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In reality, every system is a compromise. Yet it has long been understood (not by the Maoists or certain others) that there are 'red lines,' the closer one goes to either extreme.
Nepal has always taken the long view of contributing to the well-being of the world through sharing the results of its long spiritual journey and its wisdom.
Muslim militants-army of Ansar al-Sunnah-had killed 12 Nepali hostages on charges of helping the Americans in Iraq on 31 August 2004. Today, Nepal observed the 'Black Day'.
Today my uncle is killed by Maoists. My uncle was cheated by the killing political system. I am standing beside his dead body with a mind full of grief.
For sixteen years, Bhutanese have been forced to leave their country and live in Nepal. No international organizations, NGOs, nor the Bhutanese government established any effective, program to protect their rights.
Political theory holds that a sustainable democracy will engender a type of cooperation between the elected representatives of the people...
Terrorism and poverty have contributed to heightened youth unemployment. Around 200 million youth, or 18 per cent of all youth, live on less than one dollar a day...
Born in Peru Lima, Dr. Naritoma is currently in the US for an educational program. Her main objective is to fight against Shining Path Maoism through education, seminars and research.
The UN is the international community and if all nations observed the Charter which is the supreme law of the land in every member country, there'd be no wars.
Whether and how fast a country can modernize itself and become rich, hence, depends not only on geography and culture, but also on the economy, polity, and of course, history of the nations.
Domestic violence against women or children is a more insidious threat than any other form of violence. Nobody wants to be faced with violence in their home or by their family.
If the leaders of countries promote education and values that emphasize national and international identification, then the conflicts will diminish, in the long run.
There is no theoretical reason for communism to be associated with authoritarianism, but in fact it is and has always been that way.
Nepal is home to some of the most lovely mountain scenery in the world, and is justly famous as the land where Sir Edmund Hillary conquered Mt. Everest.
We should investe our money in companies that use it to buy plant and equipment to create additional value or we could invested in stocks, funds and bonds in domestic and foreign markets.
Nepal has so much geography against it, e.g., mountains, that I don't see much hope for it taking part in globalization. War adds to the problem by wasting resources.
In a 2001 comparison of 174 countries, Nepal ranked 150th in per capita income, a universal indicator of material wealth and living standards, since money enables people to buy at least the basic living needs...
International Women's Day is an occasion for women from all ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic and political arenas to forget their differences and join hands for common cause.
Much confusion here between words and the tangibles they represent, and between Economy and Democracy.
Nepal, India border officials met yesterday and discussed increasing terrorist activities. According to the report, a joint operation will be conducted to combat terrorist activities.