Are we culturally safe in a world of multiculturalism today?

Are we culturally safe in a world of multiculturalism today?
Nepal is no longer an isolated country now culturally from the rest of the world. Of course, Nepal is not a multiracial or multicultural country like the USA or the UK or Australia or Canada. For these countries have to welcome many migrants, refugees every year and these newcomers are likely to change some aspects of the US and the people and the culture of the US is also likely to change or aff...

Is the economy of Nepal on the right track?

Is the economy of Nepal on the right track?
Nepal is a country of limitless resources and needs not be poor at all for a variety of reasons. First Nepal has large fertile landmasses that can not only feed the people of the country it can even export grains to its neighboring countries. However ironically a country of great agricultural land where the majority of people are farmers have to import every year great bulks of grains from foreign...

Choosing careers or jobs: Career advice

Choosing careers or jobs: Career advice
Haribol Acharya Today the youths of Nepal are changing a great deal. And their outlook on lives have gone a big transformation. They do not think the way their parents or grandparents do. Their parents and mainly their grandparents always thought to amass huge amounts of land for their kids. Service is given little priority and the majority chooses to be farmers. It is a tale about five decades...

Living in harmony with others’ faiths  and religions

Living in harmony with others’ faiths  and religions
Haribol Acharya Religious tolerance is a great virtue one has to practice to while living in society. That means one has to learn to cohabit in a community without conflicting with different faiths. Yes, every society has a multiple of faiths and in today’s societies, particularly when we live in megacities we come across people coming from different villages or cities or communities.  Therefor...

Can we live or go without English Today in the city we live in ?

Can we live or go without English Today in  the city we live in ?
Haribol Acharya That can we go without English today is a serious question. Yes, we can go or live without English if we are prepared to leave our city for a remote village wherein people are not vulnerable to the modern lifestyle at all. They eat the food items that were used a thousand years ago; they sleep in the houses that are very ancient in style. They are mainly agrarians and them till ...

FEATURE NEWS: How can Nepal reap benefits from OBOR?

FEATURE NEWS: How can Nepal reap benefits from OBOR?
Xi'an, China, Nov. 18: Professor Zhang Hong, executive director of Shaanxi Institute of Innovative Talent Development, an organization of experts (think tank) at Xi'an, China, suggests that Nepal should be able to take benefit from China's 'One Belt One Road' (OBOR) project. He says that this project of world's second-largest economy, China, and its prosperity provides myriads of opport...

Growing use and misuse of Facebook

Growing use and  misuse of Facebook
Haribol Acharya We want to connect, needless to say to the rest of the world.  Everyone wants his or her world to expand. The world means not just a physical geography, for geography matters little in  Today’s world with crumbling geographical borders. Today we want to connect through our ideas and we want to share ideas globally. For people are,  no matter  wherefrom he or she hails, whether she...
Abu Dhabi, UAE: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the goal of her visit to the United Arab Emirates is to further consolidate the bilateral relations and take it to a new high. She also underlined that her visit would help make the economic and social ties between the peoples of the two countries stronger. Head of the State, Bhandari stated that another objective of her visit...

Things that encourage people to move and migrate to new places

Things that encourage people to move and migrate to new places
Haribol Acharya Nepal is indeed a country of innumerable potentials and possibilities. But Nepal has not developed and the poverty level has not sufficiently been improved. That nothing has been done at all. There have been indeed developments in some cases. In the educational field, there have been positive changes though quality education has not come about adequately. In the medical field al...

Is the Buddha relevant in Today’s Nepal?

Is the Buddha relevant in Today’s Nepal?
Let us, first of all, know who the Buddha was. Today the Buddha has been idolized. That means people built temples and carved out his idols. The Buddha was against idol-worshipping or in Nepali Murti puja. Here now the purpose of this write up as the title suggests is to describe the relevance of Buddhism in Nepal today. The Buddha means the awakened one in its English meaning was born in Lumbini...