The neocon specter

October 23, 2017 07:09 AM

Urbanites of asocial media generation may not know or care anymore that the person who made the emergence of Communist Party of Nepal-United Marxist-Leninist—better known by its acronym UML—possible was a lifelong democrat and one of the Nepali Congress triumvirate of 1980s: Ganeshman Singh.

On public education

October 23, 2017 07:04 AM

Mahabir Paudyal rightly portrays the public education system in Nepal as a disaster (Reviving Public Education, Oct.16). Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha has made matters worse.

Transplanting success

October 23, 2017 06:56 AM

Nepal is these days witnessing a profusion of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) compared to the communicable diseases that were the most common until a few years ago.

CCP: What’s at stake?

October 23, 2017 06:50 AM

LONDON: This month, international media are understandably focused on the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th National Congress, a carefully choreographed event that will reveal who’s “in” and who’s “out” with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

No country for Rohingya

October 19, 2017 01:30 AM

If we are indeed a tolerant country, why can’t Nepal offer a sanctuary to the Rohingya people, often dubbed ‘the most persecuted minority in the world’?

'It is political immaturity to equate left alliance with totalitarianism'

October 19, 2017 01:00 AM

CPN (Maoist Center) on Tuesday decided to continue to be a part of Deuba government, even with the humiliation of its ministers being stripped off their portfolios. It reportedly did so to thwart the ‘conspiracies to postpone elections’. Seriously? Former deputy prime minister and senior Maoist leader Top Bahadur Rayamajhi spoke to Mahabir Paudyal and Ashok Dahal.

Reviving public education

October 18, 2017 01:30 AM

From education minister to education secretary to educationists to teachers, no one wants to enroll their children in public schools if they have option of private schools.

To ally or not to ally

October 18, 2017 01:00 AM

Congress needs Madhesbadi parties for its very survival while these parties can do without such an alliance with NC.

Charting China’s future

October 18, 2017 00:30 AM

The CPC meeting is an opportunity for the Party to explicitly declare which policies it upholds and which path it will take in next five years.

Presidential system, no-no

October 17, 2017 01:30 AM

An executive president would not only be detrimental for Nepal’s socio-economic progress, it could also undercut and even spell an end of the nascent democracy.