Nepal Flag Change Story: Proposals to change the flag

Introduction Since the overthrow of the royal family (2007) and the first seating of the Constitutional Assembly (May 2008), Nepal has debated the fate of its national flag.  Below are some comments gleaned from reports from Nepal, presented chronologically.  image by Ivan Sache, 4 March 2007 On the “United We Blog! for a Democratic Nepal” blog, Prakash Bom explains that the…

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Time to quit WhatsApp?

On January 7, 2021, Elon Musk tweeted “Use the Signal“. A few days before this tweet, WhatsApp updated its privacy policy detailing how the popular messaging service, adopted by many for its privacy, will share critical users Facebook information. This WhatsApp update raised many data privacy concerns among its users, partly because of Facebook‘s infamy in this regard and the…

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Lost and Undiscovered: Hundreds of children, more girls than boys, die every year and cannot be found

Last week, the border town of Birgunj was shaken by the disappearance of two children. Two sixth graders did not come home after Saturday morning classes. “At first we thought he had to stay away from home playing cricket because it was Saturday,“ one of the children said to Lent, asking for anonymity. Family members, neighbors, and the local police…

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10 Most Beautiful Towns In Nepal

After the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit in 2015, much of Nepal was reduced to rubble, and the death toll reached around 10,000. Although so much history was lost as temples and beloved buildings fell, the country is still full of a vibrant culture as it rebuilds. It is famous for holding the highest peak in the world within its borders, but…

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Nepal Top 10 Tourist Places

Whether scaling the slopes of Mt. Everest or paying homage at the birthplace of the Buddha, a trip to Nepal is a top destination for many travelers. Situated along the Himalayan mountain range between China and India in South Asia, the country boasts some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, from snow-capped mountains to subtropical forests. Nepal’s culture…

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Environmental activists demand immediate action to improve Kathmandu’s air quality

With Kathmandu’s recent record-breaking levels of air pollution, environmental activists on Wednesday protested in the capital to get the government‘s attention on the issue. Mighty Gard Mandara gathered dozens of youth environmental activists to help the government improve it. Demanded immediate action to be taken.   The group also reminded Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of its promise to make…

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Qatar and Nepal: Power of the small

Does size make a difference? The traditional hypothesis guaranteed it does make a difference and does so in light of the fact that solitary huge states are ground-breaking enough to impact world occasions. That no more is the case today. The creases of the sizeand-power speculation are quick breaking into pieces, and with the might of machtpolitik-based realms a distant…

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With No Session, amendment to transitional justice law, as per court order, remains uncertain

The sit tight for equity for the casualties of long term outfitted clash somewhere in the range of 1996 and 2006 has just been a long one. Presently, it appears to be sure that the stand by will proceed. Clergymen from the KP Sharma Oli government had been promising agents of the contention casualties to table a bill to alter…

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Covid-19 pandemic drives away potential foreign investors Nepal

Unfamiliar direct speculation vows to Nepal in the initial five months of the current monetary year 2020-21 saw a precarious year-on-year drop of 22.88 percent, which the Department of Industry accused on the Covid flare-up. As per the division, speculation responsibilities totalled Rs21.11 billion during the period mid-July to mid-December. Authorities said 108 firms demonstrated a premium in putting resources…

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Snow panther populace fracture in Everest locale raises concerns

Until 2004, established researchers and even the neighborhood inhabitants of the Everest district didn’t know whether the tricky snow panthers wandered the region. However, with a snow panther being captured in the district, there were trusts that the weak species was extending its natural surroundings and preservation endeavors were paying off. Almost 17 years after the disclosure of the creature,…

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