October 2022


s an unseasonal heat wave hit northern India earlier this year, Nepal Tourism Board launched a promotion campaign with the […]
October 8, 2022

September 2021


Illustration: DIWAKAR CHETTRI n 1763, Scottish inventor James Watt was given a steam engine to repair. Developed by Thomas Newcomen, […]
September 27, 2021

November 2020


Gauri Shankhar and Mt Everest visible from Kathmandu in May during the first lockdown. Photo: Abhushan Gautam / Nepali Times […]
November 1, 2020

May 2020


Photo: MANISH PAUDEL s the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nepal crossed the 600 mark this weekend and […]
May 25, 2020

December 2019


Illustration: DIWAKAR CHHETRI ne week before the United Nation’s 25th Conference of Parties (COP25) began in Madrid the World Meteorological […]
December 13, 2019

November 2019


The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was agreed in 1992 to deal with the increasing atmospheric concentration of carbon […]
November 21, 2019

September 2019

UP IN SMOKE: Failure of successive monsoons led to massive fires across Nepal, shown in a NASA satellite image from […]
September 13, 2019

August 2019


Lhotse glacier, Chukung village to the far left. Photo: ALTON C BYERS ost of the recent talk within the UN […]
August 9, 2019

July 2019


Pic: MONIKA DEUPALA n January 2018, Cape Town faced the possibility of executing a ‘Day Zero’ water plan: the city’s […]
July 5, 2019

May 2019


Pic: BIKRAM RAI athmandu is the centre of everything in Nepal: power, administration, public education, tourism, hospitals. Till the late […]
May 31, 2019