How much is China investing in Nepal, where, and how?

Nepal could be on the verge of an unprecedented growth spurt – and unprecedented debt.

Nepal’s rape laws fail to adequately protect victims

What a laywoman understands when she reads Nepal’s rape laws.
"Durbar group. King of Nepal, Col Ramsay the Resident, Rag Gooroo &c" by Clarence Comyn Taylor, 1863. Photo credit: The British Library

Why did the British not colonize Nepal?

One of the key questions regarding the historical development of the Nepali state pertains to its independence

Nijgadh Airport to be Catastrophic for Nepal’s Tiger and Elephant Populations

Conservationists believe that the habitat degradation will have an adverse impact on large mammals

“Are you married?” – Questions Kathmandu gynecologists ask

Unmarried women in Kathmandu are being stigmatized by gynaecologists for their sexual choices – and it may have dire consequences for their health.