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Nepalis show solidarity with Burma protesters

Kathmandu, March 29 -- Nepal's civil rights activists, writers, lawyers, professors and diplomats have called on their government to take a stand against the ongoing killings of pro-democracy proteste... Read More


Nepal is going up in smoke

Kathmandu, March 28 -- There were already indications in December that the wildfire season in the Himalaya was starting early. There had been no rain for three months, and the forests were already bur... Read More


Thick haze adds to Nepal Covid-19 woes

Kathmandu, March 28 -- After a year of living in the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, Nepalis were bracing themselves for a second wave from India, when they were hit by an unexpected disaster:wildfir... Read More


Educating your sons will protect your daughters

Kathmandu, March 27 -- The #MeToo movement started in 2006 with activist and sexual harassment survivor Tarana Burke speaking out on the social media platform, MySpace. Since then, it has become a hug... Read More


Everybody counts in Nepal

Kathmandu, March 27 -- As Nepal prepares for the 12th National Population and Household Census, there is much happening behind the scenes before thousands of enumerators fan out across the country kno... Read More


In a state of disillusionment

Kathmandu, March 26 -- A new nationwide opinion poll quantifies widespread public disillusionment with the political leadership in Kathmandu, but shows that people have formed a generally favourable i... Read More


Turkish Promotes visual art

Kathmandu, March 26 -- Turkish Airlines in collaboration with Global Pvt. Ltd is launching a themed art competition 'Flying with Turkish Airlines: Dream Destination' at Skill Week to promote reflectiv... Read More


Devolution for development

Kathmandu, March 26 -- One afternoon last month in Ramaroshan Rural Municipality of Achham district, 45-year-old mother of five, Sarada Bista, was lopping fodder for the family livestock near her home... Read More


Nepal Invests launched

Kathmandu, March 26 -- CDC group, the U.K.'s development finance institution, FMO, the Dutch development bank, and Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation (SDC) have launched Nepal Invests, a pla... Read More


Wildfires in Nepal cause air quality to plummet

Kathmandu, March 26 -- Kathmandu Valley endured one of the worst air quality in recent years on Friday as wildfires fanned by strong winds scorched forests in the Himalayan foothills. NASA Worldview ... Read More