Nepal

December, 2017

  • 25 December

    Nepal’s Leftist Victory And the Changing Trans-Himalayan Order

    With a leftist-alliance government at federal and most provincial levels, Nepal has the chance to work on the diversification of its overwhelming dependence on India by connecting more with China.

October, 2017

  • 29 October

    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.

  • 9 October

    Preparing for the Expected in Nepal

    Natural disasters strike randomly, they do not choose a country. The issue then is how you prepare for these disasters in countries like Nepal where resources are not properly deployed towards initial preparedness that could help in the actual relief efforts.

April, 2017

  • 10 April

    South Asia Braces for Intense Heat This Summer

    With temperatures already topping 40 degrees Celsius in many places and a weak monsoon forecast, southern Asia is likely to suffer through yet another recording-breaking summer

  • 2 April

    Pakistan Ranked Happiest Country in South Asia

    Pakistan is ranked as the happiest country in South Asia. Israel in Middle East, Uzbekistan in Central Asia, Costa Rica in Central and South America and Algeria in Africa are ranked happiest countries in their respective regions in the 2017 World Happiness Report.

September, 2016

  • 10 September

    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.

May, 2016

  • 10 May

    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.

January, 2016

  • 12 January

    China’s Influence in Nepal Endangers Tibetan Refugees

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

October, 2015

  • 5 October

    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.

April, 2015

  • 28 April

    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.