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As Nepal-China joint military drill continues, Nepal President visits India

HT photo   By Jose Kalathil With the first-ever 10-day long Nepal-China joint military drill ongoing, which began on Sunday at the Nepal Army’s Para Training School in Kathmandu, Nepal’s President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is at the same time currently on a five-day visit to India, her first overseas tour, which India considers a diplomatic […]

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Clair Estelle   By Santosh Kumar Pokhrel

Fight against human trafficking frustrated by governments, families and violence

Navesh Chitraka/Reuters   By Kieran Guilbert and Anuradha Nagaraj Obstacles as formidable as government policies and as basic as family ties undermine the global fight against human trafficking, allowing millions of desperate people to be driven into slavery, leading campaigners warn.

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Larry Louie   By Santosh Kumar Pokhrel

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Sudharshun Gopalan   By Saru Pokharel

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Krishnendu Saha   By Santosh Kumar Pokhrel

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Kirk Allen Mastin   By Saru Pokharel

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David Morton   By Santosh Kumar Pokhrel

Nepal: Investigate police torture of Tharu community members

Prakash Mathema/AFP   By Amnesty International A new report published today by human rights NGO Amnesty International reveals how members of the indigenous Tharu community in Nepal’s Tarai plains were subjected to arbitrary arrests, torture and other ill-treatment at the hands of the police in connection with the killings of eight security personnel and a […]

Thought as a Non-Algorithmic Process: Strong AI and Consciousness

By Sudeep Adhikari  Thought is an inexact certitude of present. “Expression of Thoughts”, either oral or written, happens in the plane of reference, a Euclidian kind of space of representational exactness.

Who Will Expiate For Whose Sins?

Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud/Reuters   By Ananya S Guha World leaders are expiating for sins. Not theirs, but for their country’s, through the passage of time.

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It could be the right time for Nepal to find other alternatives!

By Tim I Gurung Nepal is not only geographically but also religiously, traditionally and culturally related to India, its dependency upon its Southern giant neighbour so immensely one sided that slightly rippled policy changes in New Delhi can hit the tiny Himalayan nation hard like a giant quake.

Empowering women can be the best solution to Nepal’s ongoing problems

By Tim I Gurung Despite being blessed with an abundance of natural resources, Nepal is still one of the poorest countries in the world and the possibility of improving its position for now is almost zero.

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal contemplate inititiatives to bolster development ties

By Sheuli Akter The third meeting of the Joint Working Groups on Sub-Regional Cooperation between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) on Water Resources Management and Power/Hydropower and on Connectivity and Transit was held on January 19-20 in Dhaka.