UN to Nepal: You Are “Boring,” “Absurd”

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The United Nations undersecretary general was generally underwhelmed during his three-day visit to Nepal—he called criticisms of the mission in Nepal (UNMIN) “cheap shots”, “boring” and “absurd.” He had also accused the political parties of criticizing UNMIN to cover up their own failures. The government, after a cabinet meeting, announced that Pascoe’s remarks “violated diplomatic […]

Nepal’s Insecurity Complex

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Increasing concerns about the security situation in Kathmandu have prompted the Indian embassy to strengthen its own security following reports this week that it has been targeted by the Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba. The embassy is located in one of the safest areas of the capital, but media mogul Jamim Shah was also in a […]

Nepali Minister Resigns

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Rijwan Ansari maintains he had to resign “on my moral ground. The security condition is deteriorating, and I couldn’t help improve the situation.” But the minister of state home affairs didn’t stop there when he quit his post late Wednesday. While his boss, Home Minister Bhim Rawal, continued claiming to be working hard on a […]

Saving Everest

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For the first time in the annals of human history, a government Cabinet met in the lap of Mount Everest. Indeed, the meeting, which took place on December 4th, has set many records. It was the first Cabinet meeting to be held at Kalapatthar – at the height of 17,192 feet. It was the first […]

Can Nepal Charm Its Neighbors?

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Once again, Nepal is caught between the tiger and the dragon. A few months ago, Indian police uncovered a counterfeit currency racket led by India’s most wanted criminal, Dawood Ibraheem, and involving agents in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. For Nepal, initially the bust was a public relations mess—among those charged in the racket was former […]

Video Journalism in the context of Nepal

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´Video journalist´ is a journalist who shoots, reports and edits his/her news stories using a laptop in the field or in the newsroom. And this solo journalism is called ´video journalism´. This method is comparatively cheaper than the conventional journalism in use, as video journalist will handle the work of cameraman, visual editor and producer. […]

Vision of E-Nepal

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APR 21 – What will be Nepal’s technological reach after five years? Well, after five years, most of the citizens will be using laptop, online business will expand, goods will be bought and sold through various internet, exams will be online, internet will be faster and its users would increase. But the most interesting thing […]