COVID19

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Local authorities are pushing contact tracing, but many residents believe it is too little, too late

Aishwarya Baidar - May 7, 2021

Contact tracing is vital in breaking the chain of transmission, but Valley residents are not convinced the authorities will be of any help when necessary.

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COVID19

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Aishwarya Baidar - May 7, 2021

Contact tracing is vital in breaking the chain of transmission, but Valley residents are not convinced the authorities will be of any help when necessary.

COVID19

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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.

COVID19

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Marissa Taylor - May 4, 2021

Last year was tough on children with preexisting vulnerabilities. Now, with fresh lockdowns and new cases rising, once again, there is concern over their social well-being.

COVID19

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Ishita Shahi - May 3, 2021

Vaccinations should be a priority, say public health experts, but there aren’t enough doses in stock and a new supply is unlikely to arrive anytime soon.


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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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Sam Cowan - November 14, 2020

A comprehensive analysis of the Kalapani issue

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.

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EXPLAINERS

Explainers

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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

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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.

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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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Shuvam Rizal - May 2, 2021

Nepal is going through three mutually reinforcing crises – health, economic, and climate. A green recovery push could help the country climb out of all three in the long run.

FEATURES

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Obindra B. Chand - April 30, 2021

Research shows that disabled people are unequally affected during health emergencies, and this phenomenon is particularly acute in low and middle income countries.

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The Record - April 21, 2021

A new report on sexual violence in South Asia evaluates rape laws across the region and finds their implementation sorely lacking.

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Ishita Shahi , Aishwarya Baidar - April 19, 2021

Nepal reported over 1,200 new infections on Monday, leading the government to close down schools in urban areas.