The past year has simply been a continuation of political party posturing, individual political ambitions and manoeuvrings, (un)diplomatic interventions, and flawed solutions proffered by the all-important foreign aid sector
Nepal successfully hosted international political leaders and a regional summit this year. But if the country is to exploit the rise of India and China, it needs to set straight its foreign policy priorities
In 2015, the new civil and criminal codes have a chance to create history by ending laws discriminatory to women and gender minorities. Sadly, the bills seem like poor amendments of the Muluki Ain that they seek to replace
Sushma Joshi is a writer and filmmaker. Her book of short stories, ‘The End of the World’, was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor Short Story Award in 2009. Her second book, ‘The Prediction’, was published in 2014. A novel is forthcoming. She has a BA in International Relations from Brown University, and an MA in Cultural Anthropology from the New School for Social Research. She runs Sansar Media, a publishing and film production company. The Post spoke to Joshi about her career as a writer and Nepali writings in English.
After decades of being fearful that Nepal would be short-changed in India-Nepal water deals, power development agreements were finally signed in late-2014. Now, all that remains is honest implementation
Miss Universe 1994 and popular Indian actress Sushmita Sen was the showstopper for Classic Diamond Jewellers’ “Timeless Paragon Jewellery Fashion Show 2014”, which was held at the Hotel de l’ Annapurna, Durbar Marg, on November 15.