Searching and caring for Nepal’s homeless

People who actually need institutional help are those who have no homes, no ones to look after them, and those who suffer from various mental and physical ailments

Nishan Khatiwada

Kathmandu’s air will remain hazardous without state...

On January 4, Kathmandu saw a record level of air pollution, with some places crossing the Air Quality Index (AQI) of 600 at one point. In the process, it became the most polluted city in the world, beating New Delhi and Dhaka for the top spot। Photo:...

Sunny Mahat

All set for 2021: Learning from the pandemic-hit 2020

2020 seems to have brought about a drastic shift in perspective. It has changed how we view ourselves, our lives, and the world around us. For many, resolutions this year come from lessons learnt in the past 10 months or so. And for many of these are...


Nepal’s tourism entrepreneurs expect a New Year boost

Hotels and restaurants in Pokhara, Chitwan and Kathmandu have unveiled attractive packages targeting the time around New Year

Sunita Karki

Pokhara pins hopes on domestic tourists

Domestic tourists have of late been flocking to the lake city. Yet the announcement of REBAN Pokhara’s 22nd Lakeside Street Festival was still a surprise। Photo: Ashess Boss, Photo Zenith

Sunny Mahat

‘Living Goddess’ post vacant in Nepal’s Bhaktapur

Photo: The current Ekantakumari Jivika Bajracharya /Suresh Raj Shakya

Ishwor Kaji Khaiju

Youth support buoys protesting Nepali farmers

Different political and apolitical groups have been supporting the farmer protest at Maitighar Mandala. Among the most noticeable ones are the youths with no political affiliations। Photo: Mahendra Khadka

Nishan Khatiwada

Fostering a reading culture in Nepal

A young boy reading a book in the children's section of Ekta Books at Thapathali, Kathmandu | Photo: Prasanna KC


Conflict-time campaign resurrected to revive Pokhara

Photo: Province 2 Minister of State for Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Suresh Kumar Mandal speaking at an interaction in Birgunj held under the Jaun Hai Pokhara campaign

Krishnamani Baral

Climate activism came early for this Nepali teenager

She used to question herself time and again: What if our mountains melt? What if the Tarai gets converted into a desert? What if we become climate refugees?

Nishan Khatiwada

Thamel wants to open up, ‘too early’ say health experts

While the majority of people and even medical professionals are against opening bars, pubs and nightclubs in the capital city, the arguments in favor have not been given much space in public forums. The stakeholders of night entertainment businesses say...

Sunny Mahat

House in Nepal, road outside in India

Photo: Gajendra Thakur’s house and the road in front abutting India at Biratnagar-17

Jitendra Narayan Thakur

Nepal’s ever-lasting love for Maradona

In 1986, watching the World Cup for the very first time on TV, Nepalis were instantly mesmerized by this diminutive magician. And they continue to be

Nishan Khatiwada

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