Cat concerns

Human encroachment on wildlife habitat requires immediate attention

Feb 24 2017

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Questionable nominations

Extreme care has to be taken while picking ambassadors

Feb 23 2017

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Energising the grassroots

Local polls are imperative, so the UML and the Madhesi parties need to find common ground

Feb 22 2017

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Pledge vs disbursement

On Sunday, India agreed to extend a soft loan of $340 million to Nepal for the construction of 15 road projects and a bridge.

Feb 21 2017

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Much delayed reconstruction

After several complications and delays, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) started distributing the second tranche of funds for building homes damaged or destroyed by the earthquakes last month.

Feb 20 2017

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Kantipur turns 25: Publisher’s Note

Kantipur Publications enters its 25th year of establishment today.

Post Report, Feb 18 2017

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Back to the drawing board

The battle to legalise abortion in Nepal was hard won. Hindered by patriarchal notions nullifying the fundamental right of women to health and life, Nepal made huge strides forward in 2002,

Feb 17 2017

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No pipe dream

The management of many of Nepal’s public enterprises is shambolic, impeding service delivery to the population.

Feb 16 2017

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Messy policing

In a last-minute decision taken just the day before Inspector General Upendra Kant Aryal’s tenure came to an end, the government on Monday evening appointed Additional Inspector General Dinesh Chandra Pokhrel as the officiating chief of Nepal Police. It has been a messy affair already.

Feb 15 2017

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Deterrent to investment

Policy stability is key to attracting private investment, both foreign and domestic

Feb 14 2017

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Bracing for election

Prime Minister Dahal has repeatedly said that local elections will be held by May or June. The ruling parties are holding negotiations with both the Madhesi parties and the CPN-UML.

Feb 13 2017

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