Longreads

Features

13 min read

How urban design and planning failed cycling in Kathmandu

Prashanta Khanal - June 22, 2021

An assessment of the Tinkune-Maitighar cycling lane uncovers numerous design flaws born out of a centralized tendency to prioritize cars over public transport, pedestrians, and cyclists.

Get Free Record


COVID19 NEWS

COVID19

7 min read

Sandhya Sitoula , Kripa Basnyat - June 21, 2021

In Nepal, and other parts of the world, domestic workers are routinely denied social and labor protection, and with Covid-19, their problems have only gotten worse.

COVID19

9 min read

Ishita Shahi - June 17, 2021

No timeline has been made public yet for COVAX’s second shipment of vaccines nor the 4 million doses that Nepal is reportedly purchasing from China.

COVID19

5 min read

Nishant Dhungana - June 6, 2021

While provincial and local officials have professed ignorance, locals and opposition party members allege that businessmen and those close to the UML have received vaccinations.

COVID19

7 min read

Aishwarya Baidar - June 4, 2021

Many schools across the country have been charging full fees despite providing no extra facilities.


POPULAR

POPULAR

18 min read

Prashanta Khanal - June 7, 2021

In the last century, cycles have gone from a symbol of wealth and power to one of poverty, but that is slowly changing.

POPULAR

13 min read

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

10 min read

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

81 min read

Sam Cowan - November 14, 2020

A comprehensive analysis of the Kalapani issue

record-docs

The Rajakot Massacre, 16 years on

record-docs

EXPLAINERS

Explainers

5 min read

Marissa Taylor - May 25, 2021

As Nepal registers its first casualties from Black Fungus, The Record explains what the fungal infection is, who is at risk, and if we should be concerned.

Explainers

7 min read

Pranaya Sjb Rana - May 22, 2021

In choosing political expediency over the pandemic, Prime Minister Oli and President Bhandari have doomed many more citizens to death.

Explainers

8 min read

Marissa Taylor - May 6, 2021

With misinformation rampant on social media, it is imperative that people know what Covid-19 treatments work and what do not.

Explainers

4 min read

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.

Get the best of

the Record

LONGREADS

LONGREADS

13 min read

Prashanta Khanal - June 22, 2021

An assessment of the Tinkune-Maitighar cycling lane uncovers numerous design flaws born out of a centralized tendency to prioritize cars over public transport, pedestrians, and cyclists.

LONGREADS

16 min read

Prashanta Khanal - June 14, 2021

Despite conservative attitudes forcing women indoors, Nepali women in the early 20th century often broke convention and took to the streets on their bicycles.

LONGREADS

18 min read

Prashanta Khanal - June 7, 2021

In the last century, cycles have gone from a symbol of wealth and power to one of poverty, but that is slowly changing.

LONGREADS

44 min read

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.


FEATURES

FEATURES

6 min read

Marissa Taylor - June 18, 2021

Here’s what you need to know about the floods and landslides wreaking havoc in districts across the country.

FEATURES

9 min read

Ishita Shahi - June 17, 2021

No timeline has been made public yet for COVAX’s second shipment of vaccines nor the 4 million doses that Nepal is reportedly purchasing from China.

FEATURES

8 min read

Shuvam Rizal - June 15, 2021

The government’s plan to offset the trade deficit by exporting sand and gravel will lead to irreversible long-term ecological and socio-economic damage to the environment.

FEATURES

6 min read

Marissa Taylor - June 15, 2021

Queer — A celebration of art and activism is not only a documentation of Nepal’s queer community’s celebrations and struggles but also a form of resistance.