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Problem of modern art criticism

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The issue of 'Nepali art criticism' struck me once again when I went to present a discourse on this subject at the invitation of the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts on May 5, 2022.  I...

MT View: Climate change is putting more girls in Nepal at risk of child...

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“One day, I was playing with my siblings and friends,” Kumari Lama recalled of the moment her life as a 16-year-old in the Nuwakot district of Nepal changed forever, “and the next day, I...

Change the perception that menstruation is a ‘woman’s issue’ only

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German Development Cooperation (GDC) through GIZ has been working on menstrual health issues around the world recently and in Nepal since 2015. In Nepal, this programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry for...

‘Narendra Modi confirming Lumbini as Buddha’s birthplace has not changed some of India’s perceptions...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Nepal for a long-day visit to Lumbini on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. He returned home this afternoon on a special helicopter of the Indian Air...

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...

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...

Enhancing strategic autonomy serves interests of Europe

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The Russia-Ukraine conflict has broken the peace of Europe, which is a pernicious consequence of the containment strategy implemented by the U.S. and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) toward Russia over the past...

Farmers’ book houses enriching cultural life of rural residents in Gansu province

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After lunch, Zhao Xuecheng sneaked a break and picked up a book about the prevention of plant diseases and insect pests for vegetables. Reading or borrowing books from the local rural library, or farmers' book...

China’s wind power industry sees rapid growth

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China’s wind power industry has registered rapid growth in recent years. In 2021, China’s newly installed capacity of grid-connected wind power reached 47.57 million kilowatts, with offshore wind power accounting for over one third. The...

Chinese scientists contribute new technique to production of artificial or semi-artificial food from carbon...

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Chinese scientists found new use of carbon dioxide following the success of synthesizing starch from carbon dioxide last September, the first of its kind globally. The newly completed study has shown that through the combination...






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Jeffrey D. Sachs: ‘US should support peace talks between Russia and...

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JEFFREY D. SACHS is a world-renowned economics professor, bestselling author, innovative educator, and global leader in sustainable development. He is University Professor at Columbia...

Interview with SD Muni: ‘India is always sensitive to the growing...

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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...

Interview with MCC Vice President Fatema Sumar

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Fatema Z. Sumar, Vice President of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact Operations, visited Nepal on September 9. She came to Kathmandu with her deputy...

Emissions by Global Meat and Dairy Companies

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Animal agriculture currently accounts for around 14.5% of the total GHG emissions in the world. Besides the emissions problem, there is also the issue...