Navigating invisible borders

Soap operas were created for housewives, who would watch them after putting their day’s work to rest, as though visiting old friends in the emptiness of their days

Pratibha Tuladhar

Cleaner Air = Longer Lives

Air pollution reduces lifespans, and people in South Asia are the most affected

Human trafficking patterns changing in South Asia

Countries in the Subcontinent need to step up cross-border collaboration to end people smuggling

How not to be a Sri Lanka

The crisis that is consuming Sri Lanka has sent warning bells ringing in Nepal. While sensational media headlines, some of them in...

Nepal in the new world order

How to leverage our geostrategic location amidst hypernationalism and the clash between liberal democracy and authoritarianism

Art and resistance in South Asia

“In dark times, will there also be singing? Yes, there will be singing, about the dark times.”German playwright Bertolt Brecht’s words echoes...

Freshwater dolphin comeback in Nepal

It is the best possible New Year 2022 present. A local nature guide in Nepal, Tek Mahato took several photos of a...

Tobacco use in South-East Asia declines

South-East Asia has achieved the fastest rate of decline in tobacco use among any other region in the world in 20 years, sustaining tobacco...

South Asia after US exit from Afghanistan

Prominent American author and activist Noam Chomsky has urged the United States and India to engage with the Taliban, work towards overcoming...

UN climate report declares planetary emergency

As if the drought, wildfire and flood disasters this year were not bad enough, scientists have warned that unless the world reduces emissions of greenhouse gases drastically, these...