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There is precedent to settling Kalapani

Kathmandu, Dec. 2 -- A modified political map of India has created an uproar in Nepal, with street demonstrations and debates in Parliament. Nepalis appear to be genuinely concerned about sovereignty ... Read More


Night before the slaughter

Kathmandu, Dec. 2 -- The village of Bariyapur in Nepal's plains is getting ready for the Gadimai Mela despite national and international outrage against the mass slaughter of animals during the weeklo... Read More


South Asian Games 2 December recap

Kathmandu, Dec. 2 -- The second day of the 13th South Asian Games saw Nepali athletes dominate the arena, with most wins in taekwondo and karate. Mandekaji Shrestha became the first to win gold for N... Read More


The new age of Grammy nominee Manose

Kathmandu, Nov. 29 -- When Manose Newa brings his bansuri flute to his lips, his entire demeanour changes. His shoulders relax and his elbows extend as his fingers move skilfully along the wooden inst... Read More


How many rhinos is enough rhinos?

Kathmandu, Nov. 29 -- Despite Nepal achieving zero rhino poaching for the past five years, conservationists say the country should not let its guard down given the official extinction of the Sumatran ... Read More


In Nepal's weather, erratic is the new normal

Kathmandu, Nov. 29 -- The 2019 monsoon was an erratic one. Sadly, erratic seems to be the new normal. There were storms in April, causing floods, and it seemed as if a large monsoon was on the way. T... Read More


Demise of two media personalities

Kathmandu, Nov. 28 -- Right to Information activist and community media proponent Vinaya Kasajoo died on 26 November in Kathmandu at age 72. Kasajoo devoted his career to transparency and accountabili... Read More


State of health

Kathmandu, Nov. 28 -- Prime Minister KP Oli's new health emergency on Tuesday has thrown off his meticulously crafted plans, and added a sense of urgency to the question of his succession. After doc... Read More


Wildlife film showcase in 2020

Kathmandu, Nov. 27 -- Leading wildlife, environment and development agencies are teaming up for an international film showcase to highlight conservation to reduce risk of unprecedented extinction from... Read More


Nepal's female guides prepare for trekking season

Kathmandu, Nov. 26 -- Eighty women enrolled in the Nepal Mountain Academy's training for trekking guides this year, more than double the number last year. No doubt some had heard that the demand for f... Read More