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Nepal must reboot human rights, rule of law

Kathmandu, Aug. 26 -- Sometimes it can feel as though Nepal goes through endless cycles that bring us back every time to the placewherewe started. Maybe we just need more years to look back and see th... Read More


Some silver linings

Kathmandu, Aug. 26 -- It has become aclicheto say that every crisis comes with opportunities. But that does not mean it is not true. It is up to us to grab that chance. The 2015 earthquake gave Nepal... Read More


Didn't Visit Nepal Year 2020

Kathmandu, Aug. 26 -- It was Nepal's misfortune that all the expensive preparations for Visit Nepal 2020 during which the country hoped to attract a record 2 million visitors have gone to waste becaus... Read More


New contraceptive for increased lockdown use

Kathmandu, Aug. 25 -- For the past two decades, Basanti Paudel, 41, of Nawalpur had always used Depo-Provera toprevent unwanted pregnancies Then last year, she was given a new choice: Sayana Press. S... Read More


A Covid-19 exit strategy for Nepal

Kathmandu, Aug. 25 -- The Nepal Health Research Council has decided to allow international researchers to conduct Covid-19 vaccine trials in the country as part of a global effort to stop the virus. H... Read More


Defying predictions, Nepal's remittances still high

Kathmandu, Aug. 25 -- Despitedire predictions about a drastic drop in remittancesthat Nepal gets from its workers abroad due to the Covid-19 induced economic downturn, money transfers have hit Rs875 b... Read More


Lightning kills 500 sheep in western Nepal

Kathmandu, Aug. 25 -- A massive thunderbolt in Nepal's remote Jumla district on Sunday killed at least 500 sheep grazing in pastures high in the mountains, according to belated reports from the remote... Read More


Repatriation, regular flights to Nepal to resume

Kathmandu, Aug. 25 -- In another reversal of policy, the Nepal government announced on Tuesday that it will resume flights to repatriate Nepali workers stranded abroad till 31 August. After that airli... Read More


Nepal's journalists are also on the frontlines

Kathmandu, Aug. 25 -- In the past week, two photojournalists and several reporters at a digital news portal have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. The group Photo Journalists Nepal is organising PCR tes... Read More


New contraceptive for increased lockdown demand

Kathmandu, Aug. 25 -- For the past two decades, Basanti Paudel, 41, of Nawalpur had always used Depo-Provera toprevent unwanted pregnancies Then last year, she was given a new choice: Sayana Press. S... Read More