The Economist When the world’s biggest electorate handed Narendra Modi a thumping victory five years ago, India seemed poised for far-reaching change. His party had won an outright majority of seats in the national parliament, a rare feat in India’s fractious politics. This was not only punishment for tarnished incumbents or reward for Mr Modi’s hard-working, […]
Forbes Sometimes, corruption can be carried out with a smile. https://www.forbes.com/sites/dominicdudley/2019/02/08/most-corrupt-countries-in-the-world/#752ec6a457bb Nepal’s CPI Index 2018 score is 31/100. Butan 68. India 41. Sri Lanka 38. Pakistan 33. Myanmar 29. Bangladesh 26. Afganistan 16.
This collection of drawings mainly comprises a series of 50 views of Nepalese architecture drawn by Raj Man Singh Chitrakar (1797-1865) in 1844 at Kathmandu, and come from the collection of Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800-1894). Many of the drawings show buildings that have since been altered, or destroyed in earthquakes. more…
Ingredients to marinate the chicken drumsticks: 6-8 pieces of Chicken Drumsticks (2 lbs approx) 1 Tikka masala seasoning mix 1 Tbs of Hot Chill Oil (available from Asian market) 2 Tsp of Ginger/Garlic paste 1 Tsp of Red Chilli powder 1 Tsp of Cumin powder 1 Tsp of Salt (to taste) Garnish with finely chopped […]
Nepal Rank: 124 out of 180 countries in 2018. Nepal was in 122th position in 2017. It’s fair to say, there’s no sign of improvement in this index. Related articles: https://tradingeconomics.com/nepal/corruption-rank https://www.transparency.org/country/NPL https://www.transparency.org/cpi2018
Los Angeles Times Germany, one of the world’s biggest consumers of coal, will shut down all 84 of its coal-fired power plants over the next 19 years to meet its international commitments in the fight against climate change, a government commission said Saturday. …MORE
The Economist British children used to play conkers in the autumn when the horse-chestnut trees started to drop their shiny brown nuts. They would select a suitable chestnut, drill a hole in it and thread it onto a string, then swing their conker at that of an opponent until one of them broke. But the […]