phase of the local elections has been held is a great achievement. The government and the Election Commission (EC) deserve to be complimented on this feat; they have overcome several hurdles along the way.
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Local level polls, if held successfully, will ensure a more vibrant exercise of democracy than ever before
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