Nepal

February, 2021

  • 1 February

    Water Levels in Himalayan River Basins Drop as World Warms

    Rising temperatures mean more water is being lost through evaporation and absorbed by plants. At the same time, less water is entering river basins from rain and snowfall as weather patterns change.

December, 2020

  • 25 December

    Trans-Asian Railway: Gateway for South and Southeast Asia

    Trying to be a regional power on its way to being a global one, India is turning a blind eye to the fact that while Eurasia is a reality mainly because of BRI. The time of world leaders, global or even regional powers dominating others is vanishing and a multipolar world is in the making.

  • 12 December

    Mt Everest Grows by 86cm

    China and Nepal jointly announce the new elevation of the world’s highest point.

November, 2020

  • 27 November

    Climate Change Adds to Woes of Lentil Farmers in Nepal

    Once the world's leading lentil producer, Nepal is now having to import them as farmers struggle with low productivity and warmer, wetter weather. This could have serious implications in a country where lentils provide an important source of protein, especially for poor families.

July, 2020

  • 14 July

    Why Nepal-India Relations Are in a Nosedive?

    Indian propaganda against Nepal and its prompt action of stopping transmission of Indian channels will drive Kathmandu further away from New Delhi and facilitate China to enhance its influence in Nepal.

  • 3 July

    Book Review: The New Himalayan Great Game

    Timely new book warns India and China about dangerous manipulations in the Buddhist Himalaya.

June, 2020

  • 13 June

    What is Stoking Nepal-India Tensions?

    A full-blown war remains a distant possibility, because India is in no position in the new strategic realities to assert its military muscles against Nepal.

June, 2019

  • 18 June

    China-Nepal Railway: Fantasy or Reality?

    The world’s toughest rail route, from Kerung in Tibet to Kathmandu, is struggling to get off the ground amid growing fears of debt, earthquakes and benefits bypassing local communities.

January, 2019

  • 15 January

    Nepal’s Silent Emergency: Springs Going Dry

    Nepal’s emission of greenhouse gases maybe small, but its annual growth rate is already the highest in South Asia.

  • 14 January

    Trade War Bad news for South Asia

    South Asia runs the grave risk of becoming caught in the US-China turf war and being forced into non-inclusive and unbalanced trade relations.