Retrofitting SAARC

Not much hope that the 8-member South Asian bloc can be revived even after the Indian elections

Shristi Karki

The rise and fall of Nims Purja

Because he identified himself so strongly as a Nepali, the mountaineer’s scandal has hurt Nepal

Pradnya Pradhan

A tale of two brides in Laapataa Ladies

Getting lost helps women find their individual selves in a universal tale of women making their space in the patriarchal world

Pinki Sris Rana

Hindutva juggernaut hits a speed bump

Message to Nepal’s leaders: mixing politics with religion does not work and voters will see through it all

Shreya Paudel

Rhinos bowled over on a sticky wicket

Despite defeat, the Nepal team won fans all over the cricket world during the T20 World Cup

Vishad Onta

Shattering stereotypes in a hangar

Samjhana Sidale does not work as an aircraft technician to prove people wrong, but to build an identity

Saving Humla from heritage loss

A school in Nepal’s remotest district hopes to reverse youth outmigration and protect local culture

Benjamin Zimmerman

When yaks go, so does culture

Yak herds decline due to lifestyle changes, the climate crisis and outmigration

Tanka Dhakal in Syangboche

Nepalis dying in someone else's war

The stories of these 22 Nepalis in the Russian Army killed in Ukraine have the same plot

Sagar Budhathoki