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The American Muddle Sunday, June 28th, 2020

Former US National Security Adviser John Bolton’s new book The Room Where It Happened bills itself as “the most comprehensive and substantial account” of President Donald Trump’s administration. And, indeed, it has quickly become a critical resource for those seeking to understand Trump...

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The Retreat from Globalization

The world economy has experienced two great waves of globalization since the onset of the first Industrial Revolution in the late eighteenth century. The retreat from the second wave is now plainly underway. Will it be an orderly withdrawal to defensible positions or a rout, like Napoleon’s..

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The Triple Crisis Shaking the World Friday, June 26th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is entering its second phase as countries gradually reopen their economies and loosen or even revoke strict social-distancing measures. Yet, barring the arrival of an effective, universally available therapy or vaccine, the transition back to “normal” will be more..

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WHERE IS THE SANE VOICE IN NEPAL? Thursday, June 25th, 2020

There are millions of people in India who have good feelings about Nepal and have ardent desire to visit this country for several reasons including historical ones. Nepal is the only Hindu kingdom in the world today and for this reason, millions of Hindus living around the world wish Nepal well..

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The China “Constrainment” Doctrine

It is necessary to know some history in order to draw the right lessons from it. All too often, alleged parallels and similarities seem far-fetched on close examination. So, when it was suggested recently that China’s recent behavior – bullying, lying, and violating treaties – was similar to..

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LET BUDDHISTS AROUND THE WORLD RAISE VOICE FOR TIBET LIBERATION Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

While Lord Buddha attained enlightenment in Bodh Gaya on Indian soil, the principles and philosophy of Buddhism was practiced from historical times in full measure in Tibet, amongst other countries. Tibet emerged as one of the principal countries in the world, where Buddhism is the sole religion...

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A LOOK AT CARONA FROM ANOTHER ANGLE Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Wisdom often comes from unexpected quarters and many times from poor and deprived persons , who do not know as to where their next meal would come from. Thoughts of a poor lady On this total lockdown day in hot summer afternoon, I was sitting in the sit out in my flat with nothing to do and..

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Is Social Media a boon or a bane?

By Phurpa Sherpa, Kathmandu: Social Media is accessible at work as well as every place to get the required information. As it has become a very essential part of our lifestyle. And with this, must of the Youth have been addicted to social media. After lockdown, numerous numbers of Youth have been..

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Multilateralism in a G-Zero World

This year’s gathering of world leaders for the United Nations General Assembly in New York has been called off. The news of the cancellation – the first in the UN’s 75-year history – came a week after a planned G7 meeting at Camp David was scrapped, and a month after the G20 abandoned plans..

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No Broken Crumbs Under the Table Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Nepal’s growth model basically follows the familiar theme of estimating the investment requirements to achieve a projected rate of growth based on some assumption about the capital-output ratio. Higher growth rate will require higher investment that will have to be financed either by internal and..

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Social Media Effects on Teens Sunday, June 21st, 2020

Social Media is a big part of many teen lives. It has a huge impact on today’s teenagers. Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube are some of the popular social media platforms among teens these days. These Media have made both positive and negative impacts on teen’s life. We can say that there is a..

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CAN INDIA AVOID FULL FLEDGED WAR WITH CHINA IN 2020?

There are still six months left in the year 2020 and it is difficult to predict as to how the India China confrontation would turn during this period. It is crystal clear that India has no territorial ambition and has no desire to be involved in military confrontation with neighbouring countries,..

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THE DAL LAKE IS SLIPPING INTO OBLIVION

Dal lake personifies the elegance and treasure of Kashmir at its best.Its magnificence has fascinated a lot of people all over the world. Its loveliness transcends the intuition of poets, writers and storytellers. Its picturesque terrain, though an inspiration for many painters, photographers and..

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China’s Economic Crossroads Friday, June 19th, 2020

Back in 2013, the Chinese government laid out a policy agenda that promised real reforms to an economy laden with debt and distorted by the influence of the country’s large state-owned enterprise (SOE) sector. But instead of seeing that agenda through, China chose to dodge the risks entailed by..

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China Is Vehemently Obstructing U.S.-Nepal MCC Project: Sources Thursday, June 18th, 2020

By Jyoti Dhakal, KATHMANDU:- China is using all its diplomatic and undiplomatic channels to pressure Nepal not to implement the already signed Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) project of the United States, according to highly placed government sources in Nepal. “The Chinese Embassy in..

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INDIA’S AVOIDABLE IMPORT DEPENDENCE ON CHINA

Whether Government of India would admit or not, it is crystal clear that India is facing a war like situation with China today. The most important thing that India need to do now is to convey firm impression to Chinese government that India would not buckle under pressure and military threat...

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Averting a Cold War of Choice

Western societies are currently gripped by the ominous idea that we are entering a new cold war, this time between the United States and China. This narrative started coming to the fore as a result of the Sino-American trade dispute, and now the COVID-19 crisis has given it the final nudge to..

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The Messiah of Mar-a-Lago Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

US President Donald Trump says he is “the chosen one,” and many of his evangelical supporters agree. But standing, Bible in hand, in front of the historic St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington, DC, after the police used riot shields and tear gas to clear the area of peaceful protesters,..

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