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Marissa Taylor - June 14, 2022

A few years ago, turkey farming seemed like a lucrative business idea, but with Covid-19 and a general lack of policies, the sector seems to have given out before it could take off.

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Manju Telor - June 5, 2022

Two years on, the Covid-19 pandemic has largely subsided but female frontline health workers still report lingering trauma, exhaustion, and mental health issues. 

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Prasansha Rimal - May 2, 2022

More research into the prevalence and effects of long covid in Nepal is necessary, say doctors.

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Prasansha Rimal - March 28, 2022

Daily cases are at an all-time low in Nepal but doctors still advise caution and that everyone get vaccinated and boosted.


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Aneka R Rajbhandari , Suniva Chitrakar - May 18, 2022

As more Nepalis learn Mandarin, Chinese students are also learning Nepali, providing an opportunity to develop people-to-people relations between the two neighbors.

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Pranaya Sjb Rana - January 11, 2022

Commissioned by Mahendra, the image of Prithvi Narayan with his index finger raised perfectly encapsulated the Panchayat’s driving refrain of ‘ek raja, ek bhes, ek bhasa, ek desh’.

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Tom Robertson - September 15, 2021

This week on Writing Journeys, editor and analyst Anagha Neelakantan draws on her writing experiences and realizations to offer sage advice.

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Raju Syangtan - August 11, 2021

They stole our ghats. They stole our boats. They stole our rivers and our fish. Crushers in our rivers, they even stole the lands of our ancestors.

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Sajeet M. Rajbhandari - May 12, 2022

Here’s a handy list of things to keep in mind, especially for first-time voters, while voting in the 2022 local election on Friday, May 13. 

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Prasansha Rimal - May 2, 2022

More research into the prevalence and effects of long covid in Nepal is necessary, say doctors.

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Shreya Joshi , Prakriti Acharya - February 21, 2022

The president’s power to pardon criminals needs reform as it has been misused numerous times by governments for political ends.

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Aishwarya Baidar - January 25, 2022

Some call NFTs a new era of ownership on the internet while others say it’s a fad and a threat to the environment. But what exactly are NFTs?

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Monica Mottin - June 27, 2022

Faced with a lack of state-funded or private support, Nepali theater artists are moving abroad to hone their craft while maintaining cultural links with their homeland.

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Pragyan Thapa Ghimire - June 20, 2022

Shah, at least on paper, embodies many of the popular attributes people look for in a leader. But shrewd political branding does not equal efficient and effective political action.

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Bhrikuti Rai - June 17, 2022

Changing migration patterns mean that more Nepalis are now traveling to western Europe via dangerous, illegal routes in the hopes of obtaining residence in a European country like Portugal.

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Krishnaman Rai - June 13, 2022

Anti-secular voices demanding a return to Nepal’s character as a Hindu state are on the rise but they ignore the larger danger to Hinduism – Hindutva.


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Monica Mottin - June 27, 2022

Faced with a lack of state-funded or private support, Nepali theater artists are moving abroad to hone their craft while maintaining cultural links with their homeland.

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Prasansha Rimal - June 24, 2022

A long-term, green solution to Kathmandu’s waste problem could be to adopt waste-to-energy technologies on a large, commercial scale. But can it be done?

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Sajeet M. Rajbhandari - June 23, 2022

Except for a few, most Nepali authors are compelled to pursue writing on the side while they work other jobs to make ends meet. But why is it so difficult to earn a living through writing?

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Bhrikuti Rai - June 17, 2022

Changing migration patterns mean that more Nepalis are now traveling to western Europe via dangerous, illegal routes in the hopes of obtaining residence in a European country like Portugal.

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