Tag Archives: Nepal

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.

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Hydro-Powering Peace in South Asia

Policymakers in South Asia should consider that while proximate environmental conflicts are the key impediments to region's hydro projects, environmental factors can also be instrumental in building lasting peace.

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Why Nepal Wants to Stay Poor

At a time when Nepal is hoping for more foreign aid to support new federal structure, it does not want to lose potential funding by being identified as a developing nation.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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China’s Influence in Nepal Endangers Tibetan Refugees

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

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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.

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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.

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