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Nepali female scientist is still a news to many in Nepal

Nepali female scientist is still a news to many in Nepal

Prativa Pandey Malla, 31, is a research scientist who has a PhD in organic chemistry from Northwestern University, Illinois, USA. She is the founder and CEO of Catalyst Technology, a company that works for research and development in the field of science and technology. She does research consulting, and is now trying to research the […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Nepal’s focus should be trade facilitation measures along Nepal-India border

Nepal’s focus should be trade facilitation measures along Nepal-India border

Is Nepal-India relation back on an even keel after recent exchange of high level political visits? If so, what accounts for the persistent anti-Indian sentiments in Nepal? Why is India not keen on trilateral cooperation? And how will India help Nepal resolve the difficulties surrounding India’s decision to ban 500, 1000 denomination notes? These were […]

November 21st, 2016 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

‘Nepal is not in isolation, it is in competition’

‘Nepal is not in isolation, it is in competition’

The country witnessed slow economic growth for nearly two decades due to the armed conflict followed by another decade of political transition that ruined the investment climate. Against this backdrop, Nepal has been trying to emerge from the political and economic paralysis after the promulgation of the new constitution. To move towards a higher growth […]

October 24th, 2016 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Nepal telecom’s 15 million users are its biggest asset: MD Rajbhandari

Nepal telecom’s 15 million users are its biggest asset: MD Rajbhandari

Kamini Rajbhandari joined Nepal Telecom, the country’s state-owned utility, as temporary staffer in 1985 after completing her BE in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering from Punjab Engineering College in Chandigarh, India. Thirty-one years later, she was appointed as the company’s executive Managing Director. Rajbhandari, who completed her MBA from Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand in 2001, […]

October 5th, 2016 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

The Nepali constitution has greater legitimacy than India’s or America’s

The Nepali constitution has greater legitimacy than India’s or America’s

CPN-UML vice-chairman and deputy parliamentary party leader Subash Chandra Nembanghad a bird’s eye view of the constitution-making process in Nepal, having served as the chairman of both the first and the second Constituent Assembly. The second CA led by Nembang promulgated the new constitution on September 20th, 2015, or more than a year ago. But […]

September 29th, 2016 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

People should understand that the US is interested in Nepal for Nepal’s sake

People should understand that the US is interested in Nepal for Nepal’s sake

The US Assistant Secretary of the State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal oversees US foreign policy in 11 countries, including Nepal. She has closely followed developments in Nepal since her appointment in 2013. Biswal was recently in Nepal to touch base with the new government and take stock of the post-quake reconstruction and […]

September 7th, 2016 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Caste discrimination stronger in Nepal

Caste discrimination stronger in Nepal

Sukhadeo Thorat, Professor Emeritus at Jawaharlal Nehru University since 2014, is the chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research. He also served as Director of Indian Institute of Dalit Studies. Republica’s Kamal Pariyar caught up with Thorat while he was in Kathmandu to participate in Darnal Award for Social Justice and other lectures. […]

August 15th, 2016 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Nepal-India relations won’t improve unless they’re redefined in new terms

Nepal-India relations won’t improve unless they’re redefined in new terms

Nepal has a close but difficult relationship with India, a country that surrounds Nepal on three sides. India exerts strong influence on Nepal’s economy and politics, something that Nepali nationalists resent. The two countries’ modern relationship is anchored on the 1950 Peace and Friendship Treaty, which many in Nepal believe is unequal and clips Nepal’s […]

July 18th, 2016 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

‘China has only one interest in Nepal, India has many’

‘China has only one interest in Nepal, India has many’

Julia Chang Bloch, who was born in Chefoo of China’s Shandong province and migrated to the US with her family at the age of 9, is the first US ambassador of Asian origin. She was among the 6 female ambassadors appointed by then US President Geroge H W Bush. As the US ambassador to Nepal from […]

July 11th, 2016 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS, POLITICS | Read More »

India is not paranoid about Nepal-China relations

India is not paranoid about Nepal-China relations

Senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vijay Jolly is no stranger to Nepal. His extensive ties with Nepali political leaders of all persuasions frequently bring him to Nepal. He was recently in Kathmandu to take part in the general convention of Nepal Family Party. Subhash Ghimire and Guna Raj Luitel caught up with the […]

July 8th, 2016 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

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