World Bank’s report underlines reforms to support fiscal federalism, green growth in Nepal (with report)

While federalism is helping bring policymaking closer to the people, it has also increased fiscal spending and exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic led to a sharp rise in fiscal deficits and public debt, report finds.

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New leadership in Rastriya Prajatantra Party: What’s the message for RPP and other political parties?

Nishan Khatiwada

Kathmandu: Rastriya Prajatantra Party, a political party that has openly adopted a pro-monarchy and pro-Hindu agenda, on Sunday elected a

Commentary | Nepali Congress General Convention: Power, opportunism reign over ideology, policies and agendas
Nishan Khatiwada

Nepali Congress, the oldest democratic party, is gearing up for

Oli cult in the making: How UML’s national congress is fueling Oli’s authoritarian streak
Ashim Neupane and Nishan Khatiwada

Chitwan: On the night of 28 November 2021, Nepal’s largest

UML’s National Congress: Oli creates an impressive cult of personality. But is the party as unified as its leaders claim?
Ashim Neupane and Nishan Khatiwada

Chitwan: The tenth National Congress of the Communist Party of

Explainer | Nepal’s largest communist party gears up for its National Congress. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

Nishan Khatiwada

Nepal’s largest communist party is gearing up for its National Congress, slated to start on

Ghanashyam Bhusal planning to vie for vice-chair

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Kathmandu: CPN-UML Deputy General Secretary, Ghanashyam Bhusal, is planning to vie for the vice-chair position. 

Ruling JSPN holding Executive Committee meeting today

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Kathmandu: Ruling Janata Samajwadi Party Nepal (JSPN) is holding its Executive Committee meeting today at

Nepal Bar Association announces nationwide protest against CJ Rana

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Kathmandu: The Nepal Bar Association on Saturday announced a nationwide protest against Chief Justice Cholendra

Nepal’s judiciary debacle: Serious allegations are directed toward the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Nothing has happened since.

Nishan Khatiwada

Ignorance!  This is what almost all of Nepal’s political party leaders are pretending in the

MCC headquarters raises concern about parliament not endorsing the Nepal Compact

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Kathmandu: Washington DC based Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) office, which has offered $500 million in

Amid shifting geopolitics, how should Nepal navigate its foreign policy?

Hari Prakash Chand

The engagement of Great Powers in Nepal has massively changed Nepali geopolitics. Its critical impact reflects on Nepal’s foreign policy as well. Nepal has undergone many geopolitical turbulences in the last 70 years, faced many

Why volunteerism matters for Nepal

Baybina Shrestha, Subhasan Bhattarai and Simone Galimberti

The spirit of volunteerism manifested, day in and day out, by thousands of citizens in

Ramdev impresses me too, but our leaders should not fall for everything he says

Anjali Subedi

I love this man! His eyes are ‘sexy’. Actually, he keeps winking one eye at

Nepal-Qatar Joint Committee meeting: An opportunity to address challenges faced by Nepali workers

Deepika Thapaliya

With little to no employment opportunities in Nepal, people have no choice but to migrate

Safeguarding Rara

Ekraj Sigdel

In the first week of November, Ambassadors of the United States, the United Kingdom, and

Interview | “Nepal-Sri Lanka relations go back to the time of Lord Buddha”: Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal

Abiral Gautam

Nepal and Sri Lanka enjoy 65 years of cordial relations since the diplomatic ties between the two countries were established in 1957. Little discussed in the public sphere, the relations between the two countries are

World Bank’s report underlines reforms to support fiscal federalism, green growth in Nepal (with report)

While federalism is helping bring policymaking closer to the people, it has also increased fiscal spending and exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic led to a sharp rise in fiscal deficits and public debt, report finds.

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Kathmandu: Nepal has made significant strides in implementing fiscal federalism while key reforms are needed to support fiscal sustainability and Nepal’s transition towards green, resilient, and inclusive development, says a

Interview | “Progress made in Glasgow far from enough to match scale of climate crisis”: Manjeet Dhakal, climate change expert
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Manjeet Dhakal is Head of LDC Support Team at Climate Analytics. He serves as an

‘A fragile win’: COP26 concludes calling upon countries to combat climate change
Bhagirath Yogi and Jagan Karki

London: The COP26 concluded in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday adopting an agreement that calls for

Report finds child labor rife among informal, small businesses
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Kathmandu: Progress towards the UN global goal to ‘eliminate child labor in all its forms

Climate-induced loss and damage report stresses need for more adaptation measures
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Kathmandu: While disagreements continue over addressing climate-induced loss and damage in the negotiations at the

Nepal’s Covid-19 recovery rate reaches 97.8 percent; 265 new cases registered from 8,617 tests
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Kathmandu: Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population on Monday said

Covid-19 update: Nepal records 205 new cases, one death in the last 24 hours
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Kathmandu: One person succumbed to Covid-19 in the past 24

Lesson forgotten: Political parties are up with huge public gatherings as new variant of Covid-19 is raising its head again
Ashim Neupane

Chitwan/Kathmandu: The Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist), this week,

Nepal registers 315 new Covid-19 cases, positivity rate at 2.7 percent
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Kathmandu: A total of 315 new cases of Covid-19 were

Asia Pacific Mayors Summit calls for integrated health responses, stronger action against tobacco, preventing NCDs and lung diseases

The summit brought together over 800 delegates from 130 cities in 19 countries including Mayors, Governors, public health experts, media, and youth.

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Kathmandu: The 6th Asia Pacific Summit of Mayors (6th APCAT Summit) has highlighted the need for sustaining routine vaccination programs, TB control, and preventing mother to child transmission of viral

What to make of teachers’ involvement in party politics?

Prasun Sangroula

Kathmandu: Recently, in one of the events, chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal

Grade 12 results published. How to check results?

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Kathmandu: The National Examinations Board (NEB) has published the results of grade 12 on Friday.

Bhanumathi Narasimhan’s “Sita—A Tale of Ancient Love” launched in Nepal

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Kathmandu: “Sita—A Tale of Ancient Love,” a mythical novel about the life of Goddess Sita, was launched virtually on Friday. The novel is penned by Bhanumati Narasimhan, a meditation guru and chair of the International Women’s Conference. The launch event