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An electric shock to Nepal’s energy future

PRESIDENTIAL STATEMENT: President Bidya Devi Bhandari steps out of her electric BYD e6 limousine at Sital Niwas after an official…

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Pandemic is a chance to rethink development

It was amazing to see the dramatic before-and-after satellite images of pollution reduction after coronavirus lockdowns in China, and how quickly…

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Coronavirus shutdown gives Nepal’s nature a respite

Chitlang, Makwanpur. Photo: KUNDA DIXIT While humans all over the planet are being challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, it has…

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When panic goes viral

epali students on their way to the quarantine centre in Bhaktapur after landing in Kathmandu Airport on Sunday morning. Photo:…

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What next for Kathmandu: bottled air?

Photo: BIKRAM RAI Nepal has restructured its polity and installed local, provincial and central governments. People have been promised economic…