Made in Nepal Nepal-made products are steadily gaining visibility and recognition around the world

Sahina Shrestha When discussing products from Nepal, the first things that usually come to mind are handicrafts, carpets and pashmina shawls. Those were Nepal’s traditional exports, but there are new Made in Nepal items that are steadily gaining popularity around the world. Entrepreneurs say pushing a product with a Made in Nepal tag actually adds…

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What Are Nepal’s Madhesis Fighting For?

The series of protests in Nepal’s southern plains can be traced back to the long fight for federalism, anger against state violence and the people’s struggle for fair representation. Birgunj (Nepal): A board hangs outside a tea shack in Pani Tanki, Birgunj, a city in central-southern Nepal bordering Bihar, announcing the martyrdom of Sohan Sah…

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Nepal Crisis: China Helping Anti-India Oli Cling To Power

Jaideep Mazumdar The Himalayan country of Nepal is in the grip of another major political crisis, the second in three months, with the Maoists there withdrawing support to the anti-India and pro-China KP Sharma Oli-led coalition government. The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) joined hands with the Nepali Congress to table a no-trust motion…

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The Dalai Lama’s birthday: quiet tributes in Tibet, celebration broken up in Nepal

Tibetans across Tibet celebrated the Dalai Lama’s 81st birthday yesterday by burning incense and praying before his image placed on shrines. Celebrating the Dalai Lama’s birthday is not permitted in Tibet in the context of a virulent political campaign against the religious leader. In Kathmandu, Nepal, a peaceful celebration by the Tibetan community that was…

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