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Sixty years ago, when Swiss geologist Toni Hagen walked across the length and breadth of Nepal he used to ask villagers what they wanted most. The reply was almost always: a footbridge. Rivers divided Nepal into an archipelago of isolated valleys, especially in the monsoon.

 

Children learn from what they see at home and outside. No wonder they believe gender inequality is normal in society.

 

Nepalese women scrub mud off bricks, salvaged from a house damaged by the 2015 earthquake, to use them in reconstruction in Bhaktapur, Nepal

 

The SEZ law has already been enacted and foreign firms have also shown interest in investing in SEZ after the passage of this law. The Government seeks to better regulate the importing firms through the recent approval of the Export Import Code Implementation Guidelines, which the Customs Department is set to enforce beginning January 26.

 

Previous attacks could be of great help to predict future attacks and patterns of attacks. We can expect satellites, naval forces, aircraft, missiles and rockets being hacked and exploited to cause severe damage to the global economy and infrastructure. The proliferation of internet usage in the recent years has changed the way we interact daily.

 

A way forward to find a win-win situation for all the parties is to sit together and find a way out as per the SC verdict. The Supreme Court’s ruling on Monday regarding the registration of constitution amendment bill has put to rest the controversy related to redrawing boundaries of the Pradeshes.

 

Nepali Congress leader Sujata Koirala today accused the Maoists of delaying the constituent assembly election. “It is clear that the Maoists are responsible in creating problems that will automatically hamper timely election of the constituent assembly.

 

BP’s old fears about fast-changing geopolitical currents in South Asia and the world have become even more pronounced today

 

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started installing more solar-powered streetlights in the capital city. This will add to the number of solar streetlamps covering more stretches of its streets, a process which was begun during the preparations for the latest SAARC summit held in Kathmandu some two years ago.

 

During the last two months, several articles have been published about the Imja Lake lowering project and disaster mitigation initiatives taken by Nepal Army and Hydrology and Meteorology Department (DHM).

 
 


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