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Nepal's wild elephants are also on the move

Kathmandu, June 13 -- Before Covid-19 and lockdowns I would be guiding tourists aroundBardia National Parkthis time of year. But the pandemic has meant empty homestays along the Khata Wildlife Corrido... Read More


Nepal's local governments lead from the front

Kathmandu, June 12 -- Sabitra Devkota of Diprung Chuichumma rural municipality in Khotang had been isolating at home for four days after testing positive for Covid-19 in late May when she fell unconsc... Read More


Digitial path to social buffers in Nepal

Kathmandu, June 12 -- Worldwide, the impact of Covid-19 underscores the need for more social security buffers built upon the access to four basic services: affordable credit, reliable saving and pensi... Read More


Turkish Airlines' new route to Newark

Kathmandu, June 12 -- Turkish Airlines commenced daily flights to Newark, New Jersey from 1 June, making it the carrier's tenth destination in the US and 325th worldwide. "We are pleased to expand ou... Read More


Turkish Airlines' new route to New Jersey

Kathmandu, June 12 -- Turkish Airlines commenced daily flights to Newark, New Jersey from June 1, making it the Airlines' tenth destination in the USA and 325th worldwide. "We are pleased to expand o... Read More


Education for Covid Recovery

Kathmandu, June 12 -- The World Bank on June 11 authorized $60 million to improve the quality of Nepal's higher education, scale up online learning, and expand access to academic institutions for unde... Read More


Half of Nepalis lost jobs in past month

Kathmandu, June 11 -- More than half of Nepal's employed people have lost their jobs in the past month,according to the result of a nationwide survey announced on Friday. Agriculture and tourism were... Read More


A little help goes a long way in home isolation

Kathmandu, June 11 -- Even as the Nepal's Covid-19 second wave appears to be cresting, and many hospitals do not have to turn away patients anymore, there are still at least 80,000 active cases across... Read More


A disaster resilient Nepal is possible

Kathmandu, June 10 -- The 2020 southwest monsoon was forecast to be 'normal' in Nepal, but it turned out to be more intense than predicted, and lasted much longer. Last year saw deadly landslides and... Read More


No country is safe until we are all safe

Kathmandu, June 10 -- South and southeast Asian countries have in recent months witnessed a sharp and sustained surge of SARS-CoV2 infection. For consecutive weeks in April and May, the region has rep... Read More