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Bhutan: Managing Wuhan Virus and its Adverse Impact:

Paper No. 6711                    Dated 13-Dec-2020
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
For smaller countries, while managing the spread of Wuhan Virus (Covid 19) could be efficiently done, its impact on the economy is a major challenge.  Bhutan is no exception. But with a disciplined population, good leadership and a benign King, the country has managed successfully to contain the Virus and manage the economy to the extent possible.
 

Nepal: Internal Crisis Continues while the Pandemic is getting uncontrollable

Paper No. 6698                        Dated 7-Nov-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
It is a pity that while Oli’s Government is facing an imminent crisis due to Covid-19 (Wuhan Virus) pandemic, it is downplaying it and is busy with other things. 
 
One in 28 in Kathmandu is said to be diagnosed with the Wuhan Virus and the pandemic is getting out of control in the three districts of the valley.
 

Nepal: Removal of Defence Minister is not to Placate India:

Paper No,  6692                             Dated 17-Oct-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
PM Oli in his usual style and on his own made a small reshuffle in his cabinet, with Ishwor Pokhrel the Defence Minister being relieved of his Defence portfolio and made minister for the PMO .  Ishwor Pokhrel was once thought to be close to Oli has now been relegated to a post of a Minister without Portfolio.
 

Corona Virus (Wuhan) and the Chinese Hypocrisy:

Paper No. 6687                    Dated 25-Sep-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
On 23rd September,Xi Jinping  spoke at the United National General Assembly (virtual) meeting. His speech mostly covered the Covid 19 Virus and how China is actively involved with the international fight against Covid 19 and how China has contributed its share for upholding global public health security.
 

Nepal:PM Oli’s Position-Shaky?

Paper No. 6609                       Dated 27-June-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.
 
 
Having run out of Gas in pushing for ultra nationalist (read Anti Indian) rhetoric regarding the dispute of Kalapani area,  Oli has been brought down to earth by his colleagues to face the realities in handling(mis) of the Spread of Wuhan Virus and for taking unilateral decisions without taking the top party leadership into confidence in all his decisions.
 

Save the World from the Valley of Death: The Pandemic and the India-China Face off-

 Paper No. 6606                   Dated 21- June-2020

By Kazi Anwarul Masud (former Secretary and ambassador of Bangladesh)

Nepal: Racing ahead to Pass the Constitution Amendment Bill in the National Assembly:

Paper No. 6601                    Dated 17-June-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.
 
Racing to Pass the Bill in the National Assembly:
 
Having passed the Constitutional Amendment Bill on the new map that includes the disputed areasn in the Parliament, Nepal is racing ahead to get the Bill passed in the National Assembly.
 

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