Women working to plant saplings in Rupani VDC of Nepal. These women get Rs 2 per sapling planted and they plant around 500 to 600 saplings a day. This has made them economically empowered. When women are economically empowered, they empower their family. Women get voice from economic freedom. When they do not have this work, they find work as labourers.

Monthly News Analysis – August 2019

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Summary The NCP merger seems to be coming to a close as the key issue of contention between the Maoist and the UML regarding the school department has been assigned to Ishwar Pokhrel. Some differences among leaders persist as the process of political settlement is ongoing. The internal competition among …

Prayer Flags

Nepali and Chinese Perspectives on Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to Nepal

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A. Nepali Perspective: With the current visit of a Chinese delegation led by its foreign minister Wang Yi, Nepal’s hope of seeing Xi Jinping in Nepal has heightened. Wang’s visit gave a positive impression to Nepal for the long-awaited visit of the Chinese president. After meeting Wang, Nepali leaders said …

NCell and Capital Gains Tax

BRI Summit Re-strengthening International Relations

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International relations, being interdisciplinary in nature, connects nations from political, economic and cultural aspects. The practices and trends in global interstate system stimulate individual states to behave in the favor of its national interest. National policies and agendas are built to blend with the global trends within the boundaries of …

Influence of China and India in Nepal’s Current Left-Wing Politics

Influence of China and India in Nepal’s Current Left-Wing Politics

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Nepal is still in transition from political upheavals and system change, namely, authoritarian regime, civil war, frequent party formations and splits, and revolutionary movements for building current Nepal. Nepalese politics has always been regarded disconnected from public’s interest. Political parties of Nepal have struggled to build policies reflecting its citizens’ …