Stories By 'KHILENDRA BASNYAT'
Malnutrition will continue largely unabated unless it is identified and approached
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A few days ago, I happened to meet a classmate who was in a depressed state of mind. When I asked him the reason, he told me that he got into debt after his business failed.
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One of my compatriots, a Rai by caste, migrated to Kathmandu when his home and farmland were swept away by a flood. Deprived of his own home, he was living in a rented room.
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Violence against women includes trafficking, rape, marital rape, incest, mental torment, gender discrimination, rough treatment, physical torture, and verbal and sexual abuse. Generally, violence is an impediment to accomplishing the objectives of quality, development and peace.
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Energy, which has been considered the fuel for overall development, is also the prime mover of economic growth. In fact, there is a direct correlation between the degree of economic growth, the size of per capita income and per capita consumption of energy. This is why countries that have had access to an abundant supply of energy have high rates of industrial growth and a corresponding increase in the Gross National Product.
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After a couple of days’ stay in Narayangadh, I decided to go to Chitwan National Park (CNP), the first national park in Nepal, with one of my friends who is a true lover of nature.
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