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    Hari Prasad Shrestha

    Hari Prasad Shrestha authored 3 books, worked in UNDP Africa for 6 years and 35 years under the Government of Nepal. Upon graduating from Tribhuvan University, he completed postgraduate studies in Italy. Subsequently, he attended the University of Connecticut for management studies where his major was economic development and administration. Mr. Shrestha was a member of several study groups in Nepal and South Sudan. He is a freelance writer and regularly contributes articles to leading dailies and journals all across the world.

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  • Nepal’s dependency and underdevelopment- a challenge to national security0

    By Hari Prasad Shrestha    4 June 2021 Nepal is a poor and peripheral country, which has been trapped in a cycle of dependency of rich and powerful neighboring core countries. Its landlocked position is least favorable from a development and stability point of view. Poverty, human resource weakness, and economic vulnerability are its main characteristics.

  • Nepali in America: Expanding Their Footprint      0

                by Hari Prasad Shreshta      4 April 2021 The motives behind the attractions of Nepalis in the United States seem to be a hardship, instability in Nepal, and better education, permanent residency, employment, and decent life opportunities in the United States. In the 1970s, President Richard Nixon attempted

  • Nepal:  What would be impact of Supreme Court’s decision quashing PM’s House dissolution order0

      by Hari Prasad Shrestha     24 February 2021 Nepal’s Supreme Court has reinstated the House of Representatives by quashing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s decision. The bench consisting of Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana and 4 other justices unanimously ordered the government to summon the House session within 13 days. The mandamus recites the

  •  India denies dialogue on border issue after Nepal’s foreign minister arrived New Delhi0

    by Hari Prasad Shrestha     15 January 2021 India once again behaved Nepal in a dominating way by refusing to talk on border disputes and acceptance of Eminent Persons Group (EPG) at the last moment after only arrival of Nepal foreign minister to India. Nepal had published a list of agendas, including border issues, for

  • Nepal:  How Government Causes Poverty0

    by Hari Prasad Shrestha      21 December 2020 Nepali people had great expectations after the promulgation of a new constitution in 2015 and the formation of the two-third majority government in 2017 led by KP Sharma Oli, for accelerated national development. However, as a result of continued incapacity of the government, and after the

  • Why does Nepal matter for the US?0

    by Hari Prasad Shrestha      8 November 2020 Finally, Joe Biden won the US Presidential race, and the Trump era of extreme nationalism came to a halt. This new change in leadership would certainly affect US relationships with the rest of the world. Asia is under high priority under US external policy and the

  • Controlled media in India spreading fake reports about Nepal0

      An image in the Times of India depicting the Nepal PM as the problem and not India   by Hari Prasad Shrestha      7 August 2020 There is a major hidden cause behind the bitter relationship of India with almost all its neighbors. The retired club of seasoned Indian bureaucrats of the Ministry


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