Letter to the Editor

ATTRACTING TOURISTS

Nepal aimed for one million tourist arrivals in a given year in the early eighties, but it has taken two and half decades to actually arrive at that target (‘Nepal on track to hit magical figure of 1 million tourists’, November 16, TKP Online).

Nov 19 2017

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FAIR POLITICS

The nation will enter into the federal structure soon after the completion of the upcoming provincial and federal elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7.

Nov 19 2017

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IN FOCUS

Nepal’s democratic stability and NC’s leadership commitment to further integrate the Madhes issue as an all nationalist, integrated party platform will be tested by none other than the Madhesi voters in the upcoming provincial and federal elections (‘PM promises charter revision’, TKP Online).

Nov 12 2017

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LABOUR

The State is unable to address the prudent development and utilization of human resources, although 57 percent of Nepal’s population is active (“Labour issues”, October 31, Page 6).

Nov 05 2017

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BUILD LONG TERM

Absolute poverty has been reduced by half in the past 17 years in Nepal (‘Far from over’, October 20, Page 6). However, the rural and urban poverty gap has been widening across the country.

Oct 29 2017

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MENTAL HEALTH AT WORKPLACE

A thought-provoking article regarding the mental health of individuals at the workplace totally engrossed me (‘Towards a happy workplace’, October 8, Page 7).

Oct 15 2017

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BREAK THE STIGMA

Mental health is as important as physical health. But, sad to say, even the so-called educated people take mental issues as a stigma (‘Talking about mental illness’, September 24, Page 4).

Oct 08 2017

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ILL-DESIGNS

I have heard that CPN-Maoist Centre Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Naya Shakti Party Coordinator Babu Ram Bhattarai and CPN (United Marxist Leninist) Chief Khadga Prasad Oli have formed a new alliance to contest in the coming federal and parliamentary elections under one single platform,

Oct 08 2017

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A NEW COURSE

In a few words the president of the United States, Donald Trump, has managed to absolutely ruin decades of diplomatic rapprochement towards North Korea’s totalitarian regime.

Oct 08 2017

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US & NEPAL

Nepal and the United States have always been the best of friends, with strong resilient bonds that signify trust, democratic adherence and a joint commitment to world peace and order.

Sep 24 2017

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FOREIGN PROP

Tula Narayan Shah has let the cat out of the bag when he said that the RJPN coalition for the Madhesh movement functioned “with the help and direction of a foreign power” and lately, “the RJPN has not been able to prop itself up” (‘Madhesi rights movement will continue even though RJPN has entered elections’, September 11, Page 6).

Bihari Krishna , Sep 17 2017

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GOOD GOVERNANCE

After economic liberalisation, the service sector is thriving, along with the banking industry (‘NRB gives extra time to problematic institutions to replenish capital’, September 13, Page 1).

Umesh Thapa, Sep 17 2017

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