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Forget the past

#724 ( 12-18 September 2014 )
David Seddon
The shocking neglect of Nepal’s Tarai heritage in Lumbini and Janakpur

Lamjung’s ghost village

#724 ( 12-18 September 2014 )
Yubaraj Shrestha
More than eight years after the war ended, the displaced still haven’t returned to their village

One month after the mountain fell

#723 ( 5-11 September 2014 )
Kanak Mani Dixit
Photographs of the site of the ‘mountain-slide’

The return of the baidyas

#722 ( 29 Aug - 5 Sept 2014 )
Sonia Awale
A backlash against expensive and invasive healthcare sends patients to the traditional ayurvedic healers of Kathmandu

Mystical Dolpa in the mist

#722 ( 29 Aug - 5 Sept 2014 )
Hum Gurung
One of Nepal’s last roadless districts seeks to protect its pristine remoteness

Federalism for the sake of it

#721 ( 22-28 August 2014 )
David Seddon
Federalism is a distraction from the other important aspects of state re-structuring and reform of political representation

Justice under threat

#721 ( 22-28 August 2014 )
Tufan Neupane
Key witnesses in the prosecution of Dekendra’s killers forced to retract statements.

Sudden death

#720 ( 15-21 August 2014 )
Pete Pattisson

On the sidelines of justice

#720 ( 15-21 August 2014 )
Trishna Rana
A gender-blind and victim insensitive Truth and Reconciliation Commission will be a futile exercise

Landslide survivors struggle to survive the aftermath

#720 ( 15-21 August 2014 )
Naresh Newar
Most of those killed in the Bhote Kosi landslide were women and children

Happier days

#719 ( 8-14 August 2014 )
Gopal Gartaula
Bhutanese refugees resettled in the UK have finally found certainty and stability

Toxic tarkari

#718 ( 1 - 7 August 2014 )
Sonia Awale
Despite awareness and crackdown, pesticide-laced vegetables continue to poison

“Everyone forgot us”

#718 ( 1 - 7 August 2014 )
Tufan Neupane
The revolution that was supposed to liberate his community from oppression devoured Ram Ratan Chaudhari’s family

Equality in paper at least

#718 ( 1 - 7 August 2014 )
Basil Edward Teo
A government committee is ready to submit recommendations on legalising same-sex marriage, but it is a long road

Hidden in plain view

#718 ( 1 - 7 August 2014 )
Ayesha Shakya
Even if gay marriage is legalised, cultural norms and values haven’t kept pace with the amendments.

A general’s labyrinth

#718 ( 1 - 7 August 2014 )
Kunda Dixit
Former army chief Rookmangud Katawal tells all in soon to be released memoir

Over-harvesting yarsagumba

#717 ( 25-31 July 2014 )
Bachhu Bk
At the rate the yarsa is being harvested, it could become extinct in the near future.

Himalayan ginseng

#717 ( 25-31 July 2014 )
Bishwo Paudel
Adding value to yarsagumba and regulating it may help Nepal profit more equitably from the trade

The malaise in medical care

#717 ( 25-31 July 2014 )
Shikha Darnal
Major reforms are necessary to improve, decentralise and restructure medical services in Nepal

Nothing but contempt

#716 ( 18-24 July 2014 )
Binita Dahal
Under the new draft bill, it would not be possible to write this column
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