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Why the Nepal Communist Party Must Not Split
August 05, 2020

Why the Nepal Communist Party Must Not Split

By Pradip Adhikari
A split in the NCP would be bad for the factions involved as well as the country writ large.

How Nepal Got Its Borders
July 30, 2020

How Nepal Got Its Borders

By Sridhar Krishnan
After the Anglo-Gorkha War in 1814, the British and the Gorkhas had different understandings of what exactly a border meant. 
South Asia Floods Displace Millions, Kill 550
July 23, 2020

South Asia Floods Displace Millions, Kill 550

By Associated Press
Close to a third of Bangladesh has already been flooded, with more flooding expected in the coming weeks. 

Nepal Volunteers Become Local Heroes During Virus Pandemic
June 01, 2020

Nepal Volunteers Become Local Heroes During Virus Pandemic

By Associated Press
Formed in the wake of Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake, the RNA-16 volunteer group has once more stepped up in a time of crisis.

COVID–19 Imperils Nepal’s High Economic Ambitions
April 15, 2020

COVID–19 Imperils Nepal’s High Economic Ambitions

By StoriesAsia
Nepal was rebuilding its economy since 2016 and aimed to achieve a target growth of 9.6 percent. That won't happen anymore.

Nepal Cannot Fight Coronavirus Alone
April 01, 2020

Nepal Cannot Fight Coronavirus Alone

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Kathmandu needs the support of bigger, wealthier, and more developed countries, even as the pandemic wrecks havoc across the world.

Nepal Cancels Spring Mountain Climbing Season Due to Virus
March 13, 2020

Nepal Cancels Spring Mountain Climbing Season Due to Virus

By Associated Press
Even before the closure, expedition operators in Nepal had said cancellations for the spring climbing season had been pouring in.
India and Nepal’s Slow-Motion Border Dispute
January 04, 2020

India and Nepal’s Slow-Motion Border Dispute

By Ishaal Zehra
Alleged Indian encroachment on Nepal’s border area is a persistent cause of tensions.

Prabal Gurung on Fashion, Nepal, and Influence
December 25, 2019

Prabal Gurung on Fashion, Nepal, and Influence

By StoriesAsia
The world-famous fashion designer reflects on his life and work.

Women in Nepal Face 40 Restrictions During Periods
December 06, 2019

Women in Nepal Face 40 Restrictions During Periods

By StoriesAsia
The practice of Chhaupadi in Nepal continues to harm women's well-being, health, and freedom.

Will Glenwright on the Future of Cricket in Nepal
October 29, 2019

Will Glenwright on the Future of Cricket in Nepal

By StoriesAsia
Is cricket in Nepal destined for greater heights?
From ‘Land-Locked’ to ‘Land-Linked’: China’s Xi Goes to Nepal
October 15, 2019

From ‘Land-Locked’ to ‘Land-Linked’: China’s Xi Goes to Nepal

By Eleanor Albert
Both Beijing and Kathmandu stand to benefit from deepening their relationship.

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