Editorial

Learn the lesson

Govt must be serious about building an international airport in Nijgadh

Apr 24 2018

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State of flux

It was only last year that eight Madhesi parties had come together to establish the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN). There were a number of reasons underlying the decision to merge these parties. First, all of them shared a joint interest in amending the constitution.

Apr 23 2018

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Support enrolment

Local governments need to be strengthened so that they can strengthen education sector

Apr 20 2018

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To be or not to be

MC Chairman Dahal faces a moment of hard truth: does he want to go with UML or not?

Apr 19 2018

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Constant supply

Nepal’s economic growth potential is undoubtedly hampered by its reliance on fossil fuel imports and its landlockedness, both of which raise costs of production. Still, if there is one thing that keeps Nepalis eternally optimistic about the country’s future is its supposedly massive hydro-power potential.

Apr 18 2018

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Don’t drag feet

Nepalis indeed have a short memory. Barely six months have passed since a massive fire broke out at the Birgunj-based Super Gas, a cooking gas bottling plant, killing three, injuring one and posing a severe threat to people living in the area. But plans to minimise the number of such accidents are in limbo, as the government has not been able to implement its own directives on upgrading safety measures at gas bottling plants.

Apr 17 2018

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Is something brewing?

Oli government should state clearly its position on the proposed policy to control I/NGOs

Apr 16 2018

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Crossing point

Extra vigilance needed on both sides of Indo-Nepal border to curb human trafficking

Apr 13 2018

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Opening the market

The existence of syndicates and cartels in almost all fields of entrepreneurial activity has hampered economic growth and posed major challenges to the population.

Apr 12 2018

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Pipe dreams

Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of fresh water resources. Due to our gradient topography, Nepal’s water resource also has great hydropower generating potential. Yet the Capital’s denizens do not have access to enough water and, until recently, load shedding was the norm.

Apr 11 2018

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Watch out

Savings and credit cooperatives that have made speculative investments in stocks in the hopes of making quick bucks are on the verge of going bust as share prices have plunged in the last few months.

Apr 10 2018

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