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Nail culprits of Madhes

KP Oli has an old-world constituency to pursue divisive politics that is practically perilous for the national interest, and his scant knowledge makes him uniquely placed to hard-sell an unfiltered version of nationalism.

Atul K Thakur, Mar 26 2017

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Are journalists opinion-makers?

On several occasions, I have been referred to as a journalist. While I have never identified myself as a journalist, I have been writing about my personal views as a political analyst.

Khagendra N Sharma, Mar 26 2017

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Accountability crisis

Accountability is fundamental to a federal democratic government, and it cannot be compromised as ministries and the bureaucracy are answerable for their actions.

NIRANJAN MANI DIXIT, Mar 26 2017

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Perspective on Indian inclusiveness

Not only can Nepal learn from India’s inclusionary polity, India too can learn from Nepal’s exercise in inclusiveness

Jainendra Jeevan, Mar 26 2017

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Cleaning the drainage

Nepal’s development bottleneck is largely due to the behavioural problems plaguing our leaders, bureaucrats and general citizens

BHOJ RAJ POUDEL, Mar 24 2017

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Corruption cure

Nepal’s state of affairs is bleak, and unless we hold local level elections, what is in store for us could be worse

PREM DANGAL, Mar 24 2017

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Looks can be deceiving

Recent rise in anti-immigrant sentiments has made the Nepali community in the US fearful

CHANDRA GIRI, Mar 24 2017

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The Israeli way

Nepal’s education system can learn a few things from Israel, like dropout prevention

Umesh Raj Regmi, Mar 23 2017

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Farcical law

There is no reason to be alarmed by any political view, so long as there is no attempt to inflame violence

Deepak Thapa, Mar 23 2017

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Human versus national security

What comes first, human or national security? This has been an enlivening, yet a never-ending debate. In the case of national security, threats are only variants of orthodox-external dimensions.

MAHENDRA P LAMA, Mar 22 2017

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Tourism is changing

Tourism has been characterised as a system rather than as an industry because it consists of several interrelated parts working together to achieve a common purpose.

Aditya Baral, Mar 22 2017

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Shifting winds

The results of the elections to five legislative assemblies in India were recently announced.

Prakash A Raj, Mar 21 2017

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The bandwidth bottleneck

Internet policies of developing countries have long dreamt of an inclusive internet that can bridge the proverbial digital divide and noticeably contribute to economic growth.

SHAILESH PANDEY, Mar 21 2017

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Fast track to lost track

Given Nepal’s enormous infrastructure gap, its lack of political will and consensus to develop large infrastructure facilities confounds rational thought.

SEMANTA DAHAL, Mar 21 2017

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