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Will Nepalis get anti-Covid vaccines on time?

Fraught relations within Nepal’s ruling party likely to cause delay in the entry of Covid vaccines when ready

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Nepal starts issuing on-arrival visa for tourists

Tourism entrepreneurs, workers cautiously welcome the country’s opening up again

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More frontline medics succumb to Covid-19

Even as health workers continue to sacrifice their lives in the line of duty, the government continues to turn a blind eye to their problems

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With winter approaching, a surge in Covid-19 cases likely

One in every five PCR tests coming out positive shows an alarming rate of spread which will worsen as winter deepens

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The Gorkha War and its aftermath

A comprehensive analysis of the Kalapani issue

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How the Oli government is weakening federalism

By shoring up all power at the centre, NCP head honchos are choking the life out of the country’s still-nascent federal units

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Purported government text message about snap curfew was a hoax

South Asia Fact Check investigates the recent rumours about a snap curfew

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Some claims in Putin memes circulating in Nepal are false

At least two memes are circulating on social media in Nepal praising Russian President Vladimir Putin for granting audience to a visually-impaired Russian teenager. Some of the claims made in the memes are false.

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The Gorkha War and its aftermath

A comprehensive analysis of the Kalapani issue

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Considering the Nepal-China border

Nepal’s leaders should pay greater attention to developing coherent and effective policies for the northern border

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How a mighty Rana met his match and learnt a hard lesson

For some reason, he must have thought that the Star was not eye-catching enough, and this article centres on his efforts to, as he saw it, put things right

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Baber Shumshere’s relentless quest

Chandra tries to control a growing demand for more Awards led by his son Baber but reveals an acute sensitivity to the position of the monarch and steps in to help an errant son-in-law in serious trouble with the British in India.

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Oli’s recent counterattack has Dahal in a bind

Will Dahal continue the infighting within the NCP, or will he completely sever ties with Oli? It all depends on the other head honchos’ moves

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Will Nepalis get anti-Covid vaccines on time?

Fraught relations within Nepal’s ruling party likely to cause delay in the entry of Covid vaccines when ready

3 min read

Nepal starts issuing on-arrival visa for tourists

Tourism entrepreneurs, workers cautiously welcome the country’s opening up again

3 min read

Two white snakes, first of their species in the world, found in Nepal

Research paper led by a Nepali author explains the rare phenomenon of ‘leucism’ in two krait species