Letter to the Editor

FOR THE PEOPLE

Nepal’s 41st Prime Minister KP Oli has vowed to serve the people and work for the country’s development on his appointed hour (‘UML Chairman Oli elected 41st Prime Minister’, February 15, TKP Online).

Post Report, Feb 18 2018

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NO SPACE

When I take my motorbike out on a cruise through Kathmandu, I actually only get to move in ‘steps’, roughly 10 to 50 metres each, before I come to a halt again, getting stuck in some sort of jam.

Post Report, Feb 18 2018

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BAN CHILD MARRIAGE

The inefficiency of the government in the effective implementation of the pre-existing laws concerning the legal age to marry, especially in the remote areas of Nepal, can be seen with cases of teenage pregnancies and marriages coming forward.

Post Report, Feb 18 2018

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LEARN FROM COMEDIANS

Kudos to the comedian duo Sitaram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire for their remarkable philanthropic work (‘Flood victims get new homes’, February 7, Page 4).

Feb 11 2018

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JUSTICE TO THE VICTIMS

It is shocking and disheartening to read about rape cases every other day (‘Itahari gang rape: SP, Inspector suspended’, February 7, TKP online).

Feb 11 2018

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STRAY COWS

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) vows to clear stray animals from the streets. Among them are cows that are no longer considered economically useful.

Feb 11 2018

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STEP UP

It was alarming to read a recent article pertaining to Nepal’s climate (‘Nepal’s climate to get warmer and wetter in future, February 2, Page 2).

Feb 04 2018

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SHADY DEALINGS

It is deplorable that rape crimes are occurring in the Kathmandu Valley, and that the perpetrators of such injustices are being let off with nary a slap on the wrist.

Feb 04 2018

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FACEBOOK IN NEPAL

While critique on Facebook (FB) in the West is largely about loss of productivity and now increasingly on mental well-being, its specific effects on Nepali society are hardly being addressed.

Jan 28 2018

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TAMING NEPALI YATAYAT

The fresh call for safety measures to be taken to curb road accidents in Nepal is praiseworthy. Too many have died an untimely death (‘Call for measures to curb road deaths’, January 23, Page 1).

Jan 28 2018

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ALTERNATIVES NEEDED

Several reports are pointing out to the issue of illegal sand mining in the vicinity surrounding the Changunarayan temple and several other parts of the country.

Jan 21 2018

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BRING MISCREANTS TO BOOK

This week brought some good news for heritage conservationists and enthusiasts, as authorities seem to have finally seen the light regarding the rebuilding of Rani Pokhari. On Thursday,

Jan 21 2018

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GOBBLEDYGOOK

Nepal’s federalisation, begun by dividing up the country into first six, and later seven provinces has been the work of a few reckless politicians for whom, as suggested by the author, social science certainly was “gobbledygook” (‘It is not Snake oil’, January 11, Page 6).

Jan 14 2018

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