Democracy’s discontents

Populism is a wake-up call for Nepal’s parties to mend their ways.


The kingdom within a republic

Mustang’s king grapples with the impact of climate breakdown and other challenges

Durga Rana Magar in Mustang

A deadly sugar rush

Diabetes is rising among Nepalis, but almost half of the cases are undiagnosed

Yugottam Koirala

Giving credit where it’s due

Nepalis are swindled by Nepalis of savings in rogue cooperatives, even as defaults send banks into crisis



Nearsightedness is an epidemic among Nepal’s children, but remains hidden from the public eye

Yugeshwor Koirala

Demodification of India

Message of Indian elections to Nepal: mixing politics with religion does not work

Chandra Kishore

Poisoning children at school

Schools situated along busy roads have air so toxic it is 8 times higher than what is considered safe

Ramesh Kumar

Lady June Hillary 1931 - 2024

Sir Ed was a towering figure, but Lady June was equally staunch at his side, discrete, always there – his saviour

Lisa Choegyal

Nepal’s soft power is its heritage

Cultural preservation needs to move beyond Kathmandu Valley to hidden historical sites in the Tarai

Chandra Kishore