Stories By 'Narayan Manandhar'
There is a popular saying in statistics that there are three types of lies—lies, damn lies and statistical lies.
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Hisila Yami’s reasoning that political instability is a primary factor behind Nepal’s development ills in a recent op-ed published in these pages was an interesting read.
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One typical habit of Nepali political leaders is that once they come to power, they promise to deliver an economic revolution, and proclaim that it is time not for political movements but for unleashing development.
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The market today is awash with books related to the Maoist insurgency. For the past decade, the conflict has served as a great fodder for employment and consultancy contacts for the oft-lauded experts in the field of conflict resolution and peace building.
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You can take away corruption from politics, but you cannot take away politics from corruption
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In contrast to a famous saying, it is not corruption but anti-corruption that is fighting back in Nepal
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