D.R. Prasai writes about the massive 2015 earthquakes that have affected Nepal, and the miserable performance of the internationally backed government failure.
7 days ago
Here is what caused the magnitude 7.8 earthquake and scores of aftershocks in Nepal and surrounding areas, moving the affected area 10 feet south and three feet higher.
06:57 May 5, 2015
John Child reports an update on day 10 after a massive earthquake hit Nepal and surrounding countries. Good work by locals and others contrasts government incompetence.
04:35 May 5, 2015
An Assam Disaster Management Team will coordinate with other authorities in Nepal, to assist Assamese people. 13 Assamese are still missing and the bodies of 6 women arrived in Guwahati.
05:23 May 3, 2015
The victims were identified as Hemaprabha Saikia, Bhanita Deka, Joyshree Bora, Bhumika Das, Rima Das, Kalpana Adhikary and Padmawati Mazumdar and their bodies were brought to Guwahati on Tuesday.
05:54 Apr 29, 2015
The death toll has risen as the quake also affected neighbouring countries particularly India, China, Bangladesh and Tibet.
18:07 Apr 26, 2015
D.R. Prasai in Kathmandu recounts how Nepal formed from a collection of independent states and weathered the storms of the muslims and the imperialist East India Company.
23:24 Apr 4, 2015
Nepal is in the spotlight in the South Asian region for demonstrating high commitment to tobacco control and also acting on the ground.
23:18 Mar 22, 2015
Turkish Airlines flight 726 missed the runway while attempting to land at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. The front landing gear collapsed and the plane skidded.
03:02 Mar 4, 2015
Insurance for Chinese planes costs more than they earn: Airline officials say the MA60 nets $1,500 per day operation but they pay almost $2,500 insurance per day.
12:00 Feb 24, 2015
Compromise is important for a democracy. It would have been a far better word to adopt as a first political principle, and it is sorely needed in Nepal now.
21:03 Jan 15, 2015
(CNS): It is not only about preventing new births of thalassemic infants; about chelation, about blood transfusion and about availability of services needed; but also about preventing complications related to Thalassaemia.
11:50 Dec 18, 2014
'Nepal is not a poor country; it is just poorly governed.' The aspirations of the people are the best law. To implement the thoughts of the people the political leaders should have to fulfill the needs of people.
11:43 Dec 18, 2014
A new report by Corporate Accountability International uncovers how the World Bank uses ponzi-style marketing tactics to sell privatization projects around the globe that it is positioned to profit from.
03:02 Dec 14, 2014
TB is a crisis of epidemic proportions. In 2013, TB killed 1.5 million people out of the estimated 9.0 million people who developed it.
06:04 Dec 12, 2014
Globally, 370,000 million children are married every day. By 2020, an additional 142 million girls will be married before their 18th birthday.
22:21 Dec 5, 2014
Low expectations for the meeting between eight South-Asian SAARC heads of state in Kathmandu last week, and the pessimism was justified.
02:22 Dec 3, 2014
D.R. Prasai says the essences of Nepalese nationalism are Hinduism, constitutional monarchy and Nepali language. These are the identifying symbols of Nepal.
04:28 Nov 27, 2014
We have to find these missing people by reaching out to them as they are not coming to us on their own for a variety of reasons. We have to get them diagnosed and put on treatment. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organization
04:30 Nov 26, 2014
Reporting on the SAARC meeting, John Child says mutual mistrust and pervasive corruption and inefficiency common SAARC states will limit what can be accomplished.
04:35 Nov 24, 2014