Nepal’s human development index of 0,579 indicates that people are living longer, are more educated and have greater incomes, according to the Human Development Report.
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The regional bloc of seven South Asian countries and Afghanistan has largely been held hostage to the rivalry between India and Pakistan, say analysts.
“They failed to convince the voters as to what they would bring to the table if they were given a chance”.
Most of these women are suffering from diseases related to uterus and many of them have physical injuries from domestic abuse meted out to them.
There are 15 five-star hotels in the country, and a dozen more are being planned even as existing hotels continue to report a significant drop in profit.
Think tanks can play a significant role in helping countries like Nepal deal with the changes.
Raveesh Kumar, spokesperson for India’s Ministry of External Affairs, says the map has not revised the boundary and that it accurately depicts India’s sovereign territory.
In a press statement, the Foreign Ministry refers to media reports and commentary before asserting that the matter would be resolved diplomatically.
Shishapangma, at 8,027m, in China was the last among the world’s 14 eight-thousanders in Purja’s list.
In the wake of singer Durgesh Thapa and rapper VTEN’s arrest, Nepali artists say that the police’s actions are alarming and people need to resist them.
The perpetrators have to face the full weight of their actions.
Nepal also asked Bangladesh to allow the export of local cardamom, yarn and broom grass (amriso) without any hurdles during the first day of trade talks.
Although Krishna Bahadur Mahara has tendered his resignation, the government and ruling party have yet to take a concrete position while the police still haven’t pursued a criminal case.
A two-day training programme in Kathmandu led by the Communist Party of China on Xi Jinping Thought had drawn criticism from various quarters.
Nepal’s criminal justice system continues to make access to justice complicated and challenging for victims of rape, according to the report.
Nepali women still grapple with sexist language and expressions that most men easily dismiss.
Nepal is seen as a key part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
While there is a legitimate fear of the slowing growth having trickle-down effects, Nepal may benefit in the short term.
State agencies are just gearing up for meetings to chart out strategies to combat the disease.
Despite decades of surveillance and awareness programmes, hundreds of women continue to be trafficked across the open Nepal-India border every year.
46 rhinos died last year, the highest ever mortality rate due to natural causes in a year.
Following global concern, a few restaurants in Kathmandu are consciously limiting their use of plastic straws by switching to sustainable alternatives.
Denying, normalising or downplaying climate change impacts in our personal lives often leads to climate inaction.
Amid geopolitical concerns, a changing climate and the increasing intrusion of the modern world, young nomads are abandoning their traditional way of life.
Nepal’s prime minister celebrated democratic freedoms in his UK speech but it contradicts what he’s doing at home.
A special report by Tsering D Gurung looks at conditions for tea workers in Nepal.
Much needs to be done before Nepal can end its complete dependency on India for third-country trade.
Authorities at the regulatory body said the pilot may have allowed the co-pilot to take off because there were no passengers on board.
An investigation by The Kathmandu Post, in partnership with BuzzFeed News, shows that the World Wide Fund for Nature continues to ignore violations of human rights inside Nepal’s conservations areas.
Its leader says intention was to warn Ncell, not to harm members of public and that the party ‘apologises for the loss of life’.
A Post investigation shows Australia-based Traveller Assist used the helicopter rescue scam to market itself as the sole representative of global insurance firms.
Businessmen exploiting legal loopholes while channelising illicit cash into the country.
Suu Kyi visit to Nepal is perfect opportunity to stand up for human rights argues rights groups.
Nepal’s new social security scheme—a campaign that marketing analysts said was worth millions of rupees – was overshadowed by a government publicity stunt.
The Prime Minister has been accused by his party members of limiting his leadership to a small faction, failing to govern efficiently, and displaying authoritarian tendencies.
Leaders from the seven-nation regional grouping emphasise importance of exploring multiple avenues of connectivity, ranging from physical to digital platforms.
Jun 15, 2018-Nepal’s foreign policy under Prime Minister KP Oli has been a matter of serious discussion in the public domain.