Fragile democracy history in Nepal

MONARCHY Nepal was ruled by kings for centuries until 2008, when the Constituent Assembly voted to abolish the monarchy and turn the country into a republic. The last king, Gyanendra


Why is the Elephant indifferent?

Nepal’s former foreign minister Dr Bhekh Bahadur Thapa has drawn an interesting analogy around Indo-Nepal border disputes. In a recent television interview, Dr Thapa likened India to an elephant that has


Nitty-Gritty of Sewage System Design

Globally 50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas or cities. Clean city is the ultimate dream of every citizen.  In general, main factors of cleanliness of cities have


What after college ? skills or higher education

The recent budget speech 2018/19 presented the importance of employment opportunities in the context of Nepal for making “Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepalis” with an opportunity for more than 500,000 youth.

‘My shorts saved me’

There are a growing number of gadgets and apps on the market which aim to help keep women safe from sexual harassment and attack. But are they effective or could