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How transboundary haze affects Nepal

Kathmandu, Jan. 23 -- The Himalayan mountains act as a barrier separating the clean air of the Tibetan Plateau from the polluted Indo-Gangetic plains. But Nepal's rivers cut through the mountains, and... Read More


Nepal-Japan jobs deal still stuck

Kathmandu, Jan. 23 -- On 21 December 2020, Prakash Parajuli was waiting at the Tribhuvan International Airport to board his flight to Japan. He had secured necessary paperwork for his job there as a c... Read More


Ncell and DoFSC take on ring-road landscaping

Kathmandu, Jan. 23 -- Ncell, in collaboration with theDepartment of Forest and Soil Conservation (DoFSC), will be responsible for landscapingmore than 10 kilometres of the Kalanki-Koteshwor ring-road.... Read More


Privacy is power

Kathmandu, Jan. 22 -- In the age of smartphones under pillows, screenshots, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, location trackers and free platforms that make money off our data:privacyis rapidly becomi... Read More


Why wear a mask?

Kathmandu, Jan. 22 -- This listicle is brought to you in the public interest by the Department of Pandemics that falls under the Ministry of Pandemonium of GONe. Masks have now become as essential an... Read More


Dahal-Nepal hold anti-Oli rally

Kathmandu, Jan. 22 -- More than a month after Prime Minister K P Olidissolved the Lower Houseand called for interim elections in April-May, the biggest protest so far against the move was held on Frid... Read More


Turkish PCR test partnership

Kathmandu, Jan. 22 -- Turkish Airlines has signed an agreement with Health at Home/Med Pro International to provide free PCR tests to Business Class passengers flying out from Kathmandu on the carrier... Read More


Jabs and jab-nots

Kathmandu, Jan. 21 -- The first lot of 1 million Covishield vaccines donated by the Indian government to Nepal as part of its good-neighbourly 'Vaccine Maitri' campaign arrived in Kathmandu on Thursda... Read More


Himalaya Airlines tests Lhasa

Kathmandu, Jan. 21 -- Himalaya Airlines flew its first high-altitude destination to Lhasa for a test flight on 19 January. Captain Hao Di, Vice President of Operations, led the test flight crew, which... Read More


Polluted politics

Kathmandu, Jan. 20 -- Along with poor quality of education, unaffordable healthcare, lack of safe drinking water, crumbling infrastructure, Nepalis have learnt not to expect anything from any governme... Read More