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KUNDA DIXIT & BINOD BHATTARAI

Nation
A battle royal is looming between "democrats" represented by political parties following the 1990 constitution, and "republicans" whose avowed aim is to abolish the constitutional monarchy. Civil-military relations need to be mended first before the fast-closing window of opportunity for a political solution is lost forever.
GYAN JUNG THAPA

It is difficult to see how forcing shops to shut and cars off the roads helps the cause of the political parties calling for shutdowns.
HEMLATA RAI

The hotel strike has been put off for a while, but talks between workers and hotel owners remain deadlocked.

An American professor, who once taught at TU, talks about the Kathmandu he knew, the state of our politics, and compares the Maoist insurgency with other movements in Indo-China.
RAJENDRA S. KHADKA

Daily commuters are riding high on the sleek new microbuses. But an efficient mass rapid transport system is still a long way off.
Alok TUMBAHANGPHEY

Nepalis are chopping down priceless trees that took centuries to grow, loading them on yaks and hauling them to Tibet. Pretty soon, there won't be any trees left in Humla.
HEM BAHADUR BISTA in HUMLA

"I'm afraid I shall have to cut you in half, Sir Edmund," said the queen, advancing towards the cake with a scimitar-like knife.
DESMOND DOIG

Literature

Domestic Brief






Conservation
ALOK TUMBAHANGPHEY

PRINCE GYANENDRA


Sports

MUKUL HUMAGAIN

 
EDITORIAL

COLUMNS
State Of The State
by CK LAL
The dynasty strikes back

Economic Sense
by ARTHA BEED
Another burning issue

Here And There
by DANIEL LAK
A rude awakening

Under My Hat
by KUNDA DIXIT
US can learn from us

LETTERS

FROM THE NEPALI PRESS

BIZ NEWS


 
SPECIAL

Travel Nepal

Madesh Special



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