Published November 10, 2017

In perfect harmony

Published November 3, 2017

The kingdom of cardamom

Climate change and price collapse force farmers to diversify

Published October 10, 2017

Stairway to heaven

Make a once-in-lifetime pilgrimage to the sacred landscape of Phoksundo Lake

Kunda Dixit in Dolpo
Published September 9, 2017

Back to the land

These migrants decided to remain in Nepal after finding out they can earn more farming vegetables

Published July 27, 2017


Scientists trace the origin of the damming of the Arun River in April to a bursting glacial lake near Mt Makalu

Published July 14, 2017

Sun and Water

Irrigating rain-fed farmlands will curb migration and cut poverty

Published June 23, 2017

All our yesterdays

Photographs taken by Peace Corps volunteers a half-century ago offer a stark reminder of how much Nepal has changed in 50 years

Published May 19, 2017

Nhuchhe Maya’s home

With a little help from her friends: 50 years later Danish architects return to help rebuild Bungamati

Published May 4, 2017

Fully booked in the sanctuary

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek urgently needs more accommodation or to limit trekkers

Shreejana Shrestha in Annapurna Base Camp
Published March 30, 2017

A much older tomorrow

Nepal’s population is ageing rapidly, so today’s children must be better equipped to take care of the elderly and develop the country when they grow up

Published March 22, 2017

What’s the buzz?

Bees are disappearing and need protection, not just for the good of the honey industry but also to pollinate our food

Sonia Awale
Published January 5, 2017

Recharging the Mountains

As natural springs dry up, more families are selling their land and moving out of the mid-hills of Nepal

Published December 26, 2016

Feeling groovy

Finding rare images of Kathmandu’s colourful hippie era

Published November 10, 2016

Jumla gets nearer

A district long considered poor and neglected is catching up with the rest of Nepal

Published September 22, 2016


The names of the people listed as disappeared during the conflict from 1996-2006

Published September 8, 2016

Tunnel Vision

The experience Nepalis have amassed digging tunnels for Hong Kong’s subway system could be harnessed for hydropower projects back home

Published August 18, 2016

Home they bring the workers dead

The grim task of delivering bodies of deceased migrant workers from Kathmandu airport to their homes falls on these men

Published July 8, 2016

Night and Day 

Published July 7, 2016

Cultural evolution

The chariot festival is living proof that culture, far from being fragile, is vibrant and evolving

Published June 17, 2016

The Tibet Train 

China’s railway arrives in Kerung in 4 years, Nepal should get its border infrastructure in place by then 

Om Astha Rai
Published June 10, 2016

The last photograph

Piecing together a tragedy within a tragedy of the US Marine Corps helicopter that crashed during a rescue mission after last year’s earthquake

Published June 1, 2016

Three kings in four days

The conspiracy theories of the royal massacre will never go away. 

Kunda Dixit
Published April 7, 2016

The tale of two tragedies

War-torn families and communities suffer another tragedy in the earthquake

Published February 26, 2016

Go take a hike

Nepal is not just Annapurna, Everest, Manaslu and Langtang – there are so many unspoiled new places to explore

Seulki Lee
Published February 18, 2016

Fly or ride?

Domestic airlines compete with new roads to service Nepal’s remote mountain airfields

Kunda Dixit in DOLPO
Published January 15, 2016

Ex-minor ex-Maoists

Ten years after the conflict ended, former Maoist child soldiers are now fighting for survival and against social stigma

Ten years after the conflict ended and exactly five years after they were discharged, former Maoist child soldiers are now in their 20s fighting for survival and against social stigma.
Om Astha Rai
Published January 8, 2016

Killed in the line of duty

Nepali migrant workers who return in coffins are too young and healthy to die

Om Astha Rai in Kathmandu and Sonia Awale in Kuala Lumpur
Published January 1, 2016


Few here remember a winter as difficult as this one

by Seulki Lee 
Published December 18, 2015

Bordering on helplessness

An abandoned town and a lifeless bridge at the once-busy checkpoint between Nepal and China

Xiaotong Xu and Siran Liang in ZHANGMU, China
Published December 3, 2015

Boomtime in Lamjung

Political stability would allow district to benefit even more from hydropower and tourism

Seulki Lee
Published October 9, 2015

Reconstruction in ruins

Political wrangling has kept the Reconstruction Authority in limbo, prolonging the pain of earthquake survivors

Om Astha Rai and Sahina Shrestha
Published October 2, 2015

Insult and injury

“Every abusive word, every bullet and every death added fuel to the fire.”

Santa Gaha Magar
Published September 25, 2015

Rebranding tourism with remodelled plane

Tara Air upgrades fleet with factory new Twin Otters

Kunda Dixit
Published September 18, 2015

High and dry

Nepal’s most-arid region is getting less rain than it did before, forcing villages to relocate

Ayesha Shakya
Published May 5, 2015

As remote as Kathmandu

Proximity to the capital is not helping residents in receiving adequate and timely relief aid

Published January 29, 2015

Carving his niche

A fourth generation sculptor continues his family occupation