Nepal should enhance its interaction with Indian economy10 Dec, 2019
The relations between Nepal and India, which saw the lowest ebb in 2015 border blockade, were taken to newer heights in the last couple of years. But another issue has emerged following a new map published by India that included Kalapani and Lipulek in Indian territory. Though many good projects such as Arun III, Integrated Check Posts, Postal Highway and cross-border railways are being developed with Indian support, the border issue has the chance of souring bilateral relations yet again. In this...
Feminism not a fight between men and women09 Dec, 2019
The country is now marking 16 Days of Activision against Gender-Based Violence from November 25 to December 10 with the theme, “Generation Equality Stands against Rape.” The government has announced to mark Nepali year 2076 B.S. as the year to end the gender-based violence in Nepal along with the announcement for the National Plan of Action.
Country needs overhaul in infrastructure development system02 Dec, 2019
Infrastructure development is a cross-cutting issue for both social and economic development of any country, but in terms of Nepal it has become a contentious topic as the critical infrastructure construction is not completed in time.
Ministers were changed not because they were incapable25 Nov, 2019
Bishnu Rimal, Chief Advisor to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, talked with the Gorkhapatra daily and The Rising Nepal on various issues ranging from the government’s performances, PM’s health and the party unity, and Nepal-India border dispute in the weekly Gorkhapatra Sambad on Sunday. Excerpts:
Transparency key to end medical education maladies18 Nov, 2019
The government and the entrepreneurs who have invested in medical education sectors have been stressing the need for developing Nepal as a hub of medical education.
We have strong evidences to claim our territory11 Nov, 2019
The entire country is looking up to the government to resolve the Kalapani border issue with India as the southern neighbour published a map showing Kalapani area in its territory.
Investment has been mobilised in key sectors: Dr. Khatiwada04 Nov, 2019
He is confident that the economy would be further propelled by the increased investment, business opportunities, execution of development project and social security policies. Responding to the questions of the journalists at the weekly Gorkhapatra Sambad, Dr. Khatiwada talked about the overall scenario of the economy and prospects. Excerpts:
Position sharing based on political affiliation bad for education: Pokharel26 Oct, 2019
Many of them do return. Students with different natures go abroad for higher education. Students with certain nature return. Firstly, we have to create a situation so that all Nepali students can obtain quality higher education in home. We are wasting a huge amount of resource by sending
Use of dignified language in media It's the problem of media, not language21 Oct, 2019
Every civilisation is identified with the use of language. History of human society has witnessed that the power determines the language for the society or the language of the rulers prevails. Nepali language not only has style, accent and taste,
Foreign policy should be conducted keeping nation's interest at centre: NC leader Dr Mahat09 Oct, 2019
President of the friendly country, People's Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping is coming on a visit to Nepal in the third week of this month. This high level visit from China is taking place after long time. The Government of Nepal has made extensive preparations for the visit. In this context, Deputy Reporter of the Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS), the National News Agency, Bhishma Raj Ojha talked to Joint General Secretary of the main opposition party, the Nepali Congress, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat....
Sole emphasis on promoting mutual friendship with China: PM OliBy RSS
PM Oli said that during the high-level talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping going to be held in Nepal soon, his efforts would be on building multi-dimensional relations at the government to government and people to people level.
Government is dedicated to control artificial price hike30 Sep, 2019
The department has intensified market monitoring activities in the eve of festival. It is our routine work. The issue of price hikes, quality and measurement is raised more powerfully in the festival period than in the normal period. Chances of cheating the consumers by the traders are high in the festival period. Traders become more active to hike the prices of goods of high demands artificially. Considering this, the government intensifies monitoring activities in the festival period.
State 1 plans to produce 1500MW power in four years23 Sep, 2019
This week the Weekly Gorkhapatra Sambad was held in Biratnagar, coinciding with the beginning of the Eastern publication of the Gorkhapatra and The Rising Nepal from Biratnagar, the capital of State 1, on the occasion of the Constitution Day.
Nepal and Ireland can grow links in trade, education and tourism: Irish Speaker17 Sep, 2019
in community, educational and housing organisations in his home county for many years.
Let’s learn from dengue, control infected mosquitoes16 Sep, 2019
This year, it has turned out to be an epidemic and has been found in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Dharan. Since it was found in the capital Kathmandu itself, it has fueled a debate and raised people’s interest. The number of dengue patients has increased in Kathmandu now. Previously, we had mosquitos which were not infected. But now they are infected.
We have adjusted only employees, not vehicles they are using09 Sep, 2019
We have adjusted only employees, not vehicles they are using
Who fits to lead our universities to regain their glory02 Sep, 2019
In this context, the term of most of the varsities’ officials has already been expired. The government is now in the process of appointing the new officials in the universities. Most of the stakeholders have been advocating for the appointment of independent officials through free competition.
Nepal is key to bringing BRI into South Asia: Dr Hu01 Sep, 2019
This is a gateway for Tibet. There are several ways to carry forward BRI in South Asia. Tibet wants to be developed and integrated into SA.
Indo-Pacific Strategy just a name given to the US policy: Berry29 Aug, 2019
When talking about IPS, the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) comes automatically in. Why have these two become contentious? I think that Nepal is a part of the Indo-Pacific Region like other countries in the region. IPS is not the counterpart of the BRI. We just want to promote democratic values – freedom and openness - throughout the globe. We seek to promote an internationally recognised forum for the same.
Joint Commission meeting, Jaishankar’s views further consolidated Nepal-India bonds26 Aug, 2019
There is a culture of expressing reactions based on our own convictions rather than understanding of the external environment. The one-on-one meeting is in practice for many centuries in the past. It was practiced by the developed countries before the World War II. Likewise, Nepal and India had practiced this model in the past as well. I wonder why people are making negative comments about it. It’s not the case that this thing is happened now or for the first time in the history of the two countries....