Kathmandu, June 21 -- Nepal's newest music festival is guaranteed to start with a bang. Surya Nepal Drum Jatra next week will feature the heavy beats of metal, wood and leather drums alongside delicat... Read More

Motorcycle Grandma

Kathmandu, June 21 -- During her recent two-week road trip from Kathmandu to Delhi and back, people who had heard of Pushpa Lata Acharya's journey through YouTube lined up by the highway to greet her ... Read More

Gift a goat

Kathmandu, June 21 -- Another harsh winter this year in the part of the Tibetan Plateau that is located in Nepal's Upper Mustang region has resulted in a massive loss of livestock. Mustang's nomads h... Read More

Hornet's nest

Kathmandu, June 21 -- The people must take leadership in a democracy... and elected leaders should listen to them," Prime Minister Oli said in a speech at Oxford University last week. But back home, ... Read More

Himalayan meltdown from space

Kathmandu, June 20 -- US spy satellites that secretly kept watch over the Himalaya during the Cold War are helping researchers piece together the most detailed view yet of the region's accelerating ic... Read More

Own worst enemy

Kathmandu, June 19 -- The Nepal Communist Party does not need enemies. It is doing its best to undermine itself. It is squandering its two-thirds mandate with every act of omission, every speech by Pr... Read More

Street vs Guthi Bill

Kathmandu, June 19 -- Tens of thousands of people from Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur took on the streets on Wednesday demanding the controversial Guthi Bill to be scrapped. The government was for... Read More

Reggio Emilia Summit in Nepal

Kathmandu, June 16 -- As the focus in Nepal's education shifts to quality from just enrollment rates, a major international conference is being held in Kathmandu to review the latest findings about th... Read More


Kathmandu, June 14 -- Here are your choices: 1. Remain in your village, the home you've known all your life, surrounded by loving friends and family, eating dal bhat twice a day and hoping to pick u... Read More

A vision for vocations

Kathmandu, June 14 -- Four months after Rabindra Puri launched his Nepal Vocational Academy in Panauti in January 2015, the earthquake hit and his plans were completely shaken up. The architect's buil... Read More