Interview: MCC Vice President Fatema Sumar

Fatema Z. Sumar, Vice President of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact Operations, visited Nepal on September 9. She came to Kathmandu with her deputy Jonathan Brooks. She had talks with Nepal’s top political leaders who...

‘I had to overcome many social and cultural hurdles’ – Mohna Ansari

Mohna Ansari served as a member of National Human Rights Commission of Nepal and well-known rights activist. She is Nepal’s first female lawyer from the Muslim community. Brabim Karki talks with Ansari about her journey and...

‘Vaccines have given us a smell of victory’: Dr. Sameer Mani Dixit

Every week good news about the COVID-19 vaccines surfaces and odds are very high that the vaccine will be approved and available very soon. Many people are looking forward to it if it is...

Interview with Valerie Broch Alvarez

Valerie Broch Alvarez served as a Senior Technical Adviser for ‎Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Nepal. She is involved with health sector programme focusing on the health of women, children, and...

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Last week a barasingha strayed into a field in Panchkula. She ate a ball of wheat only to find it was a homemade bomb...

How fashion is killing the planet

It's not just what you eat that is killing the earth and all its inhabitants. It is also what you wear. Every time you buy...

World Stroke Day, 29 October 2020

Stroke is a major cause of disability and death globally that disproportionately affects people in low- and middle-income countries. Worldwide, stroke is the second...