Nepal’s antique trains rotting away

Coal locomotives of narrow gauge trains getting rusty/Annapurna

Govind Mahato

Recovering drug users in Nepal have it tough during...

Most of APEX’s contacts working in drug rehabilitation say relapse cases have been increasing during the pandemic. It does not help that Dashain, traditionally the time of the year that sees biggest growth in drug use and relapse, is at hand

Sunny Mahat

Celebrating Dashain in the shadow of corona

The Department of Transportation Management hopes to open bookings for long-route buses starting mid-October. It expects only a fourth of the normal Dashain traffic

Nishan Khatiwada

The case against capital punishment in Nepal

Another argument against reinstating capital punishment is that our justice system is retributive and reformative—operating under the principle that criminals too need to be given a second chance


Nepalis showing no interest in Dashain flight ticket...

In previous years, Dashain bookings were done at least a month in advance but now there are only a few enquiries and not many passengers

Sunita Karki

Nepalis into TikTok for fun—and education

Saunak Bhatta, 29, a motivational speaker from Kathmandu, uploads motivational videos and even talks on contemporary social issues on his TikTok account (@saunakbhatta). He has 144.5k followers

Nishan Khatiwada

Why are landslides occurring with more frequency in...

This year has witnessed highest casualties from landslides in a decade. According to Home Ministry, between 28 September 2019 and 28 September 2020, altogether 292 people have died in landslides. In the past month alone, 54 people died

Kamal Dev Bhattarai

Hail wallops apple production in Karnali

Apples in an orchard in Dolpa / Annapurna Post

Lalit Bahadur Budha

Covid-19 weighs heavy on Nepali economy

Industrialists say the national economy won’t regain previous rhythm unless all restrictions on free flow of people and vehicles are lifted

Tulsi Subedi

Offer to include Kalapani in 2011 Nepali census was...

The basic principle of census is to ensure that no one is left and no one is repeated

Kamal Dev Bhattarai

Covid-19 in Nepal: Now what?

I cannot understand those who do know the facts yet believe it won’t happen to them, or they just don’t care. They have given in to the little devil on their shoulder

Jackie Taylor

Have Covid-19? Worry not, help is at hand

Danphe Care, a Dillibazaar, Kathmandu-based healthcare management company, will monitor your home-isolation and offer counselling for a small fee

Nishan Khatiwada

60 inmates crammed in a facility for 25

Photo: The district prison in Arghakhanchi

Premnarayan Acharya

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