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Data and Development: Harnessing AI in Nepal
August 31, 2019
Data and Development: Harnessing AI in Nepal
Adopting AI tools is critical for a country like Nepal, where much policymaking is still done without any accurate data.
Data and Development: Harnessing AI in Nepal
What Can Nepal’s Pokhara Teach India’s Tourism Industry?
August 26, 2019
What Can Nepal’s Pokhara Teach India’s Tourism Industry?
Developing "tourist streets" could go a long way in boosting India's tourism industry.
What Can Nepal’s Pokhara Teach India’s Tourism Industry?
Heavy Rains Leave Scores Dead in Nepal, India, Bangladesh
July 16, 2019
Heavy Rains Leave Scores Dead in Nepal, India, Bangladesh
Flooding and landslides are proliferating amid heavy rainfall.
Heavy Rains Leave Scores Dead in Nepal, India, Bangladesh
Trash Mountain: Abandoned Tents Add to Detritus on Mt. Everest
June 25, 2019
Trash Mountain: Abandoned Tents Add to Detritus on Mt. Everest
Along with overcrowding, Mt. Everest is being littered with tents and human waste.
Trash Mountain: Abandoned Tents Add to Detritus on Mt. Everest
Deaths Rise on Mount Everest as Nepal Issues Additional Permits
May 29, 2019
Deaths Rise on Mount Everest as Nepal Issues Additional Permits
One of the world’s most perilous climbs is growing overcrowded, with deadly results.
Deaths Rise on Mount Everest as Nepal Issues Additional Permits
Digitizing Nepal from Within the Himalayas
May 10, 2019
Digitizing Nepal from Within the Himalayas
Kathmandu has ambitions to boost its technological capabilities by leveraging cooperation with various partners.
Digitizing Nepal from Within the Himalayas
Nepal Inching Toward China
May 09, 2019
Nepal Inching Toward China
Warnings of a debt trap aside, there is consensus in Nepal on the benefits to be had from the Belt and Road Initiative.
Nepal Inching Toward China
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
May 08, 2019
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
The entire region is headed for an immense climate crisis by 2100, scientists warn.
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
Rescuers Struggle to Reach Storm-Struck Area in Nepal as Death Toll Climbs
April 02, 2019
Rescuers Struggle to Reach Storm-Struck Area in Nepal as Death Toll Climbs
A powerful rainstorm in Nepal has killed at least 28 people.
Rescuers Struggle to Reach Storm-Struck Area in Nepal as Death Toll Climbs
Nepal and the Lurch Toward Digital Authoritarianism
March 22, 2019
Nepal and the Lurch Toward Digital Authoritarianism
Nepal risks falling prey to digital authoritarianism.
Nepal and the Lurch Toward Digital Authoritarianism
High-Profile Helicopter Crash Draws Attention to Nepal’s Aviation Safety Problems
March 01, 2019
High-Profile Helicopter Crash Draws Attention to Nepal’s Aviation Safety Problems
If Kathmandu wants to attract more tourists, it needs to take serious steps to improve its aviation safety record.
High-Profile Helicopter Crash Draws Attention to Nepal’s Aviation Safety Problems
Maggie Doyne on Empowering Women and Educating Children in Nepal
February 25, 2019
Maggie Doyne on Empowering Women and Educating Children in Nepal
Maggie Doyne, the co-founder and CEO of the BlinkNow foundation, speaks to The Diplomat.
Maggie Doyne on Empowering Women and Educating Children in Nepal
Japan’s Growing Strategic Footprint in South Asia
January 11, 2019
Japan’s Growing Strategic Footprint in South Asia
The focus on China has overshadowed Japan's increasing presence in the region.
Japan’s Growing Strategic Footprint in South Asia
The Asia-Pacific Summit 2018 and Civic Dissent in Nepal
December 11, 2018
The Asia-Pacific Summit 2018 and Civic Dissent in Nepal
Nepal’s communist government grapples with civic dissent.
The Asia-Pacific Summit 2018 and Civic Dissent in Nepal
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
November 09, 2018
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
The Himalayas are a global center for linguistic diversity. But that diversity is at risk.
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
Nepal’s Emergence as a Cricketing Nation: Challenges Ahead
November 07, 2018
Nepal’s Emergence as a Cricketing Nation: Challenges Ahead
Nepal marches ahead as a cricketing nation, but challenges remain.
Nepal’s Emergence as a Cricketing Nation: Challenges Ahead
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