Widespread rainfall forecast until Friday

Kathmandu, Sept. 22 -- The country is bracing for yet another strong and potentially adverse spell of monsoon with the strong chances of widespread rainfall, inducing extreme weather events in differe... Read More

After two postponements, pandemic pushes rhino count further

Kathmandu, Sept. 20 -- Like much else the census of one-horned rhinos in Nepal's protected areas has also been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The counting of the endangered species was initially ... Read More

Migrant workers would return home with money and gifts. Now it is just themselves

Kathmandu, Sept. 20 -- For months Bikash Khatri had been telling his employer he wanted to return home. On Saturday he left Kuala Lumpur with a ticket his employer bought him. And with a negative poly... Read More

Malaysia reserving jobs for local citizens to further shrink space for Nepalis reeling under pandemic

Kathmandu, Sept. 19 -- Things were already expected to be bad for Nepal's foreign employment sector. Now it is looming towards the worse. Reeling under the pandemic, Nepal' foreign labour market is l... Read More

Government says it will evacuate all troubled Nepali workers within a month, but labour migration experts have doubts

Kathmandu, Sept. 17 -- The government's announcement of completing the evacuation process of stranded Nepali migrant workers from various coronavirus-stricken countries within a month has met with sce... Read More

Over 200 Nepalis rescued and repatriated from Malaysian detention centres

Kathmandu, Sept. 16 -- Scores of Nepali migrant workers languishing in various detention centres in Malaysia have been rescued and repatriated amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The Nepal Embassy ... Read More

First batch of Nepalis returning from Lebanon after months of wait

Kathmandu, Sept. 14 -- After months-long wait, the Nepali migrant workers stranded in the crisis-stricken Lebanon are finally returning home this week. The first batch of workers will land in Kathmand... Read More

Country's lone zoo struggles to sustain with no visitors for months amid the pandemic

Kathmandu, Sept. 13 -- Until the third week of March, it was just another regular day at the Central Zoo in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. People queued for tickets-on Saturdays and public holidays, the number... Read More

Undocumented migrant workers to get government support for returning home

Kathmandu, Sept. 12 -- After months of confusion, the government has finally stepped forward to take care of undocumented Nepali workers in various labour destination countries who have been left out ... Read More

Killing of a one-horned rhino after 41 months of zero poaching is worrisome for conservationists, authorities

Kathmandu, Sept. 11 -- A one-horned rhino has been killed in Nepal after 1,249 days. It may be a long time since the last time a rhino was killed but it has worried conservationists reminding them of... Read More