What does the Nepal-China 13 points joint statement cover?
On September 26, Nepal and China released a joint statement incorporating 13 points as Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda continues with his week-long official …
What is the diplomatic standstill between India and Canada about?
It was September 18 noon in the city when Canada declared a top Indian diplomat stationed at the High Commission of India in Ottawa persona …
Ambassador's role should not be limited to Foreign Ministry's directive
In this third episode of the FSi podcast, Ashish Ghimire, a writer/researcher at the_farsight, talks with Vijay Kant Karna about Nepal in international relations; Chinese …
ISRO: Pioneering space exploration
On August 23, Chandrayaan-3 achieved a historic milestone in exploring the lunar surface and collecting invaluable scientific data making India the fourth country to land …
Understanding the 21st-century global health governance to truly become one
It may take us by surprise that the second-largest donor of the World Health Organisation (WHO), after the United States, is not a G7 state …
Hollywood on strike over pay and AI
Hollywood is on a halt due to twin strikes. Writers, professional performers, and media industry workers are all on strike, calling for fair pay, residual …
Whacking global rice crisis awaits this year
The quantity of rice produced and consumed each year is astounding as over 165 million hectares worldwide 11 folds the size of Nepal are dedicated …
Peace of Westphalia and emergence of international relations
During our recent podcaston International Relations with Mr. Gaurab Shumsher Thapa, he mentioned the term Peace of Westphalia while explaining the history and origin of …
In 2016, Nepal and India mutually decided to form an Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG). What was it about?
In 2016, Nepal and India decided to form an Eminent Person Group (EPG) a panel of notable individuals as representatives from the two nations mandated …
"For a balanced international relations, the house has to be in order first"
In this first episode of the FSipodcast with Gaurab Shumsher Thapa, an analyst/researcher in the field of international relations (IR), Gaurab shares some foundational understanding …
SJVN bags yet another Arun River-based hydro project
The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has approved another investment proposal from the Indian state-owned enterprise Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN), a joint venture between the …
Financial inclusion and diplomatic efforts with India can lessen Nepal’s human trafficking problem
Nepal is a source, destination, and transit point for human trafficking. 35,000 Nepalis were trafficked in the year 2018/19 alone, says the National Human Rights …