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10/20/2020

Kathmandu will have to balance Beijing, New Delhi, and Washington as it seeks a new way forward to advance national interest.

10/15/2020

A spate of gruesome sexual crimes in Nepal has thrown the spotlight on the issue of gender violence and the culture of impunity in the country. Calls have been growing louder for rape convicts to be sentenced to death.

9/30/2020

Nepal brought in much heavier punishments for acid attackers on Monday, and restricted production and use of the corrosive liquids after a long campaign by survivors and activists.

9/23/2020

Protests broke out in front of the Chinese embassy in Kathmandu over the illegal construction of 9-11 houses in Humla district of Nepal. The protests started after Nepal authorities confirmed that the Chinese have intrud...

9/16/2020

Many more were still missing after heavy rains led to landslides in the hilly Sindhupalchok district of Nepal over the weekend.

9/16/2020

Already struggling with rising pest infestations, tea farmers in eastern Nepal have suffered a double hit this year as severe rains since May and the pandemic’s ripple effects have slashed their yields and diluted the qu...

9/10/2020

Nepal’s army has expanded its commercial interests while democratic governments have foundered on many fronts. That could be a problem for the country.

9/4/2020

Police in Nepal used tear gas and water cannon on Thursday to break up a religious rally that defied a government ban on public gatherings imposed to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

8/18/2020

Nepal’s sudden decision on 17 August to cancel all repatriation flights in and out of Kathmandu has left in the lurch tens of thousands of Nepalis abroad waiting to return home, as well as families and students who had a...

8/18/2020

Eleven bodies were recovered and 27 people were still missing. Some of the homes lost had been rebuilt after Nepal’s devastating 2015 quake.

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