Politics of Violence: War – People vs. People

By Deepak Gajurel, Associate Professor _ Here, a clever trick was successfully applied, that the people’s war was being fought against the King’s rule in this peaceful Himalayan nation. At the same time, people’s leaders ‘agreed to disagree’ in the name of how to empower mass Nepali people. Thus, began

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Will America Choose Its Children Over Guns?

They are asking in what kind of country are children sent off to school with bulletproof book bags strapped to their backs — capable, one manufacturer, Bullet Blocker, says, of “stopping a .357 Magnum, .44 Magnum, 9mm, .45 caliber hollow point ammunition and more.” Sensible young people have it in

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बेवास्ता गरिएको राष्ट्रिय सुरक्षा

दामोदर कोइराला — राष्ट्रिय सुरक्षा जस्तो सम्वेदनशील विषयलाई महत्वहीन तरिकाले, जहिले पनि संक्रमणकाल जस्तो गरी व्यवहार गरियो । धेरै वर्ष यस्तै भद्रगोल रहे पछि २०६३ सालमा बल्ल राष्ट्रिय सुरक्षा नीति बनाउने प्रयास गरियो । तर त्यो प्रयास सफल भएन । मुलुकले राष्ट्रिय सुरक्षा सम्बन्धी कुनै नीति पाउन सकेन । फेरि

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Threats to Nation Building in Nepal

By Dev Raj Dahal _ The modern nation-building of Nepal demands a shift from pre-modern divide and rule to modern politics of cooperative action; linear growth-based economy to sustainable development; tribalism of people to a rational and resilient modern society of equal citizens; rote education to reflective learning able to

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‘लोकतन्त्र’ का नाममा अप्रजातान्त्रिक चरित्र

'लोकतन्त्र' का नाममा अप्रजातान्त्रिक चरित्र दीपक गजुरेल — प्रजातन्त्र दिवस् : # ७ दशकको राजनीतिक अभ्यासले हामीलाई कहाँ पुर्यायो ? # नेपाल र नेपालीले "प्रजातन्त्र" पाए ? # त्रुटी कहाँ भयो ? # गल्ती कसको ? # किन, कसरी ? # समस्याको चुरो ? राजनीति शास्त्री, सहप्राध्यापक दीपक गजुरेलको विश्लेषण

नेपालमा चीनको स्वार्थ

दीपक गजुरेल, सह–प्राध्यापक — चुपचाप काम गर्ने चीन यतिबेला खुला रुपमा आउनु भनेको 'अब अति भयो' भन्ने सन्देशका रुपमा बुझ्नु उपयुक्त हुन्छ । 'नेपालको सार्वभौमसत्ता रक्षाका लागि चीनले सहयोग गर्नेछ' भन्ने अभिव्यक्तिलाई सन् १९६२ मा चीनका विदेशमन्त्री चेन यीले दिएको चेतावनीसँग जोडेर हेर्नु मनाशिव हुन्छ । आउँदा दिनहरु चीन केन्द्रित

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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

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Lessons From US-Pakistan Ties

By P. Kharel _ In a world witnessing big powers keen on filling diplomatic vacuums, China has smoothly stepped in to avail of the opportunity to be a reliable partner of Pakistan, one of its 14 neighbours. Now Pakistan might be the next to take a step significantly more strident

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India faces setback in Nepal: Rivalries of external forces continue

By Deepak Gajurel _ India seems to realize that its 'grip' in Kathmandu politics is dwindling. The question, who is causing India a setback in Nepal politics? remains unanswered, though. Because of its location sandwiched between global players and possible threats to the regional powers, China and India, Nepal provides

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Indigenous Peace Discourse in Nepal

By Dev Raj Dahal Recent adoption of binary code of politics, economy and laws in Nepal are rooted less in the wisdom of society than ideology and policies that sapped the ability of people to acquire fullness of life. A stable peace excites, not interest but value-based social order as

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