• VIDEO: Empowering adolescent girls in rural Nepal

    In the video, Ganga Gautam, 2016 Echidna Global Scholar and professor of English at Tribhuvan University in Nepal, describes the state of girls’ education.

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    In the video, Ganga Gautam, 2016 Echidna Global Scholar and professor of English at Tribhuvan University in Nepal, describes the state of girls’ education in rural Nepal. His research details the key barriers that adolescent girls face to staying in school. The research is centered on a girls’ empowerment program that he and a team...
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  • How Many People Are at Risk of Losing Their Temporary Protected Status?

    Over 300,000 individuals who currently have legal status could lose it if their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is terminated over the course of the next...

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    Over 300,000 individuals who currently have legal status could lose it if their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is terminated over the course of the next year. Nationals of ten countries who have been living and working in the United States under this protected status are facing the threat of having their status taken away by...
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  • Pokhara, Nepal

    Coming Back Down To Earth

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    Coming down from the trek was bittersweet. On one hand, we were looking forward to being back in ‘civilization’…aka, proper coffee, hot showers and food other than noodles and lentils. On the other hand, we were sad to say goodbye to the fresh air, peacefulness and serenity of the Himalayas, something only nature and rural...
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  • Why Visit Nepal?

    Below article is written by Anuradha Goyal on her experience while Travelling Nepal Published on IndiaTales Index: Chitwan National Park | Pashupatinath | Lumbini | Kapilvastu | Mt. Everest |...

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    Below article is written by Anuradha Goyal on her experience while Travelling Nepal Published on IndiaTales Index: Chitwan National Park | Pashupatinath | Lumbini | Kapilvastu | Mt. Everest | Author | Basantapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Squares Think of Nepal and the first thing that comes to your mind is the snow-clad Himalayas. If you force yourself to think beyond...
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  • Places in Nepal Where Men Can’t Go and Only Women are Allowed to Go

    Places in Nepal Where Men Can’t Go: – Nepal is a country where gender remains an issue that wants to address since it involves the...

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    5 Places in Nepal Where Men Can’t Go and Only Women are Allowed to Go Places in Nepal Where Men Can’t Go: – Nepal is a country where gender remains an issue that wants to address since it involves the segregation of male and feminine within the social setting. Socially, men and girls are treated terribly and it’s been happening for ages. Therefore, there remain places and things that welcome one gender but reject the other. Men and girls have completely different status within the society...
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  • In these districts in Nepal, 9 out of 10 people still use wood to cook food

    Firewood has been a traditional source of fuel to cook in Nepal. Though few districts now use LPG gas and electricity, let’s take a look...

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    Firewood has been a traditional source of fuel to cook in Nepal. Though few districts now use LPG gas and electricity, let’s take a look at what the data reveals. According to the data from nepalmap.org, 64% people in Nepal are still dependent upon wood to cook their food. That means out 6 out of...
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  • Only in Nepal

    Nepal is home to the highest mountains and one of the distinctive place on Earth. Mother Nature has truly blessed this Himalayan nation with some...

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    Nepal is home to the highest mountains and one of the distinctive place on Earth. Mother Nature has truly blessed this Himalayan nation with some of the beautiful landscapes you can find. Nepal is peculiar in terms of its culture and living style. You can witness some of the strangest social etiquette, and it will...
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  • The Wonders of Nepal

    Nepal is not a travel destination one often hears about. Known for containing Mount Everest and 8 of the world’s tallest mountains, the views and...

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    Nepal is not a travel destination one often hears about. Known for containing Mount Everest and 8 of the world’s tallest mountains, the views and natural surroundings are absolutely breathtaking. Nepal is located in the Himalayas, bordered to the west, east and south by the Republic of India and to the north by the People’s...
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  • How Nepal and India Can Keep Their Relationship

    China will emerge as an occasional irritant in Indo-Nepalese relations, tempting Nepal to play the ‘Beijing card’ against India.

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    As China rises formidably across the Himalayas, and is for the first time able to match its supportive statements with actual resources to reduce Nepal’s reliance on India, Kathmandu will naturally be tempted to play off Delhi against Beijing. This changes the fundamental nature of India-Nepal relations and requires both sides to recalibrate their “special”...
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