State of denial
His demand was simple, it was all about an independent, impartial, and prompt investigation of his son's killing. The case was investigated and also forwarded to the District Court, however, his allegation was that the investigation was not independent, credible and impartial. On the other hand, the recently passed TRC law with amnesty power gave no hope to him for justice. The failure of Nepali state to ensure independent investigation has taken his life. His wife's health condition, who has also been in fast unto death with his from the beginning , is also critical. If a political/legal system can not protect its citizens right and provide effective remedy if violated then, no matter what name we give to that system, it is useless and needs to be reformed.
This is not only justice denied rather it is a state of denial ! Lets try to fight against the state of denial so that his soul could rest in peace.
Amendment of Education Act: A betrayal to capable candidates
Not all, but many of the temporary teachers who have been wishing to become permanent, no doubt, appointed on the basis of their political ideologies. They couldn't succeed in the examinations despite repeated attempts. They carried the bags of those parties during their teaching career.
The Doklam dilemma
Being a buffer state between the two giant neighbors, Nepal should conduct its foreign policy vis-à-vis China and India in a very sensitive manner. Nepal has always maintained that it would not allow its soil to be used against any neighbor. At the same time, Nepal should make sure that its own national interests are never compromised.
Gaurab Shumsher Thapa
The regional integration initiatives & Nepal
For the small landlocked economies, such as Nepal, regional integration is more of a necessity than a policy option. The ideal way forward for Nepal to gain most out of the economic integration would be to identify the key areas in which Nepal could contribute and facilitate the promotion of those sectors.
Repercussions of extreme materialism through the lens of American history
The invaders started embracing community values that helped them evolve from plunderers to freedom fighters. The alliance of the tribes “Iroquois Federate” became the basis for the government system of US that helped resist tyrannical British power for independence.
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.