Once upon a time in Kathmandu

By Nalini Singh On November 6, in a Kathmandu palace, King Tribhuvan and his three princes told their retinue to load four cars with picnic...

Torture and the U.S. Intelligence Failure

By George Friedman The Obama administration published a series of memoranda on torture issued under the Bush administration. The memoranda, most of which dated from...

सन् १९५० को सन्धि : चनाखो रहनु जरुरी

दीपक गजुरेल सन् १९५० को नेपाल–भारत शान्ति तथा मैत्री सन्धि एक पटक फेरि चर्चामा ल्याइएको छ । भारतीय विदेश मन्त्रीको नेपाल भ्रमणका बेला सो सन्धिमा...

Modi must Stop Campaigning and Start Governing

By Pawan Khera Between a 10-day visit to Myanmar, Australia and Fiji and a three-day visit to Nepal, our Prime Minister is on a five-day...

A Net Assessment of Europe

By George Friedman — It was the existence of the European Union that gave the peninsula a framework for eastward expansion. NATO, in many ways, became moribund as it lost its rationale after the Cold War. However, in the years after Soviet collapse, the European Union was dynamic and seemed destined to unite the peninsula. As Soviet power collapsed and European power seemed to expand, the European Union provided a united framework for expansion and an attractive option for newly sovereign nations in the borderland.

India challenged in Nepal’s politics

The India-guided so called 'political change' in domestic politics has landed this peaceful Himalayan nation into a hell: politically, socially, morally, economically, religiously, diplomatically, and in all aspects of a nation's life. Nepali politicians, working as puppets for India's interests, are now trapped into the growing conflicts of interests among international players. Nepal's geopolitics has brought India, along with Nepali politicians, to a challenging situation where Delhi has almost lost its 'monopoly' of power exercise previously enjoyed by our southern neighbor.

University of Washington collaborates nature conservation in Nepal

A training on Conservation Biology and Global Health kicked off in Kathmandu. The training is collaborated by the University of Washington, aimed at nature conservation in Nepal, with special focus on wildlife conservation. The five-day practical training is organized jointly by The University of Washington, The United States and Nepal Biodiversity Research Society (NEBORS), Nepal. This is the 17th event of this series, which was started in 2002.

Is Nepal Heading Towards a Failed State?

By Deepak Gajurel International research organizations have concluded that Nepal's situation has been deteriorating and this nation is at the verge of being a failed...

Middle East Trip Suggests Change in Policy by China

By Michael WinesBEIJING — Premier Wen Jiabao heads on Saturday to the oil-producing nations of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, a six-day tour of Iran’s Persian Gulf neighbors...