Protecting pangolins in the pandemic

Kathmandu, Feb. 20 -- Pangolins were already theworld's most trafficked mammals,but the scaly anteaters were thrust into the global spotlight when they were found to be themissing link in the transfer... Read More

Japan to assist Nepali mothers and children

Kathmandu, Feb. 20 -- The Government of Japan is to provide assistance worth $3.47 million to theUnited Nations World Food Programme(WFP) Nepal, to support families worst-hit by the loss of income bec... Read More

Aloft Kathmandu's [emailprotected]

Kathmandu, Feb. 20 -- Aloft Kathmandu Thamel hosted Khukri Music Nation's judges Bipul Chettri, Samriddhi Rai, and Sabin Rai along with the top four finalists for the [emailprotected] musical program ... Read More

Alarm bells from Nanda Devi

Kathmandu, Feb. 19 -- It should not take a tragedy for the Himalaya to change its approach to mountain development. Yet every disaster that occurs is a poignant reminder that narrow solutions to short... Read More


Kathmandu, Feb. 19 -- The Nepali Times Editorial two decades ago this week marked the 10th anniversary of the 1990 People's movement that turned Nepal from an absolute to a constitutional monarchy, un... Read More

Open spaces and open society

Kathmandu, Feb. 19 -- Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Nepal's politicians are engaged in political one-upmanship as they pack people into public spaces, particularly the streets of Kathmandu and other ... Read More

Two Tundikhel events

Kathmandu, Feb. 19 -- The Nepali state observed Democracy Day on 19 February inside Tundikhel, but a few hours later civic groups demonstrated on its perimeter demanding that the space be given back t... Read More

A Kathmandu Spring

Kathmandu, Feb. 18 -- The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has by now squandered the overwhelming mandate it got in the 2017 elections to govern for five years, and its future now rests on an impending dec... Read More

Eastern Nepal's Mundum landscape

Kathmandu, Feb. 18 -- There is no better way to understand the Mundum cultural belief system of the Kirat people than to walk across the mountains of eastern Nepal and let the spirits take over. The ... Read More

Riding on the waves of colours

Kathmandu, Feb. 18 -- Inside Dhokaima Cafe's Van Gogh room, Aakash Pradhan's photo collages are like splashes of colour on black walls of a dark room. They form part of an online art platform, Tulika... Read More