Madhesi Front withdraws support from govt
The Madhesi Front has withdrawn its support for the Pushpa Kamal Dahal government accusing it of not honoring agreements, and announced it will now stay in opposition.
"We are withdrawing our support for the government through the Speaker today," Madhesi Front leader Mahendra Raya Yadav said in the parliament. "The announcement of local election is against the constitution and should be taken back. The federal election must be held first," he added.
He also accused the main opposition CPN-UML of disturbing peace in Madhes. "Innocent persons have been arrested and UML's programs have been organized with backing of security forces," he alleged. He also claimed that UML programs lack support of Madhesis and indigenous people.
Nepal-India relation is matter of international concern: DPM Shrestha
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education Gopal Man Shrestha has said that the Nepal-India relation has been the matter of international concern. DPM Shrestha said this at a program 'Nepal-India relations in changed context' organized here Wednesday by the Center for Nepal and Asian Studies (CNAS) and Political Science Study Association.
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Why should we save the ethos of 2015 Nepali constitution?
While Nepal should address voices that question the constitution, it should not undermine the document’s dignity and longevity if the country wants to establish a constitutional culture. No constitution can fulfill all wishes. The drafters of the present constitution should not feel guilty in not securing the consent of all citizens. If the constitution is not fundamentally discriminatory, it has chances to grow further.
One Belt One Road: Prospects & Challenges
Nepal thus has to debate, discuss, analyze and then conclude the cost and benefits of the OBOR for its populace. The benefits of OBOR for Nepali economy are easy to understand, but the short, medium and long-term consequences are not simple, and thus require careful examination.
Dreams and drains
A water-filled ditch looks quite benign until someone lands into it. It was a case of extreme apathy on the part of the perpetrators as the girl paid up with her life for their neglect.
Govt apathy toward flood control
While some opine that, relief can be an option for providing an instant solution, the majority believes that Nepal needs a permanent solution to the problem. And the solution could be construction of dams and water reservoirs, which are the best instruments for flood control.
Traffic Police in Kathmandu
As busy and hassling as the traffic system in Kathmandu is, the Traffic Police here have to handle an equally strenuous job. Over 1,400 traffic officers in and around the Kathmandu Valley battle against the pestering traffic and air pollution each day.
Menstrual taboo outdated
I have seen my sisters and friends isolated and treated in discriminatory manner during their first menstruation cycle. They were not allowed to look at the sun, to touch water source, flower, fruits, any male family member, nor even hear their voice. The activist may claim the situation has changed and I do agree but still during every month my loved ones turns into untouchables beings.