The Kathmandu Post

About The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu Post was Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily and is currently the country's leading English-language newspaper.

Current affairs

The biggest gold smuggling racket in Nepal

Everything you need to know about the biggest gold smuggling racket in Nepal.

Culture and society, Current affairs, Headline-2

Feature: Nepali park officials tortured a man to death, WWF turns blind eye

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.

Current affairs, Politics

Communist Party of Nepal owns up to blast and arsons

Its leader says intention was to warn Ncell, not to harm members of public and that the party ‘apologises for the loss of life’.

Analysis, Business

International medical assistance company threatens Nepal

A Post investigation shows Australia-based Traveller Assist used the helicopter rescue scam to market itself as the sole representative of global insurance firms.

Culture and society, Headline-2

Period hut women fear cold nights in Nepal

Cold winter nights add to the trauma of women banished to period huts.

Current affairs, Environment

Nepal to draft laws to address climate change

The government is currently working on a total of eight laws that would either be formulated or be considered for amendment.

Current affairs

Myriad factors Nepalese hamper probe into offshore investment, money laundering

Businessmen exploiting legal loopholes while channelising illicit cash into the country.

Diplomacy

Nepal should raise Rohingya issue with Suu Kyi: Rights groups

Suu Kyi visit to Nepal is perfect opportunity to stand up for human rights argues rights groups.

Analysis, Curiosity

Publicity stunt overshadows Nepal government’s social security policy

Nepal’s new social security scheme—a campaign that marketing analysts said was worth millions of rupees – was overshadowed by a government publicity stunt.

Politics

Infighting and fissures disrupt Nepal’s ruling party

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.

Economics, News

BIMSTEC leaders say committed to enhancing connectivity

Leaders from the seven-nation regional grouping emphasise importance of exploring multiple avenues of connectivity, ranging from physical to digital platforms.

Opinion

Wrong prescription

The Nepalese Prime Minister’s stated goal is to ensure prosperity to all, but a medical bill will profiteer only a tiny section.

Diplomacy

Nepal hails rail pact with China

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has hailed the pact on railway connectivity with China.

Opinion, Politics

When it comes to foreign policy, Nepal should look beyond just India and China

Jun 15, 2018-Nepal’s foreign policy under Prime Minister  KP Oli has been a matter of serious discussion in the public domain.

Analysis, Curiosity

A war the world must win

The fight for the 21st century is not a fight against extremism, poverty or paradigms but a fight against plastic.

Diplomacy, Economics

Nepal looks to China for infrastructure support

The Nepalese prime minister will have a sizable shopping list to pursue when he visits China for an official state visit later this month.

Opinion, Politics

Can three be company for Nepal?

Nepal can unleash the Greater Himalayan Region’s true potential only if it adopts trilateralism.

Diplomacy, Opinion

Three is company

Nepal can unleash the Greater Himalayan Region’s true potential only if it adopts tri-lateralism.