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International medical assistance company used lies to threaten the government, private rescue agencies and hospitals in Nepal

Nepal, Feb. 10 -- In a letter to Nepal's tourism minister last month, the managing director of Traveller Assist, an Australia-based medical assistance company, threatened the government that his clien... Read More


Decision to pass medical bill will have dire implications, Mathema says

Nepal, Jan. 26 -- Riding on its two-thirds majority, when the governing Nepal Communist Party passed the controversial Medical Education Bill on Friday disregarding the opposition voice, it also wreck... Read More


Discord over affiliation leaves medical bill in limbo

Nepal, Jan. 23 -- Eight years, 15 fasts-unto-death and 12 agreements later, Dr Govinda KC is on his 14th day of yet another hunger strike as the revised, but controversial, draft of the National Medic... Read More


How businessmen used Ncell to launder black money to Nepal

Kathmandu, Jan. 16 -- When Ncell was sold for the 12th time in 2016, some of the country's leading members of parliament, and members of the government and the judiciary were mired in Nepal's biggest ... Read More


Brushing off rumours, experts say there are no cases of swine flu

Kathmandu, Jan. 15 -- Cases of seasonal influenza are higher than expected this winter but there is nothing life-threatening, say health authorities, brushing off rumours about swine flu. The experts ... Read More


No remedy even as Kathmandu air crosses dangerous levels

Kathmandu, Dec. 25 -- Air quality in Kathmandu Valley deteriorated to 'hazardous' and 'very unhealthy' levels last week but there has been little or no government action despite a Supreme Court order ... Read More


Kathmandu's roads are widening, but there's no space for pedestrians

Kathmandu, Dec. 22 -- Early at dawn on March 5, Jenu Shrestha got off the bus at Balkhu and did what had become a habit. She looked left, then right and left again before crossing the road to get to h... Read More


Business booms in Singati despite risk

DOLAKHA, Dec. 6 -- More people are pouring in to explore opportunities in this commercial centreof Gaurishankar, Kalinchok and Bigu rural municipalities in Dolakha Dec 6, 2018-Business booms in Singa... Read More


In soon-to-be transit route between Nepal and China, business is booming

DOLAKHA, Dec. 6 -- More people are pouring in to explore opportunities in this commercial centreof Gaurishankar, Kalinchok and Bigu rural municipalities in Dolakha Dec 6, 2018-Business booms in Singa... Read More