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Conflict of Interest in Nepali Politics

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The conflict of interest concept holds that one should abstain from making decisions when doing so would be to their best benefit. In Nepal, a person with an interest is called an expert, and...

Killing animals gets us nowhere

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Around the world, Muslims mark the Festival of Sacrifice on the 10th day of the holy month of Dhu al-Hijjah. It honors Abraham’s willingness to slay his son Ishmael at Allah’s bidding. The killing...

Voices of the Global South

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One of the many research reports that demonstrate how the developed world discriminates against the poor world is the December 2022 document by the South Centre titled "Illicit Financial Flows and Stolen Asset Recovery:...

Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global health and development threat. It is everywhere. It can affect anyone, of any age, in any country. It risks people, pets, wildlife, plants, and the environment. Antimicrobials – including...

China will survive a pandemonium of surging infections to vindicate its “dynamic-zero” Covid strategy

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Having suffered or criticized China’s draconian “dynamic-zero Covid” policy for three years, all countries and peoples, not least China’s own citizens, are thrown off guard by a wildfire of infections following Beijing’s dramatic U-turn,...

Beauty of Compassion

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Compassion is not a hobby or something you do in a good mood or when you are well fed or with your friends, It is a mental state or an orientation towards suffering that...

First you eat animals, then animals eat you eventually

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God/universe/nature has a strict rule: all the suffering caused by man will have to be borne by man. Is anyone on this planet happy? Rich or poor? Hindus call it the law of Karma....

SD Muni: ‘India is always sensitive to the growing influence of third powers in...

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SD Muni is considered to be one of India’s foremost experts on the issue of Nepal. He taught for over 30 years at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). He completed his Ph.D. in Nepal’s foreign policy in 1972....

Kenneth Rogoff: ‘The sanctions against Russia can work if China and India join in’

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Kenneth Rogoff is the Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University and recipient of the 2011 Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics. From 2001–2003, Rogoff served as Chief Economist at the International...

What the FIFA World Cup can teach us about how to win in life?

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Soccer is the planet’s most popular sport (outside of the USA), and the FIFA World Cup is therefore perhaps the largest mega-event in sports, possibly even surpassing the Olympics in worldwide fan interest. Arguably the...




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Voices of the Global South

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One of the many research reports that demonstrate how the developed world discriminates against the poor world is the December 2022 document by the...

Kenneth Rogoff: ‘The sanctions against Russia can work if China and...

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Kenneth Rogoff is the Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University and recipient of the 2011 Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics....

What the FIFA World Cup can teach us about how to...

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Soccer is the planet’s most popular sport (outside of the USA), and the FIFA World Cup is therefore perhaps the largest mega-event in sports,...

White Man’s Burden: Developed world’s diktats to developing countries

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“Take up the White Man’s burden, Send forth the best ye breed, Go send your sons to exile, To serve your captives’ need….” This is...