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

Nepal received Rs 1200 billion remittance in 10 months, central bank says

Kathmandu: The government has recorded some Rs 1200 billion in remittance in the last 10 months of the current fiscal year. The remittance inflow increased by 19.02 percent as compared to the same period of the last fiscal year. The Nepal Rastra Bank released data on Monday which showed the country got Rs 1198 billion remittance till the end of Baisakh month. It was increased by 23.4 percent in the same period of the last fiscal year. The review period witnessed the number of labor permit (institutional and individual) for foreign employment at 374 thousand, while 237 thousand people sought the labor permit for the second time.