An energy windfall for Nepal?

Kathmandu, Nov. 21 -- Last month saw the historic signing of the Nepal-India energy Joint Steering Committee agreement to build the new Butwal-Gorakhpur 400KV crossborder transmission line. When compl... Read More

Some honest heads roll in Nepal reshuffle

Kathmandu, Nov. 21 -- When it finally happened Wednesday night the much awaited ministerial reshuffle was a mere shuffle. Prime Minister KP Oli presided over a game of musical chairs in which many min... Read More


Kathmandu, Nov. 21 -- Nepal needs a clear business strategy for import substitution through energy self-sufficiency. It is that time of year again - another Power Summit is taking place. The agenda ... Read More

Mixed picture for Nepal's children

Kathmandu, Nov. 20 -- Nepal has made progress in most areas related to children, like health, education, street children welfare, but challenges remain in nutrition, child marriage, and sexual violenc... Read More

Activists against animal cruelty at Nepal temple

Kathmandu, Nov. 19 -- Mahagadimai Municipality of Bara district is preparing for an influx of millions of visitors next month for the practice of mass animal sacrifice that has tarnished Nepal's image... Read More

Gharial found breeding in Nepal after 37 years

Kathmandu, Nov. 19 -- Conservationists from Zoological Society of London and Biodiversity Conservancy Nepal have discovered the first successful nesting and breeding site of gharial crocodiles in Nepa... Read More

The language of magic

Kathmandu, Nov. 15 -- Lanky British magician Drummond Money-Coutts knows only one word of Nepali, "Namaste", which he learned from children at a shelter in Kathmandu. But he does not need language to ... Read More

The Lumba Sumba Passage

Kathmandu, Nov. 15 -- My time in the Himalaya began as a climber in Kashmir in 1965. But the years pass, and climbing has given way to trekking. It started in Baltistan, when the youngest of our thre... Read More

Bringing Silicon Valley to Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu, Nov. 15 -- For those who think that Nepal is too underdeveloped to make full use of artificial intelligence (AI), think again. That is exactly what they used to say about computers and mobi... Read More

Kuwait flag on Ama Dablam to be investigated

Kathmandu, Nov. 15 -- A row has broken out in Nepal after a Kuwaiti expedition to Mt Aba Dablam (6,812m) unfurled a flag of record-breaking size from the summit this week, with the Nepal government sa... Read More