• Massive quake: Economic consequences and opportunities Massive quake: Economic consequences and opportunities

    The astonishing reconstruction drive that greatly helped to put the Japanese and German economics in rapid growth trajectory after the destruction they experienced in WW II is a classic example that disasters sometime provide a unique opportunity to demolish the old system and replace them with new ones.

    Prem Khanal

  • What is the PM's Disaster Relief Fund and What it is Not? What is the PM's Disaster Relief Fund and What it is Not?

    People, agencies, NGOs, or donors with established bank accounts before April 25 can continue to receive and mobilize funds just as they used to in the past.

    Swarnim Wagle


  • Nepal will bounce back stronger Nepal will bounce back stronger

    We can work to prevent such massive losses in the future. In the past, countries like Chile, Indonesia and Japan rose resiliently from similar disasters.

    Amrit Bhandari

  • Kathmandu: A Phoenix Rising

    The skyline has changed for good, but there are now heroes to be hailed and those who succumbed to be mourned deeply as if they were our blood brothers and soul sisters. For the rest of us, it’s a new lease of life - humbled at the feet of Mother Nature, a lesson well learned; we will celebrate life, love more and value deeply the things we have.

    Geet Lama

Readers Column

  • Corporación Dinant is not driven by corporate greed

    Dinant is not in conflict with the genuine peasant associations of Honduras: Our African Palm plantations support thousands of sustainable jobs with company pensions and compensation levels well above the national minimum wage; they have also significantly contributed to improving skills, education and health. We recognize the value and importance of engaging peacefully and transparently with those that hold different viewpoints and believe that we can find some common points of mutual interest.

  • A letter to our Honorable Prime Minister

    Lighting up the capital was not an end but a beginning towards infrastructure development, implementing the power treaties, scaling the economies upwards, and to write the constitution on time.