Opinion

Karnali: "The Longest River of Nepal" access_time2022-08-11

The Brahmaputra emerges from the Eastern face of Mt. Kailash in Tibet. This river is called Tamchok Khambab or the river that comes out of the mouth of the horse. The Brahmaputra travels from Tibet to Bangladesh through India. From the western part of ...

Kohinoor amidst dust access_time2022-08-03

Bishnu Maya’s life seems like a peepal tree that has grown out from a corner of rock. Traditionally, it would not be unjust to describe her with a metaphor: a lotus in the mud. However, the environment, family status, and community which Bishnu h...

Drug addiction taking a heavy toll on youths access_time2022-07-18

Drug abuse is still a significant global health issue. It is a problem that affects the health, wealth, and well-being of nations on a global scale. Drugs and people have a long and troubled history together. People have used various narcotics for ages...

Climate Change access_time2022-07-11

Since 1988 June 23rd, climate change has become a global issue. Climate change has made our earth very hot. Nowadays, some countries don’t even have winter. Climate change is not a joke. Approximately over 250,000 people die every year because of...

NATO: Irrelevant bloc for international security and stability access_time2022-06-12

These days international security has become a critical issue for discussion while the US is becoming more illiberal and irresponsible to contribute to global peace and security. The US doesn’t seem to revise policy regarding the North Atlantic T...

Youths and agricultural transformation access_time2022-04-29

All the revolutions and major changes in the world were first envisioned and led by youths. That is why youth is known as the power and driver of all change. Energy, courage, the vision of the future, drive towards change, dedication, etc characterize ...

Our elections, leaders and their same old promises access_time2022-04-18

Immaculate promises and the punctual presence of politicians can only be witnessed on the doorstep of elections. Since the inception of democracy, political parties have been forced back to their constituencies to assure their territorial hegemony and ...

Chanakya Niti in Education access_time2022-04-17

Chanakya was a philosopher, who had compiled almost every aspect of policy that had been written in India up to that time regarding property, economics, or material success. Chanakya, also renowned as Kauṭilya or Vishnu Gupta, was a powerful political ...

Bangladesh has a different story to tell than Sri Lanka and Pakistan access_time2022-04-13

According to the World Bank’s latest report, Bangladesh (South Asian country) has a strong track record of development and prosperity. Over the last decade, it has been one of the world's fastest growing economies, owing to a demographic divi...

Use of anthropogenic avian nesting materials in the Kathmandu City access_time2022-04-10

Today, more than half of the world’s human population lives in ever-growing towns and cities (United Nations, 2011), which are significantly regarded as being of substantial value for urban bird diversity and abundance. The changes in habitat and...

Good ties must for Myanmar and Bangladesh access_time2022-03-14

Myanmar is one of the closest neighbors of Bangladesh. Before World War II, many people from Bangladesh used to travel to Myanmar (Burma then) in search of livelihood. Since then, the people of these two countries have developed an economic and social ...

India once again proves that it's a real friend of Bangladesh access_time2022-03-10

The world knows India’s tremendous contributions to Bangladesh’s 1971 great liberation war. It is true that without the assistance of India, it was quite impossible for Bangladesh to gain independence from occupier west Pakistan.  Indi...

Cinderella, Snowwhite and Rapunzel: Average girls in this era access_time2022-02-15

In the long run of COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps longer than Rapunzel’s hair, we would be able to see many stories and many sides of the same story. These real stories do not come under school books. 2020-21 surely has her own story to tell. Before ...

Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 booster doses access_time2022-02-13

Do you need extra shots of the vaccine for COVID-19 if you are fully vaccinated?  Most people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus are relatively protected from severe illness and death from COVID-19. However, even highly effective ...

‘The White Man’s Burden’ Re-incarnated in Nepal? access_time2022-02-03

I have been preparing for a series of lectures on global development and have subsequently engaged with existing and emerging debates on development and foreign aid Since the last several weeks.  I was particularly interested in the intensified de...

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal Need China in their Development Process access_time2022-01-24

It is true that South Asia needs China in its development process because ‘China’ is synonymous with the term “Development”. China’s ambitus project ‘Belt and Road Initiative” provides benefits for almost all S...

Omicron: What we need to know access_time2022-01-20

Smriti Chapagain COVID-19 has been terrorizing the world since its emergence. With repeated waves of the virus disguised in its new form each time, the threat to human life continues to be a global issue. Most recently, the COVID-19 virus has camouf...

An Erudite Self-trust Rather Tending Surrender access_time2022-01-06

Asset considered knowledge is the source of argument, persuasion and confirming self. The natural trend of gaining knowledge has been practiced by enrolling in educational institutions, schools, colleges and eventually universities. It has a status quo...

Belt and Road Initiative and MCC Truth access_time2021-12-30

The Belt and Road Initiative, first announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, has since developed into a global movement that is causing ripples around the globe. The BRI links three continents: Europe, Africa, and Asia via land and the Indian...

New Year with new corona variant: Omicron access_time2021-12-26

The new version of COVID-19 is beginning to have a devastating impact on the entire world. Following the sudden rise in the number of Omicron cases, several countries have updated their COVID policies, imposed restrictions and urged everyone to take pr...