Teaching Hospital doctors to halt OPD services

Alleging the government of turning a blind eye to the demands of Dr Govinda KC, who is on a fast-unto- death for the past one week, over 300 resident doctors at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) have decided to halt OPD services and academic activities from Monday afternoon. The meeting of the association of […]


Refugee crisis exposes massive flaws in EU governance

One doesn’t have to be an opponent of the European project to agree with eurosceptics that today’s EU has evolved into something that is in dire need of fundamental reform or dissolution. First, the euro crisis that erupted in 2010 exposed the governance of the eurozone as flawed: In the absence of a fiscal and […]


Protests in Lebanon reflect the disease not the cure

Another set of political demonstrations has taken off in the Arab world. This time it is in Lebanon, where a summer of rubbish in the streets has triggered street riots reminiscent of Tahrir Square. No one knows what all this portends, some hope and dream of a Lebanon “whole”, others dismiss the events or gaze […]