Stories about Nepal
The pandemic has led to an exponential rise in the amount of plastic waste and in Nepal, much of it is not properly segregated or disposed of.
Uta Ibrahimi, an alpinist from Kosovo, talks about her mountaineering adventures and the challenges she faces as an gender equality and environmental activist in this interview for Global Voices.
Despite the decline in vultures across South Asia, the endangered scavengers are recovering in Nepal due to tighter regulations and community initiatives.
This year, because of the lack of human movement caused by COVID-19 restrictions, elephant herds shifted the path of annual migration from India into Nepal, marching right through villages.
Modern societies can learn much from indigenous art about the importance of nurturing our relationship with nature.
Nepal is devastated by the second wave of Coronavirus. The infection rate is rising sharply and the health infrastructure is crumbling, Nepal has asked for international support.
The unique cat species is declining in number as their habitat of wetlands is shrinking, being turned into agricultural and developmental areas.
"It's a time to rejoice as the number of rhinos has increased to 752. However, habitat degradation bothers me and I wonder if it will be able to hold the...
Durga Prasad Timsina, who never faced trial for an alleged murder, has been freed on bail after a campaign started by a former cellmate.
"There's a tendency to cherry-pick facts and present them to suit a particular agenda."
Community efforts recently led to the launch of an online dictionary containing close to 30,000 entries, making it the largest repository of linguistic data for the Nepalbhasa language to date.
"Even doctors and nurses were reluctant to inoculate themselves. Failure to communicate, allay concerns about side effects, and ensure access in remote areas were the main blocks to better coverage."
Parents insist on proficiency in Nepali or English in school to ensure good job prospects for their children; at least 24 indigenous languages in Nepal have become ‘endangered.’
Publisher Kunda Dixit says the print edition has brought in revenue and positive feedback from readers.
The London-based chef became a celebrity after finishing in second place at the BBC's MasterChef: The Professionals.
The COVID-19 pandemic swamped our coverage in the past 12 months as we highlighted the challenges people faced and the fight against the coronavirus across the region.
The world's highest mountain has grown by 86 centimeters, according to a survey carried out jointly by Nepal and China.
A diary written by a Gurkha sergeant in the British Army in 1914, during World War I, has revealed a whole new side to the Gurkha legend.
Nepal's Sapana Roka Magar, who provides Hindu funeral rites for unclaimed bodies, listed in BBC's 100 Women of 2020
With COVID-19 disproportionally affecting homeless people in Nepalese cities, Sapana's work became vital to this vulnerable population, who are so often deprived of dignified funerals.
Two white-coloured kraits (Bungarus), discovered during rescue calls in the Province 2, in the southeastern region of Nepal, are first recorded cases in their species in the world.