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The flow of foreign aid augurs poverty and economic burden. Late reports point that 70% of aid ends in providing salaries and only 30% goes to the field. The highest salary drawing personnel come from the host countries themselves

 

Economist Greg Mankiw’s principle that “trade can make everyone better off’’ can be explained in a number, with many examples of individuals and countries that depend on each other for goods and services.

 
Donors, international agencies are blamed for fuelling secessionist demands.  
 

The political leadership has failed to influence the military in Nepal. They ousted monarchy but did not learn how to use the military for the betterment of the nation.

 

Madheshi Morcha leaders echo CK Raut on several fronts, with only slight variances in their tone and phraseology ?

 

Valerie Julliand, UN resident coordinator, met Prime Minister Dahal Thursday, and expressed her dissatisfaction over adequate powers not being given to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. 

 

Nepali migration overseas in search of good jobs has been pronounced following the restoration of democracy in 1990

 

The members of student unions are mostly youths. In the current situation of the demographic dividend, the role of youths to spur economic growth cannot be ignored

 

Another state institution slips as lawyers quit over judicial appointments.

 
About 65 percent of the farmers own just 15 percent of land and only 5 percent of the total farmers have access to institutional credit facilities. More than 36 percent of the households face food deficit in a year  
 


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