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Headline
This SAARC Summit is going to be an India-Pakistan affair. But we don't mind as long as they patch up in Kathmandu.
BINOD BHATTARAI AND HEMLATA RAI

Nation
Despite all the bad news, Nepal has shown considerable progress in the past 12 years. We review some of the little-known success stories.
RAMYATA LIMBU

Maiti Nepal is getting ready to move into brand-new premises, with a little help from German friends.
RAMYATA LIMBU


The National Planning Commission seems to be suited to more authoritarian times. Is there still a role for it?
BINOD BHATTARAI

What if Sir Vidiadhar refuses honorary Nepali citizenship?
PUSKAR BHUSAL

Domestic Brief




Leisure
HThe high-end golf tourism market could be an easy sell for the Gokarna Golf Course.
RAMYATA LIMBU

Nepali Society

Sports
In the run up to the cricket Youth World Cup, Nepal has qualified for a place in the International Cricket Council's Youth World Cup to be held starting 14 January in New Zealand. Who will the team have to play, when, and where?

Literature
Not forgetting this intensity of mind-numbing sorrow would be a way of remaining faithful to my mother.
TRISHNA GURUNG

"I've written something," poet Viplob Pratik said in one of our first meetings, "and I want you to read them and tell me if they are poems."

Interview
Pradumna B Rana-Director of the Asian Development Bank's REMU

 
EDITORIAL

COLUMNS
State Of The State
by CK LAL
Celebrating South Asian-ness

Economic Sense
by ARTHA BEED
Big shark, little fish

Here And There
by DANIEL LAK
Step back from the brink

Under My Hat
by KUNDA DIXIT
Make love not war

LETTERS
Civil

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