Nepal | September 21, 2019

PERSPECTIVES

  • Developing domestic tourism

    Rara

    For a country like Nepal, which is blessed with an abundance of picturesque natural destinations and cultural diversity, the tourism sector — which accounted for 7.5 per cent of the country’s GDP in 2017 according to Economic Impact Report by Wor...

  • healthcare

    Hurdles to healthcare

    The Constitution of Nepal guarantees every Nepali citizen the fundamental right to free basic health services along with emergency facilities and equal access to healthcare....

  • Public transportation

    Public transportation problems

    With the growing population density of the Valley, commuting in public vehicles to reach one’s destination has become an unpleasant experience filled with discomfort for commuters....

  • Tatopani tales

    Tatopani tales

    The Tatopani customs point, which is a major trade route linking China to Nepal, was closed after sustaining damage during the devastating earthquake of 2015. ...

  • Energy Decade 2019-2020

    Hydropower goals: Ambitions and challenges

    Nepal is estimated to have a hydro potential of 83,000 MW electricity, and 43,000 MW is considered to be economically viable....

  • Visit Nepal 2020: Promises vs Groundwork

    The year 2018 reigned in positives for Nepali tourism, as the sector witnessed considerable increase in the number of visitors to the country....

  • Kathmandu monorail: Just a pipe dream or reality in the making?

    Kathmandu monorail, train, monorail

    Travelling on a train has not only been a long held dream of Valley denizens, but it can also provide an alternative to the congested public vehicles plying on traffic-laden roads....

  • TIA, Aviation

    How safe is our sky?

    Although air travel is considered a relatively safer means of transportation globally, Nepal has unfortunately been marred with frequent cases of airplane accidents. The country’s difficult terrain ...

  • Mountains bring us together

    A growing group of scientists and practitioners, now more than 350 people from the eight HKH countries and beyond, have contributed to the HIMAP process....

  • The working child

    It is said that children are the pillars of the world and their overall development should be the utmost priority of every country. ...

  • Traffic Jam

    Tackling traffic troubles

    Traffic jams and road accidents paired with air pollution have become an immutable nuisance for Kathmandu Valley’s denizens. The authorities are trying to tackle these problems by introducing new la...

  • E-economy, ICT, internet in village

    Espouse e-economy

    The ongoing digital revolution has completely transformed the industrial sector, economic practices, availability of services and dissemination of information on a global scale. ...

  • Right to safe drinking water

    Right to safe drinking water is essential to the realisation of all human rights and this despite be...

  • Is it fit for Ceres?

    Being an agrarian economy where agriculture accounted for 28.89 per cent of the national GDP in 2016...

  • Efficacy in question

    The health service sector in Nepal is surely expanding with the increment in numbers of hospitals an...

  • Technology and Economics of energy

    The hydropower sector in the country is gradually expanding despite the fact that Nepal is yet to ta...

  • In focus

    In recent years, the hydro sector in Nepal has made remarkable progress in terms of involvement of p...

  • Chug along if you will

    Construction of robust infrastructures acts as a major prerequisite to drive economic progress and f...

  • Waste not, want not

    Waste is not waste until we let it become it. Studies have shown that each Nepali produces average o...

  • Nepal to participate in Street Child World Cup 2018

    A nine-member U17 football team from Nepal is set to take part in the Street Child World Cup 2018, a...

  • Surviving on the streets

    We often hear the phrase ‘children are the pillars of tomorrow’. To strengthen these pillars, en...

  • Un-interrupt the flow

    The hydropower sector in Nepal is rapidly expanding with the pouring investments in hydropower proje...

  • Education ethos

    The Constitution of Nepal in Article 31 has guaranteed right to education as fundamental rights of e...

  • No country for local travellers?

    Majority of local tourists came back dismayed at the sad state of affairs for local travellers in mo...

  • Find your wings

    Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) is the sole air entryway to Nepal and is infamous for poor inf...

  • Get a move on

    The sluggish pace of reconstruction activities in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 201...

  • Stay on the right track

    With new plans and investments pouring into the hydro power sector Nepal should now focus on turning...

  • Destination Nepal

    The arrival of tourism season (October–November) has once again created a buzz in the Nepali touri...

  • Homeward bound

    Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepalis is here and with it a huge chunk of Kathmandu’s populatio...

  • Buy smart

    Special monitoring activity conducted across the Valley to ensure protection of consumer rights; its...

  • Business of brands

    Durbar Marg loses its shiny showrooms shedding light on businesses run unethically and government’...

  • Love thy neighbours

    Nepal and China signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on three crucial bilateral agreements on ec...

  • Avenues for tourism to take off

    The Chinese government has declared the year 2017 as Nepal Tourism Promotion Year in China. This ini...

  • Up Up and (not very) far away

    A recent cleanliness activity at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) — the sole international ai...