November 21, 2017

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Milk to Meat: A Nepali Village Diversifies

After the 2015 earthquake, a small village in Nepal which depended entirely on making traditional milk-based sweets has diversified into poultry and fish farming. Read More »

Melting Glaciers May Impact Hydropower Plans

The World Water Week has put the focus back into shrinking glaciers but the jury is still out on the impacts they will have on the flow in snow-fed rivers and hydropower generation. Read More »

View from India: Fresh Turmoil in Kathmandu

The K.P. Oli-led government has managed to stave off yet another crisis after Maoist leader Prachanda flip-flopped on the issue of withdrawal of support. However, more instability looms ahead. Read More »

China’s Influence in Nepal Endangers Tibetan Refugees

The country's impact on Nepalese politics makes life for Tibetans there extremely difficult. Read More »

Finally, Nepal Gets a Constitution

First promised over a half a century ago, Nepal's new constitution is surprisingly progressive. But it's led to tensions with neighboring India and with underrepresented ethnic groups. Read More »

Immigration Advocates Celebrate TPS for Nepal

The New York-based Nepali community and immigration advocates are celebrating the designation of Nepal for Temporary Protected Status by the Department of Homeland Security. Many immigration advocates are joining hands to help eligible Nepali nationals in New York City to sign up for the TPS. Read More »

Immigration Relief Measures for Nepali Nationals

The USCIS has announced that the US-based immigrants from Nepal may be eligible for several immigration relief measures. Read More »

Why Nepal is So Prone to Earthquakes

The earthquake that struck Nepal was caused by the same forces that built the Himalayas, and science is helping predict where the next quake might strike. Read More »

Crafting a Constitution for Nepal

In Nepal, there are hurdles to the constitution drafting that have to be resolved urgently if the radical leftists and the royalist right are not to blow away hard-won freedoms. As a player in Nepal politics, the best support India can provide is by staying outside the convention of constitution writing. Read More »

India, Nepal Sign Deal to Build Another Mega-dam

As Nepal signs a deal with India to build another 900 MW dam during the Indian prime minister’s visit to Kathmandu, concerns grow that the rush to develop hydropower is misguided Read More »