Perspectives

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What is the biggest achievement of my life?

Tim I Gurung - May 26, 2022

In the final part of this series on his life and times, writer Tim Gurung reflects on a life well-lived and reveals the secret to his success.

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COVID19

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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.

COVID19

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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.

COVID19

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Marissa Taylor - February 22, 2022

According to government data, nearly 12,000 Nepali deaths have been attributed to Covid-19 but poor data keeping and discrepancies call the number into question. 

COVID19

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Marissa Taylor - February 10, 2022

Tuberculosis kills an estimated 17,000 people every year in Nepal, and with Covid-19 and the development of drug-resistant strains, this number is only likely to increase further.  


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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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Explainers

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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. 

Explainers

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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.

Explainers

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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.

Explainers

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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?

LONGREADS

LONGREADS

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Prasansha Rimal - March 8, 2022

Nepal’s mainstream feminist movement must go beyond class, caste, and gender to embrace intersectionality and encompass diversity in all its forms, say feminists.

LONGREADS

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Ameesha Rayamajhi , Deepesh Shrestha - January 18, 2022

Fifteen years since the 10-year conflict ended, there is no justice and little peace for victims of rape and sexual violence. 

LONGREADS

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Anurag Basnet - January 10, 2022

Violence undocumented is violence denied, and new writing from Kalimpong and Darjeeling — which includes Chuden Kabimo’s Song of the Soil — is correcting this historical wrong.

LONGREADS

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Sam Cowan - December 27, 2021

Using extensive documentary footage from the Maoist conflict, General Sam Cowan provides incisive analysis on the military effectiveness of the People’s Liberation Army.


FEATURES

FEATURES

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Prasansha Rimal - May 23, 2022

One podcast hopes to provide a safe, open space for young people to talk about menstruation, consent, and sexual and reproductive health. 

FEATURES

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Nishi Rungta - May 20, 2022

Galvanized by a series of videos detailing one woman’s harrowing experiences of being raped as a minor, Nepali women and men take to the streets in protest.

FEATURES

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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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The Record - May 13, 2022

The nationwide local elections, held for the second time since Nepal went federal, concluded at 5pm with relatively free and fair voting, amid sporadic incidents of violence. 

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