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Make in India

India needs to look back at its history and learn to promote manufacturing at home

MAHENDRA P LAMA, May 23 2018

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A balancing act

With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha election, instability in the neighbourhood will not bode well for Modi

SUMAN MANDAL, May 23 2018

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Men in green

Conservation actors have overlooked the army’s excesses in protected areas

SHRADHA GHALE, May 22 2018

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The politics of budgeting

The people should not be taxed heavily so that politicians can indulge in their desires

GOKARNA AWASTHI, May 22 2018

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Lessons from Narayanghat

The cities that have received government attention and funding have fared worse than cities developed by entrepreneurs

SUJEEV SHAKYA, May 22 2018

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Life on hold

Relief payments alone are not enough for the families of disappeared persons—they need to know what happened

LUKE MOFFETT, JAMES GALLENMay 21 2018

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Better output

Past subsidy programmes in agriculture have had mixed results, but the government still has a role to play to strengthen agro-output

NANU JHA, May 20 2018

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Disproportionately disadvantaged

Entrenched gender biases make women more vulnerable to disasters and its effects

JYOTIKA RIMAL, May 20 2018

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Nepali theatre in transition

Theatre has gained some momentum in Nepal but it’s still far from winning due recognition

VINAYA GHIMIRE, May 20 2018

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Teach kids to fight back

Self-defence training is not all kung fu, it is raising awareness about possible abuse

GIRI BAHADUR SUNAR, May 20 2018

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Growth essentials

The recently released foreign trade figures of the first nine months of the fiscal year 2074/75 depicts Nepal’s ballooning trade deficit. The ever increasing trade deficit could have a far reaching impact on the macroeconomic fundamentals of a country.

MINA ARYAL, May 18 2018

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Diplomatic manoeuvrings

Nepal and India need to work together for regional stability and economic growth

BINOJ BASNYAT, May 18 2018

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