Episodes

Dilrukshi Handunnetti on Thinking Sri Lanka: Recalling Legacies of Conflict, Domestic Politics, and Aid
April 17, 2024x
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01:03:3187.27 MB

Dilrukshi Handunnetti on Thinking Sri Lanka: Recalling Legacies of Conflict, Domestic Politics, and Aid

Ep#090 Dilrukshi is an international award-winning investigative journalist and a lawyer from Sri Lanka. She has worked extensively across South Asia as an on-ground reporter and trainer. As an investigative journalist, she has broken stories on grand corruption and crime, conflict and communities, and dedicated significant time to reporting on women, children, health, and the environment. A recipient of many pres...

Kshitiz Dahal on Nepal's Public Debt Dilemma: Opportunities and Challenges
April 09, 2024x
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01:11:1797.92 MB

Kshitiz Dahal on Nepal's Public Debt Dilemma: Opportunities and Challenges

Ep#089 Kshitiz Daha l is an economist at South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment with key interests in international trade, development economics, and econometrics. He has worked extensively in Nepal’s international trade, trade in digital services, migration and remittances, Nepal’s industrial policy, and public debt. He has contributed to the research initiatives of international organizations, incl...

लिलामणि पौडेलको विश्लेषणमा नेपालको कर्मचारीतन्त्र
April 04, 2024x
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लिलामणि पौडेलको विश्लेषणमा नेपालको कर्मचारीतन्त्र

#Ep.088 यस एपिसोडमा पि. ई. आईका सुशभ , पुर्व मुख्यसचिव लिलामणि पौडेलसँग नेपालको कर्मचारीतन्त्रको बारेमा संबादमा बस्नुभएको छ। पौडेलले आफ्नो लामो अनुभवका आधारमा, नेपालमा निजामती सेवाको विकास, यसका मूल्य-मान्यता, वर्तमान अवस्था र चुनौतीहरुको विमर्श गर्नुभएको छ भने उहाँहरुले यस विषयलाई नेपालको सङ्घीयता र निजामती सेवा ऐन लगायत सम्बन्धित विषयको सन्दर्भमा समेत केलाएर चर्चा गर्नुभएको छ। लिलामणि पौडेलले विभिन्न सरकारी का...

Designing for Tomorrow: Alex Shrestha on Sustainable Architecture in Kathmandu and Beyond
April 02, 2024x
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00:35:3148.8 MB

Designing for Tomorrow: Alex Shrestha on Sustainable Architecture in Kathmandu and Beyond

#Ep.087 Alex Shrestha represents a generation of architects and urban planners creating a positive impact across the Nepali landscape. As managing director at Wonaw & Associates, he focuses on beautiful, functional and sustainable architecture. Alex’s creations have earned national and international distinctions in being among the top 4 resorts in Asia and is recognized by the Society of Nepalese Architects wi...

Pankaj Saran on Navigating India's Diplomatic Landscape
March 26, 2024x
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01:04:1288.21 MB

Pankaj Saran on Navigating India's Diplomatic Landscape

#Ep.087 Pankaj Saran is a former diplomat. He has served as India’s Ambassador to Russia and India’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh and as Head of the Northern Division in the Ministry of External Affairs dealing with Nepal and Bhutan. He has worked in different capacities with successive Indian Prime Ministers in the Prime Minister’s Office, contributing to decision-making at the highest levels in a diverse range o...

Mandakini Devasher Surie on Civic Spaces in South Asia
March 19, 2024x
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Mandakini Devasher Surie on Civic Spaces in South Asia

#Ep.086 Mandakini is an international development consultant with more than 18 years of expertise in program design, development, and aid management in South Asia. She has managed complex regional programs in South Asia focused on sustainable development, with a strong understanding of governance systems, institutions, and political economy dynamics. In March of last year, she worked with The Asia Foundation to ...

Rebroadcast: Sucheta Pyakurel on Power and Parity: Charting Nepal's Gender Policy Journey
March 07, 2024x
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Rebroadcast: Sucheta Pyakurel on Power and Parity: Charting Nepal's Gender Policy Journey

#Ep.085 Despite once being gripped by patriarchy, Nepali society has come a long way in terms of gender equality and equity, and gender policy efforts have played an undeniable role in reshaping the reality of women in Nepal. Today, women’s representation and participation is incentivized in different development sectors, including education, health, workforce, and politics. However, the strides of progress are st...

सडक व्यापार - विस्थापन कि व्यवस्थापन ?
February 29, 2024x
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सडक व्यापार - विस्थापन कि व्यवस्थापन ?

#Ep.084 राजुप्रसाद चापागाई संवैधानिक तथा मानवअधिकार कानुनको क्षेत्रमा क्रियाशिल अधिवक्ता हुनुहुन्छ । वहाँ न्याय तथा अधिकार संस्था (जुरी नेपाल)को संस्थापक अध्यक्ष तथा संवैधानिक कानुन व्यवसायी मञ्चको पूर्व अध्यक्ष समेत हुनुहुन्छ । वहाँले राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायूक्तको कार्यालय नेपालको कानुनी सल्लाहकार तथा एम्नेस्टी इन्टरनेसनलको दक्षिण एसियाको अनुसन्धानकर्ताका रुपमा भूमिका खेल्नु भएको छ । साथै वहाँ सामाजिक न्या...

Rebroadcast: Emiline Smith on Demystifying Cultural Trafficking and Nepal’s Quest for Restorative Justice
February 27, 2024x
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Rebroadcast: Emiline Smith on Demystifying Cultural Trafficking and Nepal’s Quest for Restorative Justice

Last month, in January, several stolen cultural heritage were returned to Nepal from the United States. Among them were sacred idols of the Hindu god Uma-Maheshwar that were stolen almost 50 years ago from Chyasal, Patan. They were identified recently in the storage facilities of the Brooklyn Museum, which began repariation, after the efforts of Newa Guthi New York. Locals welcomed their Gods with heartfelt celebr...

Promoting Free Speech or Imposing Censorship? Laxman Datt Pant on Nepal's New Social Media Bill
February 20, 2024x
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Promoting Free Speech or Imposing Censorship? Laxman Datt Pant on Nepal's New Social Media Bill

#Ep.082 Laxman Datt Pant  is the chairperson of Media Action Nepal and an elected co-chair of the Media Freedom Coalition-Consultative Network (MFC-CN) . He is also an adjunct Professor of Media Ethics & Journalism at the Tbilisi State University and the University of Georgia . He currently serves as the AMIC Country Representative for Nepal. Pant started his career as a journalist more than two decades ago ...

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