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Nextdoor Nepal: SAARC and after :: By Yubaraj Ghimire

The 18th Saarc summit Nepal is hosting comes during a state of turmoil — a mix of domestic political flux

Asia and the Seas : Looking back to look forward…

Three Asian powers – China, India and Indonesia – have, in recent times, attempted to project their power potential by

Nepal-India Should Understand the Reality between Each Other

By Dirgha Raj Prasai :: Nepal and India are only the two pious Hindu countries in the world. These Hindu

10 Lessons I Learned While Working With Women Activists in…

By Elizabeth Enslin, Ph.D.(Author, Anthropologist) :: In my recent memoir on becoming a wife and mother in a high caste

In Nepal, maintaining the momentum :: By Rakesh Sood

In a few days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Nepal, his second time in a short span. Though

Shaheen Ballistic Missiles: Maintaining Deterrence

By Ali Raza & Beenish Altaf :: New Delhi‘s immense investment in the conventional arms, upgrading of its anti-missile program

How China sees itself and its role in Asia ::…

By Farish (Badrol Hisham) Ahmad-Noor :: ‘The governance of China’ which features around 80 speeches delivered by Xi Jinping, the

Unfree Trade Agreements: The Abdication of Democracy

By Dr. Binoy Kampmark :: Dogmas, by their nature, are impervious to the fresh air of questioning revision. The dogma of

Retaining leadership in the Asia-Pacific: Why the US should work…

By James Char ::  The announcement of the recent signing of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was greeted

China in the Himalayas, Maoism in Nepal :: BY VICTOR…

YAKS have many uses. Their dung fuelled the fires of the nomads who once roamed the largely treeless Tibetan plateau.

Indian Aggressive Posture May Bring Instability in South Asia

By Ali Raza :: India’s new leadership is continuously posing threats to the security of Pakistan. Modi’s engineering to convert existing

NEPAL CALLING – AN INTRODUCTION :: By Saurav Raj Pant

Nestled in the Himalayas, Nepal is one of the very few countries in the world today to have never been

The Psychology of Victimhood: Obama, Cameron, Netanyahu, Clinton, Kissinger ::…

Several years ago, someone said to me: 'The victim wouldn't have it any other way.' When I first heard this

Great Political Betrayal In Nepal – Since 2006- 2014

By Dirgha Raj Prasai : In Nepal, since 2006, Nepali Congress (NC), UML and UCPN (Maoist) leaderships had betrayed the

The Kiss and Love Movement: The Murmur of Indian Protest…

“Right to love is our democratic right.” University student chants, Kolkata, Reuters, Nov 10, 2014 The talk about India’s still

A Favor to Hillary? Obama’s Political Pros and Cons for…

BY CHUCK TODD, MARK MURRAY AND CARRIE DANN: By now, we know that President Obama’s executive action on immigration is

QATAR AT CROSSROADS: REFORM LABOUR LAWS OR RISK REVIVED CALLS…

By James M. Dorsey :: Qatar, caught in a Catch-22 between a requirement to quickly reform its labour system in

NORTH KOREA’S LEADER WANTS AFFLUENT, TIGHTLY CONTROLLED COUNTRY :: ANALYSIS

By Andrei Lankov :: North Korea has always banned South Korean movies and publications. But South Korean TV shows and films

Punishing Protest: The Australian move on Democracy :: Dr. Binoy…

The progress has been conspicuous, and while it would be foolish to deem the Australian state a democratic one, its

GEO-STRATEGIC IMPLICATIONS OF ASIAN INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT BANK :: ANALYSIS

By R. S. Kalha :: Last Friday when the Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment