CEO of AIDIA meets Bangladesh Energy Minister
CEO/Founder of the Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA), a Nepali think-tank, Sunil KC met Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister of Bangladesh, Nasrul Hamid at the latter's office.
During the meeting, KC urged the Bangladeshi minister to invest in hydro projects in Nepal and to take steps to enhance bilateral trade links. Minister Hamid said that Bangladeshi government is mulling over purchasing 5000 MW electricity from Nepal.
KC also met the Senior Secretary of Bangladesh's Commerce Ministry, Hedayetullah Al Mamoon and invited him to attend the Nepal- Bangladesh Business Forum. He also met Ali Ahmed, CEO of Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute, a think-tank of Bangladesh Government.
A business event is in the offing at the initiative of AIDIA and Embassy of Bangladesh in Nepal.
Mahanawami being observed today
The Mahanawami festival is being observed Friday with fervor worshipping goddess Durga Bhawani and making offerings.
Maha Astami being observed today
Hindus throughout the country are observing the eighth day of the ten-day long Bada Dasain festival as the Maha Astami festival today by worshipping Goddess Durga Bhawani.
- NHRC offices to remain open during festival holidays
CoAS Chhetri inaugurates four bailey bridges in Kaligandaki Corridor
Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) of Nepal Army (NA) Rajendra Chhetri inaugurated four bailey bridges built in Baglung and Gulmi section of Kaligandaki Corridor on Tuesday. Three bailey bridges were inaugurated in Baglung and one in Gulmi...
Motorcyclist fatally hit in Nawalparasi
A motorcyclist died when a truck knocked his motorcycle down in a forest at Dumkibas in Nawalparasi on Tuesday evening. The deceased has been identified as Himal Subedi, 14, of Bharatpur Municipality-9 in Chitwan district, according to police.
Amendment of Education Act: A betrayal to capable candidates
Not all, but many of the temporary teachers who have been wishing to become permanent, no doubt, appointed on the basis of their political ideologies. They couldn't succeed in the examinations despite repeated attempts. They carried the bags of those parties during their teaching career.
The Doklam dilemma
Being a buffer state between the two giant neighbors, Nepal should conduct its foreign policy vis-à-vis China and India in a very sensitive manner. Nepal has always maintained that it would not allow its soil to be used against any neighbor. At the same time, Nepal should make sure that its own national interests are never compromised.
Gaurab Shumsher Thapa
The regional integration initiatives & Nepal
For the small landlocked economies, such as Nepal, regional integration is more of a necessity than a policy option. The ideal way forward for Nepal to gain most out of the economic integration would be to identify the key areas in which Nepal could contribute and facilitate the promotion of those sectors.
Repercussions of extreme materialism through the lens of American history
The invaders started embracing community values that helped them evolve from plunderers to freedom fighters. The alliance of the tribes “Iroquois Federate” became the basis for the government system of US that helped resist tyrannical British power for independence.
Traffic Police in Kathmandu
As busy and hassling as the traffic system in Kathmandu is, the Traffic Police here have to handle an equally strenuous job. Over 1,400 traffic officers in and around the Kathmandu Valley battle against the pestering traffic and air pollution each day.
Menstrual taboo outdated
I have seen my sisters and friends isolated and treated in discriminatory manner during their first menstruation cycle. They were not allowed to look at the sun, to touch water source, flower, fruits, any male family member, nor even hear their voice. The activist may claim the situation has changed and I do agree but still during every month my loved ones turns into untouchables beings.