Three Dimensions Of Wang’s Visit11 Sep, 2019
Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi returned home on Tuesday after completing his three-day visit to Nepal. The visit remained significant as it decided to expedite projects to be funded by China and it also ensured the much-awaited visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Nepal.
Public Health In Dangerous State11 Sep, 2019
Continuous spray of DDT in the mid and late 1950s at least controlled malaria for decades. Indian Railways, growth of farming communities alongside the indigenous Tharus, access to modern health facilities further improved the health conditions in the plains. Then migration from the hills and other side of the border took decisive turn in the habitation of the fertile Terai.
Gender Equality11 Sep, 2019
Incidentally, a culture of gender equality is growing among the youth. Today, not all women are condemned to household chores. These days, both partners in a marriage carry equal responsibilities. Husbands are no longer the only ones bearing financial responsibilities in the family. The wives are equally capable of earning their own livelihood. And yet, there is such a thing as a male dominance which I think requires reevaluation and a drastic change.
Cultural Construct Of National Identity10 Sep, 2019
A nation’s sense of life is shaped by conscious poise of its citizens and leaders and their will and ability to control their fate as a collective entity.
Optimism Helps Defeat Cancer10 Sep, 2019
Approximately one in five cancer patients struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after diagnosis and treatment.
Economic Tsunami10 Sep, 2019
When consumer prices rise so fast, people`s savings lose their value. Poverty is worsening once again. Inflation was actually even worse a decade ago. Back then, money was being devalued at an astronomical rate of more than 200 million per cent.
South Asia’s Geopolitical Traction04 Sep, 2019
Make no mistake, the region also is the centre to have an access to both China and Central Asia (mainly Russia) whose role in the world politics in the days to come would be phenomenal. It is also the place where one of the oldest and living ‘civilisation’ – Hindu/Sanatan - is located. The region also has some of the states who have re-emerged economically and politically powerful in recent times. There are other factors, yet these ones are more significant as they can exert more impact in...