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Nepal-China: Reality Sets In
June 22, 2018
Nepal-China: Reality Sets In
As relations with India turn cordial, Nepal slows down the implementation of past agreements with China.
Nepal-China: Reality Sets In
Modi’s Desperate Move to Rebuild His Image in Nepal
May 15, 2018
Modi’s Desperate Move to Rebuild His Image in Nepal
Modi's star has fallen in Nepal since his first visit in 2014. Can he rekindle the relationship?
Modi’s Desperate Move to Rebuild His Image in Nepal
Nepal's Desperate Race to Rebuild
April 25, 2018
Nepal's Desperate Race to Rebuild
Saddled with debt and deadlines, Nepal’s earthquake victims scramble to rebuild their homes.
Nepal's Desperate Race to Rebuild
The China - India - Nepal Triangle
April 25, 2018
The China - India - Nepal Triangle
Will India agree to cooperate with China in Nepal's development?
The China - India - Nepal Triangle
Resetting India-Nepal Relations
April 10, 2018
Resetting India-Nepal Relations
In his first visit to India, Nepal's prime minister focused on the economy rather than thorny political issues.
Resetting India-Nepal Relations
After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery
March 22, 2018
After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery
Amid decentralization, Nepal has been slow to recover from the devastating 2017 floods.
After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery
Is This the End of India's Influence Over Nepal?
March 14, 2018
Is This the End of India's Influence Over Nepal?
As India loses its clout, the Nepali prime minister asserts his country’s independent identity.
Is This the End of India's Influence Over Nepal?
The (Re)Birth of the Nepal Communist Party
February 21, 2018
The (Re)Birth of the Nepal Communist Party
Nepal’s Left Alliance takes a step toward formal unification, but is it just a marriage of convenience?
The (Re)Birth of the Nepal Communist Party
Justice Eludes Victims of Nepal’s Civil War
February 09, 2018
Justice Eludes Victims of Nepal’s Civil War
Nepal’s two transitional justice mechanisms have failed to deliver justice to war-era victims.
Justice Eludes Victims of Nepal’s Civil War
Nepal and India: Mending Fences
February 05, 2018
Nepal and India: Mending Fences
Sushma Swaraj's surprise visit to Nepal sends a positive signal despite past tensions with Nepal's new prime minister.
Nepal and India: Mending Fences
Nepal's Deadly Chhaupadi Custom
January 30, 2018
Nepal's Deadly Chhaupadi Custom
A dangerous social practice in far western Nepal is causing reoccurring deaths.
Nepal's Deadly Chhaupadi Custom
Almond Orchards in Everest’s Shadow
December 25, 2017
Almond Orchards in Everest’s Shadow
A look at changing mountain livelihoods in Nepal.
Almond Orchards in Everest’s Shadow
Why India and China Are Watching Nepal's Elections
December 01, 2017
Why India and China Are Watching Nepal's Elections
Beijing is hoping for the left alliance to emerge victorious; India is rooting for the Nepali Congress.
Why India and China Are Watching Nepal's Elections
Can Nepal Find Political Stability?
November 16, 2017
Can Nepal Find Political Stability?
As Nepal gears up for parliamentary elections, its citizens want two things: stability and development.
Can Nepal Find Political Stability?
The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal
October 16, 2017
The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal
The Druk Gawa Khilwa (DGK) nunnery in Katmandu teaches its nuns a mixture of martial arts and meditation.
The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal
Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism
August 23, 2017
Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism
In Kathmandu, a fan club has drawn critique for idolizing an Indian actor. Why?
Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism
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