People and mountains are thirsty in eastern Nepal

Governments invest in pumping water up from rivers to convince farmers not to migrate out

Climate crisis ruins Himalayan pastoralists

Nepal’s shepherds leave their ancestral occupation due to climate change and outmigration

Paddy production falls in west Nepal

Harvest decline will worsen food insecurity, especially in far west Nepal

A Nepali’s lucky escape from Hamas

Student describes the three-day ordeal in a bunker near the Gaza border, and eventual rescue

Rohit, Amit and Dhana

Rohit is from Bihar and drives an auto rickshaw in Mumbai. Life has been a struggle ever since he lost his parents...

Long wait over, Nepalis return to Korea

When Aakash KC flew to Kathmandu from Seoul in February 2020, he was looking forward to a three-month break in Nepal from...

Nepalis queueing up all night for proof of jab

Vaccine certificates are just another in a long checklist of permits and authorisations for Nepali workers headed overseas

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Delayed dreams for Korea-bound Nepalis

From his early years, Bhim Oli from Dang knew that he wanted to go abroad to work and earn so that he...

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Nepal-Japan jobs deal still stuck

On 21 December 2020, Prakash Parajuli was waiting at the Tribhuvan International Airport to board his flight to Japan. He had secured...

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The Year of Migrant Workers

2020 turned the world upside down, and in Nepal, one of the most dramatic impacts was on the country’s economic mainstay –...

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