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LDC graduation a milestone, not a goal

Acknowledging the special socio-economic and developmental needs of certain countries, the Committee for Development Policy (CDP), a subsidiary advisory body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC),

MINA ARYAL, Aug 16 2017

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Reconstruction fiasco

The crow of a rooster serves as a wakeup call for Gombu Lama, 62, and his wife Yangchen Tamang, 58, who have been living under a tin roof in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) at Dhunche, Rasuwa since their home was flattened by the 2015 earthquake.

Umesh Pokharel, Aug 16 2017

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Ministry of Human Capital

Each year in August, the Global Education & Leadership Foundation (tGELF) hosts an event in Delhi for young leaders from around the world.

Sujeev Shakya, Aug 15 2017

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Keep on voting

This is the year of elections for Nepal. In order to implement the new constitution, the country needs to complete a series of elections by January.

Krishna Man Pradhan, Aug 15 2017

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If you want peace, work for justice

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were set by world leaders at the United Nations after intensive deliberation, negotiation and reviews of the experiences of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Surya Dhungel, Aug 15 2017

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Crisis brewing

Gita Chaudhary is in her early 20s and works as domestic help in my house. A few days ago, I overheard her telling my wife that she wanted to buy a house in the city as she was tired of her landlady’s tantrums.

DHARANI KUMAR SHARMA, Aug 15 2017

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Disastrous disaster preparedness

Nepal is one of the very few countries in the world that has failed to learn any lessons from her history of disaster and her unpreparedness for them, thanks primarily due to the absence of institutional memory in this nation. Natural disasters in Nepal—earthquakes, floods, landslides and fires in particular—occur largely in predictable cycles.

ACHYUT WAGLE, Aug 14 2017

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Women can have it all

A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation on the bricks that are thrown at her. In the current context, women all over the world are succeeding in ground breaking activities.

SUSHILA NEPAL, Aug 13 2017

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Love comes to everyone

From our early childhood, we are so used to people being in a relationship with the opposite sex that we tend to believe it is the only norm of life.

SUMERU SAMBAHANGPHE, Aug 13 2017

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Passing on the light

On July 15 2017, the National Rural and Renewable Energy Programme (NRREP) concluded after 20 years of renewable energy development in the country.

KJELL TORMOD PETTERSEN, RAM PRASAD DHITAL, INGRID DAHL-MADSENAug 13 2017

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Alarming surge of swine flu in Nepal

The flow of patients with influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been increasing throughout the country. Dozens of patients are visiting the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital in Teku each day for the treatment of such flu like cases.

BINOD RAYAMAJHEE, Aug 13 2017

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Young, gifted and held back

For the first time in its history, Nepal is experiencing a huge demographic dividend. According to Nepal’s National Youth Policy,

Brabim Kumar, Aug 13 2017

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