The election of senior Nepali Congress leader to the post of president comes as the governing coalition split over his nomination by the Nepali PM. Veteran Nepali Congress leader Ram Chandra Paudel has been elected the Himalayan nation’s third president since a centuries-old monarchy was abolished in 2008. In the two-man race […]
Names of national martyrs published in Nepal Gazette
KATHMANDU, March 18: The list of martyrs who attained martyrdom during the armed struggle and the democratic revolution has been published in the Nepal Gazette. The list was published as decided by the Council of Ministers. It may be noted that the Council of Ministers led by Prime Minister Pushpa […]
What’s next for democracy in Nepal?
The most popular definition of democracy is the one by Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. “Democracy is a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.” Simply, it can be understood that democracy is a system of government where the lawmakers are elected by the people […]
‘Nepal is ready for its next chapter’
Nepal is due to graduate from its current status, as one of the world’s least developed countries, in 2026. Subhash Nepali, an economist in the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Nepal, has seen the economic progress made in the country, where he was born and raised. There are currently 46 so-called […]