Ability to love

That particular day, Feb­ruary 14, gave us an occa­sion, a reason, a reminder, to express love. It’s easy to overlook, but it brought our minds to that particular day. We were reminded to think: ‘Today is a special day’.

Arun Poudel

The neglected one

The government should correct its biased attitude to the private sector if it is sincere about achieving its broad economic goals

Bhoj Raj Poudel

Biplob’s banned party carries the Maoist torch in Rolpa

Posters with the red sickle-and-hammer flags were seen plastered all around the town. Biplob’s party says it is trying to keep the spirit of the ‘people’s war’ alive

Khem BDR. Budha

The Chinese hara-kiri

It’s hard for our own government, even one with a two-thirds majority, to tame the raucous Nepali press

Biswas Baral

Graduates continue to contest

The election of graduates gave a clear message that educated and intellectual people were against the Panchayat regime. The four members elected under this provision became more influential than the 121 Panchayat supporters in the house

Hari Bahadur Thapa

Xenophobia on the rise?

Are decisions being made tinged with bigotry and bloody mindedness? We hear of Chinese origin people being shunned in public, regardless of whether or not they have recently been to China

Jackie Taylor

Local heating,not just global

Central to people’s survival in the climate-heating era will be strong local governance. A strong network of local governance existed in Nepal in the past. This is quickly being eradicated

Sushma Joshi

Lessons from Wuhan

Will we have to pay dearly if we embrace the Chinese without understanding their true nature?

Biswas Baral

Don’t divorce!

This is the story for most of us most of the time. Our body is at one place, it is doing one thing, and the mind is someplace else. They are sep­arated and disjointed. They are divorced.

Arun Poudel

Anniversary special: Quality, not quota

Women’s contribution to the economy has been neglected because they are more engaged in informal sector. Their contribution should be given monetary value and counted in population and economic censuses.

Kushum Shakya

Anniversary special: Clean-feed is a threat

When the clean-feed policy comes into force, contents will be expensive. It will decrease the number of channels and subscribers, posing a big threat to digital TV service providers

Sudeep Acharya

Anniversary special: No other industry can boost Nepal’s...

Tourism creates enterprises in remote areas. Hotels are established in places like Mustang and Manang. Can anybody think of running a cement factory there?

Yankila Sherpa

Anniversary special: Shadow of corruption

Despite the government’s liberal policy, spending in productive sec­tors is declining. Factories are clos­ing down. Investors complain of government red-tape, unsupportive attitude of officials, corruption, and bribery. They say they have to ‘buy’ even...

Hari Bahadur Thapa

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