Discourse on Newa civilization: Were the Malla kings Newars or Thakuris?

The ongoing debate on Facebook and beyond about classifying the Malla kings as Newar or Thakuri has sparked significant interest.

Democracy is not easy: Let it evolve and thrive

Democracy is not easy.  History clearly shows that successful democracies take time. Democracy in England can be traced back to

How evidence-based policymaking can help Nepal control air pollution

Air pollution is a silent, yet pervasive threat to human health, and its impact is felt acutely in regions like

In Nepal, why has implementing the diplomatic code of conduct become a tough job?

Kathmandu: Narayan Kaji Shrestha wears many hats. He is the leader from the ruling Maoist Center and he currently serves

Impact of economic tourism policies on local communities

Economic tourism policies, designed to attract visitors and boost local economies, are a double-edged sword. On one side, they can

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How Bhutanese refugees were betrayed

In the early 1990s, Bhutan forcefully evicted one-sixth of its population for their support of

Remembering Dr Govinda Rizal

Today (May 18) is the 13th day of the tragic death of my beloved friend

A tale of sorrow in the country of ‘Gross National Happiness’

Bhutan expelled tens of thousands of Nepali-speaking population through an ethnic cleansing act after they