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Stories about Nepal

26 January 2015

Nepal's #SmashChairChallenge Pressures the Constituent Assembly to Draft the Constitution

By satirising the infamous incident in which Constituent Assembly members threw chairs in protest over a new national constitution, the Nepali blogosphere is having a smashing time on Twitter.

20 November 2014

How Many Animals Will Die in This Year’s Gadhimai Festival in Nepal?

Nepal's Gadhimai festival will welcome hundreds of thousands of pilgrims and about half a million of animals, whose gruesome fate increasingly concerns local and international rights activists.

18 November 2014

Kathmandu's Big Facelift Ahead of the 2014 SAARC Summit

Preparations for the summit seem to be a hit with locals, but some already wonder what awaits the city, after the conference, when the repaired buildings fall into disrepair again.

16 October 2014

It's Blog Action Day: Let's Talk About Inequality

Global Voices is an official partner for the event, which tackles the issue of inequality this year.

5 March 2014

Mistake in Nepalese Cricket Team’s Jersey Dampens Fans’ Spirits

Controversy surrounds the design for the Nepali team's jersey for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup cricket, which dons a white border of the Nepalese flag, instead of the blue border.

4 March 2014

7 Nepali Women, 7 Summits in 7 Continents, 1 Mission

A group of young Nepali women are creating history in mountaineering. Their mission, to climb the highest peak in each of the seven continents. Five completed, two to go.

27 February 2014

Savory Momos, Sweet Sel Roti and 5 Other Delicious Nepali Delicacies

Not sure what's for dinner tonight? For a taste of Nepal, why not try some gundruk soup made of fermented leafy vegetables or chatamari, known as Nepali pizza?

17 February 2014

Nepal Airlines Plane Crashes Killing All 18 On Board

The Nepalese aviation industry has seen a huge number of accidents in the recent years, with two fatal plane crashes each year from 2010 to 2012.

16 February 2014

One Nepalese Doctor's Hunger Strike Wins Action From Officials

Dr. Govinda KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Nepal, who has earned the nickname Crusader KC, ended his fourth fast-unto-death on 15 February 2014.

29 December 2013

Contemplating Nelson Mandela's Legacy in South Asia

"Nepali leaders have a lot to learn from Mandela's statesmanship, integrity, and lack of political ambition."

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