Perspectives

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Discriminatory citizenship laws continue to disenfranchise Nepalis

Bimita Gc - April 16, 2021

Despite constitutional provisions, inaction on supporting laws has meant that individuals are routinely denied citizenship through their mothers.

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COVID19 NEWS

COVID19

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Ishita Shahi - April 6, 2021

While all vaccinations so far have been the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, Nepal will now be rolling out the vaccines from Sinopharm

COVID19

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The Record - March 25, 2021

Here’s a compilation of 10 of the many stories we at The Record published during the past year, especially during the four-month-long lockdown.

COVID19

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Ishita Shahi - March 22, 2021

Women migrant workers fled abusive conditions to come home, but with no jobs and no savings, many of them are preparing to leave again.

COVID19

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Ashok Dahal - March 14, 2021

While journalists suffered through pay cuts and layoffs, media houses lost billions in revenue, financially squeezing the media industry.


POPULAR

POPULAR

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Pranaya Sjb Rana - April 4, 2021

At one of Nepal’s oldest Catholic schools, a new rule about hair length sparks a conversation among students about the kinds of behavior the institution tolerates.

POPULAR

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Dalima Tamang - November 23, 2020

Despite the several women-friendly provisions in the law and the token representatives in government, women are still the second sex in Nepal

POPULAR

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Seira Tamang - July 30, 2019

Language used by Nepali men to refer to professional women and female counterparts is often infantilizing and show lack of respect.

POPULAR

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Shubhanga Pandey - October 2, 2017

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EXPLAINERS

Explainers

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Tom Robertson - March 30, 2021

Young children with developing bodies are at particular risk of long-term health complications from particulate matter in Kathmandu’s air.

Explainers

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The Record - March 17, 2021

Four Nepalis were recently arrested in possession of uranium. The Record explains what they were planning to do with it and how much it’s worth.

Explainers

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Pranaya Sjb Rana , Ishita Shahi - March 9, 2021

What does peace mean to the Nepali people, especially the country’s many minority groups? The Record explores, and answers.

Explainers

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The Record - March 3, 2021

Comrade Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplab’ and Prime Minister Oli are both in difficult positions and they are both looking for a way out.

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LONGREADS

LONGREADS

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Bikash Gupta - March 31, 2021

As the crisis unfolds in Myanmar, two Burmese youths talk about their experiences and what life is currently like on the ground there.

LONGREADS

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Pranaya Sjb Rana , Ishita Shahi - March 9, 2021

What does peace mean to the Nepali people, especially the country’s many minority groups? The Record explores, and answers.

LONGREADS

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The Record - March 3, 2021

Comrade Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplab’ and Prime Minister Oli are both in difficult positions and they are both looking for a way out.

LONGREADS

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Rudra Pangeni , Deepak Adhikari - January 5, 2021

A series of clandestine, if legal, deals between numerous offshore companies has netted millions in profits to a handful of Nepali investors


FEATURES

FEATURES

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Bikash Gupta - April 13, 2021

Covid-19 managed to break all geographical boundaries to reach the remote village of Lalu – and the couple who operate its only private school.

FEATURES

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Bhrikuti Rai - April 12, 2021

Wildfires are not just causing air pollution levels across the country to skyrocket but could also lead to more ecological consequences during the monsoon.

FEATURES

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Arya Gautam , Ameesha Rayamajhi - April 8, 2021

Schools in Nepal continue to police gender, reinforcing the gender binary while promoting victim blaming and rape culture.

FEATURES

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Aishwarya Baidar - April 7, 2021

Nepali women are increasingly turning to podcasts to carve out a space to look at socio-political issues through an intersectional feminist lens.