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From Our Nepal Correspondent

From Our Nepal Correspondent

By Beware! The Radio
A regular series of articles discussing aspects of life in the South Asian country, written by Dr Balmukunda Regmi, Professor of Pharmacy at Tribhuvan University. Tune in to learn more about Nepal. Share with friends.

Originally broadcast on Beware! The Radio - a freeform, non-profit, non-commercial station, sharing local sounds and stories from around the world.

Read by Andy Brain - apologies for any shaky pronunciation.
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Episode 10: Bilateral Solutions for Nepal's Trade Imbalance

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Episode 13: An Hour In Harisiddhi
Our correspondent allows himself to become reacquainted with a village in the Kathmandu Valley, and reflects on changes and similarities since his last visit 35 years previously. This article originally featured in the Asia Pacific Daily. Written by Dr Balmukunda Regmi, and read by Andy Brain, for non-profit freeform station Beware! The Radio. Do you have any questions for Dr Regmi? Perhaps an aspect of Nepali life that intrigues you? Get in touch via our website or social media feeds. #currentaffairs #international #radiostation #nepal
06:49
September 26, 2022
Episode 12: What Are Nepal's Priorities?
Some ruminations on how Nepalis perceive and relate to others, and to the natural world around them. There are suggestions of land reforms which might improve food security. This article originally featured in the Annapurna Express: https://theannapurnaexpress.com/news/what-are-nepals-priorities-5560 Written by Dr Balmukunda Regmi, and read by Andy Brain, for non-profit freeform station Beware! The Radio. Do you have any questions for Dr Regmi? Perhaps an aspect of Nepali life that intrigues you? Get in touch via our website or social media feeds.
10:17
June 19, 2022
Episode 11: Voting, A Voice for the Voiceless
This time, Dr Balmukunda Regmi explores the voting process, looking at its barriers and benefits. Article read by Andy Brain, for non-profit freeform station Beware! The Radio. The article as originally published is available at: https://risingnepaldaily.com/news/10481. Do you have any questions for Dr Regmi? Perhaps an aspect of Nepali life that intrigues you? Get in touch via our website or social media feeds.
09:58
May 25, 2022
Episode 10: Bilateral Solutions for Nepal's Trade Imbalance
This time, Dr Balmukunda Regmi discusses Nepal's concerning trade imbalance, and suggests some ways of balancing the books. Originally published in The Annapurna Express, and broadcast on Beware! The Radio, a freeform, non-profit station. Read by Andy Brain, with apologies for any shaky pronunciation. You can read the original article here: https://theannapurnaexpress.com/news/bilateral-solutions-for-nepals-trade-imbalance-4856
10:15
May 11, 2022
Episode 9: Fulfilling Corporate Social Responsibility
This time, Dr Balmukunda Regmi shares some wry observations on the whole system of corporate social responsibility, and how its current weaknesses could be avoided. Originally published in The Rising Nepal, and broadcast on Beware! The Radio, a freeform, non-profit station. Read by Andy Brain, with apologies for any shaky pronunciation. You can read the original article here: https://risingnepaldaily.com/opinion/fulfilling-corporate-social-responsibility
11:25
March 21, 2022
Episode 8: Dealing With New Afghanistan - A Nepali Perspective
This time, Dr Balmukunda Regmi considers the types of relationship Nepal may wish to pursue with the Taliban-ruled Afghanistan. Originally published in The Annapurna Express, and broadcast on Beware! The Radio. Read by Andy Brain.
10:50
January 31, 2022
Episode 7: Born Unequal Treated Unequal
This time, Dr Balmukunda Regmi looks at how the Universal Declaration of Human Rights measures up to our experience of an unequal world. Read by Andy Brain, as transmitted on Beware! The Radio.
10:30
January 13, 2022
Episode 6: Let Our Streams Breathe
A regular series of articles discussing aspects of life in the South Asian country, written by Dr Balmukunda Regmi. This episode makes a case for better harmony with our life-giving rivers and streams. Originally published in the Annapurna Express. Read by Andy Brain, as transmitted on Beware! The Radio.
12:29
November 11, 2021
Episode 5: Burdened With Books
A regular series of articles discussing aspects of life in the South Asian country, written by Dr Balmukunda Regmi. This episode examines a problem which weighs heavy on many schoolchildren. Originally published in the Annapurna Express. Read by Andy Brain, as transmitted on Beware! The Radio.
09:41
November 11, 2021
Episode 4: Is Nepal A Rich Country?
In this episode, Dr Balmukunda Regmi celebrates the many natural and manmade gifts bestowed on Nepal.  Read by Andy Brain - as ever, apologies for any shaky pronunciation.  The original article can be read here: https://risingnepaldaily.com/detour/is-nepal-a-rich-country
11:34
October 17, 2021
Episode 3 - Nagpanchami 2 - The Naagas
In Part 2 of this long-form article, as originally published in Pashupat Darpan journal, Dr Balmukunda Regmi discusses the role and symbolism of Naagas during the Shrawan period. Read by Andy Brain (with apologies for shaky pronunciation).
21:10
October 17, 2021
Episode 2 - Nagpanchami 1 - The Rainy Shrawan
This time, part 1 of a long-form article discussing the month of Shrawan and festivals celebrated within. Written by Dr Balmukunda Regmi. Read by Andy Brain (with apologies for shaky pronunciation).
13:27
October 17, 2021
Episode 1: Together You Reach Higher
Dr Balmukunda Regmi discusses shared human endeavour, and access to Covid vaccinations. Read by Andy Brain.
10:22
October 17, 2021